Packages and Pricing

The Gurian Institute Education Division has trained over 60,000 teachers and professionals in more than 2,000 schools and districts. Schools and districts that utilize our resources have been featured in Newsweek, U.S. News and World Report, People Magazine, the Washington Post, on the Today Show, NBC News, PBS, and in Educational Leadership, Education World, and many other public and professional media. Our work fits criteria for most major funding sources, including Title I, Title II, IDEA, and Innovation Grants.  Additionally, funding may be supported through donations to the Gurian Foundation. We are excited by the possibility of working with your organization.

Working with you to meet your needs.  Every PD request that GI receives is unique and The Gurian Institute will work with each organization to best meet its requirements and budgets. Pricing depends on identifying the best presenter to meet your specific needs, consulting and coaching needs, the number of participants, and the number of days included. All in-service training includes an extensive training manual for each participant.

Contact us at info@gurianinstitute.com or 509-624-0623 to start the conversation.

GI PD Packages.  Here are examples of packages that have been successful in a variety of situations.  The number of trainers deployed to your school are generally decided in consultation with you and based on the total number of training participants in your program.

Keynotes and/or Training with Dr. Michael Gurian – Michael is a dynamic and well-known speaker and trainer who raises awareness and teaches theory and practice with depth and heart.  To bring him to your school, conference, or community please contact Gail at info@gurianinstitute.com.

Michael’s community and school visit is built into the one-year and GI Model School package and pricing.

GI PD Packages

For basic pricing lists, please email us at info@gurianinstitute.com and we can send a PDF to you.                                                                                                                      
EXPLORE Gender-Friendly Strategies Online.  Check out our online course on our Products page.  

INTRODUCE (One Day PD)
Gender-Friendly Strategies through Awareness 
– Basic onsite professional development –  that will have an immediate impact on teachers’ instruction the minute they get back to the classroom.

  • 1 day Professional Development (6.5 hrs.) Research, theory, strategies for immediate use, instructional modeling by Certified Gurian Trainer
  • Resource Manuals – Research, Articles, Activities, Templates to use beyond the initial training
  • Gurian Institute Newsletter (weekly)
  • Ongoing consultation with GI Trainer/Coach.

EMBED
Gender-Friendly Strategies through Strategic Implementation – Beyond the initial training, we provide on-going and embedded PD through onsite observations and feedback along with implementation and accountability tools.

  • Initial consultation with GI Director
  • One day Professional Development (6.5 hrs./day) Research, theory, strategies for immediate use, instructional modeling by Certified Gurian Trainer
  • Implementation and Accountability Tools
  • Just the Facts packet – research brain/gender facts
  • Resource Manuals – Research, Articles, Activities, Templates to use beyond the initial training
  • Parent/Community Evening Session (1.5 hr.)
  • Gurian Institute Newsletter (weekly)
  • Two days of Follow-up Classroom Observations and Feedback to Staff
  • End of Year Review with Administrators
  • Online Course ongoing
  • Ongoing consultation with GI Trainer/Coach.

SUSTAIN
a School/District-wide Gender-Friendly Culture 
– Take it to the next level with a year-long implementation program and certify your own staff to become in-house experts. You’re on your way to becoming a Gurian Institute Model School.

  • Initial consultation with GI Director
  • Keynote and Parent/Community Presentation by Michael Gurian
  • 2 days Professional Development (6.5 hrs./day)  Research, theory, strategies for immediate use, instructional modeling by Certified Gurian Trainer. Additional time embedded for teacher/team planning for gender-friendly strategies  implementation
  • Just the Facts packet – research brain/gender facts
  • Implementation and Accountability Tools
  • Resource Manuals – Research, Articles, Activities, Templates to use beyond the initial training
  • Gurian Books for Your Library and Team
  • Parent/Community Evening Session (1.5 hr.)
  • Gurian Institute Newsletter (weekly)
  • Two days of Follow-up Classroom Observations and Feedback to Staff
  • MP3s, DVDs
  • End of Year Review with Administrators -(video conference)
  • Online Course ongoing
  • Ongoing consultation with the GI Director

Success data

from the last twenty years shows specific areas of quantitative and qualitative success at schools that implement gender-based instruction. These “Boys and Girls Learn Differently” strategies result in:

  • Improved teacher effectiveness
  • Achievement gaps closed, especially in literacy, math, and science
  • Gender gaps closed across the curriculum
  • Significantly decreased discipline referrals
  • Significantly improved student behavior
  • Increased parent-school-community collaboration

Gurian Institute professional development is multi-media, hands-on, experiential and engaging! We’ll show you how to incorporate gender-based instruction into your existing programs – with ease! Decide when (full day, half-day, multi-day) and how (onsite, webinars, mixed, observations or not). Contact The Gurian Institute to discuss your unique professional development needs.

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