For Educators

We provide professional development and self-care strategies via adult Brain Breaks, trainings and webinars. We also offer ongoing support for our partner districts and organizations. Continuing ed unit opportunities available.

For Students

We provide a range of free classroom resources that include learner Brain Breaks, health & wellness curricula,  and Virtual PE. Our mission is to promote social, emotional, and academic development for all learners.

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Educator Self-Care & Social Emotional Learning


Originally Aired: MONDAY-FRIDAY, JUNE 15-19 AT 12PM PDT / 3PM EDT

Michelle Kelsey Mitchell

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 
Session 2: ESC & Self-Management 

Session 3: ESC & Social Awareness
Session 4: ESC & Relationship Skills

Session 5: ESC & Responsible Decision Making 

Michelle Kelsey Mitchell

Director of Partnerships & National Trainer

Michelle is Director of Partnerships for Pure Edge Inc. Originally from New Jersey, Michelle completed her collegiate studies in Buffalo New York earning a BS in Sports Medicine, Minor in Sports Psychology and a Masters in Counseling & Human Services at Canisius College. Michelle has worked in her respective community in the public school setting, higher education, and the nonprofit sector.

Currently, Michelle teaches stress management at George Washington University and serves on the board of directors of local nonprofits.

"I am passionate about this work because I've seen and experienced first hand the positive affect it has on the lives of both children and adults."