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Are you interested in gaining new perspective and learning innovative strategies to help improve your effectiveness and inclusivity in the classroom. Our experienced, knowledgeable and passionate group of educators will spark your motivation, enhance your knowledge, and inspire you to to be the best leader you can be. Foster a community of learning, diversity and achievement by booking an onsite professional development training customized for you to succeed.
We can bring the TYHO conference to you - on a miniature scale. Leaders, speakers and educators will design a custom on-site professional development training experience that will help you implement more innovative ways of teaching and improve your school or district's overall effectiveness and success in within the school system.
Teach Your Heart Out is proud to offer professional learning to schools and districts nationwide on a variety of topics. During these sessions, we identify strategies and best practices for responding to the evolving social, emotional, and mental health needs of students and educators. These workshops can be hosted online or in person and will provide educators with the tools to promote healthy student growth, development, and readiness to contribute to a more socially just society. In-person sessions may include assessment walk-throughs for additional reflection.
In addition to the workshops, we offer collaborative work sessions. Collaborative work sessions are guided small group sessions that will give participants an opportunity to develop and refine specific implementation plans with the direct guidance and feedback of the facilitators.
The final list of topics will be determined in collaboration with your organization, but sample topics include:
- Culturally responsive teaching and inclusive educational practices
- Anti-Racist teaching practices and dispositions
- Restorative practices/circles
- Trauma-informed teaching practices
- Creating safe and welcoming learning environments
- Building strong and authentic relationships with families
- Interventions for students that are equitable, accessible, and relevant for all students
Workshops start at $4500 Collaborative work sessions start at $3500
Travel costs are calculated separately.
Casey Bethel is a passionate educator, an accomplished scientist, and a mentor to students of all ages. He was named the 2017 Georgia Teacher of the Year. He was also nominated for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching. He earned a master’s degree in plant genetics from the University of Georgia and a bachelor’s degree in biology from Fort Valley State University. He is the system-wide K-12 science and STEM coordinator for the Douglas County School System. Prior to that role, he served as program director for campus and community coordination with Georgia Institute of Technology’s Center for Education Integrating Science, Mathematics, and Computing, where he coordinated professional development and STEM outreach programs. He also served as a science teacher and mentor at New Manchester High School in Douglasville, Georgia, where he taught advanced placement biology and physics and sponsored Project Manhood, a male mentoring group.
Jed Dearybury began his education career in 2001. He was featured in GQ Magazine as Male Leader of the Year, met President Obama as the South Carolina honoree of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching, and was named top 5 finalist for SC Teacher of the Year. Since leaving 2nd grade in 2015 he has been leading professional development across the country, and training the next generation of educators through teaching in Higher Ed. He published his first book, The Playful Classroom in June 2020. His next book, The Courageous Classroom, is due out July 2021.
Dr. Jemelleh Coes received her Bachelor’s degree in Education with a concentration in Special Education and her Master’s degree in Education with a concentration in Teaching and Learning from Georgia Southern University. During her tenure at Georgia Southern University, she traveled nationally and internationally to collect data from various educational systems in order to find ways to make improvements and validate the successes of our local systems. Jemelleh earned her Ph.D. in Educational Theory and Practice with certificates in Education Law and Policy, Disability Studies, and qualitative Research from the University of Georgia. She serves as a board member for the National Network of State Teachers of the Year and advisory councilperson for the Georgia Partnership of Excellence in Education. In 2013, Dr. Jemelleh Coes was nominated to represent Bulloch County as Teacher of the Year. She went on to become Georgia’s 2014 Teacher of the Year. She spent six years teaching English/language arts and math in both the general and special education setting at Langston Chapel Middle School in Statesboro, Georgia. She is a professor at University of Georgia and Mount Holyoke College. She teaches current and future educators along with future professionals dedicated to disability advocacy. She also serves as a teacher mentor for classroom teachers throughout the state. In this capacity, she supports teachers with career development and special projects. Her work has a laser focus on equity and disrupting traditional ways of engaging in education. She believes that equity is the thread that runs through everything!
Host an on-site professional development training in your district or at your school. Submit your request today and one of our team members will be in touch with you. Don’t wait, don’t hesitate. We are filling up fast!