Summer school set for teachers

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Higher education and K-12 professionals will converge on Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College campus in June for the Peabody Professional Institutes.

Five week-long institutes from June 10-28  include:

Achievement Gap Institute, focusing on understanding and developing tools for closing the achievement gap;

Beginning Teachers in Independent Schools, offering professional development for new or early career teachers;

Higher Education Management, providing meaningful ways to enrich the participant’s home institution;

Independent School Leadership, examining resources for the complexities of leading an independent school; and

Senior Academic and Enrollment Services Professionals, which explores contextualizing enrollment services within internal and external environments.

Participants apply and are selected through a competitive application process, which is under way through March 29.

Fees include program and instructional materials, most meals and refreshments, housing and social events.