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 was a founding board member of the North American Reggio Emilia Alliance (NAREA) and is currently on the board of the Boston Area Reggio Inspired Network (BARIN).
For more information about Reggio Children and the Loris Malaguzzi International Center, visit www.reggiochildren.it. Here you will find additional opportunities to study in Reggio Emilia during the 2019/2020 school year, including the annual April International Study Group which is another option for U.S. educators. For more information about NAREA, visit www.reggioalliance.org.
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 2020 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.
May/June 2020 Leadership Retreats for Educators Mercatello sul Metauro, Italy
In the 6th year of this series, two sessions are being offered for a cross section of educational leaders. May 30 – June 4, Educational Leadership: Embracing A Strong Image of Children and Adults and June 6 – 11, Communication Skills to Support Professional Growth. Small group professional development will be complemented by sightseeing excursions and encounters with local artisans and townspeople, taking you inside village life.
March 2020 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."