Rejuvenation 101. Summer provides educators the time to rest, restore, and reflect. Our part in that seasonal triumvirate is to create spaces where teachers can come together as a community of engaged learners outside of the daily pressures and demands of the school day. This summer we will host two summer institutes for teachers. Both of these... Read More

Learn how a local school district and the UCBHSSP create opportunities for teachers to work together. In the spring of 2014, UCBHSSP was contacted by the Brentwood Union School District to support implementation of the Common Core among middle school history and science, and later English, teachers. The goal was to provide teachers with... Read More

A teacher joins the Project! Evelyn Cervantes teaches 6th Grade Social Studies and 8th Grade Leadership in the San Jose Unified School District. Evelyn attended an institute in the summer of 2014. Now, she's hooked.

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Upcoming Events

June 20-24, 2016

If you want to learn how to tap the power of ed-tech, join us for this week-long institute. Participants will learn how to transition paper-based learning strategies to the web and be introduced to web applications that promote deep comprehension and critical thinking skills. We will explore how technology can not only transition how we teach to the digital realm, but also how it can extend and transform teaching and learning.

July 18-22, 2016
The Teacher Presenter Academy (previously Advanced Common Core) is an invitation-only program for teachers and instructional leaders who work closely with UCBHSSP. Participating teachers will workshop ideas that can be developed into presentations for colleagues at school sites, UCBHSSP programming, and conferences.
July 25-29, 2016

California and the Nation: Exploring the Broader Significance of Local History is funded through the Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources program. The 5-day institute will offer teachers the opportunity to create lessons that explore how studying events in California can amplify and augment the study of United States History. You can read more about our approach here.