Learning Opportunity

Keeping Cool in School - A Session for EAs

This session has been completed.
Facilitator: Kelly Maxwell
Date:February 20, 2024
Time:4:30 pm to 5:30 pm MTN
No Charge
Location: Virtual
Session Code: 24-MH-355
Focus: Mental Health and Wellness

Target Audience

Educational/ Instructional Assistants

About this Learning Opportunity

Are you an EA looking to enhance your ability to manage student behaviors in a positive and supportive manner? Join this uplifting session that will revolutionize your approach. Discover the transformative power of validation and a fresh mindset, as you learn to foster connections, build trust, and effectively problem-solve. Gain the tools you need to create a classroom environment that inspires growth and cooperation. It's time to empower your impact and make a lasting difference in the lives of your students. Let's embark on this journey together!

This session addresses the LQS competencies

  • 2. Modeling Commitment to Professional Learning
  • 4. Leading a Learning Community

This session addresses the TQS competencies

  • 2. Engaging in Career-Long Learning
  • 3. Demonstrating a Professional Body of Knowledge

About the Facilitator

Kelly Maxwell

Kelly Maxwell has a Bachelor’s and Master’s of Education from the University of Alberta and has been an elementary school teacher for 32 years. She has also completed training in the teaching of Dialectical Behavior Therapy or DBT Skills.  

Kelly is passionate about sharing DBT-informed skills with educators because of how they transformed her... Read more »