The Collaborative is Bringing Together Educators to Foster Critical & Creative Thinking

Our Initiatives


Our annual summer institute, begun in 2014, is a week of intense--and fun--professional learning with outstanding educators. Registration opens early in the year.


DC Project Zero (DCPZ), a network of over 2,300 local educators, is committed to nurturing deep thinking and understanding. We offer a free workshop series throughout the academic year.


Our projects are ongoing explorations of research-based practices and are led by renowned educators. They generally consist of a seminar series and school-based learning groups.


We provide a range of services to schools and other educational institutions–workshops, ongoing consultations, organization of conferences, talks, etc.

Our Events

06 October 2022
4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Sacred Heart School, 1625 Park Rd. NW
Washington, DC 20010 United States

Join DC-Project Zero for an evening of workshops intended to kindle or rekindle the passion for professional learning for which the Washington International School Summer Institute for Teachers (WISSIT) has […]

22 October 2022
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20814 United States

Ancient history, modern history, and current events have taught us how far humanity can soar and how low humanity can sink. Whether it is the domestic terrorism of Jim Crow, […]

29 November 2022
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
National Portrait Gallery, 800 G St NW
Washington, DC United States

More information coming soon!

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