Restorative Justice
Train the Trainer

Overview: A two-day workshop on Restorative Justice. Day One: An Introduction to Restorative Justice and Classroom Restorative Practices. This session introduces the concept of the school to prison pipeline, the historic effects of “no tolerance” policies, as well as an introduction in restorative justice and practices. This session will help school staff better understand ways to improve both classroom and administrative discipline protocol. Day Two: This session will dig deeper into applications in the classroom and will also provide practical tools that educators and other school staff can use to turn classroom discipline from just punitive to positive learning opportunities.

Presenter: Melissa McClain is a graduate of Kent State University and is the Community Education Program Coordinator at Akron Children's Hospital. She is responsible for a social and emotional learning curriculum that includes K-12 classroom education as well as psychological trauma education for educators and other professionals who work in a school environment. Since 2006, Melissa has educated over 68,000 students, school staff and community members. She has worked with over 150 Ohio school buildings and community organizations that work with youth and has also been lucky to travel to speak for state and national audiences on teen dating, emotional literacy, bullying, and psychological trauma.

Target Audience: District Administrators, Teachers, School Psychologists, and School Counselors

Dates: October 29 & 30, 2019

Time: Registration begins at 8:00 AM. Training starts at 8:30 AM and will end by 3:30 PM.

Location: ESC of Lake Erie West, 2275 Collingwood Blvd., Toledo, OH 43620

Cost: $50 for ESC of Lake Erie West member districts. $80 for nonmember districts.   Fee includes lunch and instructional materials. Registration is not complete until fees are paid. Please send check payable to ESC of Lake Erie West to ESC of Lake Erie West, Attn: Elaine Robinson, 2275 Collingwood Blvd., Toledo, OH 43620. Please indicate on check the name of the person registered for the training.

Questions about the training - email  Elaine Robinson at erobinson@esclakeeriewest.org
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