Professional Learning

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

Announcing Our Newest Offering!

5 Hours | Virtual | Oct. 6, 13, 20 For: Current and Aspiring Leaders

Becoming an Exceptional Leader through Virtuous Leadership

  • Character-based educational leadership in the midst challenging times
  • Develop the habits (virtues) necessary to create workplaces where people contribute and thrive
  • Presented by Dr. Karl Haden and Ross Peters

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

Challenging Conversations: A Survival Kit

2-Days: Oct 13th and 20th, 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...

Agile School Design: Building Highly Adaptable Learning Environments

3-Day | Virtual | Designed For: Administrators

Now more than ever, schools must be able to rapidly adapt. Adaptability Quotient (AQ) is the capacity to adjust our thoughts and behaviors in order to effectively...

Great Management in Times of Crisis: Building Your Leadership Capacity

3-Day | Virtual | Designed for: Heads and Administrators

In a time of crisis, the model of a single person shouldering most of the leadership burden is unsustainable and destined for failure. A well-framed and thoughtful...

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
Boston Public Schools
Brawerman Elementary School
Brimmer & May School
Brookline Public Schools
Buckingham, Browne & Nichols School
Cambridge School of Weston
Catholic Memorial School
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
Menlo School
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
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
Trafalgar School for Girls
Village School
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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