The Professional Development Center at Eagle Rock will attend Deeper Learning 2016 in San Diego, California during the week of March 21st. Eagle Rock is participating in several ways including: presenting a workshop at the conference; convening Coalition of Essential School Affiliate Center Directors & working with the Deeper Learning Equity Fellowship.
Deeper Learning attendees come from around the globe and across the education field–from practitioners to policy makers, funders and researchers and others- who are committed to understanding and spreading deeper learning to all students. Deeper Learning attendees are encouraged to be leaders of change, proponents for equity and pedagogical innovators.
Participants will Experience deeper learning for themselves through deep dives, interactive workshops and an innovate makerspace; Connect with powerful educators who care deeply about preparing students for college and the careers of tomorrow; Create new ideas, synergies and tools to implement and scale deeper learning.
About Eagle Rock
Eagle Rock, a nonprofit Corporate Social Responsibility initiative of the American Honda Motor Company, is both a school for high school age students and a professional development center for educators. The school is a year-round, residential, and full-scholarship school that enrolls young people ages 15-17 from around the United States in an innovative learning program with national recognition.
The Professional Development Center works with educators from around the country who are interested in engaging in education renewal and reform. The Professional Development Center works with educators committed to making high school a more engaging experience for our country’s youth.
We envision this country’s high schools as high functioning centers of engagement and learning. We accelerate school improvement and support implementation of engaging practices that foster each students’ unique potential and help young people use their minds well.