Professional Development

Quaglia School Voice professional development provides additional support to help educators effectively use their school's voice data. Customized professional development workshops are tailored to meet your school's needs and guide leadership teams to develop and implement improvement plans based on their unique data. 

Professional Development for Staff and Students

The Quaglia Institute offers professional development for both staff and students. The following sessions are designed to help schools make voice become a way of being.

Staff Professional Development

The Dynamics of Student Voice and Aspirations, a one-year introductory series of professional development webinars:
  • Session 1:  Introduction to Student Voice
  • Session 2:  The Aspirations Profile
  • Session 3:  The Voice Process: Listen, Learn, and Lead
  • Session 4:  Voice & Vision: Using Data to Guide Implementation of the Aspirations Framework

To see a full description of these sessions, please click here.

For an overview of our three-year Voice and Aspirations professional development program, designed to cultivate systems that maximize growth and sustainability, please click here:
  • Year 1: Amplifying Student Voice & Aspirations
  • Year 2: Implementing the Aspirations Framework Across Disciplines
  • Year 3: Cultivating Systems that Support Student Voice & Aspirations 

Student Professional Development:

  • Session 1: Introduction to Student Voice
  • Session 2: The Voice Process: Listen, Learn, and Lead
  • Session 3: Preparing to Partner
  • Session 4: Voice as a Way of Being

To see a full description of these student sessions, please click here.

To download the full Student Voice & Aspirations Services and Resources brochure, please click here.

My Voice, My Future Student Voice Webinars (Grades 6-12)

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This comprehensive series of six webinars for students is designed to celebrate their voices and increase engagement in learning. These webinars will help students develop the skills necessary to navigate the inevitable changes in their educational lives. Whether students have attended the same school for years, are transitioning to a new school, or are navigating hybrid learning, the webinars are structured to engage students' voices in a thought-provoking way and help them reach their personal, social and academic potential.

Keynotes & School Consultation

Dr. Quaglia, as well as senior staff at the Australian Institute for Voice & Aspirations and the Quaglia Institute, are available for virtual and in-person keynotes. Keynote addresses are tailored to meet the needs of individual audiences to ensure a meaningful learning experience that is relevant to the local context and connection to voice and aspirations.

Senior staff members are also available for onsite consultation delivered to individual schools to support system-wide voice and aspirations implementation efforts. The scope of work for onsite consultation is designed collaboratively between school leaders and Institute senior staff.

Please contact us for more information on these services.

Quaglia Schools of Action

This professional learning model, developed by the Quaglia Institute for School Voice and Aspirations (QISVA), builds internal capacity and the ability to scale student voice work district wide in a cost and time effective way.

For information on how to become a Quaglia School of Action, click here.


These workshops foster school environments that listen to the voices of teachers and students, promoting critical thinking and problem solving skills, creativity, engagement, and open communication. The results? Academic, personal, and social growth, which in turn will build internal capacity and inspire meaningful improvements in teaching and learning.

Voice & Leadership Training for Students

The Quaglia Student Voice and Leadership workshops offer elementary, middle, and high schools the opportunity to unlock student voice and leadership in their schools through customized student sessions. Working with a cohort of student voice leaders, the workshops dive into the definition of student voice and the voice process, challenge students to analyze and reflect on their own practices, and inspire students to use their voices to enact positive change in their own schools and communities.

To download the brochure for more information, please click here.

Student Voice & Aspirations Facilitator 

Participants attend five full-day workshops throughout the academic year and are expected to complete required reading ahead of each session. After successfully completing all five sessions, participants will be certified as Quaglia Institute Student Voice & Aspirations Facilitators. At the discretion of the district, facilitators may deliver workshops on student voice within their district for three years. All necessary materials and current research findings will be provided by the Quaglia Institute.

To download the brochure for more information, please click here.

School Voice & Leadership Learning Opportunities

The Quaglia School Voice and Leadership sessions offer schools the opportunity to unlock voice and leadership in their schools and districts through customized sessions. These professional development opportunities dive into the definition and meaning of voice and aspirations, explore the voice process, and challenge participants to analyze and reflect on their own practices. The goal is to inspire all stakeholders to use their voices to enact positive change in their own schools and communities.

To download the brochure for more information, please click here.


Please contact us for more information on these services.