New Vista offers a range of professional development workshops, curriculum design services, and ongoing technical assistance to support schools and districts in the creation and implementation of project-based, STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Science) -focused, and CTE (Career Tech) programming.
New Vista’s work is grounded in David Stephen’s 25 years of experience as a teacher at Cambridge Rindge and Latin High School, curriculum coordinator for Jacobs High Tech High School, and teacher trainer for a wide range of pubic, charter, independent and CTE schools across the U.S.
Berrien Springs Public Schools
A rural district with a forward-thinking vision for the development of its K-12 portfolio of schools, BSPS engaged New Vista Design for a period of five years to assist in teacher training and the development of curriculum development tools and materials.
Berrien Springs, MI
Newton Country Day of the Sacred Heart
An independent, all girls, 6-12 Jesuit day-school, Newton Country Day engaged New Vista Design in an ongoing teacher training initiative to help its teachers implement student projects that connect to the school’s social-justice orientation and curriculum.
Pittsfield Public Schools
A rural district with a multi-year Nellie Mae Educational Foundation grant, PPS engaged New Vista Design for a period of 5 years to work with its elementary, middle and high school programs on the development of its Student-Centered Learning Initiative.
Pittsfield, New Hampshire
A pilot school within the Boston Public School system with a 20-year history of innovation, TBA engaged New Vista Design in its multi-year, 9th grade STEAM Studio Initiative, funded by a Barr Foundation grant, and in collaboration with the MIT School of Engineering’s Lemelson Center.
Westford Public Schools
A high-performing suburban district with the desire to more fully engage and inspire a wider range of their students, engaged New Vista Design in a year-long professional development effort aimed at developing teachers’ project-based teaching and learning capacity and leadership.