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Touchstones June Update


Free Summer Enrichment in Queenstown & Annapolis!

This summer, we will be running our free summer enrichment programs in both Queenstown and Annapolis for local students! In Annapolis, we are excited to be partnering with Seeds 4 Success to provide programming for local elementary and middle schoolers. And In Queenstown, we will be running two programs: Exploring Mathematics, and Discovering Art & Writing. Check out our website to learn more!

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Learning & Community Opportunities

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Become a Touchstones Fellow!

Build your discussion leadership skills through hands on practice with other educators as part of our virtual professional learning cohort. Beginning October 11, Fellows gather for 8 weeks to engage with our Exploring American Perspectives (EAP) volume – which exclusively includes works by African American and Black contributors – to explore themes of belonging, inclusion, equity, voice, leadership, and community. Info sessions will be held August 23 and 25 and applications are due by September 20.

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Open Enrollment Back-to-School Workshop Series

Become acquainted with key Touchstones discussion strategies in a warm online community of educators. Workshops will run on August 3rd and 4th from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST. Registration fee for attendance at both workshops is $175. Space is limited to 15 participants. 

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Join us for our Online Community Discussion!

Seeking to polish your discussion skills and connect with the Touchstones community? We will be holding a Community Discussion tomorrow, Thursday, June 16th, 7:30 to 8:45 PM, and as always, all are welcome. No prior preparation is required. Saturday Community Discussions are on hiatus for the summer. 

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15% Off Discussion Leadership: Getting Started

This is an offer you won't want to miss! Learn how to strengthen participation, cooperation, listening skills, and shared leadership in your discussions. Study techniques for cultivating a vigorous, supportive classroom environment and improving as a discussion leader. 

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