MONTREAL, JUNE 21, 2019 – The 2nd NEXTschool Summer Institute will take place on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at the Centre Phi in Old Montreal. Mr. Christopher Skeete, MNA of Sainte-Rose and Parliamentary Assistant to the Premier for Relations with English-Speaking Quebecers will deliver the opening remarks. This day will be a rich opportunity for individuals currently participating in NEXTschool to share their experiences so far, and to deepen their understanding of how to implement further change in their schools. For attendees exploring NEXTschool for the first time, the day will serve as a solid introduction to the initiative, and will provide those interested with the support needed to get started. A.J. Juliani, Director of Learning and Innovation for Centennial School District, an award-winning blogger, speaker, and author of multiple books including the best-sellers Empower and Launch will be the keynote speaker at this year’s Summer Institute.
About NEXTschool (An Initiative of LEARN):
NEXTschool is an inclusive, research-based, design initiative facilitated by LEARN that aims to transform change-ready High Schools in systemic and sustainable ways with minimum investment. When High School is the best it can be at engaging students and preparing them for the world ahead… what will it look like? http://nextschool.education
About the organization: LEARN (Leading English Education and Resource Network) is a non-profit educational organization with a mandate to serve the English- speaking community of Quebec. LEARN accomplishes this by offering a wide range of resources and services at no charge for educators, students, parents and community members of the English-speaking community of Quebec. These services and resources include elementary and secondary level teaching tools and content; professional learning and development; community, school and parental support; as well as a full range of online services through the LEARN Virtual Campus. The Virtual Campus includes online classes to students across the province, personalized tutorials, summer school, as well as customized programs that are developed in concert with schools and school boards. All of LEARN’s effortsm contribute to student retention, academic success and strong English-speaking communities. LEARN is the only organization with uniquely English-speaking representatives who come from both the public and private sectors dedicated to schooling at the K-11 levels.
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