Whole Education...Whole Teachers.
Course Information:PDSI 9921 "Equity, Mindset and Whole Educator Potential!"
*Each year has a new title and subject matter.
Dates and Times
End Date: Friday, July 14, 2017
4 credit particpants attend a sixth PBE day July 15, 2017
Time: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm daily (4:00 - 6:00 Wellness)
Prairie Mountain School
5305 Royal Ave
Eugene, OR 97402
2017 Featured Speakers
Award Winning Humor Speaker and Author
- use humor to help cope with stress
- teach your students how to handle stress
Good question. I’d want to know the same thing if I were you. The short answer is that I am a stress management and humor expert, comedy writer, stand-up comic, and comedy instructor/coach. I have an M.P.H. degree which is either stands for masters of public health or mistress of public humor (and, occasionally, miles per hour, but only if I’ve had too many espressos). In lieu of actually getting a real job, I consult with organizations (and disorganizations) on how to use humor to manage stress, change, and conflict, and boost creativity, teamwork and morale. My mission, if I decide to accept it, is to help the world become healthier and more sane through laughter.
Every year, I speak to between 40-60 groups (mostly of people, although I have performed for dogs and once for a room full of empty chairs). I regularly create presentations and workshops for educational institutions, hospitals and healthcare organizations, not-for-profit groups, and corporations. You can see a clip of one of my presentations here.
When not avoiding work and trying to find things I have misplaced, I teach comedy writing and stand-up, both at my local community college and online. I’m also a part-time faculty member at the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communications. Every spring, near April Fool’s Day, I organize an annual comedy benefit, the Laff Off, and every November, I coordinate the annual Northwest Women’s Comedy Festival.
In my spare time, I hot flash.
people has allowed him the privilege to work with colleges, schools,
communities, corporations, and teams around the world. Internationally
known as a masterful story teller, culture transformation consultant,
and peak performance coach Jahmad focuses on helping people and
organizations accomplish their goals and fulfill their potential.
- Mental Technology… understanding how the mind works in order to affect peak performance.
- The importance of changing Habits, Attitudes, Beliefs and Expectations in order to maximize the full potential of students, departments and institutions.
- An overview of what current research is showing about how to effectively meet the major challenges faced in our Personal, Professional and Organizational lives.
- Managing Change and Transition to bring about true lasting Transformation.
- How the awareness (and removal) of “blind spots” increases efficiency, effectiveness, and persistence of students, faculty and staff.
- How to create an environment where every employee is a Model, Mentor and Monitor and involved in changing lives.
This presentation will dramatically improve your personal and professional performance.
- Dynamics of cultural viewpoints
- Design instruction that tap into a variety of student strengths and styles.
- Meet incredible diverse learning needs.
- Understand that their role is far more than ‘simply teaching’
- Empower and enhance the change needed to cultivate teacher and student success.
- describe activities that can help kids build social safety in their classroom.
- explain the connection between helping students feel socially safe and their ability to take on more academic challenges.
In the Fall of 2004 she was named principal at Spencer Butte Middle School and four years later she moved into the principalship at Cal Young Middle School. Currently she is the Workforce Planning and Staffing Administrator in the Human Resources Department in the Eugene School District 4J.
Cydney firmly believes that pre-teaching best practice is the best way to avoid possible pitfalls in the classroom and school settings.
- realize the art of building relationships is sometimes overlooked by teachers and staff.
- not overlook customs, traditions, learning styles and other aspects of individuality.
- understand the research describing the benefits of building trust within the classroom.
Social Studies Teacher, Bethel School District
- Utilize web-based programs that minimize teacher prep for improved engagement, assessment, and instruction.
Kris specializes in working with K-12 teachers and administrators and is passionate about helping them establish long-term financial success.
- visualize your successful retirement
- put together a plan to help you achieve your dreams
- use financial planning formulas and concepts in your classroom