Professional Development Opportunities

Below are tried and true PD sessions for your school community.  If you find you have a need that is not listed here, please reach out and we can help you develop the session that meets your specific needs.

Faculty and Staff

Parents

School Board

  • Teachers as Marketers - teachers are the frontline when it comes to marketing the school.

  • Setting Vision and Goals - self awareness is so important, knowing who you are and where you are headed makes all the difference.

  • Stress Less to Be Your Best with Monica Smith - Monica shares tips and ideas to help educators manage their stress and tools to use in the classroom to help the students.

  • Academic Integrity - Copyright and Fair Use - an important topic for all educators to understand the do's and don'ts and have the information to teach their students proper use of media.

  • Collaborating with Parents Who are in a Variety of Emotional States - communicating and meeting with parents who may or may not be emotionally steady takes a practiced and informed approach.  Learning how to engage with people is vitally important to the educator.

  • Queen Bees and Wanna Bees Girls Bullying Girls - understanding what motivates girls and how they bully is extremely important for a tension an anxiety free learning environment.

  • Student Apathy and the Impact on Engagement - Geared to middle and high school educators this session gives thoughtful tips and tools to engage learners in instruction and classroom environments.

  • Addressing Student Fears and Anxiety - Geared to early educators this session helps teachers identify and address student anxiety and fears, particularly because of the pandemic.

  • School Culture TransformationHow do you foster a school culture that supports every student, educator, and staff member? How can you help community members thrive when they’re not in the cultural mainstream? How can you do that while improving students’ sense of belonging and academic performance? We can give your entire school community the tools and skills to live and work better together. We can help your school make collaborative decisions about the culture and customs that you live out every day, so you can make strategic choices that serve the school's evolving vision and needs.

  • Parents as Marketers - Parents are one of the frontline marketers of the school give them the tools to assist in your goals.

  • Collaborating with Teachers - communicating and meeting with teachers is a vital part of the role of parent.  Learn tips and ideas to make sure all your communications are beneficial to the well being of your child.

  • Queen Bees and Wanna Bees Girls Bullying Girls - understanding what motivates girls and how they bully is extremely important for a tension an anxiety free learning environment.

  • Helping Your Adolescent Become a Young Adult - Everything from academic integrity to the zeal of graduation all important information to help your child become a young adult.

  • Sharing Your Faith - this all important aspect of our lives and how we share it to guide our children in who they are to become.

  • Mindset for Parents - helping your child navigate their academic life is challenging, our mindsets about academics, learning and achievement all play a role in how successful youth are in school.

  • 10 Commandments for Parents - Suggestions for improving the home, school and child connection to ensure that everyone is on the same "page."

  • School Culture TransformationHow do you foster a school culture that supports every student, educator, and staff member? How can you help community members thrive when they’re not in the cultural mainstream? How can you do that while improving students’ sense of belonging and academic performance? We can give your entire school community the tools and skills to live and work better together. We can help your school make collaborative decisions about the culture and customs that you live out every day, so you can make strategic choices that serve the school's evolving vision and needs.

  • Marketing Your School - The School Board is in a unique position to market and promote the school in and outside the school community.  This session will help the Board define goals and strategize to improve the prospects for school growth.

  • Keeping the Catholic in Your Catholic School - Catholic identity is a priority for the School Board, the mission and vision of the school, the history and connection to the Catholic faith are vitally important commitments the board is tasked with ensuring.  Work through your plans and make sound decisions based on the mission.

  • Identity in Crisis - What is your Schools Identity?  How is perceived in the community, how is equity being addressed, who does the school cater to and why?

  • Mission, Vision and Goals -  Setting these are an important aspect of the school board, reviewing, updating and completing a SWOT analysis help board stay current and in tune with the school community and it's needs.

  • School Culture TransformationHow do you foster a school culture that supports every student, educator, and staff member? How can you help community members thrive when they’re not in the cultural mainstream? How can you do that while improving students’ sense of belonging and academic performance? We can give your entire school community the tools and skills to live and work better together. We can help your school make collaborative decisions about the culture and customs that you live out every day, so you can make strategic choices that serve the school's evolving vision and needs.

Any sessions you see here can be adapted to meet your particular needs.  In addition, if there is something that you need, please reach out so we can help you craft the perfect PD to meet the needs of the educators in your school.

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Halfmoon, NY 12065

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