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Tuesday, August 4 • 10:30am - 11:45am
Workshop 3I: Emotional Poverty in All Demographics: How to Reduce Anger, Anxiety, and Violence in the Classroom

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Emotional Poverty is " Descriptive of a set of realities that can surface in individuals and in classrooms and that are brought on by home and neighborhood environments."  
During this session participants will :
  • Learn a common language and dialogue to articulate the need for social emotional learning via understanding Emotional Poverty in All Demographics to the stakeholders within your organization.
  • Be provided options and strategies on how to incorporate Emotional Poverty within their organizations current professional development framework.
  • Gain understanding on how to connect the dots to Global Frameworks from Wellness, Education, and Peace/Justice; Inspire Citizens Student Impact Profile and Empathy to Impact  Project Cycle Pathways; Social Emotional Competencies; and Multi-Tiered System of Supports.
  • Become aware of the importance of educator self-care /wellness, and mental health during times of uncertainty through the implementation of Evan's  3Bs: "Balance, Boundaries, and Breaks".

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Evan Whitehead

School District Central Office Administrator; National Educational Consultant; Mental Health, Addiction and Recovery Advocate
Evan Whitehead has been in the field of education for more than 20 years spanning three decades and is currently the director of special services for a PK–8 school district in Illinois. In his current role, Evan oversees all federal programs (special education, McKinney-Vento, English... Read More →

Tuesday August 4, 2020 10:30am - 11:45am EDT
Zoom Room 9