Welcome to the Engaging Learners Academy Course in Trauma-Sensitive Classrooms!

Presented by: Dr. Kathy Perez, lifetime educator, international consultant, author, teacher “cheerleader,” and Professor Emerita

The time is now! Explore an urgent and growing issue — increased trauma — and its profound effect on learning and teaching. Register for this engaging and timely course to gain practical skills and strategies for creating a trauma-informed classroom. Discover effective techniques to maintain a thriving learning environment and respond to students who are experiencing trauma in ways that recognize their emotional needs. Learn from Dr. Kathy Perez, lifetime educator, international consultant, author, teacher “cheerleader,” and Professor Emerita at Saint Mary’s College of California. Whether you teach online, in person, or using a blended model, this course empowers all educators to promote Social-Emotional Learning. 2 hours of professional learning. Participants will:


• Learn how trauma and traumatic events affect students and their peers

• Explore research-based techniques for managing anxiety and stress in the classroom

• Discover the Four Rs of trauma-informed care: Realize, Recognize, Respond, Resist

• Examine teacher-tested examples and tips so you can apply what you learn to your own classrooms


K-12 classroom teachers, paraeducators, tutors, and school administrators will benefit from this course. Whether teaching online, in person, or using a blended model, this course empowers all educators to promote Social-Emotional Learning.

2 HOURS OF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Upon completion of the course each student will receive a certificate documenting 2 hours of professional development.

Course Curriculum

  Module 1: Introduction
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  Module 2: Keeping up with Dr. Perez
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  Module 3: Responsive Classrooms
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  Module 4: What is Trauma?
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  Module 5: Traumatic Events and a Trauma-Sensitive Classroom
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  Module 6: Reactions to Trauma
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  Module 7: Tips on Creating a Trauma-Informed Classroom (T.I.C.)
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  Module 8: Managing Anxiety and Stress in the Classroom
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  Module 9: The Four Rs of Trauma-Informed Care: Realize, Recognize, Respond, Resist
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  Module 10: Teacher-Tested and Student-Approved Activities
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  Module 11: Moving Toward the Trauma-Sensitive Classroom
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  Module 12:  What Have You Learned and What Does it Mean for Your Classroom?
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Dr. Kathy Perez

Dr. Kathy Perez is an acclaimed international educational consultant, author and motivational speaker, specializing in instructional strategies and creative approaches to brain research, student engagement, differentiation and inclusion.


Dr. Perez has extensive teaching experience from preschool to graduate students. She is currently Professor Emerita at Saint Mary’s College of California. She has been a special educator, ESL teacher, literacy coach, site administrator and curriculum and staff development coordinator.


Dr. Perez has worked extensively with teachers, administrators and parents throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, Qatar, Caribbean, Africa, New Zealand, China, Colombia, Australia, Thailand, Hong Kong and Singapore. Her many best-selling books include: More Than 100+ Brain Friendly Tools and Strategies for Literacy! (Corwin Press) and The New Inclusion: Differentiated Strategies to Engage ALL Students! (Teacher College Press, 2013), Co-Teaching Book of Lists: A Practical Guide for Teachers (Jossey-Bass); and her latest: 200+ Proven Strategies for Teaching Reading (Solution Tree, 2016).

2 HOURS OF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

RECEIVE A CERTIFICATE UPON COMPLETION OF THE COURSE


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$19.95

How to Foster Resilience in a Trauma-Sensitive Classroom

Strategies to Promote Social-Emotional Learning (SEL)

Learn how to create a trauma-informed classroom in order to build a safe learning environment for your students.

Praise for Dr. Kathy Perez


"Thank you so much for the presentation. I am inspired by your enthusiasm!"
- Matari, Teacher, Special Education, Chicago