UNH PD&T Conference Demonstrates Importance of Social and Emotional Learning


Thursday, December 14, 2017

Manchester - School can be extremely difficult for children who do not have the appropriate skills to cope in stressful situations. Social and emotional learning can help children become better students and better members of society when they are older. UNH Professional Development and Training is hosting “Teach Social-Emotional Learning through Academics” on Wed., January 17 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at UNH Manchester to help teachers learn new strategies to incorporate social and emotional learning in the classroom.

            Keynote Speaker Mike Anderson is experienced in supporting learning through customizing strategies for classrooms to create a responsive learning environments. Anderson was a teacher for 15 years before becoming a private education consultant and published author. In 2004 he was a finalist for New Hampshire Teacher of the Year and in 2004 won the Milken Educator Award. His latest book, Learning to Choose, Choosing to Learn, was selected as the 2016 ASCD member book and was over 62,000 educators in more than 100 countries.

            For more information visit https://training.unh.edu/selearning. The conference tuition is $220, however waivers are available for those who qualify.

UNH Professional Development & Training (PD&T) is dedicated to enhancing the professional knowledge and skills of individuals and organizations in New Hampshire and surrounding communities. PD&T offers a variety of learning experiences, including over 250 noncredit workshops, conferences, boot camps, certificate programs, customized corporate trainings and online courses. For more information about UNH Professional Development & Training please visit https://training.unh.edu/.