The Teach for Life: NVC Educators Institute provides educational professionals with practical experience in a beautiful, nurturing retreat environment. Participants learn hands-on processes for facilitating vibrant and compassionate classrooms—places where students, teachers and parents thrive.
Who Should Apply?
Teach for Life! is designed for Pre-K through University-level classroom instructors who know the value of cultivating prosocial behavior in their classroom.
Teach for Life 2020
5-Day Workshop
The Little Church
5138 NE 23rd Ave
Portland, Oregon
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6-day Retreat
George Williams College
Williams Bay, Wisconsin
(on Lake Geneva)
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The Teach for Life Retreat

A lived experience of co-creating a compassionate learning community.

A structured curriculum, covering foundational Nonviolent Communication principles, processes and skills.

A network of professional and personal support

Topics Covered:
The NVC Educators Institute will cover:
  • Practicing, learning & integrating Nonviolent Communication skills
  • Learning to create a vibrant compassionate classroom
  • Facilitating group agreements that inspire cooperation
  • Navigating conflict successfully
  • Increasing empathy in the classroom
  • Building restorative systems
  • Creating a network for ongoing support