Workshop Topics

The Art and Heart of Teaching -  Everyone knows that heart is a main ingredient in successful teaching. This interactive workshop shows teachers how to quickly get to know each of their students personally and academically so that individual needs are met and each student can enjoy a successful, happy year.

Communication is Your Job - Effective communication is the number one job of a teacher. This workshop helps to polish skills, teaching proven techniques to help connect with students, staff, administrators, parents, and the school community.

Creating a Positive Classroom Environment - Students need to feel safe and secure in order to be happy and successful in school. Producing a classroom environment that is warm and inviting, safe, consistent, and predictable is essential for successful learning. This workshop will give participants the recipe for creating that perfect positive classroom environment.

Recognizing Diversity in Yourself and Others - All people are a compilation of their culture, heritage, upbringing, education, experiences, and gender. Recognizing personal differences, including beliefs and biases, is essential in learning to treat everyone with respect and compassion. In this workshop, teachers will become more aware of their personal diversity and how their individual beliefs and biases can impact their interactions with students.

Discipline with Heart & Teach Students to Self-Regulate - When teachers know their students personally and academically, they are able to recognize and meet student’s needs, which will eliminate many behavior problems. Strategies and techniques are shared to help train students to be self-regulating so everyone in the classroom can enjoy a positive, safe, educational environment with little disruption.

Develop a Healthy Working Relationship with Parents - A “win, win” situation for a student exists when the teacher and parent have a positive working relationship. This workshop will share techniques to help teachers connect with parents in a constructive manner. It will also explain how to set up an effective parent/teacher conference and how to maintain a professional assertiveness when interacting with difficult personalities.

Manage Stress and Keep Your Life in Balance - Teachers have to learn how to reduce their stress levels and keep their lives in balance in order to enjoy their teaching career. This workshop will convince participants that stress management is necessary to maintain health and happiness. Techniques to reduce stress will be shared and practiced in this session.

Keep Everyone in the Classroom Motivated and Engaged - Nothing is worse that a bored student or teacher. This workshop shares lively and unique techniques and strategies to help keep the students and the teacher motivated and actively involved in learning throughout the year.

Make Your Classroom Bully Free - Bullies ruin the school experience for others. It is important for teachers to take a strong stand and protect their students. This workshop presents a comprehensive plan for teachers to stop bullying in their classrooms.

Gender Specific Strategies for the Classroom - Surprise! Boys and girls are different and have different learning needs. This workshop addresses the difference and provides proven strategies to help all students to become successful learners.