Experiential Learning Visits

Friday, March 29

9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Colonial School District Site Visit – Personalizing Education for All Students

This innovative district located in Northern Delaware serves a diverse population of approximately 9,800 students from Pre-K to 12th grade. Colonial is a Title I school district with 12/14 schools participating in the USDA Community Eligibility Program that provides breakfast and lunch to students at no cost. The district focuses on 4 Pillars: Early Childhood, Leadership & Learning, Innovation, and Access & Opportunity to positively impact student outcomes through blended and personalized learning. All of this is achieved through the 'Power of WE' and engaging students, parents, staff, and the community to support student learning.

 

Saturday, March 30

Noon – 3:00 pm

Connecting to the Future – Comcast Lunch & Briefing

Join Comcast at its brand-new Technology Center for lunch, a tour of its product demonstration lab, and TED-style executive briefings on the future of connectivity and what it means for our society.

Visit includes lunch and transportation

 

Monday, April 1

8:00 – 11:30 am

Science Leadership Academy @ Center City Site Visit

Join Chris Lehmann, the founding principal of the Science Leadership Academy (SLA), as he shares highlights at this progressive science and technology high school that is a public magnet in the School District of Philadelphia. Established in partnership with The Franklin Institute, SLA is an inquiry-driven, project-based, 1:1 laptop school that is one of the pioneers of the School 2.0 movement nationally and internationally and has redefined educational best practices for the 21st century.

Visit includes continental breakfast and transportation

 

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