Professional Development

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Educational Communities

Changing Perspectives offers a variety of professional development training opportunities geared towards educators, paraeducators, and school leaders. All trainings are tailored specifically to the audience and organization we are working with and are available on-site or virtually. Sessions range from 30 minutes to full day.

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Professional Development

Changing Perspectives offers a variety of professional development training opportunities available in person and online. Professional Development training range in topic to ensure the greatest amount of relevancy to each particular audience we present. Trainings are conducted in a workshop model with opportunities for hands on engagement and facilitated discussion. 

Hourly Coaching

Individual and small group coaching provide an opportunity for school personnel to receive in-depth and individualized support and technical assistance from a Changing Perspectives coach. Changing Perspectives coaches are trained and prepared to support educators in achieving the creation of more equitable and inclusive school experiences for all children.

On-Site Classroom Visits

Changing Perspectives staff is available to engage with school communities through daily onsite school visits. A school visit may consists of, but is not limited too, classroom observations, co-teaching of lessons, written assessment reports and more. Changing Perspectives is poised to meet with all educators in the school including; classroom teachers, special educators, unified arts teachers.

We Can Customize a Workshop for You

Don't see what you need? Contact us for a workshop customized just for you, your people, and your organization.

WORKSHOPS

Facilitating Inclusive Play

Inclusive play supports students in breaking down social barriers, fostering continued respect of diversity, and becoming inclusion leaders in their ...
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Disability as Diversity

Disability is the largest minority in the world but is often not talked about in schools. This workshop explores how ...
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What is Inclusive Education?

Inclusion of all students in a school community strengthens the fabric of the community, encourages empathetic collaboration and communication, supports ...
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What is Disability Awareness

An essential piece of improving outcomes for all students is nurturing greater self- and peer-awareness. When we educate students about ...
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Unpacking Inclusion

Inclusion of all students in a school community strengthens the fabric of the community, encourages empathetic collaboration and communication, supports ...
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SEL for Complex Learners

This training explores the importance of social-emotional learning for all students including our more complex learners. This training unpacks the ...
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SEL Embedded as Curriculum 

\Social-emotional learning is not an add-on; it is an integral element of education that teachers and schools are integrating into ...
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Where Do I Begin: Conversations Around Sensitive Issues

In this group professional development session, Changing Perspectives presents five steps for initiating and guiding student discussions about disabilities and ...
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What is SEL?

Social-emotional learning (SEL) is a critical part of every child’s education and can be nurtured even when students are not ...
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Empathy and Sympathy: What’s the Difference?

Empathy is recognized as one of the most important 21st century skills and is a driver for more meaningful and ...
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Empowering Students with Differences

Empowering students with differences helps them cultivate greater self-confidence and self-advocacy skills. This workshop highlights the value and positive outcomes ...
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Facilitating Inclusive Play

Inclusive play supports students in breaking down social barriers, fostering continued respect of diversity, and becoming inclusion leaders in their ...
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What Is Inclusion?

How do schools create authentically inclusive environments for all students? Inclusion can be an overwhelming concept. In this workshop, we ...
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What is SEL?

Social-emotional learning (SEL) is a critical part of every child’s education. SEL is a framework for helping students develop critical ...
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Unpacking Inclusion

Inclusion of all students in a school community strengthens the fabric of the community, encourages empathetic collaboration and communication, supports ...
Read More

What Is Disability Awareness?

An essential piece of improving outcomes for all students is nurturing greater self- and peer-awareness. When we educate students about ...
Read More

Empathy and Sympathy: What’s the Difference?

Empathy is recognized as one of the most important 21st century skills and is a driver for more meaningful and ...
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Where Do I Begin? Conversations Around Sensitive Topics

In this group professional development session, Changing Perspectives presents five steps for initiating and guiding student discussions about disabilities and ...
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Building Inclusive Communities To Support Social-Emotional Growth

Through honest discussion and reflection, this workshop helps school communities assess how their school currently addresses social-emotional learning and inclusion ...
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SEL Embedded as Curriculum

Social-emotional learning is not an add-on; it is an integral element of education that teachers and schools are integrating into ...
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What is SEL and Why Is It Important?

Social-emotional learning (SEL) is a critical part of every child’s education and can be nurtured even when students are not ...
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Learning about other people and their perspectives opens you up to new ideas and ways of seeing the world, which is really important.
Violet, 7th grade

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If you envision a more inclusive, equitable school culture, Changing Perspectives has the services and resources to help you achieve that vision.

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Changing Perspectives is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit organization registered in the US under EIN 46-3115902

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