Gold Star Group

Healing the Culture’s Gold Star Group is an informal discussion group for teachers around the U.S. and Canada who want to

  • Exchange best practices for teaching the life principles (either informally or formally with the Principles & Choices curriculum)
  • Brainstorm strategies for classroom discussions of current affairs/cultural trends
  • Develop a professional network with like-minded teaching professionals

Format: Face-to-face Zoom meeting hosted by Healing the Culture’s moderator Lauri Brown (M.A. Theology, B.S. Biology) and/or volunteer peer moderator

Frequency: Meets four times per year (twice per fall and spring semester)

Time: Once per semester at 3:00 pm Eastern Time (12:00 pm Pacific Time), once per semester at 6:00 pm Eastern Time (3:00 pm Pacific Time)

Duration: 45 minutes per meeting

Join us at the inaugural meeting!

Date: Wednesday, September 14, 2022
Time: 6 pm Eastern (3 pm Pacific)
Guest Peer Moderator: Sister Paulina Forster, O.P., Theology Department Chair at Guerin Catholic High School in Noblesville, IN
Members only: Please select a level below to sign up. (You will receive an email receipt and information about how to join the upcoming meetings.)

Eligibility: Membership is limited to high school and middle school teachers who either

  1. Have experience teaching the Principles & Choices curriculum in the classroom with books purchased since 2013, or
  2. Have a certificate of completion from Life Principles Academy EXPRESS!, Life Principles Academy, or any other teacher training program offered by Healing the Culture since 2020; or
  3. Present evidence of viewing a video recording of a Life Principles Academy EXPRESS!, Life Principles Academy, or any other teacher training program offered by Healing the Culture since 2020.

 Lifetime membership includes:

  • Access to video meetings with fellow teachers from around the country (twice per semester, four times per academic year)
  • One 30-minute personalized curriculum planning session (with Healing the Culture staff)
  • Sample lesson plan (pdf)
  • 50% discount on your next purchase at the PrinciplesAndChoices.com webstore
  • Annual “peer-learning initiative” certificate documenting clock-hours of participation for professional development (certificates issued each June for the previous academic year)
  • Your choice of book sets is included with Standard and Preferred Memberships (see “Membership Levels” below). Choose either…
    • The three-volume Principles & Choices Student Textbook Set including Book 1: Identity and Values, Book 2: Truth and Reason, and Book 3: Ethics and Justice); or
    • The two-volume “Father Spitzer Set” including Ten Universal Principles and Healing the Culture

Choose the membership level that is right for you:

 

Membership: Standard Preferred Budget
Fee (one-time): $50 $35 $10
Eligibility:

High school and middle school teachers who present evidence of viewing a video recording of a Life Principles Academy EXPRESS!, Life Principles Academy, or any other teacher training program offered by Healing the Culture since 2020.

Learn more…

High school and middle school teachers who possess either

(A) Experience teaching the Principles & Choices curriculum in the classroom with books purchased since 2013, or

(B) A certificate of completion from Life Principles Academy EXPRESS!, Life Principles Academy, or any other teacher training program offered by Healing the Culture since 2020.

Only teachers who have purchased and taught one or more Principles & Choices books in the classroom are eligible for the Budget Membership.
Benefits:

All the benefits listed above, including your choice of either…

  • The three-volume Principles & Choices Student Textbook Set including Book 1: Identity and Values, Book 2: Truth and Reason, and Book 3: Ethics and Justice); or
  • The two-volume “Father Spitzer Set” including Ten Universal Principles and Healing the Culture

All the benefits listed above, including your choice of either…

  • The three-volume Principles & Choices Student Textbook Set including Book 1: Identity and Values, Book 2: Truth and Reason, and Book 3: Ethics and Justice); or
  • The two-volume “Father Spitzer Set” including Ten Universal Principles and Healing the Culture

All the benefits listed above; excluding books.

(This membership level is for teachers who already purchased books.)

Join as Standard Member Join as Preferred Member Eligible for Budget Membership

Healing the Culture

PO Box 3134
Rapid City SD 57709

mail@healingtheculture.com

(855) 664-6598

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