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Teaching & Leading Summit
A deep dive into SEL and learning recovery 

November 4-5, 2022, North Lake Tahoe

Are you a K-12 teacher or leader?

Do you want to spend a rejuvenating Friday and Saturday in a beautiful setting with other passionate educators … exploring key research, strategies, and actions to make teaching and learning meaningful for ALL students and staff? 


The nonprofit California League of Educators is responding to lessons learned from the pandemic through this real-world, transformative professional learning experience.

The Goal

To help YOU take care of students, families, colleagues, and yourself so that a coherent, people-first system for:


  • Culturally-responsive SEL & mental health

  • Learning recovery in the core content areas

  • Personal leadership development


…will revitalize culture and support learning for ALL students at your school.


Come as a team of leaders & teachers so you can learn, grow, and plan together.


Apply your ESSER, Community Schools, other Covid relief, or Title I funds today. 


The Learning

TEACHERS will dive into…

  • Weaving SEL into learning recovery

  • Increasing student engagement through collaboration, relevancy, and fun

  • Cultivating your class relationships to ensure all students belong

  • Boosting your cultural responsiveness and ability to engage students

  • Going beyond Advisory to build belonging in every class period

  • Exploring content area tips: math, language arts, science, and social science

  • Hearing the latest research on supporting English learners, students with disabilities, foster and homeless youth, students of color, and other marginalized students

LEADERS will plunge into…

  • Improving your SEL and cultural responsiveness to better lead positive change

  • Creating a plan for your site that combines SEL and learning recovery

  • Strengthening your relationships with staff, students, families, and community

  • Learning techniques that boost connection and collaboration

  • Tapping the Schools to Watch framework to support the whole child and whole educator

  • Joining the free Leaders to Watch online community

  • Fostering transformational growth in site leaders

  • Brainstorming team time to kick off the change process while still in Tahoe

The Speakers

Dorina Sackman-Ebuwa

Dorina, “Miss Dorito,” is a former Florida teacher of the year who consults across the country on applying emotional intelligence to improve teaching and learning. Join her for an incredible morning of learning and growing.

See Miss Dorito's Video

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B.E.L.I.E.V.E.! in Creating Coherence and Collective Academic Culture

Join Miss Dorito to learn foolproof ways to empower even the most reluctant students to B.E.L.I.E.V.E.! Engage in exciting model lessons in math, science, history, and ELA that embed social-emotional strategies. Learn how differentiating learning with equity and empathy motivates students! You'll learn, enjoy yourself, get reenergized, and leave equipped to transform teaching and learning in your classroom and school…that is, if you B.E.L.I.E.V.E.!


LaFaye Platter

LaFaye is a former K-12 education and corporate leader who specializes in helping educators and schools function more effectively.

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The Foundational Skills Needed to Lead from any Seat

Administrators will learn nuts-and-bolts tips for retaining staff and helping them thrive. Teachers will learn how to build stronger connections so all students belong and excel. Together, we’ll discover straightforward ways to foster intentional culture so your school or classroom can become a place where everyone WANTS to be…where everyone feels they belong and reaches for their goals.

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Jon Corippo

Jon is the co-author and co-founder of EduProtocols. He’s been a teacher, county office administrator, and CUE chief learning officer. EduProtocols is now his full-time gig.

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Co-author Jon Corippo will welcome you to his virtual classroom, where he will model culture building, creative learning opportunities, and differentiation just like he does with the kids in his classroom. You'll sample Eduprotocols as a learner and as an educator and receive links to popular Eduprotocol templates you can use right away. No other pedagogy gets the results that Eduprotocols does, and Eduprotocols are actually LESS work for teachers. Get ready to ROCK your Spring.

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The Setting

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The Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort is just a quick drive up the hill from the Reno-Tahoe International Airport. Enjoy the private beach, pool, gym, hiking trails, eateries, and more. 

The Fun

It’s been a rough few years! Nurture your whole self and strengthen team bonds with activities like music at the beach, easy walks, bike rides, challenging hikes, or a dip in the hot tub.


Friday, November 4
Welcome Session: 8:30 am - 9:30 am
General Session: 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Breakout Sessions: 1:00 pm - 3:45 pm
General Session: 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm

Reception: 4:45 pm - 5:45 pm

Saturday, November 5
Keynote/General Session: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm

Schedule is subject to change.


All activities take place at the Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort. Reserve your room for Thursday and Friday nights. 


A limited number of rooms are available at the discount rate of $175, plus taxes & fees.


Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RNO) is a short drive from the event hotel.


North Lake Tahoe Express offers s seamless transit experience to help reduce private-car use in the Truckee/North-Tahoe region.

Join Us

By now, we all know that reaching our desired mental health, social-emotional well-being, and academic growth milestones will be a marathon, not a sprint. There is no magic tool. 

But there CAN be a new normal…

A coherent, people-first, culturally-responsive plan for your school or classroom that will get you where you want to be much faster…

All while making the journey more JOYFUL and MEANINGFUL.

Come to North Lake Tahoe. Let’s support each other as we create a new normal to make things better for our kids and ourselves, together!

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Summit Registration

Rates: $519 members / $579 non-members

Discount: Want to save $100?
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Funding: The money to pay for this is available right now!
Cancellation Policy: A colleague may substitute to avoid cancellation penalties. Full refund by September 5, 2022. September 6 - October 7, $100 fee. After October 7, no refund.


We can’t wait to see you there!


Hyatt Regency
Lake Tahoe Resort

$175 plus taxes & fees.

Kayak Paddle


Getting to North Lake Tahoe is a breeze!

Fly into Reno, NV, and it's a quick drive up the hill.

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