Events

In addition to the Onsite Services that we offer to districts and schools, the Buck Institute also offers a series of PBL events throughout the year to deliver professional learning opportunities for individuals and teaching teams. These events include workshops, keynotes, and community building opportunities.

What to Expect

  • Facilitated by one of BIE’s expert National Faculty, our PBL workshops are a blend of direct instruction, video analysis, hands-on work, resource sharing, and peer collaboration and feedback.
  • Each event offers our Gold Standard PBL 101 Workshop, and may include PBL Leadership Workshops, PBL Coaching Workshop, advanced PBL 201 sessions.

Who Should Attend

  • Teachers, school and district leaders, instructional coaches for K-12 schools who are looking to gain the skills and knowledge for successful and sustainable implementation of PBL.
  • Our workshops are designed for educators who are new to PBL and those who are ready to delve deeper into role-specific and advanced workshops.

Why Enroll

  • Teachers consistently rate our professional development services as exceptional.
  • Our workshops are based on BIE’s Gold Standard PBL model and provide participants with the skills and knowledge needed to design, assess, and manage a rigorous, relevant, and standards-based project.

Find An Event Near You

WORKSHOP

PBL World 2018

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June 18-21
Location iconNapa, CA

The Buck Institute’s annual PBL World offers exemplary workshops, inspiring keynote speakers, and community building opportunities to catalyze transformational change in teaching and learning. In addition, attendees will enjoy a micro film festival and an opening night reception among the Napa vineyards.

Who should attend?  Teachers, instructional coaches, and school leaders who want to build their capacity for implementing and sustaining Gold Standard PBL in the communities they serve.

Workshops offered:

  • Gold Standard PBL 101 Workshop
  • PBL 201 Workshops
  • PBL Leadership Team Workshop
  • PBL Coaching Workshop
  • Project Slice 1-Day Pre-Conference Workshop

We are almost sold out, so Register now!

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June 18-21
Location iconNapa, CA
WORKSHOP

Cherry Creek Schools PBL Institute

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June 6-8
Location iconDenver, CO

The Cherry Creek Schools PBL Instituteis presented in collaboration with the Buck Institute for Education.

Workshops offered:

  • Gold Standard PBL 101 Workshop
  • PBL 201 Workshop
  • PBL Leadership Team Workshop
  • PBL Coaching Workshop

Registration Questions?  Contact Sonja M Kakallis [email protected]

Click here to register. 

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June 6-8
Location iconDenver, CO
WORKSHOP

PBL Spain

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July 4-6
Location iconSevilla, Spain

Colegio Internacional de Sevilla San Francisco de Paula is hosting a three day PBL Institute in beautiful Sevilla, Spain. This event will offer PBL 101 workshops in Spanish and a different set of PBL 101 workshops in English, and is sure to draw participants from around the globe.

  • Gold Standard PBL 101 Workshop

For more information, please contact, Luis Rey Goñi, [email protected] or (+34)  954 21 11 51

A registration link is forthcoming.

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July 4-6
Location iconSevilla, Spain
WORKSHOP

PBL Texas

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July 10-12
Location iconDallas, TX

REGION 10 ESC, in collaboration with the Buck Institute for Education (BIE), is proud to host  Project Based Learning workshops for teachers, instructional coaches and school leaders.

Workshops offered:

  • Gold Standard PBL 101 Workshop
  • PBL 201 Workshop
  • PBL Leadership Workshop

Register now or contact  Susan Speed 972.348.1508 with questions.

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July 10-12
Location iconDallas, TX
WORKSHOP

PBL Ohio

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July 25-27
Location iconColumbus, OH

July 25-27 (with new pre-conference option on July 24)

Join us the for third annual PBL Ohio Institute proudly held in collaboration with the Buck Institute for Education.  Last year, PBL Ohio hosted 600 participants from all over the world. 

Workshops offered:

  • Gold Standard PBL 101 Workshop
  • PBL 201 Workshop (choose from two strands)
  • PBL Coaching Workshop
  • PBL Leadership Workshop
  • Project Slice 1-Day Pre-Conference Workshop

Registration Questions?  Contact Rob Engel.

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July 25-27
Location iconColumbus, OH
WORKSHOP

PBL Canada

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August 20-22
Location iconToronto, CAN

Hillfield Strathallan College (HSC), an independent day school for students from Pre-K to Grade 12, is excited to be hosting the second annual PBL Canada Institute. HSC is located in beautiful Hamilton, Ontario, located halfway between Niagara Falls and Toronto. 
Workshops offered:

  • Gold Standard PBL 101 Workshop
  • PBL 201 Workshop (choose from two strands)
  • PBL Leadership Team Workshop*
  • PBL Coaching Workshop

offered on demand

Register now or contact Carrie Annable with questions.

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August 20-22
Location iconToronto, CAN

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