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SMART-1 DPS (East High School) Fall 2016
September 13, 2016 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Tuesday, happening 9 times
SMART-I is a 20-hour program. The schedule for the Spring 2016 DPS Course is as follows:
Tuesday, September 13, 4:30pm – 6:30pm
Tuesday, September 20, 4:30pm – 6:30pm
Tuesday, September 27, 4:30pm – 6:30pm
Tuesday, October4, 4:30pm – 6:30pm
Tuesday, October 11, 4:30pm – 6:30pm
Saturday, October 15, 9:00am – 1:30pm (Retreat)
Tuesday, October 18, 4:30pm – 6:30pm
Tuesday, October 25, 4:30pm – 6:30pm
Tuesday, November 1, 4:30pm – 6:30pm
Attendance at the first class is mandatory.
DPS Employees and DPS Teacher Candidates: $80
ECE-12 faculty and staff outside DPS: $160
Deadline to register for PDUs – October 30, 2016
Refund Policy: 75% back after Class 1; 50% back after Class 2; No refunds after Class 3.
The program involves experiential activities in mindfulness including: meditation, emotional awareness and movement. Weekly meetings also include presentations and group discussions. This course also includes a session on the application of mindfulness to working with cultural differences and equity issues.
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.
To earn the Certificate of Completion for this course (which is necessary for re-licensure credit and/or district salary credit options), participants must attend a HALF-DAY retreat If you miss the course retreat, you are welcome attend a half-day PUBLIC RETREAT to make that up. Please check our calendar for the next public retreat dates.
SMART in Education is a 20-hour program. 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 are 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.
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.