Schedule IoF 2015

All conference sessions will be held at the Chabot Space & Science Center, please see our location page for more details.

 

TUESDAY, AUGUST 11

8:30 AM    Registration & Coffee

9:00 AM    Understanding Goal: How are we preparing youth to take care of themselves?

Plenary Speakers
   Sarah Crowell
   Artistic Director, Destiny Arts

   Julia Marshall
   Professor, Art Education, San Francisco State University

Student Artists

10:30 AM  Break

10:45 AM  Mini Courses

12:45 PM  Lunch (available for purchase onsite)

2:00 PM    Afternoon Action Groups

Join a group of your colleagues to collaboratively address ideas and concerns that have percolated from the morning's plenary and mini courses. The action groups will be learning spaces where you can bring all the rich insights you've collected during the morning and discuss questions of practice in a professional yet familial learning group. Head into your school year with a new vision, new friends, and a plan with next steps to bring integrated learning pedagogy into your practice. 

4:00 PM    Close

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12

8:30 AM    Registration & Coffee

9:00 AM    Understanding Goal: How are we preparing youth to take care of each other? 

Spoken Word
   Gethsemane Patton
   Program Manager, Instructional Support & Professional Development, Solano County Office of Education

Plenary Speaker
   Shawn Ginwright
   Associate Professor of Education, Africana Studies Department
   Senior Research Associate, Cesar Chavez Institute for Public Policy, San Francisco State University

Student Artists

10:30 AM  Break

10:45 AM  Mini Courses

12:45 PM  Lunch (available for purchase onsite)

2:00 PM    Afternoon Action Groups

Join a group of your colleagues to collaboratively address ideas and concerns that have percolated from the morning's plenary and mini courses. The action groups will be learning spaces where you can bring all the rich insights you've collected during the morning and discuss questions of practice in a professional yet familial learning group. Head into your school year with a new vision, new friends, and a plan with next steps to bring integrated learning pedagogy into your practice. 

4:00 PM    Wine & Cheese

Enjoy wine and delicious hors d'oeuvres amidst spacesuits, spacecraft and live music! Take time to mingle with colleagues and friends among Chabot's wonderful exhibits. Prepare yourself for takeoff into a fresh and invigorating new year.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 13

8:30 AM    Registration & Coffee

9:00 AM    Understanding Goal: How are we preparing youth to take care of the planet? 

Student Artists

Plenary Speaker
   Joanna Macy

   Scholar of Buddhism, general systems theory, and deep ecology.
   A respected voice in the movements for peace, justice, and ecology, she interweaves her scholarship with five decades of activism.

10:30 AM  Break

10:45 AM  Mini Courses

12:45 PM  Lunch (available for purchase onsite)

2:00 PM    Afternoon Action Groups

Join a group of your colleagues to collaboratively address ideas and concerns that have percolated from the morning's plenary and mini courses. The action groups will be learning spaces where you can bring all the rich insights you've collected during the morning and discuss questions of practice in a professional yet familial learning group. Head into your school year with a new vision, new friends, and a plan with next steps to bring integrated learning pedagogy into your practice. 

4:00 PM    Closing Celebration

Join in the culmination of the Institute as we pull our days and work together in a synthesis of understanding and a launch toward collective next steps.