SEL Professional Development with ESD 113REGISTER
Creating Learning Environments That Support Student Achievement and Staff Success
Join us this February as retired Program Supervisor for Social/Emotional Learning in Student Support at OSPI Ron Hertel walks through a four segment training on creating learning environments that support student achievement and staff success.
As a requirement by OSPI, LEAs must use one of the professional learning days to train school district staff on Social Emotional Learning (SEL) related topics.
4 segment training
- Identify and support students, staff and families impacted by trauma/emotional and or/behavioral distress
- Understand the Washington Model for SEL
- Create a supportive learning environment
- Executive knowledge in everyday practice
Goals for this Training:
- Meet legislated requirements for Professional Development Learning Days
- Understand the domains and principles of trauma informed schools
- Understand Washington State’s SEL development and the integration of SEL for overall student success
- Utilize mindful discipline in managing behavior
- Create supportive learning environments for students and staff by supporting mental well-being and suicide prevention
- Grow personally and learn self care practices
- Introduce strategies to use school-wide and in the classroom
- Katie Cutshaw
- Ronald Hertel
About Ron Hertel:
Ron began teaching in a secure inpatient psychiatric facility for adolescents and part time in a public middle school in Minnesota prior to beginning a 10 year career as a social worker for Boulder County Dept. of Social Services in Boulder, Colorado. In 1989, Ron moved to Washington State and has supervised a county child welfare office, managed the statewide residential care program for adolescents, and served as program administrator of Children’s Mental Health Services for the Department of Social and Health Services for Washington State. In 2000 he moved to OSPI to bring together careers both as teacher and social worker. As Program Supervisor, he led the development of the Compassionate School Initiative in Washington State which began in 2008. He was a co-author of a book published in 2009 entitled, The Heart of Learning and Teaching; Compassion, Resiliency, and Academic Success. He also co authored, Supporting and Educating Traumatized Students: A Guide for School-Based Professionals published by Oxford University Press (2012), and Optimizing Learning Outcomes: Proven Brain-Centric, Trauma Sensitive Practices, published in the fall of 2016 by Routledge (Taylor and Francis Books) and completed an updated second edition of Supporting and Educating Traumatized Students: A Guide for School-Based Professionals released in February 2020.
All participants who complete the three-day course will be provided their own Project GLAD® classroom kit.
Location: Capital Region ESD 113
6005 Tyee Dr SW Tumwater WA 98512
When: Wednesday, February 1, 2023
8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Clock Hours: 6 hours
Contact: Katie Cutshaw