2024 Master Classes

Relentless Leadership
Hamish Brewer, Award-Winning Educator and Principal, Author, International Speaker, Woodbridge, VA

Hamish Brewer

Creating a Sense of Belonging
Dominique Smith, Ed.D., Chief of Educational Services and Teacher Support, Health Sciences High and Middle College in San Diego, CA

Dominique Smith round 

2023 Master Classes

Establishing Positive Connections with Your Students
Claudine James, NBCT Teacher and Community Liaison, #1 Educator on TikTok

Claudine James

Define Resilience
Dee Hankins, Inspirational Speaker, Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Dee Hankins round

2022 Master Class

Respect the Process: Examining Our Social Justice Perspectives
Dr. Bettina L. Love, Associate Professor of Educational Theory & Practice, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

Dr. Bettina Love


2021 Master Class

Master Class with Hamish Brewer
Award-Winning Educator and Principal, Author, International Speaker, Woodbridge, VA

Hamish Brewer


2019 Master Classes

Youth Development (Older Youth Focus) - Talking To Students About Difficult Topics Without Losing Your Job
Deborah Gilboa, MD, aka “Dr. G.”, Parenting & Youth Development Expert and Author, Pittsburg, PA

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Youth Development (Elementary Focus) - Partnering With Parents: Sharing Expertise and Goals To Create A Strong Child-Centered Team
Deborah Gilboa, MD, aka “Dr. G.”, Parenting & Youth Development Expert and Author, Pittsburg, PA

Dr. G Headshot




A Deep Dive Into Radical Healing with Shawn Ginwright, Ph.D.
Shawn Ginwright, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer, Flourish Agenda Inc., Oakland, CA and Associate Professor of Education and African American Studies, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA 

Shawn Ginwright Ph.D. round





School Sucks. After School Shouldn't
Jonathan Mooney, Author, Entrepreneur, Activist, Santa Monica, CA 

Jonathan Mooney round

2018 Master Classes

Storytelling for Impact
Mark Lovett, Organizer, TEDxSanDiego, San Diego, CA

mark lovett 

Mark Gonzales, Futurist, Author, Poet, Senior Technologist, The Department of the Future, Los Angeles, CA

Mark Gonzales

2017 Master Classes

Co-Creating a Culturally Proficient Workplace
Brenda CampbellJones, Ph.D., President, CampbellJones & Associates, Elliott City, MD






Strengths-Based Leadership
Tim Hodges, Ph.D., Director of Research, Gallup Education, Allston, MA 


Moveable Game Jams: Students Designing Games
Matthew Farber, Ed.D., Teacher and Author, Denville, NJ


Master Project-Based Learning in 5 Simple Steps
Kyle Wagner, Founder & Lead Consultant, Transform Educational Consultancy, San Diego, CA  


How to Motivate, Inform & Inspire Your Team through Storytelling
Aaren McKinney, Client Associate/Performance Consultant, Dale Carnegie, San Diego, CA



2016 Master Classes

Barking to the Choir: Now Entering the Kinship of Heaven
Father Greg Boyle,


Getting "In" With Discipline
Ray Trinidad,

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Program Transformation: Rethinking Scannables: Deeper Learning with QR Codes & Augmented Reality

Monica Burns, 


Leading for Student Engagement: How to Plan and Sustain Effective Project-Based Learning Initiatives
Suzie Boss,

2015 Master Classes 

Hip-Hop(e): The Art and Science of Engaging Youth with Social and Emotional Learning Using Hip-Hop Culture
Roberto Rivera,


Getting "In" With Discipline
Ray Trinidad,

Ray Trinidad

Inside the "Magic Circle" of Gamification and Game-Based Learning
Matthew Farber,

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PBL in Out-of-School Time: Strategies for Deeper Engagement, Authentic Learning 
Suzie Boss,

Suzie Boss 

Using Mindfulness to Transform Self and Students
Erin Sharaf,

Erin Sharaf Photo


2014 Master Classes

Teaching with Open Space
John Hunter,

John Hunter Picture

Tapping Into the Hidden Innovator
Jack Andraka,

Jack Andraka - Twitter Chat

Hip-Hop(e) - Providing Hope & Motivation for Adolescent Youth
Roberto Rivera,


Why Race Matters & How to Talk About It
Alex Kajitani,



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