WORKSHOPS

Attend or Host a
Tools for Teaching Workshop
Our workshops give educators the chance to practice the "tools for teaching" with an expert. We view these tools as the fundamentals of managing a classroom - and just like any newly acquired skill, it must be practiced to reach mastery.
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BRING TOOLS FOR TEACHING

TO YOUR SCHOOL

1 & 2 DAY WORKSHOPS

FLEXIBLE DATES

CALL OUR OFFICE TO SCHEDULE

(831) 425-8222

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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

COLLEGE CREDIT

  • Graduate units available from most workshops

  • All transactions through the University of San Diego

TEXAS CPE

  • Tools for Teaching is a certified Texas CPE provider 

In-Person Workshops

 

DENVER, CO

April 25, 2020

Registration includes:

  • Tools for Teaching book

with Dr. Matt Bergles

$175

SANTA CRUZ, CA

June 22-23, 2020

Registration includes:

  • Tools for Teaching book

  • Lunch each day

with Patrick Jones

$350

SANTA CRUZ, CA

November 13-14, 2020

Registration includes:

  • Tools for Teaching book

  • Lunch each day

with Patrick Jones

$350

Our Trainers

 

Patrick Jones

Patrick has been working with Fred since the mid-nineties and giving workshops since 2006. Since Fred retired in 2014, Patrick has been our lead trainer. He has a Masters of Education from UC Santa Cruz and was a secondary teacher many years, as well as Director of Title I. He was also a long-time girls and boys varsity basketball coach. He has worked side-by-side with Dr. Jones to produce all of the materials you find on this site, including Tools for Teaching and The Study Group Activity Guide.

Dr. Matt Bergles

Matt Bergles has been teaching for 37 years in public and private schools. He has experienced nearly every conceivable scenario that Tools for Teaching equips teachers to effectively handle. He has taught pre-school, elementary, middle and high school as well as university undergraduate and graduate students. He was a long-time high school football coach and holds a Ph.D. in Public Affairs. Matt is also a professional mediator/facilitator who mediates disputes between neighbors as well as citizens and police officers. He has authored two books about wildlife - Endangered Species Policy Implementation (Lambert, 2009), a study of wildlife policy implementation concerning private lands; and Larry Saves the Prairie (Merry Dissonance Press, 2015), an illustrated children’s book about Larry Haverfield, a Kansas rancher who took on “the system” to do what he felt was right for native wildlife. Additionally, he has published articles in Endangered Species Update, a policy journal.

Kim Marshall

Kim Marshall was sixth-grade teacher, central office curriculum director, and elementary principal in the Boston Public Schools for 32 years. Since 2002, Kim has provided one-on-one coaching for principals, mostly in New York City in affiliation with New Leaders (www.newleaders.org), a non-profit that recruits, trains, and supports urban principals.

In addition, Kim consults, speaks, and teaches courses for school leaders, with a special focus on teacher supervision and evaluation, time management, the effective use of student assessments, and curriculum unit design (in collaboration with Jay McTighe and Associates). 

Kim is the author of a number of articles and books, including Rethinking Teacher Supervision and Evaluation (Jossey-Bass, second edition, 2013). Kim also writes The Marshall Memo, a weekly summary of helpful articles for principals, teachers, superintendents, and other educators (www.marshallmemo.com). Kim is married and has two children, both teachers. 

TOOLS FOR TEACHING

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IMPORTANT WORKSHOP CANCELLATION INFORMATION:
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 / customerservice@fredjones.com
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