Teacher Professional Development Workshops

School Matinee Series Partner Teachers are expected to attend at least 17 hours of professional development offered by Goodman Theatre. Teachers are required to attend content workshops for each show your school will be attending. New teachers to the program are required to attend a Dramatic Integration workshop (November 11th, 2017 or March 10th, 2018) to participate in the program.

Here is the current list of teacher professional development workshops at the Goodman for the 17/18 season. Additional workshops are forthcoming:

Monday, November 20th, 2017, 5pm – 7pm: 
A Christmas Carol Content Workshop, 2 hours + Length of Play (2 hours) = 4 hours

  • Teachers bringing students A Christmas Carol are required to attend this workshop.

Thursday, January 25th, 2018, 5pm – 7pm: 
Blind Date Content Workshop, 2 hours + Length of Play

  • Teachers bringing students Blind Date are required to attend this workshop.

Saturday, February 17th, 2018, 10am – 1pm:
Classroom as Community 2.0, 3 hours

  • Classroom as Community 2.0 is a three session pedagogy and praxis workshop. If you sign up for Classroom as Community, you are required to attend all three sessions: 2/3, 3/3, 4/7.

Saturday, February 17th, 2018, 10am – 1pm: 
Classroom as Community, 3 hours

  • Classroom as Community is a three session pedagogy and praxis workshop. If you sign up for Classroom as Community, you are required to attend all three sessions: 2/17, 3/10, 4/21.

Saturday, March 3rd, 2018, 10am – 1pm: 
Classroom as Community 2.03 hours

  • Classroom as Community 2.0 is a three session pedagogy and praxis workshop. If you sign up for Classroom as Community, you are required to attend all three sessions: 2/3, 3/3, 4/7.

Saturday, March 10th, 2018, 10am – 3pm:
Dramatic Integration Spring, 5 hours

Saturday, March 10th, 2018, 10am – 1pm: 
Classroom as Community, 3 hours

  • Classroom as Community is a three session pedagogy and praxis workshop. If you sign up for Classroom as Community, you are required to attend all three sessions: 2/17, 3/10, 4/21.

Thursday, March 15th, 2018, 5pm – 7pm: 
An Enemy of the People Content Workshop, 2 hours + Length of Play

  • Teachers bringing students An Enemy of the People are required to attend this workshop.

Saturday, April 7th, 2018, 10am – 1pm:
Classroom as Community 2.0, 3 hours

  • Classroom as Community 2.0 is a three session pedagogy and praxis workshop. If you sign up for Classroom as Community, you are required to attend all three sessions: 2/3, 3/3, 4/7.

Saturday, April 21st, 2018, 10am – 1pm:
Classroom as Community, 3 hours

  • Classroom as Community is a three session pedagogy and praxis workshop. If you sign up for Classroom as Community, you are required to attend all three sessions: 2/17, 3/24, 4/21.

 Saturday, June 9th, 2018, 10am – 1pm:
Closing Meeting, 3 hours