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Leaders Lunch, Learn, & Collaborate (LLC) Sessions

This ongoing series of online discussions will provide building-level and district leaders with an opportunity to problem solve and deepen their understanding of designing a learning community that provides every learner with the Ideal Learning Experience. Participants will define which topics they what/need to address most, what discussion formats will help them problem solve, reflect, and learn, and what resources they would like to focus on for their book-talk discussions. Contact hour certificates are provided.

Sessions are scheduled on Monday mornings, twice a month. 10:30 – 11:30 Sessions are free for most CCL Members… Please see your Administrator for free codes. Non-members are welcome for a $150 charge.

2021-2022 Dates: Sept. 13 & 27, Oct. 4 & 25, Nov. 8 & 22, Dec. 6 & 13, Jan. 10 & 24, Feb. 7 & 14, March 7 & 21, April 4 & 11, May 9 & 23

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MCL Consortium/Induction Program

Our annual consortium/induction program is schedule to begin with a full day of training on August 11th delivered via Zoom. New hires/learning facilitators to the profession, or new to designing and implementing a standards-based approach, are encouraged to join us for this learning experience. We will start with one full day of online, synchronous training this August, followed by monthly synchronous, after-school, (1 hour) webinar sessions. The intent is to build an understanding of a variety of topics such as: vision, mission, building a culture of voice & choice and procedural transparency, implementing learning goals/learning progressions, designing instruction, etc. We will draw from the experiences of veteran teachers within our collaborative of schools who will present during the monthly webinars and we will also use Bea McGarvey’s  MCL Shifting the Mindset Learning Path Series as a resource. Register Here

The Collaborative for Customized Learning

As of September 11, 2020, the name of our organization has changed to: “The Collaborative for Customized Learning” At our annual Board retreat, our Board of Directors unanimously voted to change our organization’s name to better describe our purpose and membership. Our current members include schools and individuals from across multiple states, all committed to our vision for Mass Customized Learning.

Additionally, charter changes were made to clarify the language our members are using as well as our purpose: “The Collaborative for Customized Learning is a collaboration of schools, organizations, and individuals committed to supporting the development and change of the school structures and processes necessary to provide the ideal learning experience for every learner.”

New Teachers/Learning Facilitators Webinar Series: October 24, November 7 & 19, & December 19th

New hires/learning facilitators and administrator to the profession, or new to designing and implementing a standards-based approach, are encouraged to join us for this webinar series. We will start by evaluating participant’s biggest challenges and answer their urgent questions. Participants will determine the focus for future sessions and veteran teachers/learning facilitators will join us to talk about how they address these challenges in their classrooms.

Contact hour certificates will be provided. Online login details will be sent to those registered, so please register soon.

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2019 MCL National Summit & Learning Paths Update

This summer a number of MCCL members attended the MCL National Summit in Rapid City, South Dakota. Breakout & Deep Dive Sessions were offered by Rich Eby & Elizabeth LeBlanc from Pequea Valley, Elizabeth Firnkes, Crystal Priest, Kit Canning, & Travis Works from Cornville, Cheryl Lang from MSAD 44, and Linda Laughlin, MCCL Executive Director. Thank you to all of these folks who traveled to Rapid City.
A full set of MCL Learning Paths designed by authors, Bea McGarvey and Chuck Schwahn, were release as part of the National Summit. You can access those learning paths @
These learning paths have been revised and arranged into “series” which makes each of them equivalent to about a half day workshop day. Think differently about how you are building capacity and consider providing different options/choices to your staff. There is still a place for face-to-face training opportunities but there are also more online training opportunities available that will help you provide your staff with different options (asynchronous & synchronous) for how they build their understanding.
Bea McGarvey’s learning paths can be used to build an understanding in each of MCL’s 8 MCL Interdependent Components. These learning paths are being offered at “bundle” prices. For as low as $25/seat you will be able to offer several additional learning experiences for your staff. If you are interested in purchasing a bundle set of seats (50 or more) please contact Executive Director, Linda Laughlin at: [email protected]
MCCL is also in the process of building additional learning paths and e-libriries that support and complement the learning paths built by authors, Bea McGarvey & Chuck Schwahn. More details to come!!