SHIFT Institute for Middle & High School: Developing the Attributes of Powerful and Independent Learners

Questions? Please contact Amy Ruppert, Program Assistant, at (920) 236-0562

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Registration Closed.
Last Date to Register: 7/28/2021 12:01 AM
Last Date to Cancel: 7/28/2021 12:01 AM
Agency: CESA 6
Agency Contact: Anne Pagel
Agency Assistant: Amy Ruppert 920-236-0562
Location: CESA 06 - Conference Center
2300 State Rd 44
Oshkosh, WI 54904
Facility: Solutions
8/4/2021 08:30 AM - 03:00 PM
8/5/2021 08:30 AM - 03:00 PM
1/18/2022 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
3/15/2022 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM


SHIFT Institute for Middle and High School
Developing the Attributes of Powerful & Independent Learners


  • Identify shifts in educator and student roles to reach new levels of performance
  • Examine the skills necessary to shift perspectives
  • Expand the use of instructional strategies to develop self-directed learners
  • Evaluate educational designs that best support the learner
  • Explore and create on-going and authentic formative assessment strategies to inform instruction
  • Provide tools for students to further engage in collaboration, inquiry and academic discourse
  • Identify indicators for a school culture of achievement
  • Create and implement tools designed to strengthen school culture
  • Connect the work of SHIFT with educator performance systems and cycles



CESA 6 SHIFT Institute Leader

Anne Pagel supports intermediate and secondary teacher teams through the process of infusing high yield literacy strategies, collaboration, and student discourse into their curriculum, positively impacting student learning and self-efficacy.

CONTACT:  (920) 236-0883  •


CESA 6 SHIFT Institute Information and Participant Testimonials:

Join the 2021 - 2022 Cohort

  1. TWO-DAY LAUNCH (August 4th and 5th, 2021)
  • Emphasis will be on shifting educators perspectives, practices, and processes
  1.  TWO PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DAYS (January 18th and March 15th, 2022)
      Participants will take a deep dive into:
  • School and classroom culture
  • Teaching and learning tools
  • Educator and learner agency
  • Student collaboration, inquiry, and academic discourse
  • 45-minute COP meetings every 6 weeks 
  • Additional strategies for success
  • SHIFT practice check-ins
  • Cross district collaborations
  • Building capacity, leadership, and sustainability at each SHIFT school
  • Content, structure, and agendas for 6 school-level team meetings

Fee = $4,750 per school team

  • A school team may include up to 8 teachers and leaders. Districts may register multiple school teams.



Any registration cancellation must be received at least 8 business days prior to the start of the series in order for a full refund to be issued. Registration cancellations received 1-7 business days prior to the series start, a refund will be issued minus $50 per participant.  No refunds will be given for persons who are registered, but not in attendance on professional development or support days. CESA 6 reserves the right to cancel the institute due to insufficient enrollment. Participants will be notified by email if a cancellation occurs.




CESA 6 makes every effort to accommodate basic dietary needs such as vegetarian, gluten free and basic food allergies. Because of the number of meals served and the number of items used each day, along with food product changes from our food vendors, we cannot guarantee that every allergen in the food served will be identified and labeled. Guests concerned with food allergies must be aware of this risk. CESA 6 does not assume liability for adverse reactions to food consumed or items one may come into contact with while eating at a CESA 6 event. To better serve our guests with dietary restrictions or allergies, please go into your myQuickReg account and update the special accommodations section. Notice of a special dietary need must be made in advance of the event.

Cancellation Policy:

Any registration cancellation must be received at least 8 business days before event in order for a full conference fee refund to be issued (full refunds do not include service fees. Service fees are nonrefundable).Registration cancellations received 1-7 business days before an event, a refund, minus $50 for each participant, will be issued. Persons who are registered, but not in attendance on the day of the session ("no call, no show") will be charged the full registration fee. CESA 6 reserves the right to cancel any session due to insufficient enrollment. Participants will be notified by email if a cancellation occurs.

Note: Cancellation policies are subject to change based on event.