Masterclasses are an opportunity for experienced TfT teachers to come together in a short course format to deepen their TfT implementation.
Teachers will leave the Masterclasses with:
- a TfT implementation plan for the upcoming school year
- a professional network beyond their school with other teachers in expertise area
- a deeper understanding of TfT’s core and essential practices
- a renewed enthusiasm for TfT living in their classrooms
Each Masterclass includes four 75-minute sessions (11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. CST) covering the following subjects:
- Session 1: Deep Hope/Storyline
- Session 2: Storyboards - Document Panels
- Session 3: Throughlines
- Session 4: Formational Learning Experiences
Pricing per school:
- 5+ teachers: $49 each
- 2-4 teachers: $59 each
- 1 teacher: $69
TfT Masterclasses will be offered in the following specialty areas:
The Primary Classroom: Grades K-2 | July 20, 22, 27, 29 (11 A.M. CST)
Beth Bleeker is a Kindergarten teacher at Sioux Center Christian School in Sioux Center, Iowa. While she has spent the past 14 years in the classroom guiding the youngest of learners towards finding their place in God's story, she has also been blessed with a husband and two children who all enjoy campfires, DIY projects and helping with harvest in the fall.
The Intermediate Classroom: Grade 3-5 | July 20, 22, 27, 29 (11 A.M. CST)
Pamela Zuidhof teaches 3rd Grade and is the assistant principal at Surrey Christian School in British Columbia, Canada. Pam loves being a creation enjoyer by exploring God’s beautiful creation while biking, hiking, camping, and kayaking.
The Middle School Classroom: Grades 6-8 | July 13, 15, 20, 22 (11 A.M. CST)
Tim Leugs is the Instructional Leader, TfT Lead and Science/Algebra teacher at Legacy Christian School in Grand Rapids, Michigan. When he is not thinking about teaching and learning about being people of God’s Story, he enjoys woodworking, reading and summer camp, where he plays with campers, animals, and guitars.
Social Studies: Grades 6-12 | July 20, 22, 27, 29 (11 A.M. CST)
Peter Welle is a US History & AP World History teacher and professional development coordinator at Southwest Christian High School in Chaska, Minnesota, and also serves as a TfT School Designer for CACE. When he's not imagining in these areas, he enjoys being with his family, songwriting, and reading about history, education, and philosophy.
mathematics: Grades 6-12 | July 20, 22, 27, 29 (11 A.M. CST)
Jamie Wernet is the Director of Learning and teaches Mathematics at Lansing Christian School in Lansing, Michigan. Jamie loves spending time outdoors with her husband and five kids, running, hiking, swimming, reading, or watching a baseball game.