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International #patioPD Day!

International #patiopd Day July 11!

Below How to organize & create a great #personalizedPD experience ON YOUR PATIO!
And your “patio” can be anywhere.

This is not your usual Professional Development, but it should be. It’s on our patios.

Principles of PatioPD:
1. We like learning together
2. We like our families
3. Breaking bread and camaraderie enhance creativity
4. Informal, personalized, low-stress professional development is useful, powerful, and energizing.
5. Sharing and learning exactly what we need honors professionals and learners
6. Learning collectively builds community right near us, while connecting us world-wide

Let’s get together on everyone’s patios to make this happen! 


International #patioPD Day Resources:
Frequently Asked Questions
#patioPD Checklist
Map Showing #patioPD Locations (add yours…here’s how)
Email Invite Templates
RSVP Form Template to Copy
Possible Topics to Start the Conversation

For more information, please check out the #personalizedPD book at

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