Restorative Practices emanate from a culture of student empowerment and ease with Circle Conversations that build community and trust. Designed for middle and high school student teams (from schools that have sent adult teams through the Restorative Practices Academy), this training will give students the confidence to facilitate Circles with peers, younger students and even adults.
The training focuses on the vital role students play in modeling for their school community the power of restorative circles in creating a positive culture.
Student will learn:
Diane Stirling works with more than 70 member school districts in Missouri, Illinois and Kansas, providing access to high quality training and networking among educators committed to character education. She co-developed the CharacterPlus Certification Process and trains educators in skills and strategies that bring the community together around its shared values, integrates character into the curriculum, builds belonging and safety within the classroom, arrests peer cruelty and empowers students. She is experienced in bullying prevention, early childhood conferences, student summits, service learning, class meetings and restorative discipline practices.