Cultivating a Growth Mindset

Habits of Mind LogoThis fall we are excited to offer a new professional learning opportunity, Cultivating a Growth Mindset, for Southern California Community Colleges (training will be repeated Fall 2015 for Northern California Community Colleges).

Mary-Jo and Miguel  Mindset trainers, Mary Jo Apigo (West LA college) and Miguel Powers (Fullerton College) will deliver training to six college teams, representing 17 different disciplines, from:

  • College of the Canyons
  • Fullerton College
  • Glendale College
  • Irvine Valley College
  • LA Pierce College
  • LA Southwest College
  • Santa Barbara City College
  • West LA College

 The professional learning opportunity provides:

  • Mindset training sessions on August 15, September 19, and October 10 (2014) at locations in Southern California.
  • Expert facilitation and modeling of Growth Mindset activities for the classroom.
  • Interactive opportunities to practice activities, generate ideas for classroom applications and ask questions.
  • Opportunities to pilot and report on six 20-minute Growth Mindset activities within their respective target classes.
  • Collection of data (both student and faculty) to assess the impact of Growth Mindset activities.

Join us to learn more at the Strengthening Student Success post-conference session – Cultivating Growth Mindset – on October 10, 2014. 


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  1. Habits of Mind Expands Influence 2013 Strengthening Student Success Conference | Habits of Mind - April 30, 2014

    […] Probably one of the key themes emerging from the 2013 Strengthening Student Success Conference was that of Habits of Mind.  A number of presentations given throughout the conference from around the state focused on either Habits of Mind in general or on one of the specific Habits of Mind.   One presentation in particular, Growth Mindset: A Growing Solution for Fixing Education?, presented by Miguel Powers of Fullerton College and Mary-Jo Apigo of West Los Angeles Collegem has led to the creation of a new 3CSN professional learning institute, Cultivating a Growth Mindset. […]