Kaleidoscope Academy - Phase 1 - Indianapolis, IN
Jan
23
to Jan 24

Kaleidoscope Academy - Phase 1 - Indianapolis, IN

  • University of Indianapolis (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join us in Indianapolis for a 2-day professional development event to learn measurable and sustainable practices that enable youth to succeed socially, emotionally, and academically.

Kaleidoscope Connect’s Phase 1 Academy will provide you with a solid introduction to the principles and practices of the strength-based Integrative Youth Development™ framework. The Academy will equip you with the tools you need to support youth and work with them to recognize, appreciate, and amplify their unique talents and characteristics while decreasing negative behaviors. Don’t miss this opportunity to empower youth with the skills, attitudes, values, and confidence they need to thrive amidst life’s challenges. Learn more and register.

 

 

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Alaska Statewide Special Education Conference
Feb
7
1:15 PM13:15

Alaska Statewide Special Education Conference

Celebrate Strengths: There is no one alive who is you-er than you!

Focusing on the unique core strengths of each student has numerous benefits. Join Corrie Hruby, Kaleidoscope Connect Leader for Galena City School District, to learn strategies to identify and boost strengths using a simple framework while teaching our students self-advocacy skills. Participants will learn to guide students in constructing supports that will improve social-emotional competence and increase resilience. Learn more>>
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Alaska Society for Technology In Education (ASTE) Conference
Feb
17
12:30 PM12:30

Alaska Society for Technology In Education (ASTE) Conference

  • Captain Cook Hotel - Resolution Room (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Add Student Connection Strategies to Your Playlist

Join Amy McDonald for a workshop to learn strategies for developing meaningful connections with your students. Such strategies commonly improve academic learning, classroom behavior, and attendance. Come find out how to make students connections work for you!  Learn more>>

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Alaska Society for Technology In Education (ASTE) Conference
Feb
18
2:45 PM14:45

Alaska Society for Technology In Education (ASTE) Conference

Performance Evaluation: A Collaborative Process? YES!

Make self-reflection part of your professional playlist! Get inspired hearing how Alaska Gateway School District (AGSD) co-developed an online system that facilitates immediate sharing and transparency in the performance data collected by both evaluator and teacher.

Join Scott MacManus and Lisa Kerscher to help turn your district’s evaluation “theory” into a win-win collaborative reality! Learn more>>>

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Resilient Parents and Guardians
Nov
15
10:30 AM10:30

Resilient Parents and Guardians

  • Missoula Public LIbrary - Large Meeting Room (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

In this workshop, parents/guardians will learn about the "web of support" that relies on social connections and supports to help balance a person's overall well-being and growth. Adults will explore their own webs of support, as well as those of the children/teens they know. We will also offer strategies to help participants reflect on, understand, and find ways to take time and integrate "self care" into daily life. >>Learn More

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MEA-MFT Annual Conference - Missoula, MT
Oct
19
to Oct 20

MEA-MFT Annual Conference - Missoula, MT

  • CS Porter Middle School (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join us at the MEA-MFT Conference in Missoula, MT for two Kaleidoscope Connect sessions: 

Thursday, October 19, 2:00 - 2:50 PM
Creating Positive Climates and Mindsets for Our Students  Learn more>>

Friday, October 20, 1:00 - 4:50 PM
Creating Resilient Youth: We’re in it Together!   Learn more>>

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Kaleidoscope Academies - Phase 1 & Phase 2 - Anchorage, AK
Oct
9
to Oct 10

Kaleidoscope Academies - Phase 1 & Phase 2 - Anchorage, AK

  • Sheraton Anchorage Hotel & Spa (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join us for a 2-day professional development event to learn measurable and sustainable practices that enable youth to thrive socially, emotionally, and academically. Kaleidoscope Connect’s strength-based Integrative Youth Development™ framework will equip you with the tools you need to support youth and work with them to recognize, appreciate, and amplify their unique talents and characteristics while decreasing negative behaviors. Don’t miss this opportunity to empower youth to reach their potential and achieve their dreams! Learn more and register.

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Measuring and Growing Student Resilience with the Student Support Card™
Oct
2
8:00 AM08:00

Measuring and Growing Student Resilience with the Student Support Card™

  • Edmonton (ERLC Office at Elmwood School) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Student Support Card™ is a reliable measure to assess and track the effectiveness of the social emotional learning, school climate, and risk behavior reduction efforts in your school and community.  Join us for the day to learn how you can utilize this online measurement tool to support youth and work with them to recognize, appreciate, and amplify their unique strengths, talents, and characteristics.  You will practice how to analyze the Student Support Card assessment data and coach youth and adults to effectively and efficiently understand, interpret, and magnify what is right about youth.  Learn More and Register.

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Professional Learning Opportunity - Resilient Educators: Growing Your Best Self
Jun
12
to Jun 13

Professional Learning Opportunity - Resilient Educators: Growing Your Best Self

Two seminars being offered - one for those new to Integrative Youth Development and one for those ready to take application to the next level.  Each seminar nurtures skills to see beneath the surface and move to the core of what students need to thrive, while helping raise professional satisfaction for teachers and other school staff. 

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Missoula Gives
May
4
to May 5

Missoula Gives

On May 4th-5th, 6pm-6pm, you will have 24 hours (one day!) to give where your heart is! Please support Brightways Learning by donating to our campaign at MissoulaGives.

Your donation will help more kids have a chance to discover the social and emotional well-being that can last a lifetime through Phlight Club.  We thank you and the kids thank you! #MissoulaGives

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Alaska CAN Conference
Mar
24
1:50 PM13:50

Alaska CAN Conference

To be college and career-ready today, students must meet academic requirements, but also possess soft skills such as grit, resiliency and emotional intelligence to thrive in new environments and life circumstances. Join Corrie Hruby, Kaleidoscope Connect Leader for Galena City School District, for this workshop, to discover together how we can support the launch of future generations. Learn more and register.

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Alaska Society for Technology In Education (ASTE) Conference
Feb
21
10:00 AM10:00

Alaska Society for Technology In Education (ASTE) Conference

Capture your Best Professional Selfie

Shouldn't your performance evaluation reflect the best and most accurate professional you? Hear from Superintendent Scott MacManus how Alaska Gateway School District has fine-tuned and upped its game in its evaluation instruments.

Partnering with Brightways Learning, you will see how performance data is collected much more quickly and frequently - including the teachers adding their own performance input - to capture the clearest, most complete picture of each teacher for evaluation. Learn more and register.

 

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Alaska Society for Technology In Education (ASTE) Conference
Feb
19
12:30 PM12:30

Alaska Society for Technology In Education (ASTE) Conference

Using Student "Selfies" to Better Connect and Engage

Amy McDonald and David Pavish -- along with students -- will discuss how youth use snapshots of their developmental ecology to thicken their webs of support and enhance their academic success and general well-being.  Learn More.

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Alaska Statewide Special Education Conference
Feb
6
1:15 PM13:15

Alaska Statewide Special Education Conference

Creating Invincible Youth: Ensuring Successful Life Transitions Requires Resilience

In preparation for the many stages of life, students must possess soft skills such as grit, resiliency and emotional intelligence to thrive in new environments and life circumstances. In this workshop, Amy McDonald will provide new insights into increasing resilience. Discover how you can support the launch of all students on a path to success. Register and learn more. #assec16

 

 

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Nov
14
to Nov 15

Kaleidoscope Academies - Phase 1 & Phase 2 - Anchorage, AK

  • Sheraton Anchorage Hotel & Spa (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

It’s working! Youth and adults are changing how they see themselves and their communities. Kaleidoscope Connect gives adults a “full-color lens,” providing a better understanding of youth and the daily battles they face: bullying, drugs, alcohol, suicidal ideation, etc.   LEARN MORE...

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Oct
20
to Oct 21

MEA-MFT Annual Conference - Helena, MT

Join us at the Montana Education Association and the Montana Federation of Teachers conference for two Kaleidoscope Connect sessions: 

Thursday, October 20, 2:00 - 2:50 PM
Increasing Student Resilience is Everyone's Job

Friday, October 21, 10:00 - 11:50 AM
Amplifying Strengths in Youth: The Art of Teaching

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