Having Hard Conversations
As administrators, coaches or teacher leaders, we often come up against situations where difficult topics must be addressed. What do we know about the best strategies for those moments? What questions should we be asking ourselves before we speak, and what environments are best for when we do speak? Based on research around conflict and interpersonal communications, this session, will provide participants with action plan and scripting tools for having those necessary hard conversations.
e-Mentoring for New Special Education Teachers
The New Teacher Center’s e-Mentoring is an innovative national online mentoring program focused on supporting and retaining new special education teachers. Through eMSS, new and veteran teachers and university educators collaborate in an interactive community to advance high quality teaching for all students.