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SMART1 APS (Columbia Middle School) Spring 2018

February 7 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 11, 2018

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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.

We encourage you to participate in this class with others from your building so that when the class is over you have a support system to keep practicing mindfulness. 

The schedule for the course is as follows:
Wednesday, February 7, 4:30pm – 6:30pm
Wednesday, February 14, 4:30pm – 6:30pm
Wednesday, February 21, 4:30pm. – 6:30pm
Wednesday, February 28, 4:30pm – 6:30p
Wednesday, March 7, 4:30pm – 6:30pm
Saturday, March 10, 9:00am – 1:00pm (Retreat)
Wednesday, March 14, 4:30pm – 6:30pm (No Class)
Wednesday, March 21, 4:30pm – 6:30pm
Wednesday, March 28, 4:30pm – 6:30pm (No class)
Wednesday, April 4, 4:30pm – 6:30pm
Wednesday, April 11, 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.

Course Fees:
APS Educators: $50 (Supported by the APS Healthy Schools Initiative)
APS ECE educators $10
Non-APS ECE-12 Faculty and Staff : $175
Public: $350

Course Credits:
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 $61. Information on registering for CSU will be sent with your welcome letter to the course.

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.


February 7
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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Columbia Middle School
17600 East Columbia Avenue
Aurora, CO 80013 United States
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