Thinking Maps TOTX

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Registration Closed.
Agency: CESA 3
Agency Contact: Melissa Emler
Agency Assistant: Kate Hennessy 608-822-2149
Location: Southwest WI Technical College
1800 Bronson Blvd
Fennimore, WI 53809
Facility: Lenz Center
7/24/2017 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
7/25/2017 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
7/26/2017 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
10/9/2017 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
10/10/2017 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM

The Thinking Maps Training of Trainers (TOT) workshop is designed to prepare skilled educators at the school and district level to implement Thinking Maps for critical and creative thinking in all content areas and grade levels. These instructional leaders will learn how to connect Thinking Maps to state standards and effective instructional practices in order to support the quality implementation of Thinking Maps to achieve success for all.


  • Increase effectiveness of learning communities.
  • Increase students’ engagement with course standards.

Participants will learn how to:

  • Conduct introductory workshops for whole schools or content area groups.
  • Facilitate the school-wide use of all features of the online Thinking Maps Learning Community to guide and support a successful implementation of Thinking Maps.
  • Coach and/or model the use of Thinking Maps in classrooms.
  • Lead small group or PLC’s in the discussion and application of quality instructional strategies using Thinking Maps.
  • Facilitate the development of interdisciplinary applications with Common Core State Standards.
  • Work with Thinking Maps, Inc. to assess and guide the use of Thinking Maps for improving the critical and creative thinking of all learners.

Who should attend?

  • K-12 regular and special educators 
  • ELL teachers
  • school district administrators
  • school leadership teams
  • school building leaders 

$900 for individuals.
Investment covers cost of materials.

District teams are encouraged. 
$2250 for up to 7 team members + the cost of materials for each attendee. The cost is $200 per person for the materials. If districts want to send more than 7 people, each additional person will be $50 plus the cost of the materials.