Date: Thursday, May 19, 2022

Time and time zone: 7:00 PM EST

Target audience:  K-8 teachers and administrators



The end of the school year provides the opportunity to strengthen school and classroom learning communities through reflection and celebration. In this webinar, attendees will gain ideas and strategies for using Morning Meeting and Responsive Advisory Meeting to strengthen the learning community and bring the year to a joyful close.


Participants will:

  • Review the Responsive Classroom practices of Morning Meeting and Responsive Advisory Meeting and how they support a safe, joyful, and engaging end to the school year 
  • Gain ideas for using Morning Meeting and Responsive Advisory Meeting to bring the school year to a close in a positive way 
  • Consider the academic, social, and emotional skills students have learned throughout the school year and how those skills can be reviewed and reinforced through Morning Meeting and Responsive Advisory Meeting


Dr. Joe Tilley is currently a curriculum and instructional designer and educational consultant with Center for Responsive Schools. He received his bachelor of science from Middle Tennessee State University, master of science from the University of Memphis, and doctor of education from Middle Tennessee State University. He has taught special education in kindergarten through eighth grade in various metropolitan districts, including Memphis, Atlanta, and Nashville. Joe also served as a multisite special education coach at the district level for Metro Nashville Public Schools. Joe joined Center for Responsive Schools to share his passion for social-emotional learning with other educators. In his spare time, he enjoys time with his family, the outdoors, and his two fur children, Harvey and Roxie.


Jane Cofie was an elementary general education teacher in Fairfax County, Virginia, for twenty years and is currently the director of curriculum and instruction in the Responsive Classroom programs department at Center for Responsive Schools. She is the author of Strengthening the Parent-Teacher Partnership and coauthor of Doing Social Studies in Morning Meeting.