May Newsletter

Every year we bring together our contract staff for training and development. Above is a picture of Friday’s group! This years professional development focus was on experiencing activities from the new SELA book, refining skills on one of our two onsite orienteering courses, as well as reconnecting with colleagues and renewing verification of technical skills. Wishing you all the best, Pam, Mark, Tara, … Read moreMay Newsletter

StandUp 2016

On Friday, May 20th, Jeff Frigon, Youth Programs Coordinator and intern Sam Klemarczyk participated in the 2016 StandUP to Bullying Training and Action Summit.  This is the 7th iteration in the StandUP summit series and once again showcased the partnership between schools and Empower Peace. STAND UP to Bullying is a program of Empower Peace, a non-profit organization … Read moreStandUp 2016

April Newsletter

April has been an exciting month as Tara Flippo, our Youth & Student Programs Director, released her first book, pictured above.  Social and Emotional Learning in Action (SELA) is an easy to use source book facilitated by teaching and/or counseling practitioners primarily in school settings.  The pedagogical basis for these lessons are shaped around the research findings of the … Read moreApril Newsletter