Dates, Times & Locations

August

PACIFIC DAYLIGHT TIME

Friday, August 19, 2022

4:30 - 7:30 AM 

USD 120

CHINA STANDARD TIME

Friday, August 19, 2022

7:30 PM - 10:30 PM

RMB 812

November

PACIFIC DAYLIGHT TIME

Friday, November 25, 2022

6:00 - 9:00 PM 

USD 120

CHINA STANDARD TIME

Saturday, November 26, 2022

9:00 - 12:00 PM

RMB 812

LOCATION

Zoom Platform

Course Description

 This course will introduce participants to mindfulness to teachers, as well as expose them to the fundamental sitting, movement, and communication practices of this approach to managing this approach in one's life and classroom. 

Objectives

  • Learn what mindfulness is, is not, and it's benefits
  • Understand how mindfulness integrates into adult wellness
  • Gain exposure to the elements of mindful teaching and how they relate to social and emotional learning in the classroom
  • Practice mindful sitting, mindful walking, mindful stretching, and mindful listening
  • Reflect on personal wellness goals and make a plan to progress on them


Instructor(s)

Facilitator

Jill Stansbury

Jill Stansbury is a Social and Emotional Learning Consultant and Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction trainer based out of Blaine, Washington. In addition, she is a certified Positive Discipline teacher & parent educator/trainer and has facilitated parent and educator learning communities in preschools, charter schools, independent schools, homeless shelters, and online in both China and the United States for 14 years.

She holds a master's degree in educational leadership from DePaul University and a Montessori teaching credential. Brown University recognizes her as a Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction teacher, and she has been studying and practicing mindfulness for 25 years. She has over 25 years of classroom and administrative experience in early childhood through secondary education. Her goal has always been to guide people to look at their strengths and learn additional tools to increase wellness. This course is part of her vision to share that approach with as many individuals, educators and parents as possible so that the world becomes a place that welcomes and cares for us all.