Expanding the El Otro Lado program

Since its incorporation in 1998, the Academy for the Love of Learning has intended for its programs to be accessible to the greater community. The programs at the core of the Academy have become firmly rooted within our home city of Santa Fe, NM, and word has spread. In the last couple of years, organizations…

Helping teachers renew—not reform

A Peek “Under the Hood” of the Institute for Teaching’s Teacher Renewal Institute Every year around this season, as we prepare for the Academy’s annual Teacher Renewal Summer Institute, I can’t help but compare our work to other types of “professional development” for teachers. Though there are many terrific, engaging learning programs for teachers here…

Fostering a Respectful Environment

On Friday, April 28th from 5-8 PM, over 50 mentorship pairs, their family, friends, and the Santa Fe community will gather at the Santa Fe Farmer’s Market Pavilion to engage one-on-one with both protégés and mentors as they share what they have learned in the fields they care about most: computer coding, electric guitar, basketball, architecture, creative…

Discovering the Power of Story: Monte del Sol

As the El Otro Lado in the Schools program enters spring semester, our teaching artists, teachers, and students are preparing for our 3rd annual community celebration, De Dónde Somos.  We hope you will join us on Friday, April 21, from 5-7:30pm! Everyone comes to the classroom with their own stories and teachers, teaching artists, and…

When Learning Busts out of the Classroom….

Help bring learning to life at the Inspire Santa Fe Citywide Festival! Since 2014, the Academy has worked with local non-profits, schools, the City of Santa Fe, and hundreds of families and volunteers, to facilitate a community learning program called Inspire Santa Fe. Each year, we ask dozens of young people, generally aged 12-19, what…

Discovering the Power of Story: Santa Fe High School

As the El Otro Lado in the Schools program enters spring semester, our teaching artists, teachers, and students are preparing for our 3rd annual community celebration, De Dónde Somos.  We hope you will join us on Friday, April 21, from 5-7:30pm! Everyone comes to the classroom with their own stories and teachers, teaching artists, and…

The Day I Came Home

Our annual Concert at the Lensic is an opportunity for us to invite the wider Santa Fe community into the many stories and songs that we have been creating over the past year and into the heart of the Lifesongs process. Lifesongs is founded on a belief in the transformative power of meaningful relationship and…

Supporting Lifesongs

Join us at Cowgirl BBQ tonight to benefit the 2017 Lifesongs concert! Anyone dining between 4:30 and 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 7 can mention the “Academy for the Love of Learning” or “Lifesongs” and Cowgirl BBQ will donate 25% of all pre-tax revenue directly to Lifesongs for the production of the May 7th concert….

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