Culture of Care Summer Institute II

Please join us Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays for a 12-session series. We know that balancing the needs of online instruction and planning for a return in the fall is challenging. This series will help you build knowledge to integrate self-care and social-emotional learning skills into your online and in-person classes. Every session is free and live.

Culture of Care Series: 

M 7/27 Session 1: Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) & Self-Care  [Video]  [PDF]

W 7/29 Session 2: Respond vs. React: Superpowers  [Video]  [PDF]

F 7/31 Session 3: Stress & Allostatic Load  [Video]  [PDF]

M 8/3 Session 4: The Neuroscience of Stress, Part 1  [Video]  [PDF]

W 8/5 Session 5: The Neuroscience of Stress, Part 2  [Video]  [PDF]

F 8/7 Session 6: Neuroplasticity  [Video[PDF]

M 8/10 Session 7: Creating Healthy Habits  [Video[PDF]

W 8/12 Session 8: Taking in the Good  [Video[PDF]

F 8/14 Session 9: Six Critical Healing Factors  [Video]  [PDF]

M 8/17 Session 10: Building Belonging – Emotion & Cognition  [Video]  [PDF]

W 8/19 Session 11: Brain Breaks Implementation  [Video [PDF]

F 8/21 Session 12: Culture of Care Implementation  [Video [PDF]

Train the Trainer to Integrate a Culture of Care

We know that dozens of guidance documents call for focusing on educator and student well-being. So we are hosting a free series, Train the Trainer, for any and all educators. In this 4-part interactive series, participants will learn how to use our turn-key decks to support educators in their schools or districts.

Part 1  [Video]  [PDF]

Part 2  [Video]  [PDF]

Part 3  [Video]  [PDF]

Part 4  [Video]  [PDF]

Culture of Care Summer Institute I

Please join us Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays for a 12-session series. We know that balancing the needs of online instruction and planning for a return in the fall is challenging. This series will help you build knowledge to integrate self-care and social-emotional learning skills into your online & in-person classes. Every session is free and live.

University of San Diego will provide EDU credits for Culture of Care course completion. University of San Diego will validate/issue transcripts in graduate level extension credits. As a reminder, it is always up to the student/participant to ensure that their institution will accept this type of continuing education credit. If you are seeking one EDU unit/credit, you must register for this 12-session source at the University of San Diego. This is ONLY if you are seeking one unit of credit for $75 from the University. Attendees can register for Institute 1 through midnight on June 12th. Here is the link to register for either of the sessions. The cost is $75 paid directly to USD.

**MARYLAND RESIDENTS: The course, Culture of Care Self-Care for Educators and Learners, has been approved for one (1) CPD credit until Dec 31, 2025 with the assigned CPD number of 20-68-13. Participants must complete all sessions to earn this credit.

Culture of Care Series: 

Session 1: Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) & Self-Care  [Video]  [PDF]

Session 2: Respond vs. React: Super Powers  [Video]  [PDF]

Session 3: Stress & Allostatic Load  [Video]  [PDF]

Session 4: The Neuroscience of Stress, Part 1  [Video]  [PDF]

Session 5: The Neuroscience of Stress, Part 2  [Video]  [PDF]

Session 6: Neuroplasticity  [Video]  [PDF]

Session 7: Creating Healthy Habits  [Video]  [PDF]

Session 8: Taking in the Good  [Video]  [PDF]

Session 9: Six Critical Healing Factors  [Video]  [PDF

Session 10: Building Belonging – Emotion & Cognition  [Video]  [PDF]  

Session 11: Brain Breaks Implementation  [Video]  [PDF]  

Session 12: Culture of Care Implementation  [Video]  [PDF]  

Educator Self-Care & Social Emotional Learning

These interactive sessions are designed to support the integration of caring for yourself, the educator, while supporting the social and emotional learning (SEL) initiatives for your students. Participants will apply focused awareness of each of the 5 SEL competencies during each session. We will explore safe and supportive relationships, strengthening co-regulation with others, and building interaction skills that support social competence and academic success in practical context with SEL. (5 Sessions)
Session 1:  ESC & Self-Awareness  [Video]  [PDF]

Session 2:  ESC & Self-Management  [Video]  [PDF]

Session 3:  ESC & Social Awareness  [Video]  [PDF]

Session 4:  ESC & Relationship Skills  [Video]  [PDF]

Session 5:  ESC & Responsible Decision Making  [Video]  [PDF]

Integrating the Pure Power Neuroscience Unit

In this interactive session, we will plan and develop rituals and routines to support your well-being and for your learners. In this interactive session, educators will develop an understanding of how to integrate A Peek Inside the Amazing Brain (PreK-5) & The Neuroscience of Stress (6-12) for the first four weeks of school.

Grades PreK-2  [Video]  [PDF]

Grades 3-5  [Video]  [PDF]

Middle School  [Video]  [PDF]

High School  [Video]  [PDF]

Culture of Care Webinar Series

Please join us Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays for a 12 session series.  Each session is 65 minutes.  Participants can join any session in the series. We know that balancing the needs of online instruction and planning for a return in the fall is challenging.  We have planned this series to help you build knowledge, self care and social emotional learning skills into your online & in person classes.  Every session is free and live.

Culture of Care Series: 

Session 1: Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) & Self-Care  [PDF]  [Video]

Session 2: Respond vs. React: Super Powers  [PDF]  [Video]

Session 3: Stress & Allostatic Load  [PDF]  [Video]

Session 4: The Neuroscience of Stress, Part 1  [PDF]  [Video]  

Session 5: The Neuroscience of Stress, Part 2  [PDF]  [Video

Session 6: Neuroplasticity  [PDF]  [Video

Session 7: Creating Healthy Habits  [PDF]  [Video

Session 8: Taking in the Good  [PDF]  [Video

Session 9: Six Critical Healing Factors  [PDF]  [Video

Session 10: Building Belonging – Emotion & Cognition  [PDF] [Video]

Session 11: Brain Breaks Implementation  [PDF] [Video]

Session 12: Culture of Care Implementation  [PDF]  [Video]

 

Heart, Mind & Body Series: Providing Equitable Access for Student Support via Tele-Services

(ASL Interpreter / Side by Side screen available for all participants) * Join a panel of Student Support Services experts: Chandrai Jackson-Saunders, NASP School Psychologist of the Year 2020; Joseph Batiano, RI School Counselor of the Year 2018; & Rachel Webb, School Social Worker Sacramento City USD; facilitated by Chi Kim.  These incredible educators will engage in an important discussion regarding student support services and providing equitable access via tele-service. Learn some of their thoughtful techniques used to provide student support services during this time of physical distancing. They will also share some of the roses and thorns that virtual school has posed as well as share what they foresee as critical needs as schools plan to re-open in the fall.

Heart, Mind & Body: Conversation and Live Meditation with the Women of Headspace

Chi Kim welcomes Alice Nathoo & Evelyn Lewis for a conversation & live meditation.

Meet Alice Nathoo & Evelyn (Eve) Lewis, the incredible women of Headspace! Alice leads Headspace Brand Experiences and Social Impact, which through the Headspace for Education program offers free access to all K-12 teachers across the US, UK, Australia and Canada. Eve is the Content Director within Headspace for Work, creating new content, inspiring strategy and teaching members about the benefits of meditation and mindfulness. In 2019, Eve became the female voice behind the guided meditations. She is also a Brand Ambassador for Headspace and is a trained mindfulness meditation teacher.

Heart, Mind & Body: Saving Superman – Focusing on Educator Self-Care

Panelists Dr. Victor Carrion, Teri Lawler, Kennard Branch moderated by Chi Kim
Saving Superman – The Importance of Educator Self Care, Now More Than Ever. This session was selected by SXSW EDU on the SEL Track. Since the conference was canceled, we wanted to the bring this panel to you. Join panelists: Dr. Victor Carrion, Stanford Medicine, Teri Lawler, Delaware Department of Education, and Kennard Branch Principal of Garfield Prep Academy in DC Public Schools as they discuss how developing an evidence based integrated model of educator self care is critical for the care of our nation’s 55+ million learners. Hear from state and district leaders who are making this a priority.

Heart, Mind & Body: Principal Perspective – Leading in a Time of Physical Distancing

Dawn began her service of teaching 25 years ago and has worked as a teacher for the NYC DOE teaching in Harlem, NYC for 16 years and has served as Principal of Thurgood Marshall Academy Lower School (TMALS) for the past 9 years. Dawn Brooks-DeCosta, EdD will share how to incorporate culturally responsive pedagogy to maintain positive school culture during remote learning with an emphasis on the well-being of her staff, scholars and families through Ruler, Brain Breaks and Self-Care programs.