Peace of Mind Community of Practice Gathering
Thursday, April 8, 2021
4:15 to 5:30 pm EST. FREE. Virtual.
Looking for new practices to bring to your students? Wondering how to adapt or create practices to meet your students’ needs? Wishing you could incorporate more fun, music and movement into your mindful moments?
Join us for our next Community of Practice Gathering!
Experienced Peace of Mind Educators will share practices they enjoy teaching and find helpful in their school communities.
Student Mindful Mentors will share the practices that work best for them.
We invite you to bring a practice to share, too!
RSVP to receive the zoom link, and please add us to your address book to make sure the confirmation email doesn’t go astray!
COSEM Equity-based Conversation Series: August 3 at 5:30 EST
Register here to be part of this powerful conversation about how mindfulness can help us not only address the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic, but also the pandemic of systemic racism.
National Summit on Revolutionizing Education
TEACHING AND LEADING THROUGH A PANDEMIC AND RECESSION
Keynote addresses by Peace of Mind’s Linda Ryden and
Rev. Dr. William Barber (We’re excited!)
Tuesday, July 7th from Noon to 3:30 pm
Free to all educators, July 7, 12-3:30 pm EST. More information here.
The spread of COVID-19 is creating challenges and stresses on our nation’s education system and impacting students, teachers, education support professionals, families, and school administrators across the country. As traditional ideas of “school” are challenged and replaced with varying degrees of online instruction and distance learning, this moment further exacerbates great inequities in our nation’s education system. Amidst these challenges, anti-racism protests have been sparked across the country, focusing our attention on the value we place on Black lives.
Yet, still, even in moments of crisis our educators manage to do what they do best: teach and care for students. Recovery requires a bold vision for the future grounded in equity from teacher leaders, and an unwavering commitment to protecting the emotional, mental, and physical wellbeing of all students.
Through the National Summit on Revolutionizing Education, NNSTOY will:
1. Address the challenges of teaching in the COVID-19 era; focusing on recovery, restart, and racial justice.
2. Share strategies for achieving equity for all students, by ensuring expert teachers are leading the national
conversation with policymakers and the public about the future of education.
3. Celebrate the stories of teachers and students across the country;
4. Highlight examples and share best practices for teaching during a pandemic.
Give Local Together!
National Social Media giving campaign
Tuesday, May 5, 2020
All day on your favorite social media
Peace of Mind is excited to join the Catalogue for Philanthropy’s local campaign to raise funds for DC area nonprofit organizations. CFP is the local partner of the national Giving Tuesday organization which is rolling out this day to support small nonprofits around the world doing essential work in our communities. Please join in and inspire others to as well!
Introductory Virtual Community Circle Gathering
Wednesday, May 13th, 2020
3:45 pm EST to 5:15 pm EST.
A chance to experience the Virtual Community Circle format with our wonderful facilitators, Jelena Popovic and Dave Trachtenberg. Interested in joining? Please contact Cheryl at .
Three circles of 8 educators each will meet monthly via zoom from August 2020 through June 2021. There will be no charge to participate, but we do ask that educators commit to monthly gatherings (scheduled at a time convenient for group members) for the full 2020-2021 school year.
We would love to have you join us, but space is limited. If you are interested, please contact Peace of Mind Executive Director Cheryl Dodwell by May 30, 2020 or click HERE to tell us about your interest.