SMART-I is a 20-hour program. The program involves experiential activities in mindfulness including: meditation, emotional awareness and movement. Weekly meetings also include presentations and group discussions. By registering for this class, you are acknowledging the expectation of participation in at home exercises. The SMART class is strictly educational and does not constitute any form of clinical treatment or medical advice. It should not be used as a substitute for medical diagnosis, advice or service.
The schedule for the APS Course is as follows:
Tuesday, January 31, 4:30pm – 6:30pm
Tuesday, February 7, 4:30pm – 6:30pm
Tuesday, February 14, 4:30pm. – 6:30pm
Tuesday, February 21, 4:30pm – 6:30pm
Saturday, February 25, 9:00am – 1:00pm (Retreat)
Tuesday, February 28, 4:30pm – 6:30pm
Tuesday, March 7, 4:30pm – 6:30pm
Tuesday, March 14, 4:30pm – 6:30pm
Tuesday, March 21, 4:30pm – 6:30pm
Everyone is required to register on this site.
Attendance at the first class is mandatory.
You must attend the HALF-DAY retreat to earn the certificate of completion and any form of credit. If you miss the course retreat, you can attend a half-day PUBLIC RETREAT to make that up. Please check our calendar for the next public retreat dates.
APS Educators: $50 (Supported by the APS Healthy Schools Initiative)
Non-APS ECE-12 Faculty and Staff : $160
APS teachers who successfully complete the course requirements will receive credit to move along the salary schedule. All participants are eligible for one graduate credit through Colorado State University at an additional cost of $59. Information on registering for CSU will be sent with your welcome letter to the course.
75% back after Class 1; 50% back after Class 2; No refunds after Class 3.
PassageWorks Institute reserves the right to cancel this course if there is insufficient enrollment. We make that decision in the week prior to the start of class. You can help us avoid this situation by encouraging your colleagues to join you in taking the class.
This class is NOT for school administrators who evaluate teachers. We offer a retreat for school administrators and school leaders every semeter. Please click here for more details and to register.