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Thinking Collaborative provides individuals and organizations strategies, skills and concepts to establish and sustain structures for thinking and collaborating that result in increased performance and resourcefulness.

Our work is grounded in two seminars:
Adaptive Schools Seminars (formerly The Center for Adaptive Schools) and
Cognitive Coaching Seminars® (formerly The Center for Cognitive Coaching).

Thinking Collaborative Seminars

Adaptive Schools Seminars

Developing Collaborative Teams

Educational and non-educational environments benefit from our seminars, which provide skill development as collaborators, inquirers, and leaders and increase capacity for teams to reach greater levels of success.

Adaptive Schools Seminars include:

  • Foundation Training
  • Advanced Training
  • Adaptive Schools Refreshers
  • Presentation Skills
  • Facilitation Skills
  • Four Hats of Shared Leadership

Learn more about AS Seminars

One-Day Overview

Presenters' Forum

Thinking Collaborative Workshops

Cognitive Coaching Seminars®

Increased Individual Potential

Cognitive Coaching℠ is a model that supports individuals and organizations in becoming self-directed, and in turn, become self-managing, self-monitoring and self-modifying. The results are stronger individuals within a team and better organizational teams overall.

Cognitive Coaching Seminars® include:

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