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Professional Development

Literacy: One Example of Giving Impact

Faculty during a professional development workshopOur teachers and staff are the cornerstone of our program and annually attend professional development opportunities. The following are examples of recent professional development work done by our faculty on the topic of literacy.

Thank you for continuing to support the ongoing growth and training of our faculty.


  • Structured Word Inquiry (both on-campus and at Nueva)
  • International Dyslexia Association Simulation Training
  • In-service work with Erin Murphy (Literacy Coach), Alexis Filippini (Literacy Consultant), and Amy Leach (Reading Specialist)

Individuals and Teams

  • Lindamood-Bell Training
  • Teachers College-Columbia University:
  • Lucy Calkins Reading and Writing Institutes; Digital Literacy
  • Institute for Multisensory Education’s Orton-Gillingham Training
  • Life Lab and Next Generation Science Standards Conference
  • Graduate Courses on Literacy (Bay Area Teacher Training Institute and Holy Names University)
  • California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS) Conference
  • National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Conference - Science Literacy
  • California Music Education Association (CMEA) Conference - Music Literacy and Technology
  • California Association for the Education of Young Children (CAAEYC) Conference
  • American Association of School Librarians (AASL) Conference and Bay Area Independent School Librarians (BAISL) Meetings