Book Study 1-TRC: The Regulated Classroom, Emily Read Daniels, Here This Now
A 4-Part Virtual Book Study in the Regulated Classroom© with Emily Read Daniels
Come join internationally recognized trauma specialist in the trauma-informed schools, Emily Read Daniels, for a guided review and discussion of the basic principles of The Regulated Classroom. In this four-session book study, small groups of educators interested in exploring trauma-informed practices will review:
- The Polyvagal Theory and recruiting the realm of social engagement in a virtual format through intentional vocal prosody and intermittent eye gaze;
- How to embed Dr. Bruce Perry’s neurologically-informed sequence of engagement —Regulate, Relate, Reason — in classroom routines;
- How to develop capacity for “tracking” and “shifting” physiological state in self and students;
- The core practices of The Regulated Classroom – adapted for virtual use – Connectors, Activators, Settlers, and Affirmations. These practices assist educators in operationalizing the principles touted in the approach.
This book study format is intended to support educators during this novel and stress-inducing experience. An emphasis will be placed on working with the here and now of their experience to increase the likelihood of developing personal and professional capacity to navigate this crisis. Participants will have access to Google classroom for learning extensions and access to recorded sessions. Likewise, participants will engage in adapted practices intended for virtual use.
Tuesday, November 17, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
November 17 3:30 – 4:30 PM
November 24 3:30 – 4:30 PM
December 1 3:30 – 4:30 PM
December 8 3:30 – 4:30 PM
Register in advance for this meeting – DEADLINE 11/10/2020:
Registration is limited to 15 participants.
Google Meet, Jill Schock, Educational Technology Specialist
Google Meet is used by several schools for remote learning. In this workshop participants will learn how to create a Meeting, navigate during the meeting, and also how to include it in your Google Classrooms for easy joining. G-Suite for Schools features will be reviewed.
Tuesday, November 10, 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
Register in advance for this meeting – DEADLINE 11/8/2020:
Book Study 2-CRC: Cultivating Resilience Continuation, Irv Richardson, NEA-NH
This is a book study beginning for members who attended the Cultivating Resilience Conference in August. Meetings will be held on the second Wednesday of every month. If you like this topic but did not attend, check out the book study starting November 18!
Wednesday, November 11, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Register in advance for this meeting – No Deadline:
Stretching Your Dollars with NEA Member Benefits, Mike Reilly, NEA Member Benefits
Come and find out the many benefits available to you as an NEA member. Mike Reilly, NEA Member Benefits Specialist, will discuss tips on stretching your paycheck, member discounts, travel ideas and more for every type of member.
Tuesday, November 17, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Register in advance for this meeting – DEADLINE 11/15/2020:
After registering, you will receive an email with the Zoom link.
Book Study 3-CYPR: Cultivating Your Personal Resilience, Irv Richardson, NEA-NH
This is the initial meeting for a book study on Elena Aguilar’s book, “Onward: Cultivating Emotional Resilience in Educators.” In this book study, we will collaborate with educators from NH, CT, and DE, and will focus on the twelve habits and dispositions of resilient educators. Through a generous grant from NEA, copies of the book will be provided at no cost to members and mailed out ahead of time. Meetings will be held on the third Wednesday of each month.
Wednesday, November 18, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Register in advance for this meeting – DEADLINE 11/11/2020, so we can mail the book to you
Deadline November 23, 2020
Registration has opened for our National NEA Micro-Credentials Virtual Professional Learning Community (PLC), being offered for Cycle 4: December 7, 2020 to February 7, 2021. Facilitators will reach out to participants with exact dates and times during the week of November 30, 2020. Please note: Participation continues to be for “members-only.”
NEA invites all association members to participate in a virtual Professional Learning Community (PLC) to support successful completion of a NEA Micro-Credential. A micro-credential is a short, competency-based recognition that allows an educator to demonstrate mastery in a particular area/skill. Upon successful submission of evidence, an educator is awarded an encoded, digital badge that can be shared with an employer, on social media, on a resume, etc.
Micro-credential PLCs are NOT a traditional course, but are self-directed, project-based professional development.
Members work to collect evidence of proficiency in a specific area by working on a project designed to directly help their professional practice. Resources are provided and a facilitator guides the member with fellow educators through the project and the process by providing opportunities for peer feedback and discussion.
These virtual PLCs will consist of weekly support meetings via zoom, in the evening, for 30-60 minutes. An NEA trained Micro-Credential Facilitator will reach out to participants with exact dates and times. NOTE: For Cycle 4, members may register for only one (1) PLC. A micro-credential generally may take up to 15 hours to complete. Please review the micro-credential’s rubric in its entirety—see links below—BEFORE you register.
Trauma Informed Pedagogy (Classroom Management Stack)
Once a week on Monday evenings (from December 7 to February 7).
In this NEA Micro-credential PLC, an educator demonstrates an understanding of how trauma can affect student behaviors and responses within the school context and promotes students’ abilities to self-monitor and maintain positive engagement in all aspects of learning and interactions. Please review: https://nea.certificationbank.com/images/NEAdocuments/cm/Trauma%20Informed%20Instruction.pdf
Building A Positive Classroom Community with Affective Language (Restorative Practices Stack)
Once a week on Tuesday evenings (from December 7 to February 7).
In this NEA Micro-credential PLC, an educator models and supports students to use affective language to build a positive classroom community that is founded on mutual respect and caring. Please review https://nea.certificationbank.com/images/NEAdocuments/RP/2.%20Building%20a%20Positive%20Classroom%20Community%20with%20Affective%20Language.pdf
Creating a Classroom Community (Classroom Management Stack)
Once a week on Wednesday evenings (from December 7 to February 7).
In this NEA Micro-credential PLC, an educator understands the importance of building key relationships for a positive classroom community. Please review: https://nea.certificationbank.com/images/NEAdocuments/CM/NEA_CM4.pdf
Technology Integration: Citizen (Technology Integration)
Once a week on Thursday evenings (from December 7 to February 7).
In this NEA Micro-credential PLC, the educator uses technology to facilitate learning. Please review: https://nea.certificationbank.com/images/NEAdocuments/TI/Technology%20Integration-%20Citizen.pdf
REGISTRAION DEADLINE: Monday, November 23
Other Informative Links:
• View all Micro-credentials on NEA Certification Bank- Click on “Browse”
• Join the Conversation on NEA edCommunities – Search: “NEA Micro-Credential Education Leaders” and “Micro-Credentials”