New Teacher Development: Setting Up for Success

  • Congratulations! You’re a teacher! Now what? Join us as we explore topics relevant to newer teachers and learn strategies to help you navigate this exciting time in your career. You will leave with the resources and confidence to ensure your first years of teaching are successful and fun! Topics to include: The basics of setting up a classroom, creating schedules, organization, and building a positive classroom culture; classroom management strategies; student and family engagement; and much more!

     

    Thursday & Friday, August 1st & 2nd, 2019
    8:30am - 3:30pm

    $275 **Fee waived for New Teacher Induction Candidates

    Additional information and registration here

Positive Discipline in the Classroom

  • Positive Discipline in the Classroom is a 5 series workshop and works in conjunction with PBIS and Restorative Justice. Tied to LCAP State Priorities 4, 5, & 6.

    Tuesday, October 1st 4:00pm - 6:00pm   
    Positive Discipline in the Classroom
    Classroom discipline that is both kind and firm while fostering a leadership style that is mutually respectful and holds kids accountable for their actions.

    Wednesday, October 2nd 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    Encouragement
    Learn positive discipline language that incorporates growth vs. fixed mindset, motivational interviewing, and encouragement. 

    Tuesday, October 29th 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    Classroom Management - Part 1
    This session will explore ways to run an effective classroom emphasizing on routines, meaningful work, self-regulation, and listening skills.

    Tuesday, November5th 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    Classroom Management Part 2 - Mistaken Goals
    The primary goal of all human beings is to feel a sense of belonging and significance. In this session, we will look at the four mistaken beliefs and goals of behavior: Undue Attention, Misguided Power, Revenge, Assumed Inadequacy.

    Tuesday, November 12th 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    Trauma and Brain Development
    New research on brain development and trauma is a hot topic in education! Understanding how the fight/flight/freeze mechanism is triggered and what it looks like in your classroom will help you intervene more effectively with your students who have experienced trauma. 

    $75 per session (register for all 5 and receive Positive Discipline Tools for Teachers book)
    **Fee waived for New Teacher Induction Candidates

    Additional information and registration here

     

Powerful and Professional Presentations

  • We will explore making your message impactful, engaging your audience, and creating effective slides. Whether you present, coach presenters, or teach students to present, this highly interactive session is designed to develop and enhance your presentation skills.

    Monday, October 28th, 2019
    8:30am - 11:30am

    $75 **Fee waived for New Teacher Induction Candidates

    Additional information and registration here