Excellence in Teaching

Moonshot Institute Weekend Workshops

Moonshot Institute Weekend Workshops provide hands on opportunities for educators to learn dynamic ways to inspire and reach all of their students. Workshops feature internationally renowned educators sharing strategies to improve instructional practice and meet the requirements of the 21st century classroom

For more information visit www.moonshotinstitute.info

"I’m having so much fun teaching this year . . . instead of feeling like I was pulling teeth or torturing them,

it was like I had given them a gift. . . ."  


Excellence in Teaching

Moonshot Summer Institute

The Moonshot Summer Institute is a week-long intensive teacher training designed to provide an immersive, meaningful professional development experience. Participants build units driven by big ideas and powerful essential questions, learn how to integrate the arts into learning and engage students, all while supporting rigorous standards-based instruction. Educators who attend will walk away with strategies to support the higher academic demands required of their students. 


Professional Learning Communities

Educators who partake in The Learning Alliance professional development are members of a professional learning community or PLC. They have the opportunity to meet monthly via Zoom room or in person at The Learning Alliance's Moonshot Learning Center for Educators. While they receive training in the Enriched Literacy Framework which encompasses social emotional, foundational and applied literacies, educators are provided time and space to learn, collaborate and reflect on their practice. 


Excellence in Teaching

Volunteer Tutors in the Classroom 

In partnership with the School District of Indian River County, we train tutors to work one-on-one with our struggling readers in grades K - 3.  Shown below are examples of the training that is offered to our tutors.  If you are interested in becoming a classroom volunteer tutor, please contact Katie Sarbak at 877-548-7323 (READ.)

1. https://youtu.be/WFBs1mvn6H4 - Letter Naming
2. https://youtu.be/b3jck04BvFw - Letter Keyword Sound
3. https://youtu.be/8mCQNlWWxtE - Letter Formation
4. https://youtu.be/6kzYPVWuenU - Reading CVC Words
5. https://youtu.be/NKSOfafBDZ0 - Spelling CVC Words
6. https://youtu.be/_vy1QE0OucM - Practicing Trick Words

Contact Information

The Learning Alliance
2066 14th Avenue
Suite 102
Vero Beach, FL 32960

P.O. Box 2647
Vero Beach, FL 32961



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