Spark Decks Training of Trainers: Building Social and Emotional Skills

Spark Decks Training of Trainers: Building Social and Emotional Skills with Eva Meyers

Spark Decks Training of Trainers: Building Social and Emotional Skills with Eva Meyers

  • PRESENTERS:

Eva Meyers
Oscar Wolters-Duran

WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION:

In this fun and interactive session, participants will learn how to run a workshop that will guide
staff in implementing practical, hands-on ideas for creating a program environment that supports the development of Social Emotional Learning (SEL) skills.

All participants will receive a copy of Spark Deck’s Building Social and Emotional Skills deck, a
facilitators’ agenda and support materials to recreate the workshop, and access to additional Spark Deck’s TOT materials. 

Participation in this workshop is by application only.

OUTCOMES:

By the end of this workshop, participants will:

  • Learn and share how to support staff in understanding what Social Emotional Learning (SEL) is, and why it is important
  • Explore how to best support staff in growing a program that supports SEL development
  • Learn how to use the Building Social and Emotional Skills Spark Deck to foster a favorable environment for SEL growth

AGENDA:

- Icebreaker (Purpose: To get everyone warmed up, and explore some of the different styles of
leadership in our programs)
- Exploring Social and Emotional Learning (Purpose: To learn about SEL, and why it is important)
- Importance of Program Environment (Purpose: Participants will explore how environment helps to let SEL skills blossom)
- Exploring the SEL Spark Deck (Purpose: To learn to use the cards to help staff support SEL skill development)
- Reflection and Closing (Purpose: To close out the session, and practice the art of reflection)
- Evaluation (Purpose: To share feedback)

Best For: Coordinators, Managers, and Directors
Target Student Population: Elementary: All Grades, Middle School: All Grades

COURSE MATERIALS:

To access the materials for this course, visit the Spark Deck's website.