Creative Change wishes everyone a happy new year! To start the year off, here is a preview of some of our upcoming work. Consider joining us for a workshop on February 24 or a free talk on March 20.

Project-Based Learning Professional Development

When: January 15, 2018
Where: Tecumseh, MI Public Schools

Catholic Social Teaching Across the Disciplines

An interactive workshop presented by Creative Change Educational Solutions in partnership with Cliff Jackson, a theology expert in the Archdiocese of Detroit and a teacher at Gabriel Richard High School in Riverview, MI.

For Catholic educators, the principles of sustainability and social justice are found in Catholic Social Teachings. This workshop will show teachers and administrators how to integrate CST into any discipline in ways that strengthen, not dilute, critical thinking and real-world applications of learning. Tools, examples, and hands-on activities will support attendees to plan a curriculum makeover using a CST lens.

When: February 24, 2018 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Where: Our Lady of the Woods Catholic Church, 21892 Gudith Road, Woodhaven, MI 48183
Intended audience: K-12 teachers, curriculum directors, and teacher educators
Registration: Contact Cliff Jackson at 734-605-8030 or cliffjacksonjr at gmail dot com by February 10, 2018. There is a $25 registration fee. All materials are provided, but laptops are recommended.

Sustainability and Social Justice

A Talk at the Sierra Club Huron Valley Group

The future is a story yet to be written, but in our ever-changing world, we feel uncertain about where the next chapters will take us. What would an alternative story look like, and how can our educational system help shift the narrative?

Award-winning educator and author Susan Santone, Executive Director of Creative Change Educational Solutions, will show what’s possible if we reorient education around sustainability and social justice.

When: Tuesday, March 20, 2018, 7:30 PM
Where: 1800 North Dixboro Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Registration: Free and open to the public, no registration required. Metered parking fees go to support the Botanical Gardens.

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