Professional Development for Teachers

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Paideia teachers change lives by teaching students how to think critically and creatively. The Paideia approach integrates Socratic Seminar into the Common Core curriculum, improving students’ reading, speaking and listening, and writing skills.

Paideia offers two kinds of professional development for teachers. Join a training event or arrange on-site training at your school.



Join a Paideia training event for teachers

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Early Bird Ticketshow details +$500.00 (USD)  
Regular Ticketshow details +$600.00 (USD)  Goes On Sale
March 1, 2017

  • Paideia Conference 2017
    March 24, 2017 - March 25, 2017
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm

“WE HOLD THESE TRUTHS: Dialogue for Engaged Citizenship” One of the most important functions of any school in a democracy is to prepare all students to become good citizens of the nation and the world. A key part of that training in citizenship is to learn how to enter thoughtfully and respectfully into the full (more…)

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You can also contact us about upcoming opportunities: [email protected] or (828) 575-5592.

We hold training events across the United States. Options may include:

  • Workshops on how to lead Paideia Seminars
  • Six-week hybrid online / in-person course on Paideia Seminar
  • Seminars for adults on topics in education
  • Biannual two-day Paideia education conference

Bring a Paideia training to your school

We’ll come to you! We offer on-site professional development for teachers that is customized to your school’s goals and needs. On-site training is a cost-effective way to invest in multiple teachers—or your whole faculty. On-site training can result in school-wide improvements, re-energized teachers, newly motivated students, and increased success meeting Common Core standards. Learn more.

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