#RCLC: Recharging Hope with Leadership

2018 Program


The Responsive Classroom Leadership Conference (RCLC) gathers school leaders, administrators, and education experts from around the world for two days of exciting learning, networking, and conversation focused on social and emotional learning (SEL) through the Responsive Classroom approach to education.

This year, we’re offering a variety of sessions on essential topics for elementary and middle school educators at all levels of Responsive Classroom implementation, including:

  • Hope: One Small Step at a Time
  • Giving High-Quality Feedback to Teachers
  • Building Perseverance Through Small Group Learning
  • Bringing Responsive Classroom Practices into Professional Development


Keynote Speaker

Tom Clynes
Author and Photojournalist


Early-Bird Registration (May-June): $495
General Registration: (July-November): $545



Hotel Information and Conference Rates


Sessions and Schedule

Session Descriptions


November 12th
Welcome Address
7:30 am – 9:15 am
Block 1 Sessions9:30 am -11:45 am
Lunch12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Keynote Speaker: Tom Clynes1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Block 2 Sessions2:15 pm – 4:30 pm
Reception4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
November 13th
7:30 am – 9:15 am
Block 3 Sessions9:30 am -11:45 am
Lunch11:40 am - 1:00 pm
Block 4 Sessions1:00 pm – 3:15 pm