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Social and Emotional Learning | How to Create Safe and Caring Learning Environments in the Classroom

October 21 @ 1:30 am - 3:00 am

Date and Time: Thu, Oct 20, 2020, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM EST

Target Audience: Pre-K – 6 Educators

Price: $75

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This workshop discusses the critical role of Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) in creating safe and caring learning environments, whether the instruction is taking place in-person, virtually, or in a hybrid learning environment. Participants will learn the importance of SEL-focused, comprehensive programs that involve all school stakeholders including, administrators, teachers, students, and parents.

Course Objectives

  • Learn about the role of Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) in creating safe and caring learning environments in schools
  •  Learn the importance of SEL-focused comprehensive programs that involve all school stakeholders
  • Discuss strategies for effective classroom SEL implementation

Teaching methods:

In this very interactive webinar, educators will participate in large group discussions, small group breakout rooms, and pair-share.

  • Into- What is Social and Emotional Learning?
  • What does a comprehensive SEL program look like in a school and a classroom?
  • Strategies and ideas for how to implement programming into the classroom (live and remote) will be discussed.
  • Conclusion- Next steps and resources

About the Presenter

Lauren Hyman Kaplan, M.A is a school consultant, certified emotional intelligence coach and counselor in the field of social-emotional learning, emotional intelligence and bullying prevention.

Lauren is a former teacher and school counselor with over 20 years of experience training and providing consulting to schools around the United States and the world. She conducts presentations and provides on-going consulting to schools and parenting organizations and teaches the New York State mandated Dignity for All Students and SAVE violence prevention workshops for educators. She is also an instructor for the Certificate in Social-Emotional Learning and Character Development (SECD) at the Academy for SEL in Schools at Rutgers University.

Lauren was the Regional Implementation Director for the Developing Safe and Civil Schools Project at Rutgers University, funded by the NJ Department of Education. She is a certified consultant to the US Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime, a Grant Reviewer for the US Department of Education, and a certified Star Factor Emotional Intelligence Coach. Lauren is also the New York Network Leader for Six Seconds, The Emotional Intelligence Network. She is an adjunct instructor at Bank Street College of Education in New York City and the co-author of the New York State “Interpersonal Violence Prevention Resource Guide for Parents and Educators” (New York State Department of Education, 2002) and “The Importance of Self Awareness for School Counselors” in Emotionally Intelligent School Counseling (Erlbaum, 2005).

Superpower: My superpower is my ability to connect with educators and parents. As a past teacher and school counselor, I am able to step into the shoes of my participants and help them create safer, more caring learning environments for their students.

Favorite quote: “People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” Maya Angelou

Key life lesson: Model how you want your students to behave. This is the most effective way to make change.

“Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.” ― James Baldwin


October 21
1:30 am - 3:00 am
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