Where Can I Start? I Know!

Taking what you learn at conference and applying it to your classroom, team, and school community can be intimidating yet simple. Hear how I left Arlington, TX last fall and took my new passion for building relationships back to my classroom and school. Several simple...

Thinking Outside the Box for Circles

The world of education is full of expectations, action plans and SMART goals. implementing and sustaining authentic circles can seem a daunting task. This session will help you find material, questions, and inspiration in unusual places. Participants will make and...

Silencing the Skeptics: Step Into My Circle

I walked into Weatherford High School in the fall of 2017 as a 10th grade Inclusion English teacher. I was told I would be trained in Restorative Practices in September and then implement what I learned for the remainder of the year. I admit, I, like some of you,...

Restorative Practices and the RtI Process

This session will take a look at SB1153- the new state requirements for RtI, with an emphasis on RtI for behavior and how using restorative practices could serve as an intervention for students with behavioral challenges. We will discuss the need for explicit...