Tools for Teaching

Santa Cruz, CA

March 13-14, 2020

Hotel Paradox


Coronavirus Update

The March Tools for Teaching workshop is still on!

We are in contact with Hotel Paradox and appropriate precautions are being made throughout the hotel to curb the spread of the virus. Their house keeping staff has increased the amount of sanitary wipe-downs throughout the property and there are hand-sanitizer stations in the lobby, restaurant, and conference center. In addition, the workshop attendance has been limited to 35 people. We will remain in contact with the hotel throughout the week and any changes in the workshop's status will be posted here.

Please refer to our cancellation policy at the bottom of the page if necessary.

If you are a participant and have any questions,

please contact our office - (831) 425-8222,

March 11, 2020

$350 Registration Fee Includes:

  • Two days of Tools for Teaching training

  • Tools for Teaching third edition

  • Catered lunch each day
    (breakfast is not served)

How to Register:

  • This workshop is SOLD OUT
    and registration is closed.

  • Our June 22-23 workshop is still open - register now!

Workshop details:

  • Location:  Hotel Paradox

  • Sign-in:  8:00-8:30am

  • Hours:  Workshop begins at 8:30am and ends by
    4:00pm each day.

  • Closest Major Airport:  San Jose International (SJC)

    • 45 min. drive to workshop

Learn How to Reduce

  • Stress

  • Student Disruptions

  • Backtalk

  • Helpless Handraising

  • Dawdling


Learn How to Increase

  • Time on Task

  • Cooperation

  • Responsible Behavior

  • Motivation

  • Independent Learning

Workshops Target

  • New Teachers, Mentors

  • K-12, Special Ed., Title One

  • Administrators

  • Safe Schools

    • ​Learn to help alienated students join the group


Training Prepares You to

  • Use Tools for Teaching in your classroom

  • Mentor colleagues 1 to 1

  • Facilitate the Video Toolbox

  • Facilitate the Study Group Activity Guide

College Credit from USD

  • Our 2-Day workshops qualify for 1 graduate level credit

  • Our 3-Day workshops qualify for 2 graduate level credits

  • $75 per credit

  • There will be a sign-in sheet each day and a take-home test at the end of the workshop.

  • The link below is to the USD web site. If registration is not live, please check again as we get closer to the date of the workshop.


Register with USD for
1 graduate level credit.


Hotel Paradox

Should your plans change, please contact us.
Full refunds will be honored if cancellation is made more than 1 week prior to event. Cancellations within 1 week will be charged a $100 catering fee.
Cancellations within 72 hours of event and "No Shows" will not be refunded.
(831) 425-8222 /
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Fredric H. Jones and Associates, Inc.

111 Quarry Lane

Santa Cruz, CA  95060

ph: (831) 425-8222

fx: (831) 426-8222

Office Hours: 7-3 Pacific, M-F


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