Social & Emotional Learning (SEL) in Teacher Preparation Webinar Series • Part Two
February 14, 2017 | 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. (PST)
Live via Google Hangouts on Air
Join hosts Maria LeRose and SEL expert Dr. Kimberly Schonert-Reichl for part two of our three-part webinar series on Tuesday, February 14th at 10:00 a.m. (PST) as they release findings from a first-ever scan of SEL in teacher preparation, and introduce champions of SEL in teacher education. A few exemplary Teacher Training Courses that integrate SEL will also be highlighted and discussed.
Special guests will be joining Maria and Kim throughout the hour, including:
John-Tyler Binfet, University of British Columbia – Okanagan
Dr. John-Tyler Binfet has two research themes: 1) Conceptualizations of Kindness in School ; and 2) The Effects of Animal-Assisted Therapy on Students’ Well-Being. His areas of expertise include: perceptions of school kindness; social and emotional learning; homesickness, stress reduction in university students, and animal-assisted therapy (particularly canine).
Deborah Donahue-Keegan, Tufts University
Dr. Deborah Donahue-Keegan is dedicated to advancing education practices that foster social-emotional development, deep learning, and cultural competence in all schools. Dr. Donahue-Keegan co-leads the M.A. Consortium for Social-Emotional Learning in Teacher Education . She is also on the steering committee for the M.A. Social-Emotional Learning Alliance.
Mark Ginsberg, George Mason University
Dr. Mark R. Ginsberg is the Dean of the College of Education and Human Development at George Mason University , the largest public research university in Virginia with nearly 34,000 students. Dr. Ginsberg’s career spans more than a 30-year period as a professor, psychologist, senior administrator in higher education institutions, and leader of human service and national professional associations. He has published extensively in the areas of education, psychology, human development, and human services. He has lectured and presented at over 200 conferences, seminars, and other educational meetings and professional development events both within the United States and internationally.
Gary Sasso, Lehigh University
Dr. Gary Sasso’s career spans more than a 30-year period as a classroom teacher, researcher, professor, and skilled administrator. He has published extensively in the areas of education, psychology, behavior analysis, human development, and the philosophy of education. He has lectured and presented at over 200 conferences, seminars, and other educational meetings and professional development events both within the United States and internationally. Dr. Sasso is the current Dean of the College of Education at Lehigh University.
Q&A to follow – audience members can interact with the hosts/guests to ask questions and leave comments.
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Webinar – Part Two (aired live on Tuesday, February 14, 2017):