Jan 25

Teaching from the Heart

Monday, January 25 –

Event Time: 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

University of Maine - Hutchinson Center
80 Belmont Ave.,, Belfast

Learn how to manage your classroom/learning environment with a practical, simple curriculum based on Nonviolent Communication expert Gina Simm’s book Heart to Heart: Three Systems for Staying Connected (A Manual for Parents and Teachers). Through participating in this course, you’ll learn how to use practical systems to maintain the heart-to-heart connections that support children’s ability to self-regulate and improve their emotional intelligence. Participants are encouraged (though not required) to purchase instructor Gina Simm’s book, Heart to Heart: Three Systems for Staying Connected (A Manual for Parents and Teachers).* PROGRAM DATES & TIMES January 25–27 3:30–5:30 p.m. Gina Simm has taught in early childhood education for over 30 years. Her background in Montessori education and children’s theater launched her into the world of public schools where she spent most of her career as a first-grade teacher (including a year spent teaching English in China). PROGRAM FEE $125 LOCATION Zoom CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS Participants will receive a certificate of completion and 0.6 CEU/6 contact hours are available. FOR MORE INFORMATION For more information or to request an accommodation contact Michelle Patten, Conference and Professional Development Coordinator, um.fhc.pd@maine.edu; 207.338.8002. *The book can be purchased through Gina directly or on Amazon/Barnes & Noble.


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80 Belmont Ave.,
Belfast, ME 04915

Using on-site resources and distance learning technology, The University of Maine Hutchinson Center provides undergraduate, graduate, and non-credit programs for personal and professional development. The Hutchinson Center also offers conference services and meeting spaces to private businesses and community organizations, and shares local artists work throughout the calendar year.

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