Webinar Series

Our Rethink Ed Webinar Series empowers educators by bringing live professional development led by thought leaders in special education straight to the screen. Each webinar addresses important, trending topics like effective academic instruction, early childhood learning, family engagement, and addressing challenging behavior. Join us by registering for the full webinar series today!

What's Love Got to Do With It?

November 25, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. EST

Cultivating a loving culture can contribute to the development of Social Emotional skills in both students and adults. Love can also positively impact all other organizational improvement efforts. Join us on November 25th to learn how Love can be defined and implemented in schools and amplify the impact of Social and Emotional Learning.

Presented By:
Dr. Luvelle Brown, Superintendent of Ithaca City School District and author of "Culture of Love: Cultivating a Positive Organizational Culture."


SEL & Mental Health: A New Prevention Paradigm

December 12, 2019 at 1:00pm EST

Threats to education include catastrophic violence, substance abuse, trauma and suicide. If these threats are rooted in mental health instability, then how do we develop an effective and efficient prevention paradigm and what is the role of SEL? In this webinar, we will explore the underpinnings of resiliency through a new lens. Participants will learn about the important elements of risk assessment through targeted research on Social and Emotional Learning and walk away with a deeper appreciation for supporting well-being for educators, students and the organization.

Presented By:
Dr. Jared Scherz, Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Author and Consultant at TeacherCoach


Lost then Found: Shifting the Narrative of "Troubled Youth" by Fostering SEL Skills Through Intervention

January 30th, 2020 at 1:00pm EST

In the U.S., 46% of the nation’s children report having experienced at least one traumatic event in their lifetime. These same students have a high chance to be labeled “High-Risk” or “Troubled Students” and often end up in in-school suspension or restorative practice centers when their emotions get the best of them. In this webinar, we’ll discuss the patterns involving children with behavioral challenges, proactive interventions to best support students needs and innovative solutions that are culturally-responsive and researched based. Participants will be walk away with both profound compassion and solutions to shift the narrative of your most challenging students to amazing resilience stories through the lens of Social and Emotional Learning.

Presented By:
Kristen Hopkins, CEO/Author of Dangers of the Mind