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Matt Mullins

Matt Mullins is the Chair of the Visual Arts Department at Santa Fe Prep and teaches painting, drawing, 3-D art, and photography. Matt earned his Masters in Fine Arts from UC Berkeley.  While at UC Berkeley, he received the prestigious Eisner Prize for Visual Art and was named as a Fellow with the Arts Research Center.…

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Plein Air Painting in Northern New Mexico

The wide open spaces and majestic high desert light has long attracted artists to Santa Fe and the surrounding mesas, canyons, and mountains of Northern New Mexico. You are invited to immerse yourself in these spaces and explore watercolor, acrylic and oil painting as a means for experiencing the environment in a deeper way. We will…

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A Note on Registration Fees:The Colloquium continues to be funded through a generous grant from the EE Ford Foundation, as well as participant fees and Santa Fe Prep’s operating budget. We have had to reevaluate our pricing structure this year in light of program expenses. This had led to an increase in registration fees. We are committed…

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Great Matters: Zen, Literature, and the Southwest

Imagine a day of reading haiku masters Basho and Issa, or Romantic poets Wordsworth and Shelley, out in the breathtaking natural landscape of Northern New Mexico, wandering the mountains and arroyos as we wander the lines on the page together, becoming full of the richness, mystery, and beauty of both. How did these poets distill…

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Adam Lowenstein

Adam Lowenstein teaches English at Santa Fe Prep, having taught for the past 18 years both in independent schools and higher education. He received his PhD in English from UCLA in 2011, writing about 19th-century American author Henry James’s efforts to elevate the craft of fiction to an art form. In 2016, on the eve…

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About The Program

2023 EE Ford Summer Teachers’ Colloquium Everyone loves the summer. It is a time for rest and relaxation, and educators need that in order to replenish the emotional resources required for teaching well. However, as good as the summer feels, there is another powerful and wonderful feeling that follows: the feeling of starting a school…

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Ben Sleeman

Ben Sleeman was introduced to mountain biking 20 years ago, when he was whisked away from his home in Liverpool, England to the mountains of Colorado.  Ever since, he’s found joy in trudging around in the high country in heat, rain, sleet or snow. Ben teaches in the mathematics department at Santa Fe Prep and is the…

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Introductory Mountain Biking for Educators

Every day as educators, we are asked to create and problem solve in the moment. In this experiential learning retreat, educators are invited to assume the role of a student of one of the fastest growing adventure sports in the US: mountain biking. Join us this summer in Santa Fe to explore some of the…

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Participating Schools

What schools have sent teachers to the EE Ford Summer Teachers’ Colloquium? The answer is many and varied. The Colloquium isn’t just a great place to learn new things. It isn’t just for recharging your batteries, it also is a great way to get and stay connected with professionals from school communities around the country.

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Santa Fe Partners

A partial list of guest speakers and excursions from our courses. It is with great pleasure that we will partner with the vast quantity and quality of intellectual resources here in Santa Fe.  Santa Fe is a center for mathematical and scientific inquiry as well as a hotbed of art and culture in a place…

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Travel & Lodging

SCHEDULE The Colloquium will begin the evening of July 24, 2023, with a Welcome Reception. Courses will begin the morning of July 25. Each course meets from about 9am until about 4pm July 25-28. This schedule may vary slightly depending on field trips and the individual needs of each course. More detailed schedules for each…

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Stu Pendleton

Stu Pendleton is one of the finest mountain bikers in New Mexico and also a bikepacker. Stu coaches the Santa Fe Rattlers, who welcome any 6th – 12th grader in Santa Fe to compete in the New Mexico Interscholastic Cycling League. Stu is also an excellent bike mechanic who moonlights for fun at his favorite bike…

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Thank you!

You’ve registered! Let us know if you have any questions, and we’ll see you this summer! Email: eeford@sfprep.org Address: Santa Fe Preparatory SchoolEE Ford Summer Teachers’ Colloquium1101 Camino de la Cruz BlancaSanta Fe, NM 87505Attn:  Summar Aubrey Like Us on Facebook!

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Colloquium Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic

The EE Ford Summer Teachers Colloquium is returning in the summer of 2021! We cannot wait to reconnect and recharge with fellow educators.  We are currently planning an in-person program August 2-6, 2021, at Santa Fe Prep’s campus in Santa Fe, NM. If there is a surge in Covid cases or changes to the public…

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Agreement between User and eefstc.sfprep.org  Welcome to eefstc.sfprep.org. The eefstc.sfprep.org website (the “Site”) is comprised of various web pages operated by SANTA FE PREPARATORY SCHOOL INC (“Santa Fe Prep”). eefstc.sfprep.org is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein (the “Terms”). Your use of eefstc.sfprep.org constitutes…

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