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Classroom of students from diverse backgrounds playing musical instruments

(Online) Supporting Students From Diverse Backgrounds – Day 1 of 2

This virtual professional development program, taught by David Patrick and Desiree Vargas of Racial Equity & Justice, is designed to support the culturally responsive practice of school-based student support workers, counselors, social workers, educators, administrators and school psychologists. Participants will learn skills needed to support diverse K–12 students through a trauma-informed or healing-centered lens and engage diverse students and families to meaningfully participate in school communities with practices that foster inclusion and racial justice pathways. Participants will learn how to be more effective social justice agents and learn to implement strategies to develop culturally aware and responsive communities.

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(Online) Tending to the Heart Behind the Mask: Support for Teachers During COVID-19

This online workshop offers an opportunity to network with other teachers, develop self-care practices, and prepare for the challenges and rewards of returning to teaching during this challenging time. Implementing practices of self-care, empathy, trauma-informed teaching and authentically connecting with our selves and others are imperative to our ability to navigate and function during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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