Project-Based Learning Lab:  College and Career Readiness Skills for the 21st Century * 2 PART TRAINING*


Who should attend: High School/TAY direct service staff with any number of years of experience.

Date: Thursday, March 10, 2016 AND Friday, March 11, 2016

2 Full Days:  Thursday March 10 AND Friday March 11, 9:30am-4:30pm (participants must be able to make both full days)

For:  High School/TAY direct service staff any strategy. Any number of years of experience.

Time: 9:30AM – 4:30PM

Location:  Valencia Gardens – 390 Valencia St. Community Room, San Francisco, CA 94103


Make the school-to-college or -career connection an irresistible force in this hands-on workshop. Designed to help you ignite a passion for learning and real-world skills development for the youth in your program, you’ll get practical experience and tools you can use immediately.  Learn by doing:  we will brainstorm, plan and present our own projects working in small groups!


In this two-day workshop you will:

  • Learn how to guide and support youth as they generate and run real world projects
  • Practice facilitation of project development to foster more youth-centered programs
  • Learn the fundamentals of participatory decision-making, Habits of Mind and more
  • Plan an outcomes-based project driven by 21st Century Skills and Common Core Standards


See for yourself why project-based learning is one of the most valuable stops on the Work-Based Learning continuum.  This workshop includes up to 3 hours of one-on-one coaching post-workshop to reflect on and refine your PBL programming.


 Facilitated by Pathways Consultants Partner Kim Coulthurst


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DCYF has revamped our Technical Assistance and Professional Development resources to make it easier to access our training workshops, coaching, and conferences.  Please visit the website at:


You will find:

  • An up-to-date CALENDARof upcoming trainings with descriptions. Registrations open a monthly prior to training date.
  • COACHING REQUEST FORMto request 1-on-1 coaching to addressing specific quality improvement issues your program/agency faces.
  • Information about upcoming CONFERENCES.


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