2023 Summer Academy and Trainings

Summer Academy dates:

  • June 19-23- this summer we will not be hosting breakout sessions during this week.  Instead, we will host the various book studies and courses described below.

    • Our Early Childhood Day will be held at McKinley Elementary on Monday, June 19th from 8:00-4:00. Register here.

  • July 31-August 4- We will host traditional Academy options, with 1-hour and 2-hour sessions.  Due to construction at LATC, our location will be announced. Schedule to be posted here soon!

These book studies and courses are open to all. One graduate credit will be available for each 15-hour course.

These courses will open on May 31, and must be completed by August 4.

To access the course/discussions:

  1. Go to classroom.google.com and click Sign In.  

  2. Sign in with your school/Google account.

  3. At the top, click Join class.

  4. Enter the class code and click Join.


These free virtual sessions are offered by various entities. In order to utilize these sessions towards Watertown School District paid or required hours, or towards our Summer Academy graduate credit, you must view the video AND complete our discussion expectations within our Google Classroom course.

SIOP Strategies for English Language Learners (K-12) will be offered free of charge, at the following times:

  • May 31-June 1

  • June 19-20

  • June 21-22

  • August 1-2

Click here for SIOP sign up.

Click here to view SIOP rosters .

Participants can register for 1 graduate credit upon completion of this course.

These in-person sessions are open to all district and regional participation at no cost, thanks to partnerships with HSA and USD. Registration is required.

Due to certification fees and requirements, these sessions require principal approval/referral.