Systems Thinking Schools Workshops

For All Teachers / Grades TK-8

Systems Thinking Schools 101 Workshop:

Fall Cohort Launching September 2021 (Stay Tuned)

STS 101: Our transformative, fully-online foundational workshop supports elementary and middle school educators interested in integrating systems thinking into their in-person and virtual classrooms—planned and facilitated by Systems Thinking expert teachers.

Now Accepting Inquiries for Fall 2021

STS 101 is perfect for educators interested in:

  • Implementing Systems Thinking teaching in both in-person and virtual classrooms
  • Understanding Systems Thinking and the mindset shift it creates in students and teachers
  • Tapping students’ prior knowledge and strengths 
  • Applying a variety of high- and low-tech tools to deepen Systems Thinking in the classroom
  • Aligning Systems Thinking with Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards
  • Enlivening their practice and teaching more joyfully
  • Helping students access their true learning potential and ability
  • Educating tomorrow’s change-makers

Cohort Learning Model:

  • Breakout work in learning teams based on grade-level or subject-area similarities
  • Facilitated by 1-2 Systems Thinking Schools master teachers
  • Plan Systems Thinking curricula, get peer feedback, and improve practice

5 days of learning, connecting, and planning

Fully online / 3.5 hour max per day of live sessions + on-your-own asynchronous sessions.

Summer Cohort for 2021 (Registration Closed)

Day 1: Monday, July 26, 2021 / 9:00 am – 2:30 pm Pacific Time

  • Systems Thinking Intro: Practice and theory
  • Meet your facilitators and connect with peers
  • Practice essential systems thinking strategies

Day 2: Tuesday, July 27, 2021 / 9:00 am – 2:30 pm Pacific Time

  • Build your Systems Thinking teaching skills
  • Anchor your work: Systems Thinking for systemic change
  • Inspire students to build a more just society and world

Day 3: Wednesday, July 28, 2021 / 9:00 am – 2:30 pm Pacific Time

  • Fine-tune: Differentiate for age + learning profiles
  • Begin grade- and subject-specific cohort work
  • Envision and plan to launch Systems Thinking in the new school year

Day 4: Saturday, August 28, 2021 / 9:00 am – 12:30 pm Pacific Time

  • Share your Systems Thinking practice with your cohort
  • Get feedback on your plans, share feedback with your peers
  • Fine-tune your practice and prepare for the next month

Day 5: Saturday, September 18, 2021 / 9:00 am – 12:30 pm Pacific Time

  • Reconnect + reflect with your cohort on your Systems launch
  • Hear from peers and experts about what’s working
  • Prepare for the rest of your school year

Workshop Fees:

$750 per participant
(public schools eligible for discount)
Contact Steve Barrett <>, Wildwood Outreach Center Director, for details


STS 101 is led by expert teachers and administrators from Systems Thinking Schools across Los Angeles. These include independent schools like Wildwood, as well as LAUSD’s Palms Elementary and Mid-City’s Prescott Schools.

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Systems Thinking Schools is a program of the Wildwood Outreach Center
at Wildwood School
Elementary Campus / 12201 Washington Place / Los Angeles, CA 90066
Middle-Upper Campus / 11811 Olympic Blvd. / Los Angeles, CA 90064

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