Principia Chat May 8, 2012: Director of Principia Lifelong Learning, Kim Browning, and Education Faculty member, Nikki Gamrath.
Principia Chat March 27, 2012: Principia School Athletic Director, Travis Brantingham, and Principia College Athletic Director, Lee Ellis.
Principia Chat January 31, 2012: Director of Principia Leadership Institute, David Wold.
What is the Leadership Institute and what are its goals?
Foundational Basis for the Institute
Leadership Institute Activities
Adjustments and Evolution of the Program
Reaching All Students
Starting from a Solid Foundation
Leadership as Responsibility
Specific Skills Developed
Building on Past Efforts
Creating Team Players
Principia Chat November 15, 2011: Deans of Students at Principia College and Principia School, Dorsie Glen and Lee Fletcher-McGookin, respectively.
Structure of School Discipline Process (Lee)
Structure of College Discipline Process (Dorsie)
“True Discipline Rarely Creates a Breach” (Lee)
A Circle of Love (Dorsie)
Student Involvement in Process (Dorsie and Lee)
Student Transformation (Lee)
College Community Commitment (Dorsie)
What it Means to be a Principian (Lee)
Principia Chat September 20, 2011: Euphrates Institute Director Janessa Gans Wilder talks about the “Beyond 9/11” summit at the College and the Euphrates Institute partnership with Principia.
Our World Beyond 9/11 Summit
Euphrates Fellows Program
Expected Outcome from the Summit
Dignitaries Visiting the College for the Summit
Summit Talks to be Recorded and Available
Applying the Golden Rule Globally
Field Study Programs
Principia Chat May 24, 2011: Chief Administrative Officer Peter Stevens chats with Chief Executive Dr. Jonathan Palmer, providing updates on Principia's strategic plan, "Rising Higher, Reaching Further."
A Mission-Driven Strategic Plan
Master's Degree Programs
Possible Satellite Locations
Interviewing International Students
Principia Chat April 26, 2011: Chief Administrative Officer Peter Stevens chats with Gary Gentry, director of online academic programs.
Genesis of the Online Initiative
Why Expand Online?
Pilot Credit Courses
Plan for Progression
Developing an Online Culture
Character Education Online
Principia Chat February 24, 2011: Libby Scheiern and Jane Rieder talk with Chief Administrative Officer Peter Stevens about Teaching and Learning Excellence at Principia College and School.
Genesis of the College Teaching Excellence Center
Reaching All Students
Think, Pair, Share Strategy
Take-Away Cards Strategy
Tiering or Flexible Grouping Strategy
Build It ... They Will Come
A Professional Learning Community
Sharing Strategies Across Grade Levels
Meeting Needs of New and Seasoned Teachers
Principia Chat January 18, 2011: Upper School teachers Jodi Fielding and Rich Eisenauer talk with Chief Administrative Officer Peter Stevens about the new Freshman Experience program, an interdisciplinary, experiential approach to nurturing first-year high schoolers.
How the Freshman Experience Came Into Being
Early Tests for the Program
A Team of Teachers
The Student Experience
Defining Mission, Vision, Values for the Program
Continuity for Students
Making "Transfer of Knowledge" Possible
The Classroom as a Vehicle for Character Education
Principia Chat December 9, 2010: College Academic Dean Scott Schneberger talks with Chief Administrative Officer Peter Stevens about the College’s increased international opportunities, online learning, master’s degrees, and the new teaching and learning centers.
Principia College Academic Dean discusses international opportunities, online learning, and more
Shift to outcome-based assessment
Goal: 75 percent of all faculty holding "terminal" degrees
Master's degrees at Principia College
Future satellite locations
Who would provide instruction and where might the first satellite be located?
Online education at Principia
Other Online Opportunities
Principia Chat November 11, 2010: Middle School Director Alyssa Henn talks with Chief Administrative Officer Peter Stevens about the renovations underway and how these facility updates support the curricular shifts already happening.
How the renovation validates the progress and change already happening at Middle School
Focus on identity, unity, functionality
How the new spaces support academic excellence, student creativity, and teamwork
Phase 1: Renovated bookstore, library, and art room to be occupied in early 2011
Phase 2: A new Middle School entrance and commons area to come
Phase 3: Future classroom upgrades and access to the outdoors