Foothills Curriculum Conference

Teachers teaching Teachers

Spend a weekend with fellow teachers implementing the 3 C's of the Common Core.

Communication, Collaboration and Creativity

In a unique setting we will offer tips, updates and assistance to best implement Common Core State Standards. We will be focusing on the Next Generation Science Standards, integrating all other curriculum areas. Every presenter is a current classroom teacher, practicing everything they are presenting. We will have presentations on NGSS 101, Phenomenon Based Lessons, Mindfulness, Number Talks, Academic Talks, Higher Order Questioning, Synthesizing Complex Text, and many more.

Hosted by members of the Instructional Learning Corps (ILC) project.

Foothills Curriculum Conference

Saturday, Sep. 30th, 8:30am to Sunday, Oct. 1st, 12pm

Sierra Outdoor School, 15700 Old Oak Ranch Road, Sonora, CA, United States

This event is free for the first 50 registrants. You will need to submit a check for $25 to reserve your space which will be returned to you upon registration on Sept. 30. All lodging, and food will be provided. We encourage you to attend both days. Lodging will be dormitory style. Participants must bring own bedding and toiletries. See link for further details

Questions: Contact Michael Delaney at

Preliminary Schedule

Saturday Sept. 30

  • 8:30 Registration, settle in
  • 9:00- Light breakfast
  • 9:30- General Session
  • Break
  • Breakout Sessions TBA
  • Lunch
  • Breakout Sessions TBA
  • Social Hour
  • Dinner

Sunday Oct. 01

  • 8:00 Coffee Service
  • 8:30 Breakfast
  • Breakout Session TBA
  • Lunch and Closing
  • Depart by 12:30pm