Develop SEL and School Culture with Empathy

Watch this webinar focused on how empathy can shift school culture and climate. Guest speaker Lisa Westman, shares insights from her research, as well as strategies we all can use to be more empathetic educators. Lisa discusses the critical role practicing empathy has on school culture and social and emotional learning.

View the webinar recording to learn about:

• The importance of infusing empathy into building culture to     reinforce SEL initiatives

• Everyday practices that bring empathy into focus

• How a focus on empathy leads to better relationships, higher job satisfaction, and stronger school culture

How to honestly reflect on personal empathy practices


Guest speaker:

Lisa Westman

Lisa Westman is an author, speaker, and consultant who regularly
works with school systems internationally to provide professional learning on student-driven differentiation, empathy as theUSP - Q221 - LW - Webinar Book foundation of our instructional practices, standards-based learning, and implementing instructional coaching programs.

In Lisa's book, Teaching with Empathy, Lisa explores three types of empathy—affective, cognitive, and behavioral—and clarifies how they intertwine with curriculum, learning environment, equity practices, instruction and assessment, and grading and reporting.

Visit Lisa's website here. 

Satchel Pulse speakers:

Faith Smith, M.Ed.
Faith Smith, Education Consultant at Satchel Pulse, has been an educator for over twenty years. From 1999-2014, Faith was a high school English teacher. Since 2014, Faith has been a school and district leader specializing in teacher leadership, instructional technology, and data & assessment.
Faith has an M.Ed. with a focus on educational technology, as well as post-graduate certification work in Educational Administration and Curriculum and Instruction. Faith is a licensed school administrator in Illinois and Wisconsin. Take a look at Faith's blog posts for Satchel Pulse.

Scarlett Tannetta, M.Ed.
Scarlett Tannetta is a former high school teacher, administrator, professional development specialist and now Education Consultant at Satchel Pulse who is most passionate about providing school and district staff with meaningful learning opportunities. Scarlett was involved in the creation of the Early College Initiative program in Massachusetts, as well as participated in alignment studies surrounding state standardized testing, and was the recipient of the Sontag Prize in Urban Education. Check out Scarlett's blog posts for Satchel Pulse.


Who is this for:

Perfect for school and district leaders, teachers, Principals, SEL trainers and SEL teams

Topic: Social Emotional Learning

Type: Webinar

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