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Our Open Enrollment Workshops are available to any educator who wants to build their skills as a discussion leader. Virtual and in-person options are offered throughout the year at three levels, leading to a Certificate in Discussion Leadership. Learn more about each level and register to attend an upcoming workshop below. If you would like to schedule custom professional development for your school, please email us.


Level 1 Workshops

In Level 1 workshops, educators new to Touchstones experience all elements of a Touchstones class through direct practice and evaluation. Run by highly experienced staff, workshop participants learn specific strategies to build participation, cooperation, active listening, and collaborative leadership with a discussion class.

“I have been to hundreds of curriculum introductions and trainings, and this is by far the best one I’ve attended yet!”

2022 Workshop Participant, Curriculum Coordinator, Texas

Upcoming Dates

Fall Workshop | November 13, 2022 | Virtual

Sunday November 13, 2022 11:00am – 4:00pm EST

Registration fee is $175. Seats are limited to 15 participants.
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Level 2 Workshops

The Level II Workshop offers current Touchstones educators a more tailored approach to discussion leadership development. These workshops are personalized using data from participants provided in advance, to ensure instruction and practice is customized to meet your individual needs.

“This has been the best workshop I have attended in a long time! I am so inspired and excited to begin using Touchstones in my school and these skills in my life!”

Jenny B., 2021 Workshop Participant, Elementary Teacher, Maine

Upcoming Dates

There are no Level II Workshops scheduled at this time. Check back soon for additional dates!

Level 3 Workshops

Building on significant experience, Touchstones Level III Workshops prepare discussion leaders to coach and train others, while advancing their own leadership abilities. As with the Level II Workshop, the Level III Workshop is personalized using data from the participants in advance, to ensure instruction and practice is customized to meet your individual needs. Completion of a Level III workshop leads to a Touchstones Certificate in Discussion Leadership.

Upcoming Dates

There are no Level II Workshops scheduled at this time. Check back soon for additional dates!

Workshop Registration

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