Transitioning Back to School After COVID – September 23, 2021; 9am-1pm (EDT)

Transitioning Back to School After COVID - September 23, 2021; 9am-1pm (EDT) With schools finally reopened this Fall for nearly all students and staff, the legal duty of care owed to students, legal rights of parents and legal obligations of staff have shifted dramatically.  In this session, participants will review the most recent NJDOE, NJDOH...

Differentiating Instruction for the Gifted and Talented Learner – October 5, 2021; 12pm-3pm (EDT)

  One of our most well received and highly reviewed offerings of 2020-2021 is back. This session will cover the essentials of differentiation for all learners, with specific focus on high achievers. Practical strategies to identify where students are in their learning and address their specific needs take center stage. Participants will immediately be able...

Equity Begins with Adult SEL – October 7, 2021; 12pm-3pm (EDT)

    Educators are at the core of students’ educational experiences. If we truly want to create a future where we walk the talk of Equity and Social Justice, Adult SEL cannot be overlooked. Truly, this is where SEL begins. Providing each and every child with a safe and supportive environment in which to learn...

SEL in Every Space – October 12, 2021; 12pm-3pm (EDT)

    How many opportunities do we miss a day to embed authentic SEL into our learning spaces? How can we shift our thinking, and therefore our expectations? Mention SEL and most likely you will get this typical response/thought, “I don’t have enough time to teach the content, let alone bring in something as time...

The TMI Education Leadership Co-Op: Advancing Individual Leadership Development (Emerging Leaders Cohort)

 The TMI Education Leadership Co-Op: Advancing Individual Leadership Development Emerging Leaders Cohort School leadership has never been more important and school leadership is all about informed and strategic decision-making. The TMI Education Leadership Co-Op provides prospective and practicing educational leaders the essential opportunity to continue to advance their leadership development through collegial conversations and professional...

Building LGBTQ Themes into Your Instruction Authenticity, 6-12 LGBTQ (Supporting the 2020-21 NJDOE Curriculum Mandate) – October 20, 2021; 9am-12pm (EDT)

In February of 2019, Governor Phil Murphy signed LGBTQ inclusive curriculum legislation into law. This new legislation took effect in the 2020-2021 school year, which affects grades 6-12 in all subject areas. The NJEA, Make it Better for Youth, and Garden State Equality are working to build units and lessons to provide teachers with resources...

The TMI Education Leadership Co-Op: Advancing Individual Leadership Development (Practicing Leaders Cohort)

 The TMI Education Leadership Co-Op: Advancing Individual Leadership Development Practicing Leaders Cohort School leadership has never been more important and school leadership is all about informed and strategic decision-making. The TMI Education Leadership Co-Op provides prospective and practicing educational leaders the essential opportunity to continue to advance their leadership development through collegial conversations and professional...

Conflict Resolution – A Deep Dive into Relationship Skills & Responsible Decision Making – October 21, 2021; 12pm-3pm (EDT)

  Conflict is a natural part of life. When we learn and practice conflict resolution, we become better problem solvers. A rather lofty goal of this learning opportunity is the normalization of conflict. Currently, students often learn that engaging in conflict leads to punishment. Learning to approach conflict as a healthy opportunity for growth and...

Response-Ability: Understanding and Supporting Students with Social, Emotional and Behavioral Challenges – October 26, 2021; 12pm-3pm (EDT)

    As educators, most of us never tire of helping, we tire of feeling helpless. Many students, especially those who have experienced or are experiencing trauma, make other students’ rights to learn and a teacher’s right to teach difficult. Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) can cause students to be reactive rather than reflective. The most...

Texts & Conversations That Support Identity, Social Emotional Learning, and Social Justice – November 15, 2021; 12pm-3pm (EST)

We’ll explore how text selection can bring reading comprehension, social and emotional learning, and social justice together. We will use beautiful, diverse books as a vehicle to teach ways of thinking and being to engage all students. The workshop will help teachers decide on criteria for choosing texts, know how to find texts, as well...