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Elementary Advanced Course – Waukee, IA

June 18 - 21 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

You’ve taken our Elementary Core Course.
Now take your SEL teaching skills to the next level with our Advanced Course!


The Elementary Advanced Course is designed to increase your knowledge and expand your teaching strategies and practices to strengthen the Responsive Classroom approach you’re already using. In this four-day, interactive training course, you will learn new methods and strategies including:

  • Engaging Academics: Teacher Language, Open-ended Questions, Academic Choice, and Guided Discovery. We’ll also cover the Language of Learning, including core thinking, speaking and listening skills.
  • Effective Management: Classroom Organization, as well as Effective Behavior Management tools such as Problem-Solving Conferences and Role-Play.
  • And much more



Course Details

Prerequisite: 4-day Elementary Core Course
Suitable for grades K – 6

Resources included: Resource Book and Joyful Classroom

Check-in/Welcome: 7:30 am – 8:30 am
Session begins: 8:30 am
Session ends: 3:30 pm

Meet Your Presenter

Lisa Dewey Wells

Lisa has spent more than 20 years in the classroom teaching preschool through high school. She believes deeply in the power of positive community and teacher language because they both encourage collaboration and lifelong learning for students of all ages. In addition to being a registered yoga and mindfulness teacher, Lisa holds a professional coaching certificate.


How to register:
  • Pay by credit card: Enter ticket quantity below, complete attendee detail fields, then add to cart—payment will be requested at checkout.
  • Pay by purchase order or check: Download our registration form. Follow the instructions on the form and submit it via our online submission form, email, mail, or fax.


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June 18, 2019 @ 8:30 am
June 21, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
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Waukee, IA
Grant Ragan Elementary School, 645 NE Dartmoor Dr
Waukee, IA 50263
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