Course Description

Optimize Your Teaching and Student Learning as You Return to the Classroom

Reset: Resiliency, Compassion and Innovation for a Transformative Teaching is designed to meet educators where they are as they return to fully face-to-face classroom, hybrid, or continue with a virtual learning environment. Major topics addressed will include SEL (social emotional learning), trauma-informed instruction, educator resiliency, and an innovator's mindset shift rebuilding our education system together and with an emphasis on grace and a willingness to try new strategies in the classroom.

Learner Outcomes

  • Connect neuroscience to the five course competencies of social emotional learning
  • Analyze the connection between social emotional learning and trauma-informed instruction
  • Build an educator self-care plan based on the 12 habits and dispositions of resilient educators using Elena Aguilar's strategies from Onward, Cultivating Emotional Resilience for Educators
  • Analyze the learning frameworks and strategies to accelerate and enrich personalized and overall student learning experiences
  • Apply learning strategies and technology tools to amplify student agency and collaboration in-person, hybrid, and/or online
  • Create a learning experience unit plan incorporating technology tools, learning frameworks and strategies for transformative teaching

Course Details

Number of Units: 3.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for K-12 educators interested in preparing for transitioning back to the classroom for school year, addressing topics that all educators will face after COVID-19 remote learning.

Course Format: Online Self-Paced

Course Materials:  None

Technical Requirements


"This is a timely subject matter the social emotional well being of student and staff need to be addressed by all. Thank you for a very informative class." -- Victoria Apodaca, Educator, Montebello Unified School District, California

Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s), Professional Programs and Series

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Course Format
Course Fee(s)
EDU PD - $489 credit (3 units) $489.00
Available for Extension Credit
3 units
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