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Positive Discipline in the Classroom - CE hours available

  • 29 Feb 2020
  • 9:00 AM (CST)
  • 01 Mar 2020
  • 5:00 PM (CST)
  • Chicago, IL (2-Day Workshop February 29 - March 1, 2020)

 Kristin Hovious, CPDT

Dates and Times:
02/29/2020 - 03/01/2020
9:00am - 5:00pm


All Day Montessori School
1819 West 99th Street
Chicago, IL 60646

Location is 1/4 block from 99th Street Station Metra Stop

Facilitator Information: 
Kristin Hovious has been serving schools, families and teaching institutions for over a decade. In her collaboration with teachers, administrations and families, this Sandy Hook, CT native uses her experience as a parent, school leader, educator and consultant to help adults create trauma informed, mutually respectful environments with intention.

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. 

Additional Information:
Location is 1/2 block from 95th Street Station Metra Stop. 
Free parking available on site. 
Additional professional development credits include: 
13 ISBE CPDUs through association with Chicago Teacher Education Pipeline 
13 CE hours for IL Licensed Social Workers, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists and Nurses available for $25
13 ISBE CPDUs through association with Chicago Teacher Education Pipeline/Illinois State University 
13 CE hours for IL Licensed Social Workers, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists and Nurses available for $25

Cost: $375 Early Registration, available until 01/29/2019. $425 Regular Registration.  SEL Chicago Partnership Registrations (including CPS) available. See registration page for details.. Limit 30.

To Register: https://selchicago.com/pdc-feb-2020


Contact: Kristin Hovious, kristin.hovious@selchicago.com, 3128523249

Special needs/accommodations: 
If you have any special accommodation needs, please contact Kristin Hovious, kristin.hovious@selchicago.com, in advance. 

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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