Introduction to Project Based Learning: ELA, Math and a Rock Band!

Professional Development
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Professional DevelopmentEnglish Language Arts
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What is Project Based Learning (PBL)? How does it work in the elementary classroom? Come gain an overview of PBL, explore examples, collaborate with peers, brainstorm ideas, and discover steps to integrate PBL into your own classroom. In the spring, a follow-up workshop will be offered to support participants in projects they have pursued.

Audience and Grade Level

Teachers; Grades 1 - 6


Certificate of Attendance, 6 hours


Future training dates will be announced here. If you have questions or are interested in offering this training on-site, please contact us.


  • Thumbnail image of Vanessa Bergmann

    Vanessa is an educator who empowers students through the use of inquiry, collaboration, and real world experiences. She has taught the past ten years both inside and outside of the classroom from Wyoming to Vermont and is thrilled to be back in Western Mass!

For more information, contact:
Events Coordinator
413.586.4900 x5981


A maximum class size is set for each course and registrations are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. If the number of registrations for a course exceeds the maximum seats available or is too low to be able to conduct a quality learning experience, CES will inform you of available options.

Course Cancellation

If you wish to cancel your registration, please submit a request in writing (via mail, email or fax) no later than 5 business days before the workshop’s start date. After that, there are no refunds or billing adjustments.

In the event that a course is cancelled by the Collaborative for Educational Services, we will notify you as soon as possible. Please be sure to provide your best email address and phone number so we can contact you.  Although every effort is made to avoid last minute cancellations, if an emergency arises, we will do our best to reach you at the phone number and email address you provide. 

Inclement Weather

Any delays or cancellations are posted online at You may also call 413.588.5979 after 6:30am for information about classes that day.