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March 2018

Systems Thinking Institute

March 14March 16
Daniel Webster Secondary School, 6850 N. 53rd Street
Milwaukee, WI 53223 United States
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The Systems Thinking Institute will be made up of a variety of 2-day workshop options tailored to different interests and levels of systems thinking experience (March 15-16). There will also be keynote speakers and special events planned on these days. By enrolling in a 2-day workshop, you will be granted complimentary admission to the Systems Leaders Spotlight Panel Kick-Off Event the evening of Wednesday, March 14 (5-7 p.m.). In addition, a Pre-Institute field trip option allows participants to visit Thurston…

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April 2018

Webinar: Systems Thinking and Math Discourse

April 18 @ 4:30 pm5:30 pm EDT

Facilitator: Danielle Robinson, Math Interventionist, Milwaukee Public Schools The Habits and tools of systems thinking help students develop critical thinking skills and improve discourse to explain their reasoning. This webinar will help participants learn how math discourse is very closely tied to systems thinking. Participants will walk away with ideas of how to increase math discourse in their classrooms. The webinar will also touch on how to use the tools and Habits of systems thinking to help teachers use math…

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May 2018

Systems Thinking Approach to School-Based Challenges Workshop

May 31 @ 9:00 am4:00 pm MST
Office of the Pima County School Superintendent, 200 North Stone Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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$150

Approaching, and ultimately overcoming, school-based challenges can be daunting — this workshop will get participants comfortable with identifying issues and working to solve them using several tools to explore the interconnections and relationships of school systems. Participants will practice and apply the tools and Habits of systems thinking to address everyday challenges affecting school leadership and the education system as a whole. By identifying perceptions that may hinder progress and looking for patterns to avoid quick fixes, participants will be…

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June 2018

The Habit-Forming Workshop to Becoming a Systems Thinker

June 5 @ 9:00 am4:00 pm MST
Office of the Pima County School Superintendent, 200 North Stone Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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$150

This workshop will use the book, The Habit-forming Guide to Becoming a Systems Thinker, to introduce the foundation of systems thinking. A systems thinking point of view encourages individuals to step back and see the whole picture, rather than focusing on just its parts. When individuals have a clear and deep understanding of their jobs, departments, divisions or organizations as whole systems, they are better equipped to identify leverage actions that lead to improvements and desired outcomes. Through highly interactive…

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July 2018

Systems for Teaching Science Symposium

July 19July 21
Biosphere 2, 32540 South Biosphere Road
Oracle, AZ 856234 United States
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Don't Delay! Register Today! What is the Systems for Teaching Science Symposium? 2 Days of Learning from Experts Including: Sheri Marlin from the Waters Foundation on Habits of a Systems Thinker Ms. Katie Morgan – Marine Systems Dr. Xan Simonson – Body Systems Dr. Gene Giacomelli – Controlled Environment Systems Mr. Greg Barron-Gaffer -- AgriVoltaics Mr. Moses Thompson -- School Gardens Planetary Science Institute – Solar System And More…Building, analyzing and explaining models of system(s); Tour of Biosphere 2; Night…

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Improving Student Success with Systems Thinking

July 24 @ 8:00 amJuly 26 @ 4:00 pm PDT
Puget Sound ESD, 800 Oakesdale Ave SW
Renton, WA 98507 United States
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$599

This three-day workshop will provide an introduction to systems thinking Habits, concepts and tools that can be directly applied to leadership development, organizational learning and district and school improvement. Participants will: learn and be able to apply the 14 Habits of a Systems Thinker; increase understanding of how mental models are developed over time and how to productively utilize the diverse perspectives people hold about systems of interest; identify the causal interdependencies that influence the behavior of complex systems…

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October 2018

TENWEST Festival – STEM Connect Conference

October 15 @ 7:30 am3:00 pm MST
Tucson Convention Center, 260 S Church Ave
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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STEM Connect Date: Oct. 15, 2018 Time: 7:30 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. (lunch included with optional afternoon sessions 1:30 – 3 p.m.). Registration is 7:00-7:30 a.m. Location: Tucson Convention Center, 260 S Church Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701 Steps for Registering: Pre-K-12 educator/administrator: Please email a.kieft@watersfoundation.org for a special code to get a FREE TENWEST Festival passport. Teachers can receive continuing education credit for attending this conference. Everyone else: Purchase a Festival passport at http://tenwest.com/passes/ You MUST have a passport to attend…

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The Habit-forming Workshop to Becoming a Systems Thinker

October 18 @ 9:00 am4:00 pm MST
Valley of the Sun United Way, 3200 E Camelback Rd #375
Phoenix, AZ 85018 United States
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$150

Date: October 18, 2018 Time: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Location: Valley of the Sun United Way, 3200 E Camelback Rd #375, Phoenix, AZ 85018 Cost: $150/person. Includes lunch and all materials, including the Habit-forming Guide to Becoming a Systems Thinker book. Facilitator: Sheri Marlin, Chief Learning Officer, Waters Foundation Click here to register. Click here to download the flier. This workshop will use the book, The Habit-forming Guide to Becoming a Systems Thinker, to introduce the foundation of systems…

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November 2018

Systems Thinking Workshop, in Partnership with the University of Arizona Eller Social Innovation Program

November 9 @ 8:30 am12:00 pm MST
Eller College of Management, 1130 East Helen Street, Room 113
Tucson, AZ 85719 United States
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$99

Date: November 9, 2018 Time: 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM MST Location: Eller College of Management 1130 East Helen Street, Room 113 Tucson, AZ 85719 Cost: $99/person (group discount available) Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/systems-thinking-presented-by-eller-social-innovation-tickets-51148114387 About: What is systems thinking? What are the benefits of becoming a systems thinker? Find out in the workshop led by the Waters Foundation, an internationally recognized leader in providing the tools and methods that help people understand, track, and leverage the connections that affect their personal and…

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