Webinars

Sanford Inspire offers informative webinars, focused on relevant topics in education today. Our presenters are inspirational educators and thought leaders who share instructional resources and social emotional learning (SEL) strategies, supporting engagement for all students.

 

Check out our upcoming webinars below or catch up on any Sanford Inspire webinars you may have missed, available to watch anytime on demand.

We offer these engaging webinars available at no cost to all registrants.

  * Opinions and content in this presentation are that of the featured guest speaker and may not necessarily be a direct representation of Sanford Harmony or Sanford Inspire.

Upcoming Webinars

Tom Whisinnand, 2019 Grand Prize Sanford Teacher Award Winner

January 15, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

A Teacher’s Purpose: What the World Needs Now

Presented by: Tom Whisinnand, 2019 Grand Prize Sanford Teacher Award Winner

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Christopher S. Reina, Ph.D. President and Founder Leading Without Ego, LLC

March 26, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Mindfulness for Educators

Presented by: Christopher S. Reina, Ph.D. President and Founder Leading Without Ego, LLC

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Leah Juelke, 2019 South Dakota Sanford Teacher Award State Winner

April 22, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Strategies for Supporting Diverse Learners

Presented by: Leah Juelke, 2019 South Dakota Sanford Teacher Award State Winner

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On-Demand Webinars

Dr. Brian McDaniel, 2018 California Teacher of the Year and 2019 Global Teacher Prize Top Finalist

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Caring Beyond Expectations

In this webinar, Dr. McDaniel will inspire you to dream big for all of your students. He will share how the importance of building relationships is the foundation for supporting student success in school and beyond. These relationships will help transform the ordinary to the extraordinary. He will share several case studies of how former students who once struggled became shining stars with his care and high expectations for all in his band class. Join this webinar to be inspired and motivated to support the amazing future of your students!
Presenter: Dr. Brian McDaniel, 2018 California Teacher of the Year and 2019 Global Teacher Prize Top Finalist

Dr. Mary Conage, Director of Special Projects, University of Florida

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Culturally Responsive Learning Environments

During the webinar, Dr. Conage will share tools to facilitate authentic reflection, intentional planning, and focused action for more equitable academic experiences and achievement outcomes for diverse learners.
Presented by: Dr. Mary Conage, Director of Special Projects, University of Florida

Elizabeth Cook, Senior National Advisor for Social Emotional Health, Alliance for a Healthier Generation.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Filling Your Cup: Comprehensive Self-Care Strategies for the Educator

In this webinar we discuss how to understand how our cups become empty in the first place (even when we've thought we've filled them) and how we, collectively, can work together toward developing effective self-care strategies that are both meaningful and manageable.
Presented by: Elizabeth Cook, Senior National Advisor for Social Emotional Health, Alliance for a Healthier Generation.

Chelonnda Seroyer, International Teacher Award winner and president of Seroyer Educational Consulting Service.

Thursday, August 08, 2019

Summer Video Series: Kicking Off an Inspirational School Year – Part 3

This 15-minute webinar provides practical strategies and the following key takeaways: Communication techniques that will help foster a strong home/school relationship.Innovative ways to increase parental participation
Presented by: Chelonnda Seroyer, International Teacher Award winner and president of Seroyer Educational Consulting Service.

Chelonnda Seroyer, International Teacher Award winner and president of Seroyer Educational Consulting Service.

Thursday, August 01, 2019

Summer Video Series: Kicking Off an Inspirational School Year – Part 2

This 15-minute webinar provides practical strategies and the following key takeaways:Learn positive interaction techniques within the context of Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, as it pertains to student growth and development. Gain student interaction techniques that allow you to provide redirection in a healthy and supportive manner.
Presented by: Chelonnda Seroyer, International Teacher Award winner and president of Seroyer Educational Consulting Service.

Chelonnda Seroyer, International Teacher Award winner and president of Seroyer Educational Consulting Service.

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Summer Video Series: Kicking Off an Inspirational School Year - Part 1

This 15-minute webinar provides practical strategies and the following key takeaways: Explore research-based information that supports the need for effective classroom management techniques. Get free resources and learn varied techniques to customize plans for specific classroom management needs.
Presented by: Chelonnda Seroyer, International Teacher Award winner and president of Seroyer Educational Consulting Service.

Mandy Manning 2018 National Teacher of the Year and English Language Development Teacher, Newcomer Center at Joel E. Ferris High School

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Combating Trauma Through Student Connections

During this insightful webinar, 2018 National Teacher of the Year Mandy Manning will share her teaching experience working with students who experienced trauma and extreme hardships. Despite the challenges, Ms. Manning created powerful learning environments with inspirational teaching and strong student connections.
Presented by: Mandy Manning, 2018 National Teacher of the Year and English Language Development Teacher, Newcomer Center at Joel E. Ferris High School

Dorina Sackman-Ebuwa Florida Teacher of the Year, National Teacher of the Year Finalist, Boss of B.E.L.I.E.V.E.!®, but a teacher first!

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

EI Over IQ: Emotional Intelligence and The Resilient Teacher Webinar

This webinar will share how understanding your own emotional intelligence can increase teacher resiliency and strengthen student connections. Ms. Sackman-Ebuwa will provide practical strategies that can be immediately implemented, so you can make a positive impact in your classroom right away!
Presented by: Dorina Sackman-Ebuwa, Florida Teacher of the Year, National Teacher of the Year Finalist, Boss of B.E.L.I.E.V.E.!®, but a teacher first!

Alex Kajitani 2009 California Teacher of the Year

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Owning It – Proven Strategies to Ace and Embrace Inspirational Teaching

During this insightful webinar, You will learn how to connect with students so they feel valued and safe and effectively manage the classroom so you stress less and teach more while you Incorporate creative, engaging teaching strategies into your daily lessons.
Presented by: Alex Kajitani 2009 California Teacher of the Year

Veronica Calvo, Strategic Accounts Advisor for Sanford Inspire

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Expanding the Vision for Inspirational Teaching

Sanford Inspire’s Strategic Accounts Advisor Veronica Calvo shares ideas about how Sanford supports inspirational teaching with no-cost, research-based programs.
Presented by: Veronica Calvo, Strategic Accounts Advisor for Sanford Inspire

Angela Karem, M.A. Ed., transitional kindergarten teacher at Thurgood Marshall

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Building Student Voice Through SEL

In this webinar, Karem will share relevant ideas to use in your classroom or site in order to optimize the student voices within your educational community.
Presented by: Angela Karem, M.A. Ed., transitional kindergarten teacher at Thurgood Marshall

Richie Ressel, Director of Sanford Harmony

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

State of the Organization Address

During this webinar, you will learn important information about Sanford Harmony’s growth, receive updates about our organization and highlight accomplishments. Become familiar with exciting future initiatives, partnerships, and goals for Sanford Harmony. Review how Sanford Harmony is developing new tools, assessments, and resources for our users.
Presented by: Richie Ressel, Director of Sanford Harmony