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Read from our latest newsletter about everything PDC has  been up to! About twice a month, the Professional Development Collaborative sends out a newsletter to its 1000+ subscribers to let them know about the projects we are working on; the relevant meetings or conferences at which we are presenting or that we are attending; and, of course, descriptions and reminders for all of the wonderful DC-PZ events that are coming up soon. This includes information about WISSIT--our annual summer teacher institute. In addition to being emailed to all of our subscribers, each newsletter will also be posted here, on our website. If you would like to access previous newsletters, you can click on the following link to our Mailchimp archive. While you’re there, you can also sign up for our mailing lis ... (more...)

The Collaborative aims to deepen DC-area educators’ capacity to inspire deep thinking and understanding in learners and to nurture global competence.

WISSIT Reflection: Teacher Christmas in July

By: Sher Anderson, teacher at Springbrook High School in Montgomery County, MD In 2017, after  22 years teaching, thousands of hours honing my craft, countless trainings to grow as a […]

Building A School Community with Project Zero

Cynthia Robinson-Rivers is the principal of Van Ness Elementary School in Southeast DC and a member of The Collaborative’s Advisory Council. Her school was recently awarded the Standing Ovation Award […]

Profile of Two Early Childhood Classrooms in DC

The end of the 2016-17 school year marked the completion of the second phase of the Children Are Citizens (CAC) project. Supported by a grant from Fight For Children and […]

Global Studies in DCPS

(This blog post comes from Julian Hipkins, Global Studies Coordinator at Theodore Roosevelt High School (DCPS). Julian has taught English in Japan and History at Capital City Public Charter School […]

Children Are Citizens Family Day at the NGA

What special event could attract over 600 people, including 171 authors between the ages of 3-6, to the National Gallery of Art on a Saturday morning? Nothing other than the […]

Events

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Oct 5

Children Are Citizens: Civic Agency in the Early Years Conference

Come to Washington, DC, to learn from and alongside early childhood researchers from the world-renowned Project Zero; practitioners of Reggio-inspired approaches…

Oct 23

Beyond WISSIT: Putting PZ Ideas Into Practice

"Beyond WISSIT: Turning PZ Ideas into Action" will be our kick-off DC-PZ event for the 2018-19 school year! All are…

Feb 23

Two Become One: A Conversation with Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and National Portrait Gallery (NPG)

Sharing a building means that people often confuse SAAM and NPG, even thinking that they are a single museum. For…