Friday, January 08, 2016

Fwd: January 15th training---Developing Positive Student/Teacher Relationships

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Next Training

Love and Logic:
Developing Positive Student/Teacher Relationships

Friday, January 15th – 11:30am to 1:30pm / 3 to 5 pm

We are pleased to announce the next in a series of 7 no-cost trainings that will allow participants to become fully trained in the 9 Essential Skills for the "Love and Logic Classroom", a nationally recognized model and philosophy of classroom management.  Participants are able to earn a "Love and Logic" certificate, ACT 48 hours and/or PQAS hours.

In this session participants will learn:

  • How coercive strategies and tangible rewards backfire with disruptive, resistant students
  • That positive teacher-student relationships are the key to success with such students
  • The difference between general praise and specific encouraging feedback
  • The importance of greeting students each day with friendly eye contact, a smile, and a handshake
  • The "One-Sentence Intervention" technique for building successful relationships with the most challenging students.
Location: The Children's Home, 5324 Penn Avenue.
Register online

About the trainer

Shayna Willis, M.A.Ed. is a highly qualified teacher with over 12 years experience in the field of education. Currently, she serves educators by developing and delivering professional development seminars throughout the Pittsburgh region while serving students as an adjunct mathematics professor at Community College of Allegheny County. Shayna is also a tenacious advocate for children and the founder of Willis Advocacy, which works throughout the South Hills of Pittsburgh to help parents navigate the educational system and ensure that schools are meeting the needs of their gifted students.

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