Conference Workshops

Children's Arts Guild is a NYSED certified professional development sponsor. New York State educators can receive up to 16 CTLE Credits by attending this conference. 

Track I: Introduction to Authenticity in the Classroom

Workshops in this track are designed for educators who are new to the authenticity-based SEL approach. 

 

SATURDAY WORKSHOPS:

 

Meeting Children Where They Are

Development Continuum

Banks Street: Emotionally Responsive Practice Staff [to be confirmed]

 

Moving into Self-Awareness

Movement as a Mindfulness Tool

Mary Abrams

 

A Warm Welcome

“Mama, Where Are You From?”

Maya Projansky

 

 

SUNDAY WORKSHOPS:

 

Inviting Students’ Stories into the Classroom

Working with Books and Materials

Mark LaRiviere

 

Self-Care in an Authentic Classroom

Bonnie Levine [to be confirmed]

 

From a Warm Welcome to a Good Goodbye

Empathy maps as analysis and planning tools

Alexander Kopelman

 

On Common Ground

Metaphor and materials in an authentic classroom

Bank Street: Emotionally Responsive Practice Staff [to be confirmed]

Track II: Bringing Authenticity to Your School Community

Workshops in this track are designed for educators who have already participated in our Authenticity in the Classroom

 

SATURDAY WORKSHOPS:

 

The Warp and the Weft of Learning

Design thinking for creating an authentic classroom

Alexander Kopelman and Mark LaRiviere

 

Unpacking Stress in the Classroom

Bank Street: Emotionally Responsive Practice Staff [to be confirmed]

 

Building a Culture of Authenticity

Enlisting Support from Key Audiences

TBD

 

SUNDAY WORKSHOPS:

 

Sharing Authenticity Tools

Training-the-trainer seminar

Bank Street: Emotionally Responsive Practice Staff [to be confirmed]

 

Building a Supportive Community Through Play

Howard Moody

 

Assessment in an Authentic Classroom

Maya Projansky