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Helen Gordon Winter Professional Development Days
Thursday, March 3, 2011 - 6:00pm to Saturday, March 5, 2011 - 3:00pm

Join us for: Nurturing a Pedagogy of Inquiry, March 3-5, 2011

PSU Shattuck Hall, RM 212
1914 SW Park Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97201

Thursday evening, March 3, 6-8pm
*Keynote address with Drs. Christine Chaillé and Will Parnell

Friday, March 4, 8:30am-3pm
*School tours and classroom visitations
*Reflection and impressions of the school: Small group dialogue with Helen Gordon teachers around the fundamentals of our Reggio-inspired practices
*Lunch provided on site
*Visual narratives, including children with special rights: a Reggio-inspired school; spaces and enclosures: Going deeper into the rabbit hole; Living each day with intentions: Three teachers' perspectives.
*Reflection and impressions of the day

Saturday, March 5, 8:30am-12:30pm
*Breakout sessions:

  • Bringing REmida to Portland
  • Design technology in the primary years
  • Celebration and commitment: Going home with intentions

Presenters for the event include
Christine Chaillé, Will Parnell, Helen Gordon Center staff, RePortland and the Renaissance School

Registration, fees, housing, and parking information

Questions? Contact Britton Pietz at the Helen Gordon Center, 503-725-3093 or