Winter IB Workshops

The Winter IB workshops at Rice are designed for new and experienced IB teachers at the PYP, MYP and DP levels who are interested in learning about the IB program and strategies and techniques for effectively teaching IB curriculum.

February 8-10, 2018

Workshops will be led by experienced IB workshop leaders who have a strong background in teaching and an interest in developing the IB teacher community through rigorous professional development.


Registration links available in Workshops section below. 

Early registration: $830 (until November 8)
Standard registration: $880 (November 9-January 24)
Late registration: $930 (after January 24)

Tuition includes breakfast each day and lunch on the first and second day.


Payments are accepted by credit card or purchase order. Registrations via credit card are confirmed immediately upon processing. Registrations made via PO are not considered confirmed until CCR receives the actual payment (check). If registering using a PO, payment (check) is due within 30 days of registration. Failure to submit timely payment may result in the cancellation of your registration.

A block of rooms has been reserved for participants at the hotel listed below. Please contact the hotel directly for reservations and reserve your room as soon as possible, as the special Workshop rate cannot be guaranteed after the reserved block of rooms has been filled.

Please arrive in Houston the day before your session begins and schedule your hotel reservations accordingly. Program check-in occurs at 8 a.m. on Thursday, February 8, and the program ends at noon on Saturday, February 10. If you choose to return home on Saturday evening, we suggest you select a flight leaving no earlier than 2:30 p.m.

Please note that hours will be deducted from your certificate if you leave before the workshop ends.

We have contracted a shuttle to provide round-trip transportation service from the Houston Marriott Medical Center to the Rice campus. If you are registered at other hotels, please check with their concierge about transportation to Rice. While they may be close enough to Rice, we will not be able to service all hotels in the area. Be sure to book your room early.

Please do not book travel until enrollment is confirmed.

Houston Marriott Medical Center
6580 Fannin Street
Houston, TX 77030
Check-in Date: February 7, 2018
Check-out Date: February 10, 2018
Last date to book: January 17, 2018
Phone reservation: 800-228-9290

Make Reservation

Refer to the course descriptions for further details.

Category 2 participants are required to bring their own subject guide to the workshops. A subject guide will be provided in hard copy for Category 1 participants. In combined Category 1 and 2 workshops, subject guides will be provided to all participants. Coordinators, please bring a copy of the "Handbook of Procedures." A few copies will be available to those that are unable to get one before the start of the workshops. These materials may be brought either as electronic files downloaded to laptops or as hard copies.