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Past Event: 2019 Highlights of British Columbia Professional Learning Tour

June 2, 2019 - June 8, 2019

Learning Forward Colorado Professional Learning Opportunity!

2019 Highlights of British Columbia Professional Learning Tour
June 2-8, 2019

A collaboration between Learning Forward Colorado
and EF GoAhead Tours, a division of EF Education First

This custom Learning Forward Colorado tour of British Columbia will afford educators the opportunity to explore the beautiful province of British Columbia, Canada, where the National Learning Forward Conference was hosted in December of 2016.  At the conference, several keynote speakers addressed how British Columbia is working to implement a more effective professional learning system that supports their educators in preparing students for a global economy.  Their shifts are outlined in various reports including Beyond PD and The State of Educators’ Professional Learning in Canada.  These reports will be brought to life on this study tour as Colorado educators visit local schools, participate in discussions at the Ministry of Education and interact with local students and educational leaders including those from the British Columbia Education Collaborative and the Learning Forward British Columbia affiliate. These experiences will provide a platform for members to respond to what Michael Fullan and Andy Hargreaves refer to as a “call to action” for educators.  Be a part of this call to action, consider shifts that will support our students, and move our profession forward!

Click here to see the tour highlights!

Why has Learning Forward Colorado chosen to partner with EF to offer this experience?

**EF Education First is the world leader in international education focused on one global mission – opening the world through education.
**With 500 schools and offices in 53 countries, EF’s programs center around language learning, educational travel, cultural exchange, and academic study.

**EF is an accredited institution with long-standing partnerships with organizations such as ACTFL, the NEA, Partnership for 21st Century Skills, and EDLeader21.
**Educators participating in this EF professional learning tour have the opportunity to earn free hours toward relicensure as well as graduate level credit at a very low price(graduate level credit subject to a minimum participation requirement).
**EF offers these high-quality study travel experiences at the guaranteed lowest price and with flights, hotels, most meals, transportation, a full-time professional tour director, entrance fees to attractions, and educational visits included as well as unparalleled safety and emergency support while abroad.

*To learn more about how EF helps students and educators develop global citizenship, click here: https://www.ef.edu/about-us/our-company/

The details:

Travel dates: 6/2/2019 – 6/8/2019
Cost: $3,464 out of Denver based on double occupancy and including flights. (See the tour website here for more details and rooming/flight options.)
Deposit: $450 per person at the time of reservation
Current promotions: Early Booking Credit of $100 to all travelers
who enroll by 6/30/2018
Other ways to save:
*Set up the Automatic Payment Plan OR pay in full upon your
enrollment and earn $50 off per person!
*Enrolling now locks in your price at the lowest it will be.

Initial deadline to enroll:  6/30/18
25 spots available on the tour
All spots are first-come, first-served. Space is expected to fill quickly, so reserve your space as soon as possible. Spouses/adult guests are welcomed but should keep in mind that the focus of this trip is professional learning.

Don’t miss out on this amazing experience at such an incredible price!  Enroll now via one of these easy options:

**Call the EF GoAhead Tours Reservations Line at 800-438-7672. Say that
you are enrolling on the Highlights of British Columbia Professional
Learning Tour led by Jana Frieler or give reservation number 70197910.
**Visit the tour website at
**Important!  Please note that EF GoAhead does not roommate match.  If enrolling via the website, you will be prompted to choose whether you would like a single or shared room. If you plan to share a room, please determine who your roommate will be prior to enrolling. You will be prompted to enter that person’s information and pay both deposits at the same time. Please call the Reservations Line at 800-438-7672 with your roommate’s name if you would like to pay separately.

Still have questions?
Contact Learning Forward Colorado Board Member and Group Leader Jana Frieler at 970-397-0137gfrieler@comcast.net or EF Partnership Manager Jenni Williams at 720-361-3334jenni.williams@ef.com.

We hope you’ll be joining us in British Columbia next summer! 


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