Professional Development Workshops

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Our professional development workshops explore different aspects of effective SEL instruction. Combining research and lessons from the field, our workshops are for educators in elementary and middle schools. Certificates of completion are available.

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Public Workshops

Public workshops are free to attend and take place virtually via Zoom.

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Private Workshop

To schedule a private workshop for your school or district, contact us.

Upcoming Virtual Workshop

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Classroom Management II: Executive Functioning & SEL

Participants will learn why students struggle with Executive Functioning. We’ll also engage in activities that you can implement with your students. Finally, we’ll explore instructional resources that help young learners develop skills and support their Executive Functioning strategies.


UPCOMING WEBINAR:
May 17, 6 PM EST


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Remote and Hybrid Learning Options

Our PD training works both in-person and online! We offer virtual workshops that are open to the public or we can schedule private workshops at your school.

Our Most Popular Webinars

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Self-Care For Teachers

After a traumatic year, educators are experiencing record levels of anxiety and depression as they re-enter schools around the country. We are bringing together school leaders and mental health clinicians for a discussion on how to support our own mental health. In a demanding job, self-care is a critical way to stay effective in the long run.

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The Importance of Mindfulness

Mindfulness is becoming more and more common in schools and classrooms around the world, but why? This workshop is designed for teachers who are interested in bringing mindfulness into their classrooms, focusing on how to incorporate mindfulness in an effective, inclusive, and fun way.

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Trauma-Informed Teaching

With almost half the nation’s children experiencing one or more serious traumas before the age of 18, it is more important than ever that schools use trauma-informed practices. The Trauma-Informed Teaching Training introduces teachers to the prevalence of trauma, adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), the needs of students who have experienced trauma, and specific trauma-informed teaching interventions. 

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SEL for Prevention: Substance Use

Knowledge gives you the power to protect kids from substance abuse. In this online workshop, we’ll share resources to inform and educate you so that you can advocate for kids in your community. We’ll also talk about how coping skills, good decision-making, and healthy relationships can prevent drug use in teens.

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The Basics: Social-Emotional Learning & Mindfulness

In this training, we cover all the basics about SEL and mindfulness: what they are, why they matter, and how they are not just one more thing teachers should do but rather are evidence based practices that will provide countless benefits to your school and students’ lives.

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How Can My School Pay For SEL?

If you don’t know where to turn for SEL best practices, curriculum, resources, and funding, we're here to help. Come to our special workshop for tips to get funds for your SEL program. 

Innovative School Redesign

Our parent organization, Generation Schools Network, offers full-service professional development coaching for schools. If you're interested in elevating the education experience, connect with our partners.

Resources From Our Blog

End of the School Year Activities for Kids

End of the School Year Activities for Kids

3 End of School Year Activities As the end of the school year quickly approaches, it is important to find ways for students to reflect on their experiences from the past year and find some closure. Reflective self-awareness helps students build resilience in the...

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SEL Post Spring Break Motivation

Spring break is a great time for students and teachers alike to take some downtime away from school. However, coming back to school after an amazing week off can present challenges in the classroom. With the end of the school year in sight for many teachers coming back from spring break, we put together a list of ways to keep both your students and yourself motivated to finish the school year on a high note.

Social Skills & Relationships

Social Skills & Relationships

All things exist in relationship. We cannot expect to understand the health of a plant, or a human, without understanding the context in which it lives, breathes and grows. In the same way, we cannot expect to implement effective educational reform without understanding the equally intricate web of relationships present in a classroom, school, and community.