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 2019

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June 18-20
Location iconNapa, CA

Save the date! PBL World, the premiere Project Based Learning conference, is coming back to Napa Valley, CA on June 18 - 20, 2019.

Early Bird registration is now open.

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June 18-20
Location iconNapa, CA
WORKSHOP

Palm Valley Institute - February 2019

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Feb. 20-22
Location iconRancho Mirage, CA

Nestled in the heart of the Coachella Valley, California the Palm Valley School is pleased to host instructors from the Buck Institute for Education to present Palm Valley Institute on February 20 - 22nd.

Workshops offered:

  • Gold Standard PBL 101 Workshop
  • PBL Coaching Workshop

Registration Questions?  Contact Susan Rice or Courtney Fisher for further information.

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Feb. 20-22
Location iconRancho Mirage, CA
WORKSHOP

Palm Valley Institute - April 2019

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Apr. 24 - 26
Location iconRancho Mirage, CA

Nestled in the heart of the Coachella Valley, California the Palm Valley School is pleased to host instructors from the Buck Institute for Education to present Palm Valley Institute on April 24 - 26th.

Workshops offered:

  • Gold Standard PBL 101 Workshop
  • PBL 201 Workshop
  • PBL Coaching Workshop
  • PBL Career Pathways 101 Training


Registration Questions?  Contact Susan Rice or Courtney Fisher for further information.

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Apr. 24 - 26
Location iconRancho Mirage, CA
WORKSHOP

PBL Ohio Institute

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July 24-26
Location iconColumbus, OH

Our 4th annual PBL Institute is open!  Last year we welcomed 600 visitors from all over the world!  Columbus, OH has so much to offer to visitors – learn more here about this great mid-western city and plan to join us!  Follow us on PBL Ohio Facebook or @PBLOhio for continued updates.  Workshops offered include:

  • Project Slice (Preconference Day – 2 options to choose from)
  • Gold Standard PBL 101 Workshop (special sections for K-5, 6-12, STEM or Career Pathways teachers)
  • PBL 201 Workshop (2 options to choose from)
  • PBL Coaching Workshop
  • PBL Leadership Team

Early Bird Rates until March 1.  This year includes a 4-day Special Pricing Bundle option.  Registration Questions?  Contact Rob Engel at [email protected] or 614-542-4187.

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July 24-26
Location iconColumbus, OH

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