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Creating Safe & Supportive School Communities Social & Emotional Learning Symposium

Monday, June 3, 2019

The Department of Public Instruction will host the Creating Safe and Supportive School Communities Social and Emotional Learning Symposium June 19-20, at the Stevens Point Holiday Inn Conference Center.

Highlights for day one include a keynote from Roberto Rivera, 7 Mindsets; a general session led by Shannon Wanless, University of Pittsburgh; several breakout sessions featuring information from the Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning, and others; and a networking event in the evening.

Day two will offer four post-conference training opportunities with half and full-day training choices.

  • Implementation Team Training
    • A follow-up to the day 1 SEL implementation training for school teams ready to take the next steps to address cultivation adult SEL skills, promote SEL skills with students, and create a continuous quality improvement process to follow.
  • Training of Trainers
    • Training for school personnel who want to train their own staff in SEL basics and implementation.
  • SEL in the High School Classroom
    • A session for high school teachers by high school teachers on how to integrate SEL into academic content without sacrificing academic achievement (serves multiple content areas).
  • Moving Students from Digital Citizenship to Digital Leadership
    • A half-day workshop to explore digital citizenship resources and ideas for extending lessons from what kids can’t do to what kids can do. You will be inspired by students who are using social media to learn or share their learning, celebrate others, and make a difference in their communities.

Cost to attend: $60.00 for June 19; $40.00 for June 20.

For more information, including registration information, visit the DPI Social and Emotional Learning Conference and Training Opportunities web page.