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Reopening Schools with a Focus on SEL and Equity

Presented in Partnership with Sanford Inspire

The new school year holds uncertainty for many communities, and our upcoming leadership series will help school administrators, principals, and aspiring leaders build a mindful path forward. We are excited to partner with Sanford Inspire as we offer “Reopening Schools with a Focus on SEL and Equity” at no cost.  

Dr. Joseph Johnson, Founding Executive Director of NCUST, and leaders from America’s Best Urban Schools Awards and the Sanford Teacher Awards will share insights to help your leadership team adapt to the unique social, emotional, and safety needs of your school community. Learn how social emotional learning (SEL) can inform your school reopening plan as you acknowledge the trauma and inequity revealed by COVID-19 and ongoing racial injustice. Together, we will look to the future with hope and purpose.

Key Series Objectives:

•Understand the stresses and trauma related to COVID-19, racial injustice, and social unrest. 

•Develop skills and capacity for effective, compassionate trauma response.

•Learn to anticipate feedback and lead staff, students, and families with empathy and example.

•Build a team of leaders and draft a unique framework for reopening with a timeline and checklist to organize your action plan.

The series will include a live opening session, access to three on-demand webinars that focus on each step in the planning and implementation process, and a live closing session (each session will be one hour long).

Live Session One
June 25, 10-11 a.m. PDT

First Recorded Session:
Establishing Plans for Listening: Strategies for Reaching Out to Students, Families, and Staff. Available on demand starting July 1.

Second Recorded Session:
Developing an Action Plan: Responding to Social, Emotional, and Academic Needs. Available on demand starting July 8.

Third Recorded Session:
Building SEL Capacity: Ensuring Social, Emotional, and Academic Needs Are Met. Available on demand starting July 15.

Live Closing Session
July 30, 10-11 a.m. PDT

Unable to join us live?
Registered participants will receive a link to the recording and slides to view any time. 

Links to the pre-recorded sessions will be emailed directly to those registered.

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