Learning Support and Family Engagement Professional Development

In partnership with EnvisionEdPlus, Still-Light Seminars LLC is proud to present their “No Sleeping In Class!” series of brain based strategies to support trauma impacted (and all) youth. These fast-paced, interactive trainings will help your staff deal with some of the most serious problems facing education and young people today. Jim Still-Pepper, MA. has almost 40 years of experience working with at-risk kids.  He has been providing consultation and professional learning to schools, districts and parents for nearly 30 years.  Jim’s hands-on, active learning approach will challenge your staff to create positive change.  The active learning process will make it easy for staff to implement new brain based instructional strategies into the classroom.  

Did you know you can earn Graduate Credit for EEP Training?

EnvisionEdPlus has a terrific partnership with Ashland University enabling anyone to purchase 1-3 graduate credits during a single school year at $205 per credit hour. You can even mix and match across all of our PD options (PDPlus, live virtual, design labs.. etc).

  • 12 hours = 1 credit ($205)
  • 24 hours = 2 credits ($410)
  • 36 hours = 3 credits ($615)

Contact Tricia Moore (tricia@envisionedplus.com) to learn more about graduate credit opportunities.

Live Virtual Summer Learning Bundles

 Live Virtual Summer Learning Bundles ($850 for up to 100 seats) are available to any school, district or youth serving organization. Seats may be used across any of our Live Virtual Learning Support sessions (2 hour sessions) offered during Summer 2021. Regular cost of 100 seats is $5,000.  By bundling, you pay for the first 17 seats and the rest are free. 

  •  If you are a small organization that will never use 100 seats, feel free to reach out to your ESC or other partners and share the cost of a bundle. 

Interested in bundling? Contact Michele Timmons michele@envisionedplus.com or 614.893.7341.

EEP Learning Supports Summer PD Series

Live Virtual Professional Learning (Click on Title for more information and to register.)

Good Stuff: Building Self Esteem in At-Risk Kids (June 16, 2021 9am-11am)

SESSION DESCRIPTION: The world seems to have a way of taking its toll on the self-esteem of kids. Explores how you can develop and enhance self-esteem of your students. Walk away feeling stronger about your ability to meet the needs of young people. 2 hours – live virtual.

  • WHO: Anyone who educates or supports young people – during school, after school or at home.
  • WHAT: 2-hour, live virtual training via Zoom
  • COST: $50 per person
    • Multi-Learner Discount (5-20 participants from the same organization): $40 per person
    • Large Organization Discount (21-100 from the same organization): $850 flat rate
  • While we prefer credit card payments for registrations of 1-4 individuals from the same organization we do accept Purchase Orders for all registration. Contact Michele Timmons for assistance in processing POs PRIOR to completing any registration. (Michele@envisionedplus.com)

DO-Able Discipline: From A to Z (June 16, 2021 1pm-3pm)

SESSION DESCRIPTION: Bring your own real discipline problems, and together explore ways of creating a discipline system that works! This workshop is driven completely by the needs/problems presented by the participants. No theory here—just practical, proven “stuff”. 2 hours – live virtual.

  • WHO: Anyone who educates or supports young people – during school, after school or at home.
  • WHAT: 2-hour, live virtual training via Zoom
  • COST: $50 per person
    • Multi-Learner Discount (5-20 participants from the same organization): $40 per person
    • Large Organization Discount (21-100 from the same organization): $850 flat rate
  • While we prefer credit card payments for registrations of 1-4 individuals from the same organization we do accept Purchase Orders for all registration. Contact Michele Timmons for assistance in processing POs PRIOR to completing any registration. (Michele@envisionedplus.com)

Strength Based Conflict Prevention and Conflict Management – level 1 (June 17, 2021 9am-11am)

SESSION DESCRIPTION: Understand the basics of the brain and discover strategies for helping youth (and the adults who support them) move from an ‘amygdala hi-jack’ into their thinking brain and strategies to help prevent the hi-jack. Includes conflicts between youth and between youth and adults. 2 hours – live virtual.

  • WHO: Anyone who educates or supports young people – during school, after school or at home.
  • WHAT: 2-hour, live virtual training via Zoom
  • COST: $50 per person
    • Multi-Learner Discount (5-20 participants from the same organization): $40 per person
    • Large Organization Discount (21-100 from the same organization): $850 flat rate
  • While we prefer credit card payments for registrations of 1-4 individuals from the same organization we do accept Purchase Orders for all registration. Contact Michele Timmons for assistance in processing POs PRIOR to completing any registration. (Michele@envisionedplus.com)

Strength Based Conflict Prevention and Conflict Management – level 2 (June 17, 2021 1pm-3pm)

SESSION DESCRIPTION: Learn to use brain science to understand how to support (and manage) adults who are in the midst of an ‘amygdala hi-jack’, and strategies to help adults prevent their own ‘amygdala hi-jack. Emphasis is on conflicts between adults in the workplace, including supervisor-staff conflict. 2 hours – live virtual.

  • WHO: Anyone who educates or supports young people – during school, after school or at home.
  • WHAT: 2-hour, live virtual training via Zoom
  • COST: $50 per person
    • Multi-Learner Discount (5-20 participants from the same organization): $40 per person
    • Large Organization Discount (21-100 from the same organization): $850 flat rate
  • While we prefer credit card payments for registrations of 1-4 individuals from the same organization we do accept Purchase Orders for all registration. Contact Michele Timmons for assistance in processing POs PRIOR to completing any registration. (Michele@envisionedplus.com)

Hurricane: Understanding and Dealing with Attention Deficit Issues (June 21, 2021 9am-11am)

SESSION DESCRIPTION: Life at 90 mph can be frustrating for a student, and for the teacher, and parent. Yet, the system seems inundated with kids who are diagnosed with ADHD. Understand the latest research and techniques for dealing with hyperactive and impulsive kids. Discover creative ideas and practical suggestions to help develop new skills in managing frustrating behaviors.

  • WHO: Anyone who educates or supports young people – during school, after school or at home.
  • WHAT: 2-hour, live virtual training via Zoom
  • COST: $50 per person
    • Multi-Learner Discount (5-20 participants from the same organization): $40 per person
    • Large Organization Discount (21-100 from the same organization): $850 flat rate
  • While we prefer credit card payments for registrations of 1-4 individuals from the same organization we do accept Purchase Orders for all registration. Contact Michele Timmons for assistance in processing POs PRIOR to completing any registration. (Michele@envisionedplus.com)

Making Motivation (June 21, 2021 1pm-3pm)

SESSION DESCRIPTION: Discover the secrets to motivation and ways to use motivation makers with kids. Create positive change in your own classroom.

  • WHO: Anyone who educates or supports young people – during school, after school or at home.
  • WHAT: 2-hour, live virtual training via Zoom
  • COST: $50 per person
    • Multi-Learner Discount (5-20 participants from the same organization): $40 per person
    • Large Organization Discount (21-100 from the same organization): $850 flat rate
  • While we prefer credit card payments for registrations of 1-4 individuals from the same organization we do accept Purchase Orders for all registration. Contact Michele Timmons for assistance in processing POs PRIOR to completing any registration. (Michele@envisionedplus.com)

Learning Bridges Lab – Anger Mediation – Part 1 (August 2, 2021 9am-11am)

SESSION DESCRIPTION: The standard anger management approach tries to teach people to stop getting angry. Well if that technique worked, then there would be no anger problems. This approach teaches people to mediate their angry emotions, then there will be no need to stop. This is a 2 part workshop – Please register for BOTH part 1 and part 2. 

  • WHO: Anyone who educates or supports young people – during school, after school or at home.
  • WHAT: 2-hour, live virtual training via Zoom
  • COST: $50 per person
    • Multi-Learner Discount (5-20 participants from the same organization): $40 per person
    • Large Organization Discount (21-100 from the same organization): $850 flat rate
  • While we prefer credit card payments for registrations of 1-4 individuals from the same organization we do accept Purchase Orders for all registration. Contact Michele Timmons for assistance in processing POs PRIOR to completing any registration. (Michele@envisionedplus.com)

Learning Bridges Lab – Anger Mediation – Part 2 (August 2, 2021 1pm-3pm)

SESSION DESCRIPTION: The standard anger management approach tries to teach people to stop getting angry. Well if that technique worked, then there would be no anger problems. This approach teaches people to mediate their angry emotions, then there will be no need to stop. This is a 2 part workshop – Please register for BOTH part 1 and part 2. 

  • WHO: Anyone who educates or supports young people – during school, after school or at home.
  • WHAT: 2-hour, live virtual training via Zoom
  • COST: $50 per person
    • Multi-Learner Discount (5-20 participants from the same organization): $40 per person
    • Large Organization Discount (21-100 from the same organization): $850 flat rate
  • While we prefer credit card payments for registrations of 1-4 individuals from the same organization we do accept Purchase Orders for all registration. Contact Michele Timmons for assistance in processing POs PRIOR to completing any registration. (Michele@envisionedplus.com)

Learning Bridges Lab – Securing Self Control (August 5, 2021 9am-11am)

SESSION DESCRIPTION: Self-Control is an important life coping skill. Babies start out with no self-control. And if youth are to make a successful transition into adulthood, they must learn this important set of skills. Often youth struggle with self-control.

  • WHO: Anyone who educates or supports young people – during school, after school or at home.
  • WHAT: 2-hour, live virtual training via Zoom
  • COST: $50 per person
    • Multi-Learner Discount (5-20 participants from the same organization): $40 per person
    • Large Organization Discount (21-100 from the same organization): $850 flat rate
  • While we prefer credit card payments for registrations of 1-4 individuals from the same organization we do accept Purchase Orders for all registration. Contact Michele Timmons for assistance in processing POs PRIOR to completing any registration. (Michele@envisionedplus.com)

Learning Bridges Lab -Expanding Empathy (August 5, 2021 1pm-3pm)

SESSION DESCRIPTION: The ability to have empathy is an important life skill.  For some it comes naturally, for others it will take work. But the reality is that empathy is a set of skills that can be taught and developed.

  • WHO: Anyone who educates or supports young people – during school, after school or at home.
  • WHAT: 2-hour, live virtual training via Zoom
  • COST: $50 per person
    • Multi-Learner Discount (5-20 participants from the same organization): $40 per person
    • Large Organization Discount (21-100 from the same organization): $850 flat rate
  • While we prefer credit card payments for registrations of 1-4 individuals from the same organization we do accept Purchase Orders for all registration. Contact Michele Timmons for assistance in processing POs PRIOR to completing any registration. (Michele@envisionedplus.com)

We can Personalize Professional Learning!

The following topics can be offered inspirational keynote addresses (45 min – 2 hours), full day (6 hours) or half day (3 hours) workshops.  While each topic can be ‘stand alone’, we recommend school and district leaders choose to offer these trainings in a manner that is aligned to ESSA’s Six (6) Exemplary Professional Learning Criteria.  We offer free consultation to shift any training from ‘one and done’ to ESSA aligned professional learning.  

View our Learning Supports Course Catalog for more information.

  • Brain Based Strategies for Engaging Trauma Impacted (and all) Youth
  • Parent Engagement and Support
  • Learning Bridges Labs
  • Mental Health Specific
  • Crisis, Conflict  and Classroom Management 
  • Supporting Significantly At-Risk Youth 
  • Educator Self Care and Continuous Improvement 

Most training sessions are available face to face and live virtual. Some are available via PDPlus, our asynchronous learning platform.  We now have several pre-recorded videos you can license to use!

Contact Michele Timmons (michele@envisionedplus.com or 614.893.7341) for more information.