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July 21, 2022 – July 23, 2022 , 10:30 AM; 8 AM
University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Active SEL: The Power of Movement to Address Equity & Engage Your Community

Margot Toppen

This session explores the power of movement to address equity, engage diverse learners, and deepen family engagement. Participants will be introduced to movement-based activities that address all 5 SEL competencies: Self-Awareness, Self-Management, Social Awareness, Relationship Skills and Responsible Decision-Making. Additionally, they will have a clear understanding of the research related to the strategies presented, and a specific action plan to take the strategies and ideas back to their team.

Nourishing Minds & Bodies: How to Un-Silo Health and SEL with a Coordinated Approach

Margot Toppen

Many schools address physical and mental well-being independently, despite similarities in instructional best practices and the mind-body connection. By unifying wellness and SEL efforts, educators can more effectively address the physical, social, and emotional needs of students, staff, and the community. Participants will take a deep dive into the CDC’s Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child model and consider opportunities for building coordination and efficiency in initiatives designed to address physical and mental health.

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