date range July 17 – 19, 2024

location on Portland, OR

Curriculum Leadership Institute

Empowering Curriculum Innovation: From Vision to Action


Attendees from around the world


Of schools draft a curricular plan


Opportunities to network and socialize over amazing Portland food


Protocols, organizers and resources to take back

Join the Faria Team for a 3-day institute to create a sustainable curriculum process that inspires teacher buy-in, high-quality curriculum development, and long-term momentum for teaching and learning. This event is perfect for schools or districts seeking support in documenting their curriculum, building capacity around an existing process, or revitalizing stalled curriculum work.

Participants will collaborate, explore best practices, and learn from one another to develop a practical plan for transforming their curriculum and enhancing student outcomes. By the end of the institute, attendees will have the skills and knowledge to create an effective and inspiring curriculum process that drives long-term success. Join us, to re-envision a sustainable and innovative curriculum process for your school or district.

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Focused Days

July 17, 2024

8:30am - 3:30pm

learning goals

Determine your Purpose & Design a Curriculum Process

  • Reflect and document the foundational elements of your curricular process
  • Articulate a curricular purpose statement that aligns to your school/district’s mission & values
  • Identify opportunities for growth in your current curriculum process
  • Determine your overarching curricular goals

July 18, 2024

8:30am - 3:30pm

7. Enduring Understandings

Finalize your Plan & Enhance your Process

  • Unpack overarching goals into a curricular action plan
  • Explore and begin to develop resources to support your process
  • Receive collaborative feedback on your curricular action plans
  • Walk through key features in Atlas or Managebac to support your defined goals
  • Institute Happy Hour 🥂

July 19, 2024

8:30am - 12:30pm

1. Blooms

Create, Innovate & Make it Happen

  • Receive one-on-one support from our Faria team of curriculum and technical experts
  • Work time to solidify your plan based on individual needs
  • Collaborate with your team and other educators on resources needed to sustain the process

Why Attend?

Learning Activities
Deep dive into your curriculum process with dedicated time to build resources to support your goals
9. School Leadership Process
Network and collaborate with others in curriculum leadership
3. Crosscutting Concept
Time with the Atlas, ManageBac and/or PD team to explore your questions and ideas

Who Should Join?

49. Admins
Leaders of the Curriculum work – Assistant Superintendents, Curriculum Directors & Principals
8. Teachers
Supporters the Curriculum work – Heads of Departments, Grade Level Leads & Teacher Leaders
13. People Workshops
Bring a Team! Dedicated time to collaborate and craft resources

Pricing for the Institute

2 Day Institute


July 17 – 18, 2024

Institute only

3 Day Institute


July 17 – 19, 2024

Institute + Consulting Day


2 virtual hours of consultative follow up to be used within 90 days of the events



*Registration includes continental breakfast, treats, materials and so much more!

Meet the CLI Team

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Kelby Tenor

Director of Professional Development


Marie Mugabe

Sr. Professional Development

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Kelly Jensen

Professional Development

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Erica Hartmann

Event Coordinator

What Our Attendees Said

Event Location

The institute will take place at Faria’s US headquarters,

located at 121 SW Salmon Street,
Portland, Oregon 97204

Where to Stay?

We’ve partnered with the AC Hotel, located just two blocks from the event venue, to offer you a 15% discounted rate during your stay for the Curriculum Leadership Institute.

Frequently Asked Questions

Will I get a certificate from the event?
For each day you attend you will receive a digital certificate that has your name, the event, hours and date.
Do I need to bring a computer?
Yes. Materials and resources will be shared virtually and you will want to be able to access your curriculum on Atlas, ManageBac, or other places.
What food will be provided throughout the day?
We will provide continental breakfast, lunch and snacks throughout the day. We will do our best to accommodate any food allergies that were shared in the pre-event survey or shared directly to Erica at [email protected].
Should I bring a colleague with me or attend on my own?
Although we welcome anyone to join, we always recommend bringing a thought partner to our workshops if possible. You will have time to collaborate with other educators throughout the sessions, but we also provide for teams. Prior participants are always thankful when they attend with colleagues.
What is the cancellation policy?
Cancellation must be received 21 days prior to the event for a full refund or credit minus a $50.00 processing fee. No refunds will be given after that date. Attendee substitutions can take place up to 48 hours prior to the event without penalty when it is an exact workshop substitution.