Chicago 2022 | October 15-16
Experiential Learning for Educators

2 Days in Chicago, Learning for a Lifetime.

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Join us for that perfect blend of conversation, resources, and real-world application of knowledge.  Enjoy facilitated roundtables, take-away tools, and - our favorite - outings in the great city of Chicago!

We sharpen pencils, refresh browsers, upgrade seats, fertilize gardens, and boost rockets… but what are we doing for our educational practices? This knowhow learning event has been carefully designed to renew, restore and enhance your teaching through meaningful, interactive educator sessions. Whether you join us in pairs and teams or jump in individually, knowhow takes you to the intersection of professional development, continuing education, retreat, field experience, and teacher networking.


    • October 15 - 16, 2022
    • Sheraton Grand Chicago, Riverwalk, and Roosevelt University
    • Limited availability - only 100 seats available
    • Sessions will begin on Saturday around 10 AM and end on Sunday around 3 PM
    • Pricing includes overnight accommodations, select meals (two lunches and a breakfast), and 3 continuing education graduate credits (valued at $459) from Roosevelt University or American College of Education
    • Registration is Now Open!
      • Single occupancy: Early Bird Pricing*: $950 | Regular Pricing: $1,049

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      • Double occupancy: Early Bird Pricing*: $789 | Regular Pricing: $888

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        *Early Bird pricing expires 8/31/2022
    • Review full program Terms and Conditions

knowhow offers a blend of speaker/leaders, roundtable discussions, and experiential learning amongst teachers from all different schools and districts. Learn from each other and grow your network of mentors and teacher colleagues.

October 15 

Morning Session 1: Wait! What? Teaching is about learning! 

  • Learner development and instructional differentiation
  • Tech tools that help us love our work 

Morning Session 2: But we covered that, right? 

  • Instruction and Assessment – best practices and -ouch- please don’ts
  • Feedback for inspiration 

Lunch Roundtable Session: We all get a skeleton key 

  • Unlocking student engagement and promoting active participation  

Afternoon Field Trip: Inquiry and Exploration  

  • Chicago Art Institute Investigations  

Dinner Roundtable Session: Our content areas in the real world 

  • Helping students to see why our classes matter  

Overnight: Sheraton Grand Chicago, Riverwalk

October 16

Morning Session 1: Swap Meet 

  • Resource Round-up
  • Focus Groups 

Morning Session 2: Tools and Resources 

  • Take-away artifacts, templates, and plans 

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knowhow participants will...

  • engage in active learning sessions designed to facilitate reflection, foster connection, and enhance teaching practices.
  • gather tools, templates, and models that attendees can customize and incorporate into their instruction.
  • earn continuing education graduate-level credit and satisfy relicensing and recertification requirements.

Download detailed knowhow learning outcomes >>


Dr. Amato has been teaching since 1991. She has served as a K12 administrator, department chair, university instructor, and professional development workshop facilitator. Now as Chief Academic Officer for Learners Edge – Teaching Channel, she is excited to support teachers and teacher educators across the country and around the world. She lives in Virginia, plays pickleball, and drinks a lot of coffee.