2020 was challenging, but students, teachers, and coaches have risen to the need. Here’s just a few of the success stories of the year that the Constructive Learning Design team has been honored to watch or be a part of…

  • Teachers from our RootEd-WNC partnership with Appalachian State University-GEAR UP continue to build a community of educators focused on community-connected learning experiences, such as…
  • Instructional coaches across the state stayed connected by reflecting on their experience at CoachFest, and Constructive Learning Design is looking forward to hosting our first CoachWeek in March.
  • The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools CTE department has partnered with us to develop the coaching skills of their Instructional Facilitators, and create performance-based assessments.
  • Teachers in Alleghany County and Kannapolis City Schools worked with us to prepare for remote and blended learning through our Participate courses.
  • Northeast Academy for Aerospace and Advanced Technologies (NEAAAT) in Elizabeth City has partnered with us to develop the coaching skills of their leadership team, and EC teachers through our Constructive Coaching programs.
  • Tar River Elementary School in Granville County is creating a project-based learning community by involving parents and community partners and sharing their story
  • Teacher-Coaches in Madison County are finding creative ways to support teachers in their blended environment.
  • The CTE department at the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction and East Carolina University are partnering with us to develop the coaching skills of Instructional Management Coordinators through our Coaching Foundations program.
  • Students and teachers are working together to recruit new students to their school in Bladen County through creating a Portrait of a Graduate.
  • Buncombe County Early College used their Graduate Outcomes infographic to communicate their shared goals with students, parents, and community partners.
  • Teachers and leaders at Gaston Early College have transitioned their project-based learning experiences into a hybrid setting, and are designing a plan for improved parent engagement.
  • Educators from across the state came together to share and discuss stories about powerful learning, including the documentary “If You Build It.”
  • NEAAAT continues to strengthen their community’s shared vision through creating and using  The NEAAAT Way, a document that describes their shared vision and approach to coaching and learning.

Excellent and innovative work continues to happen, and we are proud to be a part of it! As we move into 2021, please reach out to Jay Korreck if you would like to learn more about how we Create Powerful Learning Communities and Build Powerful Learning Experiences through one of the programs below:

  • RootEd Project-Based Learning: Connecting students and schools with communities to solve challenges
  • Constructive Coaching: Developing instructional coaches and the coaching skills of all educators
  • Community Development and Storytelling: Supporting schools and districts to build powerful learning communities and a shared vision
  • Custom: What would you like to learn?