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SMART-1 DPS (Grant Beacon Middle School) Spring 2017

March 20, 2017 @ 4:45 pm - 6:45 pm

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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 Spring 2017 DPS Course is as follows:
Monday, January 30, 4:45pm – 6:45pm
Monday, February 6, 4:45pm – 6:45pm
Monday, February 13, 4:45pm – 6:45pm
Monday, February 27, 4:45pm – 6:45pm
Monday, March 6, 4:45pm – 6:45pm
Saturday, March 11, 9:00am – 1:00pm (Retreat)
Monday, March 13, 4:45pm – 6:45pm
Monday, March 20, 4:45pm – 6:45pm
Monday, April 3, 4:45pm – 6:45pm

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.

Course Fees:
DPS Employees and DPS Teacher Candidates: $80
ECE-12 faculty and staff outside DPS: $160
Public: $350

Course Credits:
PDU eligible DPS educators can earn one PDU for completing the course and PDU requirements. You must enroll in the PDU course to successfully complete the PDU. All participants may be eligible for re-licensure credit and 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.

Please scroll down to register for this class and for the link to register for PDU. Deadline to register for PDU is February 15, 2017.

Refund Policy:  
75% back after Class 1; 50% back after Class 2; No refunds after Class 3.

Cancellation Policy:
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 semester.  Please click here for more details and to register.

PDU Registration is a TWO CLICK process:

Course Number: StuServ5353-2Spring2016-17
Title: SMART in Education: An Introduction to Mindfulness For Educators: locations- GRANT BEACON, PASCAL LeDOUX, McAULIFFE 
Instructor: Thomas Anderson

  • PDU Registration Site: 
  • Choose your instructor’s name listed under the INSTRUCTOR tab  
  • Click on the CHOOSE option (DO NOT CLICK ANY BOX) 

You will receive an automatic email confirmation once you have registered properly
Deadline to register for PDU is February 15, 2017.
For questions regarding the PDU contact

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March 20, 2017
4:45 pm - 6:45 pm
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Grant Beacon Middle School
1751 S Washington St.
Denver, CO 80210 United States
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