Join your fellow MTA members and other educators at the South Coast Social Emotional Learning Summit on Saturday, October 26, at Somerset Berkley Regional High School.
This free program is open to teachers, education support professionals, administrators and school committee members. The planning committee includes area school educators and the MTA, in conjunction with the Office of Bristol County District Attorney Thomas Quinn, Bay Coast Bank and the Bristol County Chamber of Commerce. This year’s conference includes an expanded number of workshops for Early Childhood Educators in addition to the many great workshops for K-12 Educators.
The day will feature more than 40 workshops, many of which are being presented by MTA members. Topics include:
- ACEs, Trauma, and Resilience: Addressing Needs and Building Capacity in Early Childhood
- Best Practice for Recognizing and Responding to Child Abuse
- Building Social Emotional Competencies by Talking about Race and Racism
- Inclusive Practices at the Middle School Level
- Indirect Victims of the Crisis: Educational Consequences for Children of Opioid Using Parents
- A Place for All to Learn: Creating Safe, Inclusive Schools for Transgender and Non-Binary Students
- Preschool Problem-Solving
- Recess Time!: Supporting Early Elementary Students’ Problem-Solving Skills At Recess
- Social and Emotional Learning for Educators
- Teaching Values with Rules: An SEL approach to Classroom Management
- Yoga and Mindfulness Strategies For The K-5 Classroom
The agenda for the day will run from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., with three workshop sessions and a lunch.
The keynote address will be delivered by Charlie Applestein, MSW. He is the author of the book No Such Thing as a Bad Kid.
We hope to see you on October 26!