Sonoma County Office of Education

21st Century Learning

Summer Institute

The 21st Century Teaching & Learning Summer Institute is a week-long professional development opportunity. It is designed to support educators in learning about, designing, and implementing strategies that prepare young people for the demands of the 21st century. Visit the 21cinstitute.org website for information and to apply.

2016 Summer Institute

21st Century 2016The theme for the 2016 Institute was STEAM: Integrating for Innovation. The 5th annual Institute was an experiential, hands-on professional development opportunity for a select group of innovative educators from local schools and districts.

The 54 participants spent four days engaged in hands-on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) activities, had the opportunity to learn from a number of experts in STEAM-related fields, and participated in a STEAM Showcase to demonstrate their own learning. The week culminated with two days of innovative and inspiring speakers at ieSonoma 2016.