The goal of Leading Professional Learning that Sticks is to provide opportunities to understand and practice what NYCLA means by facilitation. NYCLA-trained facilitators don’t simply communicate information – they facilitate learning. This means that they constantly assess – and take responsibility for – the learning of their participants.
Participants will be introduced to NYCLA’s philosophical and methodological framework and will learn from experience, reflection, and collaboration while moving between the roles of curriculum designer, facilitator, and student. Through these experiences, participants will become increasingly skilled in tailoring teaching strategies (such as mini-lessons, simulations, role plays, and coaching) to their diagnosis of individuals and groups; in designing strategic, focused interventions in order to push the thinking; and in provoking and containing discomfort in the service of learning. Participants will learn to stimulate and sustain conversations about equity.