Trauma Informed Care: ACE Essentials, What & Why?

01/09/2020 - 8:30am to 11:45am

Grade levels: All Grade Levels, Professional Development

Content areas: All Content Areas, Professional Development

Topics: ACEs

District/Organization: Willamette Educational Service District

ACE Essentials – understanding the ‘what and why’ for all educators and their community partners”

FREE for WCC members. Non-WCC attendees will be invoiced $30.00 by the WIllamette ESD

Goal - To provide clear and comprehensive information about:
a) what ACE really is
b) why understanding ACE is important for schools & communities
c) who might be impacted in your schools and classrooms
d) next steps your district could consider

Audience profile - educators representing multiple roles (Administrators, Teachers, Paraprofessionals) and all grade levels and their community partners (Pre-K, Health, Law Enforcement, City Council, Board Members)

Summary - This presentation is suitable for staff and community members with various exposures to ACE toxic stress information and social-emotional learning. Workshop participants express appreciation that their current awareness is reinforced with new information and frameworks. We hope that by the end of the presentation participants will be prepared to analyze their school situations and inspired to take appropriate action on behalf of students and themselves.

Pre-presentation – please view this video clip just before attending the presentation.

Presenters -

Bill Stewart - ACE/Trauma-Informed Schools consultant; Coordinator ACE Learning Collaborative; Coordinator CESD Trauma/Chronic Absenteeism Collaborative; member COSA SEL workgroup.

Lennie Bjornsen - Director of Student and Family Supports, Gladstone School District; Middle School improvement planning; member of ACE Learning Collaborative; early learning system liaison; member COSA SEL workgroup

~Snacks & Refreshments Provided~