The Courage to Teach: Exploring the Teacher’s Inner Life Through Writing

Monday, April 17, 2017 - 10:00am to Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 2:00pm

K-12 teachers in Western Massachusetts are invited to participate in a mini-retreat to reflect, recharge, and engage. Participants will:

  • Read and discuss Parker Palmer’s book The Courage to Teach
  • Write personal narratives
  • Give and receive feedback on writing
  • Earn 12 PDP’s

Where: Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Public Charter School, 15 Mulligan Drive, South Hadley

When: April break. April 17-19, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

This professional development opportunity is free of charge and is sponsored by the Western Massachusetts Writing Project.

For more information and to apply, please e-mail Will Bangs


“Good teaching cannot be reduced to technique - good teaching comes from the identity and integrity of the teacher.”

Parker J. Palmer