Professional Development on Student Voice

Adam Fletcher facilitating a professional development session in 2011.

Find out what more than 100 K-12 schools, districts, and state education agencies across the US and Canada already know!

Teachers, administrators, paraprofessionals, and school support staff who are looking for professional development on student voice have found their answer with CommonAction Consulting and our SoundOut program. Providing hands-on, interactive learning sessions for adults, CommonAction staff are considered experts around the world. 

Our sessions include: 

  • Introduction to Student Voice
  • More than Student Voice
  • Intro and Advanced Meaningful Student Involvement
  • Advanced Student Leadership Training
  • Successful Student Involvement in Decision-Making
  • Learning about Learning
  • Students as Partners in School Improvement
  • Engaging Nontraditional Student Leaders
  • Changing Classroom Climate

…and more.

ASCD, Australia’s Connect magazine, and Education Northwest are some of the sources that have included our president Adam Fletcher’s writing on student voice. He is also a contributing editor to an academic journal called The Review of Education, Pedagogy and Cultural Studies

About Adam Fletcher:

“Adam is one of the most knowledgable people in the world regarding student voice and youth rights. I have attended his thorough and excellent presentations and confer regularly on current work in the field. I highly recommend him as a presenter and a writer in our field.” – Dana Mitra, Associate Professor, Penn State University; Author, “Student Voice in School Reform: Building youth-adult partnerships that strengthen schools and empower youth”.

CommonAction staff is available to train on Student Voice and much more. To talk about the possibilities call Adam at (360)489-9680.

Written by Adam Fletcher, this article was originally posted to Learn more at!

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For almost two decades, Adam F. C. Fletcher has led international outreach focused on engaging people successfully. Working with thousands of youth-serving nonprofits, K-12 schools, government agencies, international NGOs and other organizations around the world, his work spans the fields of education, public health, economic development and social services, and includes professional development, public speaking, publishing, social media and more. He founded the Freechild Institute for Youth Engagement, SoundOut and CommonAction, as well as writing more than 50 publications and 500 articles. He has also established 150-plus community empowerment projects.

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