Monday: Orientation & Team Presentations
  • Settle into the Essex Conference Center & Retreat
  • Orientation sessions with Faculty and Participants
  • Participants present their goals for the WACE Planning Institute
  • Welcome reception & cookout on the patio
Tuesday: Planning & Building Awareness
  • Interactive Faculty Presentation: Education Planning
  • Interactive Faculty Presentation: Experiential Education...Theory and Practice Around the World
  • Institutional Teams begin to work on plans with your facilitator
  • Whole Group works on emerging key questions
Wednesday: Inquiry, Reflection & Planning
  • Interactive Faculty Presentation: The Theory and Practice of Reflection in Experiential Education Program
  • Interactive Faculty Presentation: Global Experiential Education
  • Institutional Teams continue to work on plans with your Facilitator
  • Institute Outing at Rockport
Thursday: Inquiry, Engagement & Planning
  • Interactive Faculty Presentation: Broader Institutional Engagement
  • Interactive Faculty Presentation: Assessment and Evaluation in Experiential Education
  • Whole Group Work-Critical Conversations: Challenges and Strategies for your Plan
  • Reception & New England Lobsterbake
Friday: Team Presentations & Certificate Ceremony
  • 30 minute PowerPoint presentation of each Team’s plan
  • Presentation of Planning Institute Certificate & Gifts
  • Planning Institute Assessment Form
  • Group Photo