Upcoming Council Trainings & Events

April 12 -14, 2019:  Council 2:  Deepening the Practice - NECC, Sunhill Farm, Putney, Vermont, USA.  Co-led by Bonnie Mennell & Paul LeVasseur. Read full details. Read about training logistics.

June 14 -16, 2019: Council 1 - Discovering One’s Voice; Sharing One’s Story - NECC, Sunhill Farm, Putney, Vermont, USA.  Co-led by Kirstin Edelglass & Paul LeVasseur. Read full details. Read about training logistics.

October 18 - 20, 2019: Council 1 - Discovering One’s Voice; Sharing One’s Story - NECC, Sunhill Farm, Putney, Vermont, USA.  Co-led by Kirstin Edelglass & Paul LeVasseur. Read full details. Read about training logistics.

Recent Council Trainings & Events:

October 26 -28, 2018: Council 1 - NECC, Putney, Vermont.  Co-led by Kirstin Edelglass & Paul LeVasseur.  Read full details.

September 4 – October 9, 2018:  Undergraduate Course: “Facilitating Council:  An Experiential Training in Deep Listening and Guiding Dialogic Processes” – Marlboro College, Marlboro, Vermont. Taught by Kirstin Edelglass in six 2.5-hour evening class sessions. See syllabus for the course.

August 19-25, 2018: Rites and Rituals of Passage: A Wilderness Journey for Incoming Students – Marlboro College, Marlboro, Vermont.  Led by Kirstin Edelglass.  See Photos.

August 2-5, 2018: Council Camping Retreat: A gathering of friends connected to the New England Council Collective -- Sunhill Farm, Putney, Vermont.  Co-led by Bonnie Mennell, Paul LeVasseur, and Kirstin Edelglass.  Read a brief description with photos.

July 28 - August 4, 2018:  Nature of Council - NECC, Sunhill Farm, Putney, Vermont.  Co-led by Siri Gunnarson & Bonnie Mennell. Read full details.  Note: This training did not take place this summer due to low enrollment.  We hope to be offering a similar training next summer.

July 26, 2018:  A Taste of Council:  Introductory session for students in the Low-Res Master of Arts in TESOL Program, SIT Graduate Institute, Brattleboro, VT, USA.  Co-Led by Paul LeVasseur & Bonnie Mennell

July 16 - 18, 2018: Council on the Uncertain Human Future:  Next Wave Summit - Wellesley College Club, Wellesley, MA, USA.  Facilitated a 3-hour UHF Council Practice Session & served as Council resource person for the gathering.

May 14 & 15, 2018:  Facilitating Council: An Introductory Training for Bridges* Trip Leaders – Marlboro College, Marlboro, Vermont, USA.  Led by Kirstin Edelglass. *Bridges trips are orientation trips for incoming students which are designed and led by current Marlboro College students.)

April 6 - 8, 2018:  Council 2:  Deepening the Practice - NECC, Sunhill Farm, Putney, Vermont, USA.  Co-led by Bonnie Mennell & Paul LeVasseur. Read full details. Read about training logistics.

March 2 - 4, 2018:  El Camino de Consejo 1 (Council 1) - Creative Education Center, Santiago, Dominican Republic. Co-Led by Leonelda Castillo de Urena & Bonnie Mennell.

February 18, 2018: Deepening Community with the Way of Council:  An experiential workshop with Kirstin Edelglass & Carlyn Saltman - Psychosynthesis Northeast Community, Greenfield, MA, USA.

December 15 - 16, 2017, February 2 - 3 & April 24, 2018:  Council on the Uncertain Human Future - Berkshire Waldorf High School, Stockbridge, MA, USA. Co-facilitated by Walter Wright, professor emeritus at Clark University & Paul LeVasseur of NECC & SIT Graduate Institute.

November 10 - 12, 2017:  Council 1 - NECC, Sunhill Farm, Putney, Vermont, USA.  Co-led by Kirstin Edelglass & Paul LeVasseur. Read full details.