Appreciative Education at FAU

The Office of Appreciative Education at Florida Atlantic University provides award-winning, engaging, and affordable professional development opportunities on topics related to the Appreciative Education Theory-to-Practice Framework, which is theoretically rooted in Appreciative Inquiry. We aim to help create educational spaces – PK-12 and Higher Education — where people love to learn, work, and thrive!

Virtual Appreciative Education Conference

We are excited to announce our upcoming Live! Virtual Appreciative Education Conference that will be held on Friday, January 10, 2025. Plan to join us for this celebration of research and the practical application of the Appreciative Education theory-to-practice framework by K-12 and higher education educators from across the globe, featuring Dr. Lindsey Godwin as our Closing Keynote Speaker! To learn more about this exciting event, to register (only $95 if you register before October 1, 2024), and to submit a conference proposal (Deadline July 1, 2024), visit:

Learn more about us!

We invite you to peruse our website and particularly the following links to learn more:

  • Office of Appreciative Education Homepage Bookmark this page and click here to learn more about us and link to our professional development offerings and resources!
  • Appreciative Education in Action Free Webinar Series Click here to access recorded webinars presented by leaders in Appreciative Education starting in March 2020.
  • Professional Development Offerings Click here to link to all of our professional development offerings, including online courses, institutes, and more.
  • Resources Click here to access seminal articles, dissertations, peer-reviewed journal articles, articles b7 student population and campus units, and much more!
  • Journal of Appreciative Education Register to access this free online, peer-reviewed journal to read about research and innovative practice related to Appreciative Education topics. We welcome submissions on a rolling basis!

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