Facilitated in collaboration with Dr. Jessica Bean of UC Berkeley, Marin's Ocean and Bay Backyard blends virtual learning with our local environment to discuss the impact of humans on Marin County's coastal ecosystems. This is open to all Teachers grades 2nd-8th. Click here to complete the interest form, and see the attached flyer for more information.
This three part virtual series is designed to help participants develop the foundation and tools to talk about race, elevating racial consciousness, and the impact of race on their lives and work. Held in cohorts of 30 people to enable the connectivity and engagement necessary for this work. Facilitated by Dr. Lori Watson, CEO Race-Work. See the attached flyer for more details and registration.
This series beginning in September 2020, is designed to help educators deconstruct often unconscious personal biases and beliefs, develop the knowledge and skills to challenge them when they arise, and thereby moving closer to systemic equity transformation. Educators will engage in a series of personally reflective exercises, thought provoking dialogue, and race-centered instruction supporting their ability to serve as equity leaders in their school communities. Please see the attached flyer for more details and registration.
MCOE is pleased to bring you a year-long series of grant-funded Trauma Care professional development opportunities with Julie Kurtz, founder of Center for Optimal Brain Integration (COBI). This series is intended to support district and school staff in addressing trauma and other impacts of COVID-19 on the school community.
Asynchronous Trauma Care Module Series
30-40 minute prerecorded sessions with accompanying resources (available until August 2021)
- Overview of Trauma and Resilience
- Adult Self-Care and Self Awareness
- Nurturing and Responsive Relationships Part 1 & 2
- Safe and Predictable Environments Part 1 & 2
- Teaching Sensory and Emotional Literacy Part 1 & 2
- Managing Big Emotions and Self-Regulation
- Looking at Trauma Through the Lens of an Individual Child
School Trauma Teams (Live Zoom Sessions)
- Coming Winter 2020-21
- Four 90-minute sessions
Office Hours w/ Julie (Live Zoom Sessions)
- Personalized sessions for school or teaching teams
- Based upon the unique student needs at individual school sites