Washington State GEAR UP Professional Development

Year 4: 2020-2021 Materials 

Access materials and resources from previous WA State GEAR UP-sponsored professional development for school-based staff. 


WA State GEAR UP Year 4 Kick-Off Workshop (8.18.2020)

This virtual workshop is for WA State GEAR UP school-based staff. The focus of the event included:

  • Trauma-informed instruction/SEL;
  • Practitioner spotlights on Student and Family Engagement and Virtual Services/Dynamic Hybrid Learning; and  
  • Grant Logistics.

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GEAR UP Webinar: Self and Collective Care for Educators, Lara Kain (9.29.2020)

This virtual workshop is for WA State GEAR UP school-based staff. This workshop explores why self and collective care are crucial for all youth-serving adults. As a group, we will explore concepts of trauma, stress, burnout, compassion fatigue. Learn what it means for youth-serving adults to take mental and emotional self-care to effectively support students. Lara will share a framework, which prioritizes both youth and adult resilience and well-being. Participants will walk away with strategies to implement in their own programs and practices for self and collective care.

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