Participants in this 4-part series wil develop and hone the ability to listen empathically and to speak powerfully. The group will meet for 12 hours of instruction in Fall 2018 and each participant will receive 90-minutes of individual coaching with Dr. Simon during the series. This series is designed for educational leaders who have already studied Nonviolent Communication.
Subsequent sessions will be scheduled based on feedback from the group.
To determine your eligibility to participate in this series, please contact Jenni Mangel: JMangel@JewishLearningWorks.org
Instructor: Kathy Simon, Ph.D.
Kathy Simon holds a B.A. in English and Hebrew Literature from Harvard University and a Ph.D. in Education from Stanford University. After beginning her career as a high school English and drama teacher, Kathy co-directed the Coalition of Essential Schools, a national school-reform organization. Kathy is the author and co-author of several books on curriculum, teaching, and school reform, including Moral Questions in the Classroom, Teaching as Inquiry, and Choosing Small. Kathy has served on the faculty of the Mandel Teacher Educator Institute since 2006. She also is a certified trainer with the Center for Nonviolent Communication, and leads communication courses and workshops for couples, parents, teachers, and non-profit organizations. Kathy particularly likes working with parents and teachers of children, teenagers, and young adults, because she believes that disconnection and power struggles between adults and young people can be transformed into opportunities for deeper connection, understanding, and meaningful life-long relationships.
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