From an educator at Cristo Rey Jesuit High School, Minneapolis, Minn.:
“The Mind Retreat offers a wealth of information. As the person in charge of our work study program, I’ve shared the information with our supervisors to help them be more successful in their work with adolescents.”
Key Learning Objectives for the Retreat
Equip staff with practical strategies to boost student achievement by creating connection.
Identify threats facing student learning and the impact emotional stress can have on students’ brain development.
Provide staff with important information about the latest brain science while they connect with one another.
What To Expect
The retreat starts with community-building activities that connect colleagues across grade levels and departments.
Retreat Staff share personal stories and academic research that will inspire and challenge your educators.
Throughout the day, educators meet in small groups to deepen connections among staff.
At the end of the retreat, educators have the opportunity to share their learnings and commitments to connection.