Filtering by: Kaleidoscope Connect

Professional Learning Opportunity - Resilient Educators: Growing Your Best Self
Jun
11
to Jun 12

Professional Learning Opportunity - Resilient Educators: Growing Your Best Self

  • Alyeska Resort - Girdwood, AK (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Two workshops are being offered - one for those new to Integrative Youth Development and one for those ready to take application to the next level.  Each workshop 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. Learn more and register>>

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Montana School Counselors Association Spring Conference
Apr
12
to Apr 13

Montana School Counselors Association Spring Conference

  • Radisson Colonial Hotel, Helena, MT (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Visit Brightways Learning at MSCA in Helena, MT!

Don't miss discovering Brightways Learning during the MSCA conference - stop by our table! Our Kaleidoscope Connect youth-development framework supports and amplifies whatever programs and activities schools have already implemented, including MBI, MTSS, SEL, ACEs mitigation, dropout prevention, and more.

Our youth-centered events, materials, and PD opportunities bring together students and adults from the school and community to learn skills and competencies for success: academic, social, emotional, and behavioral.  

See you in Helena!

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Alaska CAN! Conference
Mar
1
2:00 PM14:00

Alaska CAN! Conference

  • Juneau Room - Anchorage Marriott Downtown (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Social Emotional Awareness, Grit and the Impact on  Post-Secondary Success

Join Corrie Hruby, Kaleidoscope Connect Leader for Galena City School District, as she shares strategies for working alongside students in constructing support systems to improve social-emotional competencies and increase life-long resilience.   Learn more>>

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2nd Annual California Student Mental Wellness Conference
Mar
1
11:30 AM11:30

2nd Annual California Student Mental Wellness Conference

  • William Jessup University - Rocklin, CA (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Building Resilience through Connection

Join Amy McDonald for one of two sessions: 11:30am-12:00pm or 3:15-4:15pm.

Focusing on the unique core strengths of each student has numerous benefits. Together we will learn strategies to identify and boost strengths using a simple framework, while teaching our students self-advocacy skills. Participants will learn to work alongside students in constructing support systems that will improve social emotional competence and increase resilience. You will leave this session renewed with a focus on building quality relationships with your students. Learn more and register>>

 

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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 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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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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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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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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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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