FREE April Vacation Program: Engaged Classrooms Four-Day Institute

The Massachusetts Teachers Association’s Division of Training & Professional Learning, with the support of a grant from the NEA is proud to partner with Engaging Schools to offer their four-day Engaged Classrooms Institute to MTA members for FREE. The program will run April 16 to 19 in Worcester.

This four-day institute prepares teachers to create classrooms where students feel safe, cared for and challenged to think, create and perform.

This program is designed for early-career and experienced teachers in grades 7 through 12, instructional coaches and department heads responsible for supporting teacher growth and development, and assistant principals.

Participating educators will develop and improve upon the following understandings, strategies and structures:

  • Strong and Caring Teacher Presence
  • Personalized Relationships
  • Instructional Organization
  • Engaging and Rigorous Learning Protocols
  • Unit Planning Structures
  • Academic and Behavioral Supports and Interventions
  • Restorative and Accountable Discipline
  • Collegial Collaboration

Participants may earn up to 28 PDPs for free or 2 Graduate Credits from Fitchburg State University for $255 (Payable to FSU. Enrollment materials will be available at the first session.).

Learn more about the program and register at