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Multi-School Training at IGNITE Middle School in Dallas, Texas


  • IGNITE Middle School 2211 Caddo Street Dallas, TX, 75204 United States (map)

Wayfinder Overview

Project Wayfinder is innovating education with a year-long purpose learning curriculum called the Wayfinder Toolkit. Designed at Stanford University’s d.school, our curriculum uses a wayfinding metaphor to equip our next generation with tools to unleash purpose in their lives and meaningfully contribute to the world they are a part of. Our toolkit is currently being taught by 200 teachers to more than 4000 students at 64 schools and colleges across the US and in 11 countries.

 
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WE’RE ON OUR WAY TO DALLAS!

In collaboration with IGNITE Middle School, Project Wayfinder is hosting a two-day training for educators in your community on November 21 and 22nd. This multi-school training is designed to give teachers the opportunity to …

  • Deepen your understanding of the new and emerging purpose learning research out of Stanford University and Boston College

  • Experience Project Wayfinder’s leading curriculum to implement in your classroom and forge purposeful connections with students

  • Build community with neighboring Wayfinder schools and share the cost of training

WHO IS THIS FOR?

This training is open to any educator from organizations serving students aged 13-24 including high schools, after-school programs, non-profits and summer camps.

SCHOOLS JOINING US SO FAR

+IGNITE Middle School +Camp Fire

CURRENT DALLAS PARTNERS

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LEAD TRAINER

Adrian Michael, Director of School Engagement at Project Wayfinder

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A proud Denver native, Adrian Michael believes deeply that identity and purpose drive humans to make meaning. For the last decade, he has helped shape the lives of youth in their pursuit of finding their way. As an elementary school teacher in Tulsa, Adrian Michael taught 2nd grade in one of the lowest performing schools in Oklahoma. At the Office of Diversity Affairs at the Leeds School of Business (University of Colorado) he worked primarily with first-generation college students. He is currently teaching an undergraduate course called "Wayfinding Your Purpose" at UC Berkeley.

In 2014-2018 Adrian Michael served as the inaugural Director of Inclusivity at Colorado Academy while simultaneously teaching 7th grade social studies. During his tenure Adrian Michael re-branded diversity day and co-presented at the NAIS People of Color Conference. He helped engage the school in important conversations about race while facilitating cultural competency skill development across faculty and staff.

An accomplished writer, Adrian Michael has self-published ten books of poetry and prose centered on love and is the founder of lovasté. Adrian Michael is a speaker, diversity trainer, facilitator, teacher, husband, and father.

Reserve your training spot TODAY

Have questions? Email skylar@projectwayfinder.com

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