BOOSTer Summits

BOOST is hosting monthly half-day and full-day online BOOSTer Summits. Join us and our partners in our online community. Certificate available upon completion.

Friday, October 30, 2020

SEL BOOSTer Summit with Sanford Inspire

8:30am-12:30pm PDT
9:30am-1:30pm MDT
10:30am-2:30pm CDT
11:30pm-3:30pm EDT
No Cost

Featured Speaker: TBA

Strategies for Engaging with Parents
Learn strategies that help educators reach out and build positive relationships with families. Research has repeatedly shown a strong, positive relationship between family involvement and student achievement. In this module, you will learn concrete strategies for engaging families and building partnerships to support students.
*Certificate available upon completion of the module.

Teaching Students Empathy
Consider the impact on learning and discover ways to model, establish, and nurture empathy in your classroom throughout the year. Participants will learn what empathy is, why it’s important to foster in the classroom, and what specific actions you can take to develop a more empathic environment.
*Certificate available upon completion of the module.

Coping with Teacher Stress
Examine the causes and symptoms of educator stress and explore a variety of strategies to help cope with it. Stress is natural in teaching. This module includes strategies to help you thoughtfully cope with work-related stress and improve your physical and mental well-being.
*Certificate available upon completion of the module.



Friday, December 4, 2020

8:30am-12:00pm PST
9:30am-1:00pm MDT
10:30am-2:00pm CDT
11:30pm-3:00pm EDT
No Cost

BOOSTer Summit: Building Resiliency for Educators, Students, and Families with Sanford Harmony

Featured Speaker: Dr. Robin Elliott, Director of Sanford Education Programs at Long Island University- Brooklyn Campus, Brooklyn, NY

Learn strategies to build resilience within yourself as well as with the students and families you serve. In order to provide meaningful support to students, educators must first understand what trauma does to kids. We will examine how trauma affects children biologically, emotionally, and academically and how we can support our students and families to build skills to thrive in challenging times.
*Certificate available upon completion of the module.



Coming Soon!

Supporting LGBTQ Youth to THRIVE

Learn how to be an ally, establish LGBTQ-inclusive cultures, identify anti-LGBTQ behaviors and harassment, and participate in constructive dialogue around strategies to foster a sense of inclusion for LGBTQ students.

A Conversation on Race and Equity