Wellness & Resilience through Mind, Body, Community & Digital Balance: It's time to take care of you!
Self care isn't selfish, especially for an educator!
Walk out of this inspiring and refreshing session with new ideas for self care and a heightened sense of awareness. Not only will you discover new approaches in your own wellness but you will also be able to transfer this knowledge and these practices into the professional and personal facets of your day. Either with your students or sharing adult social and emotional learning and wellness practices with your staff. This session is a win-win!
In this half day session, participants will explore kid-grit’s research aligned, foundational life satisfaction survey, the Holistic Wellness Wheel. Ranging from topics such as self-regulation, relationship building, social and cultural awareness, mindful eating, digital and social media balance and more. Explore, play and learn with us! It’s time to invest time and energy on YOU!
Time: 8:00 am -12:00 pm (4 hours)
Date: November 2nd, 2022
Conference Price: $50.00 per person
Outcomes and Take Aways:
1) Your own wellness practices to build resilience for day to day stressors
2) Self-created SEL and wellness lesson plans for youth.
3) Transformative strategies for yourself, your home, your place of work, or for the youth you serve
This pre-conference session includes:
- Personal copy of the Holistic Wellness Wheel
- Complimentary kid-grit Worksheet Packets for K-5 and 6-12 Grade
- Discount on future professional development for your team
- CASEL’s framework and aligned strategies for adults and youth and research based professional development (Claremont Evaluation Center, 2020)
Julia is an award-winning educator. She is the grateful co-founder of kid-grit. kid-grit supports students (PK-12) with curriculum and workshops and also supports educators with professional development and coaching. Julia has spent the last 17 years working with esteemed organizations such as the LA-All Stars, the TGR Foundation and WRiTE BRAiN BOOKS. She sits on the board of directors for PCE Solutions, the LEAF Foundation and on a junior board for the Los Angles After School All Stars.
Julia designs, trains and facilitates workshops for educators, small businesses, mentor programs and students. She loves to create unique activity-based programs and implementation strategies for education communities that enhance student success and pushes students towards a productive and joyful future.
Michelle’s education background began as a toddler accompanying her mom to college classes, helping set up her elementary classrooms, and eventually as a substitute teacher while her mom was a middle school principal. Michelle’s professional career launched as middle school teacher and quickly evolved into administrative roles. Her experiences include professional development coordinator, program evaluator, federal grant director, and out-of-school time program director for school districts. She has over 15 years of experience in leading and starting up self-funded OST programs for school districts and 25 years in education management. More recently, as a Consultant, Michelle has worked with out-of-school time organizations, technology companies and various non-profits in the areas of business development, strategic and sustainability planning, professional development, curriculum design and grant writing.