Where Pop-Up Studios are group-oriented and collaborative, Shoulder to Shoulders are intimate, one-on-one consultation experiences. Forget raising your hand, waiting for your question to be addressed, or planning alone—a Shoulder to Shoulder is a 90-minute personalized collaboration where I answer your questions about weaving concepts, materials, and playful experiences together, and you leave with an action plan to pop-it-up.

Shoulder to Shoulder


If you have a vision for responsive teaching with concepts, materials, and playful experiences, but you could really use an experienced partner to collaborate with, a Shoulder to Shoulder is for you. I’ll help you generate ideas while answering all of your questions about anything ranging from the research underpinning Pop-Up Studio to crafting plans and curating materials—even how to get buy-in from your stakeholders!

Who it's for:


short term


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An inspiring,
one-on-one conversation

Get curious and gather your questions for a personalized, one-on-one conversation. Book a 90-minute Shoulder to Shoulder to ask me everything you want to know about integrating the Pop-Up Studio process into your context, whatever that looks like for you.

what's included

+ 90-minute, one-on-one consultation video call
+ Your specific questions regarding Pop-Up Studio
+ Personalized, experience-backed answers

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What you can expect:

An inspiring, one-on-one conversation


Got a passion but not sure how to pursue it? My friends don’t call me a Possibility Unleasher for nothing! I’m known for helping creatives gain valuable direction and connections. Let’s launch your success with a vision and a sequence of very-next-steps. Get ready to step out and step up, my friend. I’m in your corner!


Gone are the days of “I’m done!” and forced collaboration between learners with unrelated topics. Learn how to power-up student projects to grow deep engagement, student-initiated action, and authentic community building. Leave with an integrated road map that you can trust will support competency building and conceptual understanding. 

sample action plan

Tired of the transmission model of student-led conferences where the child flips through their work and the parent sits quietly? Wow parents and empower children instead! Learn how to facilitate an interactive, memorable conference where parents AND children are learning together with student-created, super-engaging, hands-on experiences. 

Personal Inquiry 

 (Students’) Passion Project 

Student-Led Conference

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Which option best reflects your needs?

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Clients are Saying


“Your expertise in concept-based learning is amazing. It’s helped me look at so many new possibilities, and I'm truly excited about developing the ideas that we worked through together.”

morag kelpin, teacher

"I truly would not have gotten to the place that I am now, without your wonderful brain.
My path is much clearer and I am over the moon excited about this project!"

Rose Pillay, Educational Consultant 

“You make me want to dream big!” 

Amy Flett, Teacher and Founder of Fresh Air Classroom

"Misty's leadership and guidance has put me leaps and bounds ahead of where I might have been." 

Emily Fitzgerald, Instructor

“You help me be my best self!” 

Meaningful, memorable, and delightful learning is at your fingertips. Your personalized action plan is just a few clicks away. What are you waiting for? Let’s pop-it-up!

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Wondering where to begin with Pop-Up Studio? 

This introductory guide equips you with a handful of content-neutral, research-based, experience-backed tools you can use to help learners see relevancy in their work, build subject expertise, and evoke delight in learning. 

Launch the process of actualizing your educational dreams today! Book a complementary conversation to clarify how I can help you via coaching, consulting, or workshops.

Pop-Up Studio is all about generating responsible relationships to the materials in our lives, to the ideas we’ve inherited, and ultimately, to each other and the natural world. Discover the philosophy, backstory, and inspiration behind the book now with this FREE introductory chapter.