Program for pediatricians involved in school health: Transforming School Climate and Culture

Posted on November 05, 2019

Transforming School Climate and Culture

Brewer: Thursday, November 7 9:00 - 3:00

Augusta: Friday, November 15 9:00 - 3:00

Saco: Tuesday, December 3 9:00 - 3:00

Developing a positive school climate and culture leads to an increase in student attendance, engagement and achievement.

Participants will:

  • learn strategies to build positive climate, improve school culture and decrease chronic absenteeism
  • examine how to build healthy relationships within the school community (staff with student, staff with staff, and staff with families)
  • learn how to differentiate between accidental and intentional culture
  • access a framework (including a staff survey) to support participants’ in assessing their own school or organization’s climate and culture
  • leave the workshop with tools to help create a more successful environment where all students can be successful learners.

Presenters: Ansley Newton and Susan Lieberman