Building Connections: Getting to Know Your Students
Wednesday, September 27
DESCRIPTION: Join us as we share practical tips for creating welcoming and inclusive classrooms focused on active listening and empathy, student learning styles and cultural backgrounds, diverse modes of communication, and privacy and confidentiality. Presenters include Change Agents and Teach Plus teacher leaders Alicia Pattison (MA), Jamey Olney (CA), Ivy Wilcher (IN), and Erica Ramos (TX).
Relationship Reboot: Establishing Routines
Wednesday, October 4
DESCRIPTION: Join us as we explore ways to build classroom relationships that span the school year, create safe spaces to encourage student sharing, and make routines part of daily life. Presenters include Change Agents and Teach Plus teacher leaders Cassandra Brown (NM), Gene Fashaw (CO), and Aarika Capra (CA).
Forming Authentic Relationships: Using A School-Wide SEL Rubric
Wednesday, October 11
DESCRIPTION: Join a panel of Teach Plus alumni as we delve into the research behind why social and emotional learning remains a central part of our work, and how we can keep it a focus beyond our classroom walls during a time when authentic relationships are more important than ever. Presenters include Change Agents and Teach Plus teacher leaders Thomas Courtney (CA), Roxanne Johnson (NV), Aletha Williams (TX), and Tamara Frazier (NV).