ON-SITE SCHOOL TRAININGS

A simple thank you feels insufficient to capture the gratitude I feel for the amazing training experience had by our team. I was so encouraged watching our faculty explore and build excitement for Project Wayfinder. I appreciate our guides for giving of themselves, for sharing their stories, and for making space for our team to get to know each other and strengthen our relationships.
— Kim Townsend - Director, Crossroads College Preparatory School - St Louis, MO

Project Wayfinder is available to come to your school throughout the year for 2-day educator trainings. Our trainings are highly experiential and interactive based on best practices developed at Stanford's d.school.

Our trainings are designed for groups of 5-75 educators, administrators, and school counselors interested in teaching our year-long curriculum to their students. Click the button below to schedule an introductory call with our Outreach Director, Tim Klein. 

 

training outcomes

  • Firsthand experience with at least 6 core Wayfinder activities
  • Deeper connection amongst your faculty
  • Hands on experience with Design Thinking process
  • Better understanding of Purpose Learning
  • Prepared to launch Wayfinder curriculum in your school

 

SAMPLE SCHEDULE

Day 1 Sample Schedule

9:00–9:30 Introductions // Mindfulness
9:30–10:00 Backstory // Overview of Curriculum
10:00–11:15 Activity from Self Awareness Set
11:15–11:25 Break
11:25–12:00 Preview Self Awareness Set
12:00–12:30 Lunch
12:30–1:30 Activity from World-Awareness Set
1:30–2:00 Debrief // Q+A
2:00–2:30 Prep to Facilitate Activity with Students
2:30–3:30 Facilitate Activity With Students
3:30–3:45 Debrief with Students
3:45–4:00 Debrief // Q+A // Closing

Day 2 Sample Schedule

9:00–9:30 Mindfulness // Wayfinder Guide Story
9:30–10:20 Sharing Our Personal Journey Maps
10:20–10:30 Break
10:30–11:00 Preview World-Awareness Set
11:00–12:00 Activity from Purposeful Action Set
12:00–12:30 Lunch in Teams
12:30–1:00 Preview Purposeful Action Set
1:00–3:00 Teachers As Designers: Planning Ahead
3:00–3:30 Final Q+A
3:30–4:00 Closing Activity

 

PAST on-site trainings

Averroes High School - Fremont, CA
Blue Valley CAPS - Overland Park, KS
Crossroads College Prep - St Louis, MO
FlexTech Novi High School - Novi, MI
Green Run Collegiate High - Virginia Beach, VA
Mount Vernon Presbyterian School - Atlanta, GA
Peninsula Bridge - Palo Alto, CA
SEK International - Madrid, Spain
United World College, Pearson College - Vancouver Island, Canada
Virginia Beach Public Schools - Virginia Beach, VA

 

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