Professional Development Center

Educator Forum: Social Emotional Learning in the Classroom

Thursday, May 23, 2019, 4:30-6:00pm

University Events Room, 7th floor, Glickman Library

314 Forest Avenue, Portland, ME


Registration for this forum is CLOSED as of 10:00 am 5/23/19


Cost for attendance is $15 per person, and includes certificate for 1.5 contact hours. Light refreshments will be provided.

Downloadable Flyer (PDF)

Explore the relationship between social and emotional wellness and academic achievement in this interactive workshop. We will work together to examine our classroom practice and explore ways we can integrate this important work into our districts, schools and/or classrooms. Topics to be covered include trauma-informed instruction, Restorative Justice, embedding SEL into existing curriculum, self-care for teachers, and school-wide approaches to SEL. The intended audience for this Forum is teachers and education technicians serving students grades K-8.


Karen MacDonald, Grade 6-7 Language Arts Teacher, 2014 Maine State Teacher of the Year

Talya Edlund, Grade 5 Teacher, 2016 Maine State Teacher of the Year


Educator Forums are professional development events for educators of similar positions or responsibilities to explore new or best practices in their field. Forums provide an opportunity for educators to engage with peers, build new understandings from prior knowledge, and reflect on past practices.

Contact the PDC with any questions:

Julie Marsh, Program Coordinator
Professional Development Center