Scaling SEL Leadership Seminar

Leadership Retreat: Weaving Self-care


“Data indicate that teachers are highly satisfied with the Developmental Designs approach and its various strategies as well as the professional development model used.”

—Dr. Vicki Schmitt, Middle Grades Research Journal, Fall 2011

“Rated a ‘Most Valuable’ professional development experience by nearly 100% of participants who complete a DD1 or DD2 workshop.”

—Dr. David Hough, ORION Research Group, Principal Investigator for Program Evaluations, Springfield, Missouri

The training was active! We were able to reflect immediately about how things can work at our school. ~Washington DC School Leader

The trainer was knowledgeable and their experience with using DD gave credibility to implementing. ~East Greenwich RI Principal

Many ah-ha moments! ~Maple Grove MN School Leader

Trainer modeled how to use the practices instead of just telling us, we got a chance to hear, see and experience them. ~Richfield MN Professional Development Coordinator

Applicable and realistic; can build a safe and positive school-wide community with teacher and admin buy-in; Empowers students to own their behavior. Facilitator was EXTREMELY engaging, fun, and informative. I really enjoyed today’s workshop. ~East Greenwich RI School Leader

Not just theory but many proven strategies and practices that we will be able to use right away. ~Philadelphia PA School Leader

Training brought it home for us! ~Medford OR School Leader

Able to work as a group on our school initiatives in the training. Active learning. ~Madison WI area School Leader

This is exactly what we needed! ~Shakopee MN Principal

I feel like this was the missing piece that I was waiting for to make our classroom community stronger. Thank you! ~Greenwich RI School Leader

Practical and can immediately implement. ~New Town CT Student Support Coordinator