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Gain concrete strategies for more effective leadership, feedback, learning strategies and more with these free ACE webinars led by industry experts. You’ll learn career-boosting skills you can implement on the job right away.

Best Practices in Sustainability

December 17, 2021
This presentation introduces audience members to the concept of sustainability across the triple bottom line. The triple bottom line (TBL) is a sustainability framework that includes economic, environmental and social dimensions. The TBL will be used to guide audience members through various sustainability challenges and address connections through a systems-thinking approach. Audience members will be encouraged to share their own experiences with sustainability and learn tips for best practices.

Integrating Culturally Responsive Practices Into the Classroom

November 29, 2021
Schools and districts all over the globe are establishing processes to ensure equity in teaching and learning. We will share ideas on how to start the process and the ongoing work that’s involved.

Empathy in the Workplace

November 1, 2021
Empathy is more than a buzzword. In fact, long before empathy hit the trending scene, Roger Ebert stamped indelible words, “I believe empathy is the most essential quality of civilization” in quote, which may well speak louder today than ever before. Empathy is a recurrent theme emerging from research across fields. While scholars continue to fine-tune the terminology for consistent implementation, what has become abundantly clear is the importance of empathy in the workplace and beyond. Empathy is the proverbial game changer.

Leaders Coping With Workplace Stress Using Interpersonal Skills

September 17, 2021
Coping with workplace stress is real and especially relevant for leaders today. Not only does on-the-job stress affect leaders, it also has cascading effects on those around them. Have you ever wondered why some leaders cope better with on-the-job stress than others? The answer may come from recent research which showed leaders using interpersonal skills to cope, without even knowing it or understanding how it helped. If leaders could intentionally utilize these skills through a program called Creating Cultures of Coping, the increasing workplace stress leaders experience may decline, affecting the whole organization in positive ways. Participants will gain knowledge about using these skills to help them cope with workplace stress.

Mindfulness, Coping and Wellness After COVID-19

May 28, 2021
Information session on how to cope and recharge after a stressful year.

Leadership During Trying Times

May 3, 2021
This presentation shares strategies and practices on how leaders can make a positive impact and difference during tough and demanding times full of uncertainty and chaos. We’ll engage in a theoretical discussion as well as share tips on how leaders can be compassionate, motivational, understanding and supportive.

Assessing Students in an Online Environment

March 26, 2021
How do I know they have it? When can I move on? How do I know they are even in the room? These are all questions that educators have had to face and work to conquer. Let’s face it, who went to school for this? Probably not many of us. Learning tricks for deeply engaging and assessing our learners in an online environment is a welcome gift. These are all questions teachers have had to face during online learning.

Imposter Syndrome – How Do I Recognize It?

February 22, 2021
Research has linked imposter syndrome to self-esteem issues, overachievement and unhealthy levels of perfectionism. Do you worry about putting yourself “out there” for a new position? Or do you worry that you wouldn’t be good enough to be accepted for a presentation or to write an article? Or do you worry that if you do not receive desired opportunities, people won’t think you deserve them or you are not qualified? If yes, you may be exhibiting characteristics of imposter syndrome. But here’s the good news. You are not alone!

The Type of Leadership We Don’t Discuss but Need to: Toxic Leadership

January 25, 2021
According to several nationwide surveys, between 30-50% of Americans have worked for or are working for a toxic leader. Toxic leaders are leaders who engage in counterproductive behaviors which, in turn, harm organizations and followers. Yet, despite toxic leadership being common and damaging, we rarely talk about this type of leadership and how it influences us. Attendees can expect to learn about what toxic leadership is, how it influences individuals and organizations, and ways to mitigate the effects of this harmful type of leadership.

Easy and Accessible Digital Tools

December 14, 2020
The presentation will focus on several digital resources teachers might use to engage their students in both remote and face-to-face teaching and learning settings. This presentation might be most beneficial for K-8 teachers who are still emerging in their use of educational technology. The presentation will engage participants in easily accessible platforms which can facilitate class engagement, collaboration and formative assessment. Digital resources such Padlet, Flip Grid, Socrative, Whiteboard, Actively Learn, Google Slides and Pear Deck will be explored.

Revamping Face-to-Face Lessons to Online

November 20, 2020
This presentation features ways to improve reaching young children and elementary children through online classes. Here are strategies to help them enjoy, learn and interact during virtual learning.

Supporting Parents in Online Teaching

October 30, 2020
The current state of the nation has led to quick action on the part of educators and families. Now more than ever, the home to school connection must be strong and parents play a large role. In this presentation, attendees will explore the differences between online and face to face education. Attendees will review and discuss ideas for daily scheduling, engagement, mindfulness and realistic expectations. Finally, attendees will come away with techniques for taking care of their own needs during the school day.

Active Learning Strategies in an Online Classroom

September 10, 2020
This presentation will define the term “Active Learning” and provide examples of the various active learning techniques that can be applied to any discipline in any online course to create an interactive and engaging student learning environment. During the presentation, participants will learn about the various active learning strategies such as case studies, simulations (role play) and games, in order to build learners’ critical thinking, problem-solving and collaboration skills.

Emotional Intelligence: Strengths Finder

July 6, 2020
Achiever, Harmony, Responsibility, Learner and Belief. Clifton StrengthsFinder is a way for people to understand their strengths and how to work… Each one of the 34 Strengths has its own power. The Strengths are categorized into four main themes: Executing, Relationship Building, Strategic Thinking and Influencing. As you learn more about your Strengths, you will be able to “Name it, claim it and aim it?”

Why Do I Keep Doing That?! An Overview of the Enneagram

June 18, 2020
Do you ever wonder why you act the way you do when you’re just being yourself? Understanding the Enneagram test can help us unlock a better understanding our motivations, relationships and leadership skills. This presentation will give an overview of all nine Enneagram types and what helps each type thrive.

Emotional Intelligence: The Power of Energy Leadership

Jun 11, 2020
When we hear the term “leadership,” we often think of CEOs, managers, elected officials or other influential people. But we’re all leaders, every day, in every area of our lives. This is where the power of Energy Leadership lies: Each of us has the power to identify and shift our own energies to better serve our clients, our loved ones and anyone else we interact with — to lead — right where we are.

The Instructor’s Presence in the Online Classroom, Being Student-Centered and Supportive

May 28, 2020
Supporting online students in the virtual environment is one of the hallmarks of a successful online instructor. In this webinar, the following aspects will be covered: setting a warm and welcoming environment, stressing the importance of communication, providing robust feedback, and challenging students to use tools such as organization and time management to be successful. This webinar is full of tips and suggestions. It will then end with a question-and-answer period, so prepare for interaction!

Promoting Mindfulness in the Online Environment

May 21, 2020
Mindfulness and meditation can be difficult to conduct in a fully virtual environment. However, it is not impossible. The mindfulness can be applied to increase meditation practices decrease stress and promote positive psychology. This presentation will go over how a fully online workplace can successfully promote mindfulness techniques. This session will also include a real-life demonstration of one of the mindfulness practices with a short meditation.

Impactful Student Feedback In the Online World

April 23, 2020
Research shows constructive feedback to students is key to engagement and learning online. This session will provide instructors with the impactful student feedback equation for providing comments on students’ online writing assignments. Participants will be able to see examples of applying the equation, as well as examples of ineffective feedback to students.

Making Digital Learning Interactive

April 16, 2020
There are a wealth of e-learning tools available, but how do you know which ones are the best for engaging your students? This session presents practical approaches for turning students into interactive learners when the physical learning environment is transformed into a digital space.

Leadership in an Online Environment

April 2, 2020
Leaders are charged with creating supportive and safe environments for their teams. Most of us know what this looks like in a physical space, but it can be difficult to identify in an online workplace. This session explores practical approaches leaders can use to create productive and dynamic virtual work environments.

Kappa Delta Pi Webinars

Integrating Arts to Enhance Early Childhood Education

March 23rd, 2022

Helping Teachers Avoid Burnout

February 10th, 2022

Hybrid Learning

February 9th, 2022

The Power of Social–Emotional Learning

December 15th, 2021

How to Be an Ally Unleashing the Potential of LGBTQ Individuals

October 14th, 2021

Teacher Toolbox Series – Leadership During Trying Times

September 24th, 2021

Planning for the Future: Hyflex Lessons

July 7, 2021

Teacher Toolbox Series: Sailing Through Your Early Years

May 19, 2021

Supporting Social Emotional Learning Skills Online

April 13th, 2021

Teaching Diverse Students in Early Childhood Classrooms

March 9, 2021

Mirrors, Windows, and Ceilings: A Look at Equity in Education

February 9, 2021

Being There – How Instructors Make an Impact in Online Education

January 14, 2021

Creating a Safe Space for All Learners in Our ‘New Normal'” to ACE.edu/webinars

December 8th, 2020

Active Learning in a Synchronous Online Environment

November 5, 2020

What Is Culturally Responsive Teaching (CRT)?

August 10, 2020

Using Digital Tools for 21st Century Learning

February 20, 2020

How to Innovate throughout Your Teaching Career

March 2, 2020

How to Make Lessons Engaging

February 12, 2020

Surviving Your First Year

November 6, 2019

Learners to Leaders

October 6, 2019

A Teacher’s Guide to Asking for Help

November 21, 2019

Keys to Safer 21st Century Schools

November 4, 2019

Online Student Retention Strategies – A Baker’s Dozen

October 13, 2020

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