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A West-Mec Professional Development Day is a wonderful investment for expanding your capabilities, discovering new skills, and reaching broader perspectives. The experienced staff deliver polished lessons that are well-paced, interactive, and full of ideas that are ready to be implemented into your own classrooms. Thank you for the wonderful workshops.
As always, John and Julie did an exceptional job! I always leave their trainings feeling so much more prepared for my own classes.
I always look forward to these classes and leave energized and full of excitement to use the skills learned in my classroom!
Very engaging and informative class!
Sessions are always filled with valuable information and presented using engaging strategies.
This is the second class I’ve taken from Julie and John. They both keep the class interesting and engaging. I left class knowing that it was time very well spent.
I think the classes offered at West-Mec are well worth the time spent. Comfortable format. It also gives you a chance to network with other professionals.
West-MEC always has a great presentation.
Joel is highly professional and talented PD Coach. He is sincerely committed to success in the classroom!
I thoroughly enjoy every class that West Mec offers and look forward to them when I have them on my calendar. They are great for new teachers, but also very helpful for teachers who have been in education for years.
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Youth Mental Health First Aid is an international training program. Peer-reviewed studies show that individuals trained in the program: Grow their knowledge of signs, symptoms and risk factors of mental illnesses and addictions. Can identify multiple types of professional and self-help resources for individuals with a mental illness or addiction. Increase their confidence in and likelihood Continue reading
Disruptions in sleep, difficulty focusing, decreased work morale, lack of energy, constant stress and anxiety… If these are symptoms you can relate to, you may be suffering from Compassion Fatigue. At some point, the caregiver’s immersion in other peoples’ hurt starts to take a toll and nobody is completely immune. Join us for a session Continue reading
More Than Sad is a suicide prevention education program developed by The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) to help increase teachers’ knowledge and understanding of suicidal behavior in youth, its causes, treatment, and prevention. Goals of training: To increase understanding of the problem of youth suicide, the risk factors that can lead to suicide, Continue reading
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