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Chicago Science & Arts Academy students sharing CBL experiences! 

“I now feel invigorated, empowered, happy, and validated. I know I can make this kind of difference in my students' lives. Thanks for a great course!” 
Lydia E., Park City, Utah

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"Excellent two days. Thank You! Lots of information I can use. I have progressed from nervous to excited!" (Sherry R., Coeur d’Alene, Idaho)


“Taking this course has renewed my passion for teaching! I’m excited for the school year to begin.” (Tammy F., Frankfurt, Germany ASCD)


“Shazzzamm! This is the best training I’ve attended in my teaching career. Many thanks!”
(Lindsey R., Houston, Texas)


“This training was A+++! I am excited about adding more creativity in my classroom. I will share these ideas with my colleagues and make creativity contagious in our school.” (Ginnie B. Denver, CO)


“This session was eye opening – a plethora of possibilities!” (J. Moore, Atlanta, Georgia)


“This training was thought provoking and eye-opening! Not a moment was wasted.”
(Pennelope T., Oxford, United Kingdom)


“This Keynote rocked – it knocked my socks off!”
(Maria H., Buenos Aires, Argentina ESSARP)


"This is the best training I've ever attended in my 15 years as a Gifted and Talented teacher. The Curiosita Teaching texts are awesome - I can't wait to get back to my classroom to try them." (Allie Y., Atlanta, Georgia)


"I have seen Rick and Patti Shade present several times on various topics, and they are always informative, entertaining, and inspirational! They can take relatively esoteric topics and make them concrete, offering practical solutions and strategies for teachers, parents, and students alike." (Roger Dowd, CAGT President, Denver, CO)


"Rick and Patti Shade kept our faculty engaged and energized in a full-day training. We were presented with a trove of practical and classroom ready ideas and are excited to share this new learning with the students." (Tim Costello, Head of Schools, Science & Arts Academy)


"The additional full-day of consulting followed by an parent evening really embedded creativity into our culture!" (Corinna Vacarello, Science & Arts Academy)