New Pulse Webinars

Develop SEL and School Culture with Empathy

In our webinar, we’ll discuss how a focus on empathy can shift school culture and climate. Lisa Westman will be joining us to share insights from her research, as well as strategies we all can use to be more empathetic educators.

We’ll be also be talking to Lisa about the critical role practicing empathy has on school culture and social and emotional learning.

Join the webinar 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

Date and time:
Monday, November 1st at 2pm CST

The webinar will last approximately 45 minutes.

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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 the foundation of our instructional practices, standards-based learning, and implementing instructional coaching programs. Before becoming a consultant, Lisa taught 6th, 7th, and 8th-grade (gifted humanities, English language arts, social studies) and was an instructional coach specializing in differentiation in Skokie, IL.

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.

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