The Oregon Administrator Scholars Program is excited to offer a three-part series on Social Emotional Learning for the Intentional Leader.
This interactive series will allow participants to reflect on adult social and emotional strategies already in place, as well as share new activities and implementation strategies that will take effective SEL practices deeper. Topics will include:
- Basic concepts of neurosequential development and how to apply this knowledge to the teaching and learning process.
- Strategies and tools for regulation
- How to better support dysregulated students and adults
- To apply knowledge to work with students with adverse childhood experiences (ACEs)
- Research based structures, resources and tools to support healthy brain development and SEL skill acquisition for students and adults
- 3 PDUs Available for OASP Scholars
- April 28th - Foundations of Adult SEL
- May 12th - Neuroscience and Regulation
- May 19th - Moving Beyond SEL Programs
Angela Healow has supported families, students and staff with SEL through professional development, consultation and systematic change. She believes strongly in the intersection of SEL, Neuroscience, Trauma Informed strategies, and Anti-Racist practices. Before joining the world of SEL, she was a classroom teacher for 15 years. Angela is a co-founding member of SEL4OR and continues to facilitate and support SEL implementation by collaborating with national and statewide leaders in the work.
Kristin Rush is the SEL Program and Policy Specialist at TSPC. Prior to this role, she was a trained school psychologist and has worked in the education field for 10 years. Her passions are public policy and advocacy, particularly in the realm of mental and behavioral health for children. She serves on the state and national associations of School Psychology and volunteers for the Suicide Prevention Coalition of Lane County and the Center for Prevention of Abuse and Neglect. She hopes that her work in universal SEL for educators will create healthy communities where children can thrive.