Learning the Namaste Way Institutes

Learning the Namaste Way provides a unique experience for teachers and school leaders to observe, learn, and explore Namaste Charter School’s best practices in action. Immerse yourself in Namaste’s successful model and learn how to build a healthier school community that boosts student achievement.

Learning the Namaste Way

Learn more about what you’ll experience and learn here.

  • Work closely with Namaste’s founder and core leadership team
  • Observe Namaste’s Kindergarten-8th grade classrooms in action
  • Experience Namaste’s unique Healthy Lifestyles Program
  • Tour a successful, award-winning school
  • Plan for healthy lifestyle changes in your home school or district
  • Receive ongoing technical support from Namaste teachers and school leaders

at Namaste Charter School, 3737 S. Paulina Street in Chicago

Registration now open for the 2014 – 2015 Educators’ Institutes. Remaining dates:

June 4, 2015
with additional classroom visits and
one-on-one support available on June 5th (optional)


For information about the Institutes or to learn about other professional development opportunities for your school or district, please contact
Amanda Aristeo, Manager of Outreach & Events:
aaristeo@namastecharterschool.org or (773) 715-9558 x 298.

Cost per person:
$149 includes meals, materials and follow-up support (June 4th only).
$249 for June 4th and 5th. 

Namaste Charter School is a CPS-approved high-quality

Professional Development provider. 

Past Institute Success

More than 70 teachers and school leaders from across the country have participated in our six “Learning the Namaste Way” Institutes. The educators were immersed in Namaste’s innovative school model and left with tactical tools and strategies to build a healthier community that boosts student achievement!

Support Targeted for Your School or District

Namaste Charter School staff have limited availability to provide targeted, individualized professional development at your school or onsite at Namaste. Please contact Amanda to discuss your needs and interests: aaristeo@namastecharterschool.org.

 You can see photos from our past Institutes here.

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