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Positive Discipline in the Classroom - CE hours available

  • 20 Oct 2019
  • 8:30 AM (PDT)
  • 21 Oct 2019
  • 4:30 PM (PDT)
  • San Francisco Bay Area, El Cerrito, CA (2-Day Workshop October 20-21, 2019)
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  • $50 Discount for 4 or more registrations. Call or email for Group Discount Code. 1-858-260-0026 info@positivediscipline.org

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Facilitator(s): Catherine Bronnert DeSchepper, MS, CPDT, CIC, & Heather Cantero, MS, NCSP, CPDT

Dates and Times:
10/20/2019 - 10/21/2019
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

El Cerrito Community Center, 7007 Moeser Lane
San Francisco Bay Area, El Cerrito, California

Facilitator Information: 

Catherine Bronnert DeSchepper, Certified Positive Discipline Trainer and Certified Integral Coach, is a facilitator and coach who empowers people to lead with connection and wisdom at work, home, and in life. She has over 25 years of teaching, leadership and facilitation experience in schools at the early childhood through graduate school levels and has been leading Positive Discipline parenting workshops for 11 years. Catherine has a Masters in Early Childhood Education, a Montessori Administrator Credential and is a Certified Realization Process Meditation Teacher. She continues to laugh and learn every day as her parenting journey unfolds with her partner and two teenager children.

Heather Cantero is a Nationally Certified School Psychologist and a Certified Positive Discipline Trainer. Heather works with students and school staff at elementary, middle and high school levels providing staff development training and direct services for children supporting areas of trauma informed care, social-emotional development, specialized supports for students with learning differences and school based mental health supports. When she is not working as a full time school psychologist Heather is teaching a social emotional learning course at the local university and providing Positive Discipline workshops to parents and schools in and around the Bay Area. Heather is a mother of two children (7 years apart) who teach her every day that there is always more to learn. Heather is happiest when surrounded by people doing the work to create more connections with children and creating more space for love and kindness to grow. 

Workshop Description: This two-day interactive workshop is designed for teachers, counselors, school staff and administrators who want an effective discipline approach that integrates social and emotional learning while reducing challenging student behaviors. Attendees will earn recognition as a Certified Positive Discipline Classroom Educator and will learn to: 

  1. Develop a large teaching toolbox of kind and firm discipline approaches. 
  2. Establish explicit classroom structures and procedures. 
  3. Create an equitable classroom community based on mutual respect. 
  4. Understand the motivation behind students' misbehavior and how to encourage positive change. 
  5. Facilitate effective class meetings teaching social skills and problem-solving. 
  6. Learn Positive Discipline/Adlerian Psychology for use in the classroom and school community.  
  7. Build culturally responsive teaching practices.
  8. Understand the effects of trauma and insecure attachment on student behavior.

Cost: $375 Early Registration, available until 09/21/2019. $425 Regular Registration.  Four (4) or more registering together take $50 off the fee. Limit 38.


Catherine Bronnert DeSchepper, catherine@interweavers.com, 510-859-4160
Heather Cantero, tools4parenting@yahoo.com, 925-586-7517​​​​​​​

Special needs/accommodations: If you have any special accommodation needs, please contact Catherine DeSchepper catherine@interweavers.com, in advance. 

Lodging Information: 
Please email Catherine at catherine@interweavers.com if you would like some lodging recommendations.

The Positive Discipline Association is pleased to provide the opportunity for educators to earn graduate-level university credit. Whether you attend one of our live workshops or participate in an online workshop, you may choose to earn 1 to 4 non-degree credits. These credits are for licensure renewal and salary step increases only. The cost of graduate-level credit is separate from the workshop registration fee. Click Here for more information.

Positive Discipline Association courses approved for Graduate-Level Semester Credits through University of the Pacific will appear on an Official Transcript with a letter grade.

CES: The Positive Discipline Association has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider. ACEP No. 6723. 

Cancellation/Refund Policy: Workshop Registrations: A full refund (minus a $35 processing fee) will be given when the request for a refund is made up to 30 days prior to the first day of a workshop. Refunds are not available for cancellations less than 30 days before a workshop. However, paid registrants can transfer to another workshop within one year at no additional cost. Refunds are not available after a transfer is made or if you do not provide advanced notice that you will not be attending the workshop. 

In the event of cancellation, participants will be notified by email.

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