Summer Programs

Summer Institutes

Campbell Hall Summer Institutes provide an opportunity for educators to begin the summer with engaging retreats in key subject areas with motivated and interesting colleagues.

Research-based professional development for educators that will change the way you teach

Join us for a comprehensive five-day institute that provides an in-depth exploration of learning and learning variations. You’ll learn how the mind functions through a research-based framework of eight neurodevelopmental constructs and explore – through interactive discussions, case studies, and reflections – how an understanding of the science of learning can enhance your instructional decision-making. You’ll develop skills to identify strengths and breakdowns in student learning, link them to a student’s unique learning profile, and effectively select instructional strategies that leverage a student’s strengths and help him or her overcome barriers to learning.

Expert facilitators guide your learning experience and provide you with a wealth of strategies to take back to your classroom, including signature processes and tools that help you address the diverse learning needs in your classroom.

Participants will be able to:
  • Use the neurodevelopmental framework to support students' uniquely wired minds to create a constructive learning environment for all students
  • Gain confidence and an increased sense of efficacy in selecting and applying a variety of insturctional strategies to meet the learning needs of individual students and groups of students
  • Develop comprehensive management plans that address student learning strenths and weaknesses
  • Use a common language about learners and learning with colleagues, students, and families, which allows conversations about student learning challenges to move
Dates and Times:
June 18 - June 22, 2018
8 AM - 4 PM

Open to:
Educators K-12

Campbell Hall
4533 Laurel Canyon Blvd.
Studio City, CA 91607

Courtney Behrenhausen, Esq., Psy.D.
Director of Educational Support Services K-12

Building inclusion through managing the unconscious and subtle dynamics of differences

The overarching theme of this four-day institute is building and managing inclusive learning environments for our students. We take a mindful approach of this work within the spirit of being a community of inquiry.

This institute serves to strengthen our K-12 community by providing participants the opportunity to develop a common foundation of knowledge and cross cultural competency skill set.

  • Stephanie Carrillo, Kirsten Caplan, and Tamara Dillon - Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Team, Campbell Hall
Speakers + Topics:
  • The Rev. Stefanie Wilson - High School Chaplain, Campbell Hall
  • Dr. Rosa Dominguez - Associate Director of Admissions, 7-12, Campbell Hall
  • Dr. Drew Ishii - Board Member, Southern California People of Color in Independent Schools
  • Dr. Trina Moore-Southall - Director of Equity and Inclusion, Brentwood School
  • Marisol Leon - Civil rights attorney, social justice educator, and former independent school student 
  • Riley Anderson - Campbell Hall alumnus, class of 2016

Goals of the Inclusion Institute:
  • Cultivate and sustain a safe environment that empowers individuals and groups as we strive to build and support an open and inclusive community dedicated to the principle of respect.
  • Enhance the skills of faculty and staff to respond to critical incidents when they happen and learn to facilitate effective and constructive conversations about issues of equity and diversity.
  • Create a common language and a set of mental models to increase educators’ ability to see the often invisible systems of power and privilege that operate on both personal and institutional levels in our society.
  • Examine how the intersections of race, class, gender, and other identifiers can create privileges and disadvantages within our independent schools.
  • Gain strategies and techniques for creating an inclusive classroom environment and engage in self-reflection and evaluation of one’s own practices and curriculum.
  • Deepen relationships between participants and create a community of engaged learners who will support each other’s growth and development.
  • Gain a more in-depth understanding of how to create a more gender-fair, multiculturally equitable, socioeconomically aware, and globally informed environment for all members of our school community.
  • Explore the role of diversity and inclusion within our Episcopal identity.  
Dates and Times:
June 25 - June 28, 2018
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Open to:
Campbell Hall employees and employees of any Episcopal schools committed to building inclusive communities and gaining critical skills for educating students for success

Campbell Hall (Building/Room TBA)
4533 Laurel Canyon Blvd.
Studio City, CA 91607

Stephanie Carillo
Director of Diversity + Inclusion
4533 Laurel Canyon Blvd., Studio City, CA 91607
TEL 818.980.7280 | FAX 818.505.5319 | Email
Campbell Hall is an independent coeducational day school for grades K-12, located in Studio City, CA. We are affiliated with the Episcopal Church and its 500-year history of academic excellence, and are also one of the most religiously and racially diverse schools in southern California.

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