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School Support Network Meeting Resources

2022-2023 Academic Year

For resources that were provided at School Support Network (SSN) meetings during this academic year, search below for your topic of choice.

 

 

 

2021-2022 Academic Year

 

 

  • Topic: “Connecting the Dots: Collaborating to Manage Anxiety (Mental Health) in School Communities”
  • Presenters: Leah Sackmary-Dodd, M.A., LDTC; Corie Stone, M.Ed., Director of Curriculum and Instruction; and Kelly Amaniera ATR-BC, LPC, NCC of Sage Alliance 
  • Resources: Connecting the Dots PowerPoint and SCCI PowerPoint

 

  • Topic: “Getting Ready for 2022-2023: Countering Spirit Loss to Achieve Learning Gain and Student and Staff Mental Health”
  • Presenter: Dr. Maurice Elias, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, Rutgers University; Director, Rutgers Social-Emotional and Character Development Lab; Co-Director, Academy for Social-Emotional Learning in Schools 
  • Resources: Getting Ready PowerPointSCCI PowerPoint, and Recording

 

 

 

 

 

2020-2021 Academic Year

 

  • Topic: “Attitude of Gratitude: How to Harness Life’s Simple Pleasures to Increase Resilience and Well-Being”
  • Presenter: Christa M. Tinari, M.A., Senior International Trainer and Content Developer with the Social, Emotional and Ethical Learning Program, housed at Emory University’s Center for Contemplative Science and Compassion-Based Ethics
  • Resources: PowerPoint and Saved Chat

 

 

  • Topic: “Embedding SEL for Academics and Antiracism”
  • Presenter: Dr. Maurice Elias, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, Rutgers University; Director, Rutgers Social-Emotional and Character Development Lab; Co-Director, Academy for Social-Emotional Learning in Schools 
  • Resources: PowerPoint and Saved Chat

 

  • Topic: “It’s All About Emotions: The Foundation for Relationships, Connection, Successful Teams and Successful Schools”
  • Presenter: Patrick Fennell, Consultant, School Culture and Climate Initiative; Founder/President, Empowerment Solutions, LLC 
  • Resources: Session PowerPoint and SCCI PowerPoint

 

  • Topic: “Lessons from the Field: Connection, Engagement, and the Importance of Relationships Both Now and for the Upcoming Year”
  • Presenters: Trish Heindel, Ph.D., Liz Warner, Erica Brentan, Ann-Marie Carey, Kathleen McClay and Teresa LaSala, School Culture and Climate Initiative
  • Resources:  Recording

 

  • Topic: “Strategies to Increase Student Engagement and Sense of Belonging”
  • Presenters: Dr. Jan Urbanski, Director of Safe and Humane Schools, Institute on Family & Neighborhood Life, Clemson University and June Jenkins, Training-Consultation Coordinator, Safe and Humane Schools, Institute on Family & Neighborhood Life, Clemson University 
  • Resources: PowerPoint, List of Resources and Links Shared, and Saved Chat

 

  • Topic: “Who is Your Schoolhouse Built For: Dimensions of Equity and Diversity in our Schools”
  • Presenter: Patrick Fennell, Consultant, School Culture and Climate Initiative; Founder/President, Empowerment Solutions, LLC 
  • Resources: Session PowerPoint, Diversity Wheel, SCCI PowerPoint, and Saved Chat

 

2019-2020 Academic Year
  • Topic: “The Importance of Adult Social-Emotional Skills: The Foundation for a Thriving School Community”
  • Presenter: Patricia C. Heindel, Ph.D., Dean, Professional Studies; Director, Center for Human and Social Development & the Center’s School Culture and Climate Assessment Lab; Co-Director, School Culture and Climate Initiative; Co-Director, Academy for Social-Emotional Learning in Schools
  • Resources: PowerPoint
  • Topic: “Leading a School of Social-Emotional Competence and Character: Everyone’s Job”
  • Presenter: Maurice J. Elias, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, Rutgers University; Director, Rutgers Social-Emotional and Character Development Lab; Co-Director, Academy for Social-Emotional Learning in Schools
  • Resources: PowerPoint
  • Topic: “The Need for Coping Skills in an Age of Anxiety”
  • Presenter: Paul DePinto, Licensed Professional Counselor, Strength for Change, LLC
  • Resources: PowerPoint
  • Topic: “Secure Attachment and the Impact of Trauma In Schools: Challenges, Solutions and How We Get There”
  • Presenters: Teresa LaSala, Positive Discipline Author and Lead Trainer, School Culture and Climate Specialist and Kathleen McClay, Positive Discipline Trainer and School Culture and Climate Specialist
  • Resources: PowerPoint and Handout
  • Topic: “The State of SEL and School Climate and How it is Impacting Your Schools”
  • Presenters: Patricia Heindel, Ph.D. and Elizabeth Hansen Warner, Co-Directors, School Culture and Climate Initiative; Center for Human and Social Development, College of Saint Elizabeth
  • Resources: PowerPoint
  • Topic: “Strategies to Maximize Family Engagement in Your District”
  • Presenter: Patrick Fennell, Consultant, School Culture and Climate Initiative; Founder/President, Empowerment Solutions, LLC 
  • Resources: PowerPoint

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