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Ellee Cook

Ellee Cook teaches in the Science Department at Santa Fe Prep. Prior to teaching high school science, Ellee trained as an academic scientist and engaged in field-based research for 6+ years as part of her undergraduate and graduate work in biology. Her work took her to the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico, where she investigated…

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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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Lisa Nordstrum

Lisa Nordstrum teaches Middle School New Mexico History, Service Learning programming, and an Upper School honors Women’s Studies course at Santa Fe Prep. She graduated from Colorado College with a major in Southwest Studies and a minor in Women’s Studies, earned her NM K-12 teaching certification at the University of New Mexico, and has completed…

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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 oil, acrylic, watercolor and ink painting as a means for experiencing the environment in a deeper way.…

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Southwestern Women: Claiming Homelands and Sustaining Culture

Mary Cabot Wheelwright at El Santuario de Chimayó. Photo courtesy of the Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian. Whether we remained settled in our homes, migrated to new places, or became nomads wandering to discover new lands, everyone experienced a redefining of their home community throughout this past year or so. Here in the Southwest,…

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Ecology of the Southwest

We teach ecology, but how often do we get to live it? Using Santa Fe, NM, as your base camp, come experience the wild beauty of New Mexico and get inspired to reconnect with the natural classrooms outside our schools.  With its mountains, mesas, sunsets, and 300 days of sunshine, New Mexico truly is a…

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Stepping Lightly to Go Deep: Daily Hiking and Writing Practice

We live busy largely indoor lives with lots of noise. In particular, these past two years of pandemic have inundated us with a near-debilitating level of information about all the things we should be doing, and not doing, in order to be good, safe, healthy, whole human beings. It is a lot of weight we…

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About The Program

2021 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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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 25, 2022, with a Welcome Reception. Courses will begin the morning of July 26. Each course meets from 8am until about 3:30pm July 26-29. This schedule may vary slightly depending on field trips and the individual needs of each course. More detailed schedules for each course…

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Sarah Stark

Sarah Stark teaches English at Santa Fe Prep and is an award-winning novelist with a M.A. in Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia. Her novel, Out There, which follows the story of an Iraq war veteran on a quest to find the great Gabriel Garcìa Màrquez, won the 2015 Indiefab Editor’s Choice Award for Fiction.…

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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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