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Transformative Circles in the Classroom is a Course

Transformative Circles in the Classroom

Nov 5 - Nov 27, 2018
9.0 credits

$100 Enroll

Full course description

This 3-session Professional Development activity supports K -12 teachers and school support staff in creating a positive learning environment by developing healthy and nurturing relationships with their students and, as a result, lessen the reliance on detentions, suspensions, and expulsions in their schools. Attendees will examine restorative practices and their historical context. Participants will analyze videos, articles and their own and each other's teaching to determine why and how to integrate specific restorative practices such as reflective bell ringers, check ins/check outs, and mediation into their practice. During the 5-session Hybrid Learning Series, attendees will engage in the practices of restoration: classroom community building; talking circles; restorative conversations; peer conferences; and conflict, healing and re-entry circles. This Learning Series will support teachers and school support staff in cultivating their classroom cultures and honing classroom management skills. This aligns CPS teaching domains 2a, 2c, 3b, 3c, and 4d.

Instructor: Michael Meyer

Course Date: 11/5/18, 11/19/18 and 11/26/18

Course Time: 5:00 - 8:00 PM

Location: CTUF Quest Center, 1901 W. Carroll Ave., Chicago, IL 60612
Free Parking Available

Registering with Quest Center Online for the first time? 
Please register with a non-cps email address. You will also need your IEIN number. 

Below is the link to obtain your Illinois Educator Identification Number (IEIN#), which is now required by ISBE to award any professional development hours to any individual taking professional development for recertification credits.

Type this link in your browser. Then click on Teacher then click on Log into ELIS then click on Educator Access and login to obtain your IEIN#.  

In order to receive any credit, participants must be in attendance for the entire offering.
No refunds will be issued unless the offering is canceled by CTUF Quest Center.