This is it. If you want to see complex theories in action; learning for the future taking place right now; rich, inspiring places and spaces; and the real-life, hard work of collaboration that is paying off for children and their community, go to Opal. We are always re-inspired to do the work that we do with renewed insight and clarity, purpose and passion.

Drs. Louise Cadwell & Ena Shelley, following a week-long Opal School Study Tour

The Museum Center for Learning is pleased to provide customize offerings to respond to the interests of your school.

Come to Opal School for a Study Tour, combining observation of Opal School classes in session, facilitated conversations, presentations, materials workshops, examination of related research, and action planning. Study Tours are as brief as one day and have been as long as five.

Or invite us to visit you you for Opal School Offsite. There, we might deliver formal presentations, guide professional development workshops, and/or visit your school and consult with your team.

Organizations we’ve worked with recently include Barbara Vick Early Childhood Center & Vick Village (Chicago); Burnaby, Delta, and Richmond School Districts (British Columbia); Discovery Charter School (San Jose, CA); Fullerton School District (Fullerton, CA); Lesley University (Cambridge, MA); NYC Encounters with Reggio Emilia; Ochoa Community Magnet School (Tucson, AZ); Woodlawn School (Portland, OR); and Washington West Supervisory Union (Vermont).

Contact us at to discuss pricing and our capacity to address your agency’s needs.