I finally have a language that matches what’s in my heart.”
— Leslie, Participant in Resilient Educators Workshop

For youth to succeed in school and life, they need a network of caring, connected adults who can guide and help them thrive amid life’s challenges. Kaleidoscope Academies scaffold and prepare you to work alongside students to amplify their strengths and self-activate their complex systems of support. 

Through our engaging, interactive Academies, participants learn about the power of the full-spectrum approach to Integrative Youth Development (IYD), based on the best current youth development research for treating, teaching, counseling, neighboring, and parenting children and teens.


Who Should Attend?

  • Educators

  • Community Leaders

  • Parents

  • Anyone who works with youth

  • Middle school and high school youth


  • Full Day

  • 2 Days

  • Customizable based on your needs

What You Will Learn & Outcomes


Phase 1 Academy

  • Provides a solid introduction to our framework, principles, and practices.

  • Learn how to better connect with youth and help them self-activate their Webs of Support.

  • Practice methods for interpreting, presenting, and teaching individuals across community sectors to share the responsibility for preparing children and youth for an unknown future.

  • Discover the power of the Student Support Card™ data collection and analysis tools.


Phase 2 Academy

  • Deepen their understanding of IYD and the Student Support Card.

  • Practice how to analyze the Student Support Card assessment data

  • Coach youth and adults to effectively and efficiently understand, interpret, and amplify what is right and strong about the youth.


Customized Workshops

We also offer custom workshops to meet your needs and budget, including webinars and on-site trainings. Contact us to learn more about our professional development offerings. (contact us should link to contact us page)


Bring Professional Development Workshops to Your School or Community