Professional Learning

We design outcome-focused offerings that strengthen your innovation capacity and solve your school's most pressing challenges.

Announcing Our Newest Offering!

3/1-Hour Workshops | Virtual Designed for: Teaching Faculty/Department Heads

Slides that Stick: Designing Multimedia Materials for Learning

  • A concise and inspiring guide to visual design for multimedia learning
  • Received individualized feedback on your course materials
  • Presented by Director of Programs Dave Hamilton

Designed For and With You

“Practical,” “relevant,” and “actionable” guide our professional learning design lab. Working in concert with our member schools, thought leaders, and expert practitioners, we develop immersive and lasting experiences that support your leadership, culture-building, and teaching and learning goals.

Professional Learning Catalog

Collaboration Strategies: Designing Student Groupings for Deeper Learning

3/1-Hour Workshops | Virtual | Designed for: Teaching Faculty/Department Heads

Piles of research show collaborative learning is more effective at increasing student achievement than individual learning and the results are consistent across all subject areas. When students...

Slides that Stick: Designing Multimedia Materials for Learning

3/1-Hour Workshops | Virtual | Designed for: Teaching Faculty/Department Heads

When well-designed, slides are a powerful teaching tool. They help spark inquiry, focus attention, show and create connections, prompt questions and dialogue. They help us see (literally)...

Challenging Conversations: A Survival Kit

2-Days: Nov 12 & 19, 12-3pm (Virtual) | Plus 2 additional hours of 1-to-1 consulting | Designed for: Administrators and Department Heads

2020 is proving to be an endless succession of challenging conversations. As school leaders, we are  grappling with the impacts of COVID-19, confronting racial and social injustices...

Nine Virtues of Leadership

Becoming an Exceptional Leader through Virtuous Leadership

5 Hours | Virtual | Designed for: Current and Aspiring Leaders

Join Dr. Karl Haden, co-author of The 9 Virtues of Exceptional Leaders and 31 Days with the Virtues and Ross Peters, Vice President of School Strategy, EXPLO...

Agile Course Design: Creating Engaging Virtual Learning Environments for Students

3.5-Day | Virtual | Designed for: Teaching Faculty/Department Heads

As we plan for future courses that may toggle between in person and online, we must ask, “What are we doing in our classes?” and, “How are...

Attending EXPLO workshops is an immersive experience in what effective meetings, collaborative problem solving, and purposeful conversations can look like. So many teachers and administrators dread the workshops that we all know are essential to our jobs--but EXPLO shows how they can be inspiring, creative, and focused all at once.

Owen Boynton Morristown-Beard School

We've worked with educators from dozens of schools

Agnes Irwin School
Belmont Hill School
Birches School
Boston Public Schools
Brawerman Elementary School
Brimmer & May School
Brookline Public Schools
Brookwood School
Buckingham, Browne & Nichols School
Cambridge School of Weston
Catholic Memorial School
Charles River School
Clarksville Academy
Collegiate School (NY)
Collegiate School (VA)
Columbia Grammar & Preparatory School
Concord Public Schools
Crossroads School
Culver Academies
Dana Hall School
Deerfield Academy
Derby Academy
Episcopal Academy (PA)
Fenn School
French-American International School (CA)

Haverford School
Hewitt School
Hillbrook School
Inly School
Meadowbrook School
Menlo School
Meridian Academy
Milton Academy
Miss Porter’s School
Montclair Kimberley Academy
Morristown-Beard School
Norwood Public Schools
Oakland Unified School District
Park School (MA)
Park School of Baltimore
Phillips Academy
Pine Crest School
Pingry School
Polytechnic School
Pomfret School
Rashi School
Rivers School
Roxbury Latin School
Rumson Country Day School
Rye Country Day School

San Francisco Friends School
San Francisco University High School
Shady Hill School
Sharon High School
Shore Country Day School
St. Matthew’s School
Stuart Country Day School
Taft School
The Bishop’s School
The Center for Early Education
The Pike School
Trafalgar School for Girls
Village School
Virgin Islands Montessori & International Academy
Wahaha International School
Walnut Hill School
Wareham Public Schools
Wayland High School
Waynflete School
Wesley School
Wheeler School
Willows Community School

This is the best workshop that I have ever taken! It is educational, informative and practical. I have felt intimidated by the idea of creative making and incorporating it into the classroom, but now I feel like it is something I can do. I am also wowed by EXPLO’s generosity with their time, ideas, lessons and collaboration.

Jenn Gatti Buckingham Browne & Nichols School

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