Thursday, July 23, 2020 | 7:00pm – 8:00pm EST
Unprecedented times call for creative ways to stay connected with family, friends, colleagues and students. In this webinar participants will learn how to effectively utilize video conferencing platforms. Learnings will include customizing settings using Zoom or Google Meets, adding add-ons to enhance user experience on the Google Meets platform, understanding the difference in features when using a computer versus a tablet or mobile device, and learning how to access virtual meetings from your Gmail account.
Sabina Ellis, Data Entry Manager, NJEA- Essex County
It Takes a Whole School to Support a Whole Child – Harnessing Social and Emotional Learning to Support the Well-Being of Education Support Professionals During the COVID-19 Crisis
Thursday, August 20, 2020 | 7:00pm – 8:00pm EST
It takes a whole village to support a whole child, and the strain on our school communities, including our education support professionals, is unprecedented. In this webinar, Dr. Chris Cipriano, Assistant Professor and Director of Research at the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence, will provide social and emotional learning (SEL) strategies to support ESPs within the school ecosystem to navigate the challenging emotions of these rapidly evolving times. Participants will have the opportunity to explore their complex feelings surrounding the uncertainty caused by COVID-19 and learn strategies for harnessing emotions to cope in healthy and productive ways. Resources for building resilience will be provided and tips for practicing self-care will be tailored to support the unique needs identified by participants.
Christina Cipriano, Ph.D., Ed.M., Assistant Professor, Yale Child Study Center Director of Research, Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence Yale School of Medicine