Reggio Emilia Study Groups for U.S. Educators
Angela Ferrario is the U.S. Liaison for Study Groups to Reggio Emilia, Italy. Since 1994 she had been working in collaboration with Reggio Children, organizing and accompanying one or two groups per year and the annual U.S. Students and Professors Study Group that takes place in March.
Angela is also one of the U.S. representatives to the Reggio Children International Network and was a founding board member of the North American Reggio Emilia Alliance (NAREA). NAREA members who register for a Reggio Emilia Study group receive a $100 discount.
Angela Ferrario is the Founder of International Study Tours, LLC, which she established in 2005 for the creation of educational travel initiatives in collaboration with U.S. and International colleagues. Offerings in 2019 include a delegation to Pistoia, Italy and Learning Together in a Special Place: Perspectives on Leadership, an on-going series of retreats for educational leaders at Palazzo Donati in Mercatello sul Metauro, Italy.
June/July 2019 Leadership Retreats for Educators Mercatello sul Metauro, Italy
In the 5th year of this series, two sessions are being offered for a cross section of educational leaders. June 22 – 24, Inspiring Early Childhood Leadership: Creating a Deliberately Developmental School Culture and June 29 – July 4, Leadership for Change: Identity, Social Justice and the Right to be Visible. Small group professional development will be complemented by sightseeing excursions and encounters with local artisans and townspeople, taking you inside village life.
March 2019 Pistoia, Italy Delegation
A unique opportunity to visit the infant toddler centers and preschools in Pistoia, Italy, through a collaboration between the Municipality of Pistoia and International Study Tours. This delegation is offered as an extension for participants attending the U.S. Students and Professors Study Group or the In Depth Study Group in Reggio Emilia, Italy.
"I would like to join the chorus in praise of the wonderful people, setting, food and wine that enhanced our learning together in a special place."
Thank you all for being part of this and for making my life brighter."