For the first time ever…
Join us for our 2019-2020 RCA Signature Series!
You have asked for even more professional development opportunities, and so we are excited to announce the 2019-2020 RCA Signature Series! These exclusive, one-day events will provide in-depth, tailored professional development workshops about different areas of focus. Participants will engage with our staff and students in an intimate setting where we will share all of Ron Clark Academy’s best practices with you and will provide you with takeaways to implement in your own school and classroom.
Math and Science Day at RCA!
Join renowned educators Ron Clark, Dr. Valerie Camille Jones, Carrie-Jo Wallace, Daniel Thompson, and CerPrinceton Harden for a day focused on mathematics and science strategies for k-12 teachers! Learn engaging, dynamic ways to teach mathematics and science to your students as you participate in interactive workshops, classroom observations, and sharing sessions that will give you meaningful strategies, creative takeaways, and a renewed enthusiasm for teaching. Space is limited for this one-time event, so register now!
Date: December 2, 2019
New Teacher Day at RCA!
Are you a first or second year teacher? Then this day is specifically designed for you! Ron Clark, Kim Bearden, and their dynamic team want to share their love and experience to set you up for success. Avoid the pitfalls that many beginning teachers face by learning methods for classroom management, developing relationships, communicating with parents, engaging students, setting expectations, establishing protocols, and finding balance and joy when you feel overwhelmed. We are here for you to guide you on your new adventure! Space is limited for this one-time event, so register now!
Date: December 13, 2019
ELA at RCA!
Join renowned educators Kim Bearden, Korey Collins, Michael Bonner, Susan Barnes, Pamela Haskins, and Dr. Yvette Ledford for a day focused on ELA strategies for k-12 teachers! Learn engaging, dynamic ways to teach literacy, vocabulary, conventions, speaking, and writing to your students. Participate in interactive workshops, classroom observations, and sharing sessions that will give you meaningful strategies, creative takeaways, and a renewed enthusiasm for teaching. Space is limited for this one-time event, so register now!
Date: January 13, 2020
ADMIN DAY at RCA!
Join RCA cofounders and administrators, Ron Clark and Kim Bearden, for an in-depth, intimate professional development event. Ron and Kim have over 55 years of combined experience, and 30 of those have been in administration. What have been the secrets to their success? Join Ron, Kim, and fellow administrators Junior Bernadin, Troy Kemp, and Kirk Brown to learn ways to
Build rapport and enhance relationships among staff, parents, and students
Build staff morale and prevent burnout
Challenge and support students
Foster community support
Create teacher leaders
Engage every child in the learning process
…And inspire, motivate, and get things done!
Space is limited for this one-time event, so register now!
Date: January 10, 2020
The Men of RCA Present Reaching and Teaching Boys
Join Junior Bernadin, Kirk Brown, Michael Bonner, Troy Kemp, and the other men of RCA for an interactive professional development experience that focuses on methods for raising, mentoring, teaching, disciplining, guiding, and supporting young men both inside and outside of the classroom. If you are seeking strategies for helping young men reach their potential, then this is the workshop for you! Space is limited for this one-time event, so register now!
Date: January 24, 2020
Culturally Relevant Teaching: Demystifying the Margins
Join Susan Barnes, Pamela Haskins, Dr. Camille Jones, Junior Bernadin, and other members of our team for a professional development experience that delves into creating a school culture that promotes understanding the intersectionality of race and culture. Engage in meaningful discussions and leave with a deeper understanding of how to support diverse students while avoiding words, deeds, and even lessons that can be deemed inappropriate or offensive. If you teach students who do not look like you OR if you are the “minority” teacher in your school, then this workshop is definitely one for you! Space is limited for this one-time event, so register now!
Date: February 3, 2020