Upcoming Workshops

Anyone can join us for these engaging, action-orientated open-enrollment workshops held at various locations across the United States. Check below to see what’s coming up!


Essentials of Asset Building for Trainers & Facilitators

March 20-21, 2019
Houston, TX

Join us for the energizing two-day Essentials of Asset Building for Trainers and Facilitators workshop. This training will prepare you to deliver two core Search Institute designed workshops to your own community: Everyone’s an Asset Builder and Sharing the Asset Message. Developmental Assets® are the experiences, opportunities, skills, and qualities that help young people make responsible and healthy choices. Research has consistently demonstrated that the more Developmental Assets® young people have in their lives, the better their chances of succeeding in school and becoming a happy, healthy, and contributing member of their communities and society.

Registration Deadline: March 11, 2019 – (Early bird pricing goes through February 22, 2019)


Keep Connected Institute for Strengthening Family Relationships

March 26-27, 2019
Austin, TX

This 2-day workshop, designed for teams of 2 or more, will teach you how to bring Keep Connected to your community, school or program – and give you the tools for success! Healthy, strong family relationships are foundational to young people’s growth, learning, and well-being. These relationships build strong social and emotional strengths that kids use throughout their lives. But great family relationships don’t just happen. Keep Connected offers all kinds of families – and organizations that support them  ideas, activities, and experiences to help build strong family relationships. Our goal is to strengthen family relationships to help kids be and become their best selves.

Registration Deadline: March 18, 2019 – (Early bird pricing goes through March 1, 2019)



Strengthening Student Motivation Workshop: Building Success in School and Beyond with the REACH Framework



This 2-day Strengthening Student Motivation Workshop uses our REACH Framework to help schools measure and improve student motivation. This workshop will introduce you research-based strategies to bring you on a personal journey to learn about the way that kids internalize learning.

Registration Deadline: NA



Getting Relationships Right:

A Workshop for Leaders Who Want to Create Schools and Programs Where All Young People Experience Developmental Relationships That Help Them Be and Become Their Best Selves

APRIL 25-26, 2019

Los Angeles, CA

Developmental Relationships are close connections through which young people discover who they are, gain abilities to shape their own lives, and learn how to interact with and contribute to the world around them. This workshop lays the foundation for youth-serving organizations to introduce and begin implementing Search Institute’s Developmental Relationship framework. Participants will leave ready to be more intentional and inclusive in building developmental relationships with and among young people.

Los Angeles Registration Deadline: April 18, 2019

Can’t attend one of these dates? Contact Mary Shrader about bringing a workshop to you or visit our open enrollment workshop FAQ page.