CITL Winter Institute

FEBRUARY 14, 2020

Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning
at Shorecrest Preparatory School in St. Petersburg, Florida
Cost: $125

2019 Winter Institute

CITL's Winter Institute offers educators a day packed with interactive workshops, knowledge sharing and networking. Thought leaders on many leading topics in education present their research-based ideas for innovation in schools. 

Join us for a day of learning, creativity and collaboration. Explore next-level thinking with colleagues and workshop leaders on these areas of impact: 

Supporting the Whole Child
  • Mindfulness - What, Why, How
  • Social & Emotional Learning
  • Effective Communications for Difficult Conversations
  • Exploring the Whys of School-based Challenges: Promoting Success from the Bottom Up
  • Anxiety in Young Students
  • The Mental Health of Young Students
  • Dyslexia and the Classroom Teacher
  • Teaching Kids About Their Brains
Technology Integration
  • Google Applied Digital Skills Training
  • AR and Art - Clash in the Classroom
  • Tech Tools for Formative Assessment and Review
  • Exploring the World with Google Geo
  • VR is for Everyone - Get Excited
  • Designing Digital Breakouts
World Languages 
  • The Acquisition-Rich Classroom: An AUTHENTIC Experience
  • World Languages Focused Support and Work-Session
Inquiry and Project-based Learning
  • Music Makes Everything Better - Digital Music in the Classroom
  • Teaching Kids to Ask Great Questions
  • Solve In Time
  • Team Planning Project-based Learning
Early Childhood Learning
  • Yoga and Mindfulness for Young Students
  • Early Learning Playground: Explore Technologies for PreK-2
  • The Power of Storytelling
  • Introduction to Reggio Emilia approach
Civic Engagement
  • Rethinking Citizenship: Towards Uncommon Civics
  • Land of Sunshine, State of Dreams
  • Social Justice Learning in an Elementary Classroom
  • Doing Words 
  • Conferring with Readers and Writers
  • Design Thinking and Digital Tools for Writing in the Humanities
Stretch Yourself 
  • Pigments of Your Imagination (oil paint on canvas)
  • Using Social Media to Build Your PLN
  • Being a Sustainable Educator
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
  • Unconscious Racial Bias
Additional workshops come online continually, please check back!

Continuing Education Credit

We will provide continuing education certificates at the end of the Institute that will detail the work you undertook with your colleagues that day.

ISTE Certification Training

Take advantage of your time in St. Petersburg and enroll in ISTE Certification Training at the Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning, in St. Petersburg, Florida on February 12 and 13! To find out how you can get a discount when you register for all 3 days email

About the Area

Enjoy time in sunny St. Petersburg - a travel destination with amazing culture, food, arts, and award-winning beaches. Bring the family and take advantage of the long Presidents Day weekend! When you’ve finished for the day, you will find ready access to museums, water sports, boating, bike paths, craft breweries, and culinary delights.

Learn more about St. Pete here.

Travel & Lodging

There is a hotel group rate at the Hampton Inn & Suites Downtown St. Petersburg for reservations made by January 11, 2020. Learn more on the travel page.

School Information

5101 First Street Northeast
St Petersburg, FL 33703
Phone: (727) 522-2111  |  Fax: (727) 527-4191

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Shorecrest Preparatory School is a private, non-sectarian, coeducational, college preparatory day school for students preschool through high school, located in St. Petersburg, Florida.