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Trauma-Informed Care: Tools for Building Empathy and Creating Safe Spaces
Skyway Library, 7/23/2019, 2:30PM-4:30PM
The Skyway Youth Network Collaborative and Skyway Library are offering a workshop which will give participants the opportunity to learn how to recognize and respond to the signs of trauma, gain an understanding of Trauma-Informed Care principles, and develop self-care strategies.
Creative Expression to Build SEL Skills
Art with Heart, 8/3/2019, 9:00AM-1:00PM
This training will focus on Art with Heart’s curriculum and therapeutic activity book developed for elementary-aged kids called Draw it Out (DIO). This training will include art activities, discussion, and implementation strategies.
Whole Child, Whole Day: A Social & Emotional Learning Symposium
Highline College, 8/9/2019, 8:30AM-4:30PM
Join your colleagues at YDEKC’s 4th annual Social & Emotional Learning Symposium- a day dedicated to strengthening our capacity to create equity- based learning environments that support the whole child, across the whole day. At press time, registration is 80% full. Don’t delay, register now and check out some of our workshop offerings here. STARS credits and clock hours available.
Positive Discipline in the Classroom
2100 Building, 8/13-14 or 20-21/2019, 8:00AM-4:30PM
Join Sound Discipline for a two-day workshop focused on creating a classroom and school environment where students feel encouraged and engaged in learning, solve their own friendship issues, and feel a sense of connection and value.
Creative Advantage Arts Partner Institute
Seattle Art Museum, 8/15/2019, 10:00AM-5:00PM
How can learning that is rooted in art, culture, and place help to foster a more creative and just future? Join Creative Advantage at this free professional learning day for educators, teaching artists, students, and cultural workers. Join in creative community, learn from local experts, engage in art making and share new ideas. Participation includes lunch, access to galleries and six Washington State Clock Hours.
Film Screening: Resilience
Renton Library, 8/26/2019, 11:30AM-1:30PM
The King County Library System is hosting a screening of Resilience, a one-hour documentary that delves into the science of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and the birth of a new movement to treat and prevent Toxic Stress. There will be opportunities for networking, viewing the film, and conversation with people working in the field. Register here.
Decolonizing Education Conference: Anti-Racism towards Equity in Public Education
Hotel Murano Tacoma , 10/27-29/2019
Hosted by The Equity in Education Coalition, this multi-day event will center anti-racism in education policy and focus on building advocacy, organizing, and policy making strategies that work to undo institutional racism in the education system. Keynote speakers at this inaugural conference include Pedro Nogeura, Ijeoma Oluo, and Tim Wise. More information and registration available here.