Ben EwingBen Ewing, KSI '13, PSL '16

KSI fundamentally changed the way I perceived the classroom. In an environment where the lead teachers modeled their carefully developed curriculum, I gained an understanding of the intentionality with which teachers can approach every dimension of their work. Those two weeks in New Jersey stand as the most influential professional development opportunity I have experienced yet. And it was free!

Nathan VishNathan Vish, KSI '14, LA '17, Math Instructor, Georgetown Day School, DC

I didn't think I could be so deeply impacted by a two-week experience at that point in my career but the Klingenstein Summer Institute proved to be a pivotal point in my work. The insight and experience I gained left me feeling like a different person. I returned to my school with renewed humility, confidence and excitement, ready to create change.

Maritza SolanoMaritza Solano, KSI '10 PSL '13, Community Schools Manager, Casa de Maryland, MD

The Institute challenged and nurtured me both as a human being and as an educator by delving into the various aspects of sustaining an innovative and inclusive educational institution. I gained a new perspective on teaching from master teachers and a whole community of early career teachers who valued reflection, collaboration and creativity... Every early career teacher should have this experience.

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