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Professional Development

Behavior and Classroom Management

Practical Strategies and Resources that Get Results
Although our specialists take great care to embed behavior strategies into all of our instructional and academic sessions, these highlighted sessions provide specialized tools for classroom teachers and administrators to create an efficient, effective, and positive climate.


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Professional Learning Workshops

Restorative Discipline Practices (RDP) Forum

March 19, 2019
Join us for a 1-day symposium with state and national experts as we explore alternatives to exclusionary discipline practices,
improve relationships, learn about the implementation and evaluation of restorative discipline practices, and learn ways to
integrate restorative discipline into a multitiered system of support.  DETAILS

National Summit on School Safety

March 29-30, 2019

The National Summit on School Safety, hosted by Safe and Sound Schools, in partnership with Region 4 Education Service Center, is an intensive, two day conference focused on comprehensive school safety. Ideal for educators, administrators, safety professionals, mental and behavioral health practitioners, and community members and leaders, this event provides hands-on learning from national and regional experts about school safety best practices. With deep-dive breakout sessions, hands-on workshops, leadership round tables, inspirational keynotes, and dedicated networking, attendees will add to their school safety toolbox to better meet their community's school safety needs. Conference sessions will cover the six-key areas essential to comprehensive safety: physical environment; operations and emergency management; behavioral and mental health; health and wellness; culture, climate, and community; and school law, policy and finance.  DETAILS


WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE: Songs and Strategies to Support Young Children with Challenging Behaviors

April 23, 2019

Discover how to blend intervention and prevention to help children who exhibit challenging behaviors, while guiding children toward positive self-esteem and school success. Dr. Anne Meeker will describe ways music- and play-based strategies can support the work of teachers desiring to implement the Teaching Pyramid model and Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS). Learn how to build supportive relationships with all children as you teach the social and emotional skills children need to learn and grow DETAILS



CHAMPS: A Proactive and Positive Approach to Classroom Management

June 3-4, 2019

Acquire information to assist in developing or strengthening classroom management plans. Learn to identify and maintain the effective parts of current plans while concurrently identifying and strengthening areas of need. Acquire knowledge, ideas, and suggestions that can have a positive benefit on behavior and motivation for students.  DETAILS

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