Facilitator: Annie O’Shaughnessy, M.Ed in Mindfulness
ONLINE Course 3 graduate SMC credits
Dates: July 1, 2020 – July 29, 2020
Location: Onine with Edu2.0 and Zoom
Includes 2 books: The Way of Mindful Education: Cultivating Well-Being in Teachers and Students & Circle in the Square: Building Community and Repairing Harm in School.
Target Audience: Educators, therapists & helping professionals
In this course we will explore Mindfulness and Restorative Practices as foundational and interdependent practices central to developing a vital learning community. This is an accelerated online course that requires a significant time commitment of approximately 15-20 hours a week and logging on at least once a day, ideally more. Class work is on your own and in small cohorts of 3-4 and is made up of discussions, projects, daily individual practice, readings, reflections and videos. You will be also be asked to participate in 2 of the four synchronous online 90-minute meetings.
Achievement Based Objectives
● Read and respond to course texts within a small community of learners.
● Prepare resources, takeaways & tools to support you and others to apply this learning in schools.
● Reflect on and explore your own journey related to mindfulness and restorative practices.
● Examine and apply the basic principles of mindfulness, personal mindfulness practice, and mindfulness
● Examine and apply the basic principles of the restorative approach in your personal and professional life.
● Develop a trauma and equity informed lens through which to view your teaching and living.
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This popular course has transformed the teaching and leading of over 350 Vermont educators. As an accelerated 3-credit online course it requires a significant time commitment of approximately 20-25 hours a week and logging on at least once a day, ideally more. This course is now the first part of a 3-course series leading to a certification in Holistic Restorative Education through Saint Michael’s College. Take it on its own or choose to carry on to the second course starting on July 27th . Class work is done on your own and in small cohorts of 3-4 and is made up of discussions, projects, daily individual practice, readings, reflections, and videos. You will also be asked to participate in two of the four synchronous online 90 minute meetings. 3 graduate credits through Saint Michael’s College
Our Presenter: Annie O’Shaughnessy began teaching in 1990 and has since enjoyed a rich and varied career as an educator in public, alternative, and therapeutic settings. In addition to fifteen years as a restorative circle facilitator for adults, Annie received her M.Ed. in Mindfulness for Educators (12/2016) and began teaching other teachers about the power of mindfulness. She is the premier sought-after Mindfulness instructor in Vermont.