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Monday, November 1 • 8:00am - 9:00am
Opening and Keynote Speaker

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Dr. Morales will open the day and intro our keynote speaker, Dr. Joelle Hood from Thriving YOUniversity.

Taking Time To B.R.E.A.T.H.E.
Strategies for Strengthening Personal and Professional Resilience
Let’s face it. Life is full of change and uncertainty and is pretty stressful right now for most of us. When students and staff experience chronic stress, it can negatively impact their motivation, performance, and well-being, which can then affect the morale and climate of the home, the classroom, the staff room, the organization, and the community. There couldn’t be a more important time to focus on strengthening our well-being and resilience than right now. 
Participants in this engaging workshop series will walk away with simple yet powerful research-based practices from the fields of Mindfulness, Positive Psychology, Emotional Intelligence, and Social Psychology. They can utilize these strategies with themselves, their teams, and their students to reduce stress and anxiety, improve attention and performance, and strengthen overall physical and psychological well-being. This transformational and experiential learning series provides an easy framework to give staff the understanding, motivation, and practices needed to work on becoming better humans, better educators, better leaders and better organizations. 
B = Build Belonging & Cultivate Connection
R = Reflect on Purpose
E = Engage in Self-Compassion
A = Amplify Attention, Awareness, & Awe
T = Tap Into Thankfulness And Appreciation    
H = Harness Your Thoughts
E = Empower Empathy Everyday

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Dr. Daisy Morales

Live Oak ESD Superintendent, Centegix
Dr. Daisy Morales is passionate about inspiring, mentoring, and coaching others to become the best version of themselves by reflecting on their practices, embracing change, and continuing to grow in order to increase educator effectiveness and achieve success for every student. She... Read More →
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Joelle Hood

Senior Partnerships Manager, Thriving YOUniversity
Dr. Joelle Hood is a writer, speaker, teacher, success coach, leader, energy alchemist, and entrepreneur who champions living life IN purpose and ON purpose. Joelle offers over 25 years of educational and leadership experience as a teacher, assistant principal, principal, and consultant... Read More →

Monday November 1, 2021 8:00am - 9:00am PDT