Each year we offer multi-day and one-day workshops in locations worldwide. These courses are open to all K–8 educators, although some have prerequisite course requirements.


Multi-Day Workshops

Responsive Classroom Course for Elementary EducatorsResponsive Classroom Course for Elementary Educators
The Responsive Classroom approach to teaching emphasizes academic, social, and emotional growth in a strong school community. We believe that how children learn is as important as what they learn, and that academic success is inextricably tied to building social-emotional competencies. Read full course description →

Responsive Classroom Course for Middle School EducatorsResponsive Classroom Course for Middle School Educators
With our Middle School approach we apply the defining characteristics of Responsive Classroom–developmental responsiveness, engaging academics, positive community, and effective management–to the unique needs of young adolescents, with the goal of promoting strong academic and social emotional skills. Read full course description →

Responsive Classroom Advanced Course for Elementary EducatorsResponsive Classroom Advanced Course for Elementary Educators
With these advanced Responsive Classroom strategies you’ll discover ways to create a classroom environment that excites students about learning, challenges them to think creatively and critically, proactively promotes positive behavior, and decreases disruptions due to misbehavior. Read full course description →


One-Day Workshops

Introduction to Responsive Classroom for K-8 EducatorsPhotograph by Jeff Woodward.
In this one-day introduction to the Responsive Classroom approach you’ll learn how Responsive Classroom practices and strategies help teachers to foster positive community, integrate engaging academics with the teaching of social and emotional skills, and create the conditions for positive student behavior. Read full course description →

Introduction to Responsive Classroom for AdministratorsPhoto by Cory Ryan Photography
In this half-day introduction to the Responsive Classroom approach for administrators, you’ll learn how Responsive Classroom can enhance teaching and learning throughout your school with practices and strategies including Morning Meeting and Responsive Advisory Meeting, positive teacher language, and ways of responding to misbehavior. Read full course description →

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In this one-day follow-up to The Responsive Classroom Course for Elementary Educators you’ll learn how to stop misbehaviors respectfully and get students back on track for learning with both proactive and reactive strategies. Read full course description →