Building Partnerships, Building Empathy: Administrators and Teacher Leaders Working Togeth

Presenters: AMLE Teacher Leader Committee

As a teacher leader or administrator, have you ever felt isolated or unheard? In this webinar, members from AMLE's Teacher Leader Committee will discuss ideas to break down barriers between teacher leaders and administrators to help students and schools be successful. We will discuss creative ways for each group to overcome challenges and learn to work together. Join us as we engage in authentic discussions and role plays to build empathy and effective partnerships.

This webinar is one of 3-part series to support aspiring and current teacher leaders. Attend all three to receive the Growing Yourself as a Teacher Leader certificate.

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15 New Faces of Young Adolescents

Presenters: Jack Berckemeyer

Are we seeing a change in adolescents? What new characteristics have emerged post COVID? Join us for a realistic and funny overview of the new attributes of 10-15 year olds. Jack Berckemeyer will share his insights on what he is seeing in middle schools all across the country and he will share ideas that are working for administrators and teachers.

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Teacher Leadership 101: Self-Care for Teachers

Presenters: AMLE Teacher Leader Committee

How do you process the world around you for you and your students? Join members from AMLE's Teacher Leader Committee to learn how to proactively provide self-care for yourself and your students in the classroom. After this session you will be well on your way to learning how to incorporate good work-life balance, understanding secondary traumatic stress, completing a wellness wheel, and exploring activities to use in the classroom that will support socioemotional learning (SEL).

This webinar is one of 3-part series to support aspiring and current teacher leaders. Attend all three to receive the Growing Yourself as a Teacher Leader certificate.

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Boredom Busters: Easy to Use Back to School Engagement Strategies

Presenters: Katie Powell

Transform ordinary back to school activities into engaging, active learning experiences.

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Teacher Leadership 101: Leading from the Classroom

Presenters: AMLE Teacher Leadership Committee

Are you new to teacher leadership or a veteran teacher leader looking for new ideas? Join panelists from AMLE’s Teacher Leader Committee to discuss strategies to help you navigate the role of teacher leader. You will leave this session with practical tips related to facilitating meetings, tapping into your strengths, leveraging your leadership, and growing as a teacher leader.

This webinar is one of 3-part series to support aspiring and current teacher leaders. Attend all three to receive the Growing Yourself as a Teacher Leader certificate.

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15 New Faces Of Young Adolescents

Presenters: Jack Berckemeyer

Are we seeing a change in adolescents? What new characteristics have emerged post Covid? Join us for a realistic and funny overview of the new attributes of 10-15 year olds. Jack Berckemeyer will share his insights on what he is seeing in middle schools all across the country and he will share ideas that are working for administrators and teachers.

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Building Career Readiness: Middle School Work-Based Learning

Presenters: Ashley Hemmey

Today’s students crave “real-world” experience and want opportunities to apply learning and gain experience in careers at increasingly younger ages. Formal experiential experiences, like internships, apprenticeships, and job shadowing have traditionally been reserved for high school and college students, but some organizations and schools are redefining work-based learning in the middle grades space. Join panelists from Apprentice Learning and Big Picture Learning as they highlight their innovative programs unique partnership to pilot work-based learning opportunities for middle grades students.

AMLE and American Student Assistance® (ASA), a national nonprofit changing the way middle and high schoolers learn about careers and navigate education-to-career opportunities, have partnered to make this panel discussion free to all schools.

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Social Media Emergency Plan

Presenters: Kim Karr

Does your school have a social media emergency plan? Created as part of #ICANHELP's Digital First Responder Program, the Social Media Emergency Plan equips schools with the tools to monitor, investigate, and effectively respond to campus threats. This important new resource will teach both students and educators how to identify and report unusual or violent online activity. Come learn about what comprises a sound social media emergency plan, how to leverage the tools available to you, and best practices for putting yours to use in your school.

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Fostering Family Engagement – Administrator Roundtable

Presenters: Katrina Hill and Joe Mazza

Join AMLE and a panel of middle school leaders as we discuss how to foster and support authentic family engagement this school year.

Multiple years of COVID restrictions directly impacted family engagement, limiting who could come on our campuses and how our schools could engage with our communities. It's time for a reset. Our panel of school leaders will discuss how to assess the current level of family involvement, set a vision for improvement, and explore innovative, high-impact ideas for authentic family engagement.

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It’s Time for a School Reset

Presenters: Jack Berckemeyer

What a year school year we had last year. Teacher tired is real, our students have forgotten the rigor of school and in some cases our schools need a reset to start the school year off. Jack will be sharing practical ideas on how to create a team and school wide reset process. We need to be able to provide consistencies for students and regain our hallways, classrooms and schools. All must mean all as we enter a new school year.

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