Mindfulness Strategies for Educators (4th - 12th grades)

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Agency: CESA 5
Agency Contact: Rick Raatz
Agency Assistant: Julie Beckwith 608-745-5472
Location: CESA 5
626 E Slifer Street
Portage, WI 53901
Facility: Pineview
11/21/2019 08:30 AM - 03:00 PM

Mindfulness Strategies for Educators
Presenter: Debra Biechler, Adjunct Faculty - Viterbo University

This workshop includes an introduction to Mindfulness and strategies for educators to use in the classroom using the Growing Minds curriculum. Researched benefits of mindfulness-based education techniques will be studied, as well as ways to share these strategies with parents. 

Workshop objectives:

  • Gain an understanding of Mindfulness-based education and its researched benefits.
  • Learn practical applications/techniques for using mindfulness-based strategies with students.
  • Explore strategies to educate parents about mindfulness-based education.
  • Practice mindfulness-based techniques and teaching methodology.
  • Explore age appropriate support materials.

Who should attend?

Regular and special educators grades 4 - 12, school counselors, school social workers, school psychologists, school leadership teams, and school building leaders 

Registration fee: 

  • CESA 5 Safe and Healthy Schools Network members: $75
  • CESA 5 School Improvement Consortium Members: $150
  • All Others:  $200


Cancellation Policy: Registered participants will receive a full refund if they cancel before 10 working days before an event, minus any material costs that have already been incurred. Because of our commitment to the trainer and the food vendor, participants who cancel less than 10 working days or do not attend, will be billed the full fee. CESA 5 reserves the right to cancel any event. Registered participants will be notified via email if a cancellation occurs and will receive a full refund. Inclement weather policy: Every effort will be made to hold an event. CESA 5 will notify participants via email as soon as possible if an event has been canceled due to weather conditions.