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Discovering the Power of Story

by Apr 04, 2018

As the El Otro Lado in the Schools program enters spring semester, our teaching artists, teachers, and students are preparing for our 4th annual community celebration.  Here is a glimpse into what is unfolding in the 5th grade at Atalaya Elementary. We hope you will join us to witness the ...

Upcoming Events

9:00 AM- 4:00 PM
Saturday, April 28th

The Path Forward

Cultivating resource and resiliency in school communities

In gratitude and with compassion for those who work in our schools in these challenging and stressful times, The Academy for the Love of Learning and The Sky Center are collaborating to offer a day of nourishment and reflection to educators in our community. We invite all school staff to join us at no cost including administrators, counselors, school nurses, social workers and of course, our teachers.

Part of Institute for Teaching
Founder Event
5:30 PM- 7:30 PM
Sunday, April 29th

“Don’t We Never Learn?”

Reflection and Emergence: A special anniversary event

Join Academy President and Founder Aaron Stern for a special screening of Leonard Bernstein’s one-act opera 'Trouble in Tahiti', followed by a conversation focused on how this masterpiece relates directly to today’s times. Central to our inquiry will be the question that most occupied Lenny (as Aaron knew him) in the last decade of his life: “Don’t we never learn?”, and Aaron's deep conviction that indeed we do learn: we transform, and become better at being human.