Paving a Path for All to Thrive

SEL Teaching Practices, Skills, and
Positive Communication for the Elementary Grades K - 6

Online January 26th, 28th, February 2nd, and 4th - 4:00 - 6:00pm Pacific, 7:00 - 9:00pm Eastern

Foundational Social and Emotional Learning skills, taught with intention, are more important than ever in our school settings, classrooms, and parenting groups. Young learners need skills and vocabulary to develop self and social awareness and to engage in deep and meaningful education. Never before has the focus on relationships and belonging been so important.

This course will provide educators with an effective lesson sequence, and simple and profound practices to either begin or fine tune SEL. The framework that will be presented provides a common language to build emotional intelligence and positive communication / restorative practices in ourselves and with our students.

IFSEL’s recommendations for enriching teaching practices utilize creative metaphor, reflective questioning, experiential learning, and analytic thinking to activate young hearts and minds. While this workshop is geared towards elementary teachers, the lessons and practices described can be adapted for all ages, including higher education and parents.

The sequence of skills and lessons outlined may serve as a starting point for building a comprehensive toolbox of skills or to be integrated into an existing SEL curriculum. We will also share considerations for adapting lessons for distance learning.

Please note that this Online Course is all inclusive and available as four consecutive sessions only.

Who should attend

Educators, Classroom Teachers, Parents, Counselors, Deans, Wellness Teachers, Specialists

 

Outcomes of Workshop

  • A framework for developing common SEL vocabulary and skills for elementary students
  • A series of experiences and rituals that engage young learners while developing a sense of community and belonging
  • A lesson sequence to develop skills that build upon each other and can be adapted to different developmental stages and needs, as well as considerations for adapting for distance learning
  • Teacher practices and strategies for wellbeing

When

  • Session One: Tuesday, January 26th, 2021
  • Session Two: Thursday, January 28th, 2021
  • Session Three: Tuesday, February 2nd, 2021
  • Session Four: Thursday, February 4th, 2021

All Sessions run from 4:00 - 6:00pm Pacific, 7:00 - 9:00pm Eastern

Sessions will be recorded and shared with participants who can not attend a specific session.

IFSEL’s Online Courses each offer 4 sessions of creative, renewing, and practical professional development to nurture social and emotional learning for all.

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Example Schedule

Details

Schedule

Session One

Tuesday, January 26th

4:00 - 6:00pm Pacific, 7:00 - 9:00pm Eastern

Introductions, Opening a Space for SEL, and
Student Toolbox Skills Part 1 - Emotion Awareness and Positive Communication

Session Two

Thursday, January 28th

4:00 - 6:00pm Pacific, 7:00 - 9:00pm Eastern

Teacher Practices to Nurture SEL and
Student Toolbox Skills Part 2 - Social Awareness, Empathy and Cooperation
Example Detailed Institute Schedule

Session Three

Tuesday, February 2nd

4:00 - 6:00pm Pacific, 7:00 - 9:00pm Eastern

Conflict Transformation Part I - Assertive Voice and De-Escalating Conflict

Session Four

Thursday, February 4th

4:00 - 6:00pm Pacific, 7:00 - 9:00pm Eastern

Conflict Transformation Part 2- Mindfulness & Cool Down Strategies,
Action Planning, and Review
Example Detailed Institute Schedule

Session One

Tuesday, January 26th

4:00 - 6:00pm Pacific, 7:00 - 9:00pm Eastern

Introductions, Opening a Space for SEL, and
Student Toolbox Skills Part 1 - Emotion Awareness and Positive Communication

Session Two

Thursday, January 28th

4:00 - 6:00pm Pacific, 7:00 - 9:00pm Eastern

Teacher Practices to Nurture SEL and
Student Toolbox Skills Part 2 - Social Awareness, Empathy and Cooperation
Example Detailed Institute Schedule

Session Three

Tuesday, February 2nd

4:00 - 6:00pm Pacific, 7:00 - 9:00pm Eastern

Conflict Transformation Part I - Assertive Voice and De-Escalating Conflict

Session Four

Thursday, February 4th

4:00 - 6:00pm Pacific, 7:00 - 9:00pm Eastern

Conflict Transformation Part 2- Mindfulness & Cool Down Strategies,
Action Planning, and Review
Example Detailed Institute Schedule

Location Information and Registration

Registration Information

Location Information

What’s Included

  • Four Sessions of SEL Teaching, Practices, and Resources
  • Digital PDF packet of SEL Lessons and Resources
  • Each participant or group of participants from the same school will have a 30 minute 1:1 session with a member of the IFSEL team in order to answer any specific questions.
  • Connection to like-minded and international community of educators
  • Sessions will be recorded and shared with participants who are unable to attend a specific session
Accommodation &
Transportation Guide

Early Bird Price

Register by 

Price

After 

$795

Summer Institute +
SELected Sessions

$2,550

Register HereRegistration ClosedRegistration ClosedRegistration Full
SPECIAL OFFER: Send 3 teachers for the price of 2!

Applies to both Early Bird and Full prices.
You must register in multiples of 3 people in order to qualify.
Please email
admin@instituteforsel.net to receive this offer.

SPECIAL OFFER: Send 4 teachers for the price of 3!

Applies to both Early Bird and Full prices.
Offer ends January 31, 2020.
You must register in multiples of 4 people in order to qualify.
Please email
admin@instituteforsel.net to receive this offer.

Financial Aid, CEUs and Refund/Cancellation Policy

CEUs and Refund/Cancellation Policy

Financial Aid

IFSEL is committed to empowering all educators to attend the Summer Institute and we have Financial Aid programs to support this vision.
Click “Apply Now” to complete the Financial Aid Application Form.
Please note, this form can not be saved and therefore needs to be completed in one sitting.

Application Deadline

Financial Aid Decision
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CEU Information


Participants in IFSEL Events are eligible for CEU Credits from Dominican University. Participants completing One-Day Workshops are eligible for 0.5 of a credit, Two-Day Workshop Participants receive 1 credit and Four-Day Institute Participants receive 2 credits.

If you are interested in applying, please request the application at the event registration desk. The application and fees are sent directly to Dominican University which administers the process. At this time, IFSEL is not able to provide credits for clinical counseling. Please note that Dominican University charges a fee of $55 per CEU unit.

Refund and Cancellation Policy

Registration fees will be refunded at 50% of the registration ticket price paid, less the $50 refund processing cost, if requested in writing by January 12th, 2021.

Between January 12th, 2021 and January 25th, 2021 refunds requested in writing will be granted a credit for the full value of their registration ticket price.

No refunds or credits are available after January 25th, 2021.

To begin the cancellation process, please email us at admin@instituteforsel.net.

What’s Included

  • Four Sessions of SEL Teaching, Practices, and Resources
  • Digital PDF packet of SEL Lessons and Resources
  • Each participant or group of participants from the same school will have a 30 minute 1:1 session with a member of the IFSEL team in order to answer any specific questions.
  • Connection to like-minded and international community of educators
  • Sessions will be recorded and shared with participants who are unable to attend a specific session

Early Bird Price

Register by 

Price

After 

$795

Summer Institute +
SELected Sessions

$2,550

REGISTER
SPECIAL OFFER: Send 3 teachers for the price of 2!

You must register in multiples of 3 people in order to qualify.
Please note this offer can not be combined with any
other discount or offer from IFSEL.
Please email
admin@instituteforsel.net to receive this offer.

SPECIAL OFFER: Send 4 teachers for the price of 3!

You must register in multiples of 4 people in order to qualify.
Please note this offer can not be combined with any
other discount or offer from IFSEL.
Please email
admin@instituteforsel.net to receive this offer.

Cancellation and Credit Policy

Financial Aid

IFSEL is committed to empowering all educators to attend our courses and we have Financial Aid programs to support this vision.
Click “Apply Now” to complete the Financial Aid Application Form.
Applications and decisions will be on a rolling basis until funds are fully allocated.
Please note, this form can not be saved and therefore needs to be completed in one sitting.

Application Deadline

CEU Information

Participants in IFSEL Events are eligible for CEU Credits from Dominican University. Participants completing One-Day Workshops are eligible for 0.5 of a credit, Two-Day Workshop Participants receive 1 credit and Four-Day Institute Participants receive 2 credits. For Online, Four Session offerings are eligible for 1 credit.

If you are interested in applying, please request the application at the event registration desk. The application and fees are sent directly to Dominican University which administers the process. At this time, IFSEL is not able to provide credits for clinical counseling. Please note that Dominican University charges a fee of $55 per CEU unit.

Participants in IFSEL Events are eligible for CEU Credits from Dominican University. Participants completing this Online Course are eligible for 0.5 Credits. If you are interested in applying, please let us know after the Online Course is complete. The application will then be sent to you to submit to Dominican University, which administers the process. Please note that Dominican University charges a fee of $55 per CEU unit, or $27.50 for 0.5 Credit.

At this time, IFSEL is not able to provide credits for clinical counseling.

At this time, IFSEL is not able to provide credits for this course.

Participants in IFSEL Events are eligible for CEU Credits from Dominican University. Participants completing this Online Course are eligible for 0.5 Credits. If you are interested in applying, please let us know after the Online Course is complete. The application will then be sent to you to submit to Dominican University, which administers the process. Please note that Dominican University charges a fee of $55 per CEU unit, or $27.50 for 0.5 Credit.

At this time, IFSEL is not able to provide credits for clinical counseling.

Cancellation and Credit Policy

Registration fees will be refunded at 50% of the registration ticket price paid, less the $50 refund processing cost, if requested in writing by January 12th, 2021.

Between January 12th, 2021 and January 25th, 2021 refunds requested in writing will be granted a credit for the full value of their registration ticket price.

No refunds or credits are available after January 25th, 2021.

To begin the cancellation process, please email us at admin@instituteforsel.net.

Upcoming Professional Development Events

IFSEL Institutes and Workshops provide opportunities for K-12 educators, administrators and counselors to experience a range of SEL activities, and also to understand the research and rationale that underpin them. 

Catalyzed by SEL

hosted at

Practical and High-Impact Approaches to Integrating SEL into the Subject Curriculum in Every Classroom.

Online January 12th and 14th - 4-6pm Pacific, 7-9pm Eastern


This highly practical, two-session online course will provide 3rd - 12th Grade teachers and administrators with myriad strategies for embedding SEL directly within any learning moment.


The Joy of Advising (Course 1)

hosted at

Inspiring Approaches and Practical Tools for Middle and High School Advisors and Homeroom Teachers

Online January 14th, 19th, and 21st | 4:00 - 6:00pm Pacific, 7:00 - 9:00pm Eastern


This inspiring course offers opportunities to build and re-energize Advisor tools and approaches. Learn and practice 'low-prep, high-impact' practices that nurture advisory connection in-person and through Distance Learning.


Paving a Path for All to Thrive

hosted at

SEL Teaching Practices, Skills, and Positive Communication for the Elementary Grades K - 6

Online January 26th, 28th, February 2nd, and 4th - 4:00 - 6:00pm Pacific, 7:00 - 9:00pm Eastern


This course provides effective lesson sequences and simple, profound practices. Learn a framework of common language to build emotional intelligence, positive communication, and restorative practices.


The Joy of Advising (Course 2)

hosted at

Deepening Approaches and Practical Tools for Middle and High School Advisors and Homeroom Teachers

Online February 2nd, 4th, and 9th | 1:00 - 3:00pm Pacific, 4:00 - 6:00pm Eastern


This experiential course, as a follow-up to Joy of Advising 1, extends and deepens approaches and practices that empower high quality advising in Middle and High Schools.


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Upcoming Professional Development Events

IFSEL Institutes and Workshops provide opportunities for K-12 educators, administrators and counselors to experience a range of SEL activities, and also to understand the research and rationale that underpin them. 

January 12, 2021

January

 

12

 — 

4:00 pm

 Pacific 

January 12, 2021

January

 

12

 — 

January 14, 2021

Catalyzed by SEL

hosted at

Practical and High-Impact Approaches to Integrating SEL into the Subject Curriculum in Every Classroom.

Online January 12th and 14th - 4-6pm Pacific, 7-9pm Eastern


This highly practical, two-session online course will provide 3rd - 12th Grade teachers and administrators with myriad strategies for embedding SEL directly within any learning moment.


January 14, 2021

January

 

14

 — 

4:00 pm

 Pacific 

January 14, 2021

January

 

14

 — 

January 21, 2021

The Joy of Advising (Course 1)

hosted at

Inspiring Approaches and Practical Tools for Middle and High School Advisors and Homeroom Teachers

Online January 14th, 19th, and 21st | 4:00 - 6:00pm Pacific, 7:00 - 9:00pm Eastern


This inspiring course offers opportunities to build and re-energize Advisor tools and approaches. Learn and practice 'low-prep, high-impact' practices that nurture advisory connection in-person and through Distance Learning.


January 26, 2021

January

 

26

 — 

4:00 pm

 Pacific 

January 26, 2021

January

 

26

 — 

February 4, 2021

Paving a Path for All to Thrive

hosted at

SEL Teaching Practices, Skills, and Positive Communication for the Elementary Grades K - 6

Online January 26th, 28th, February 2nd, and 4th - 4:00 - 6:00pm Pacific, 7:00 - 9:00pm Eastern


This course provides effective lesson sequences and simple, profound practices. Learn a framework of common language to build emotional intelligence, positive communication, and restorative practices.


February 2, 2021

February

 

2

 — 

4:00 pm

 Pacific 

February 2, 2021

February

 

2

 — 

February 9, 2021

The Joy of Advising (Course 2)

hosted at

Deepening Approaches and Practical Tools for Middle and High School Advisors and Homeroom Teachers

Online February 2nd, 4th, and 9th | 1:00 - 3:00pm Pacific, 4:00 - 6:00pm Eastern


This experiential course, as a follow-up to Joy of Advising 1, extends and deepens approaches and practices that empower high quality advising in Middle and High Schools.


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