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    Upstanders Unite Merch!

    Upstanders Unite Merch!

    We all need to show the world that we are committed to being an Upstander! Go here to get all the 'Upstanders Unite' gear!
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    "Conversations With Children About Consent" parts 1 and 2

    "Conversations With Children About Consent" parts 1 and 2

    SET TWO
    Tuesday, 12/5 and Wednesday, 12/6, 6-9 pm

    Participants will develop tools to use when discussing aspects of boundaries and consent. Learn how to talk with children about their own voices and choices in a way that acknowledges all the facets of consent. Listening for an enthusiastic YES and listening to and respecting NO.
    Learn the basics of consent, ways that we inadvertently teach children that consent is not important, and practice strategies to bring back to your classroom.

    Amy Williams Academy is a Sponsoring Organization and you can use the OFCC scholarship to pay for Set Two and Set Three training with AWA.
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    "Important Conversations With Families: Cultivating Respectful and Clear Partnerships"

    "Important Conversations With Families: Cultivating Respectful and Clear Partnerships"

    SET TWO
    Thursday, 12/7, 6-9 pm

    Ideally, we are always in a peaceful partnership with the families that we serve. But sometimes... we are not.
    Sometimes we must have conversations that are difficult and uncomfortable that may be really uncomfortable and we may think that our partnership is at risk. Examine ways to create a safe, trusting atmosphere, explore ways to communicate when emotions run high, and maintain a relationship that is respectful, clear, and effective.

    Amy Williams Academy is a Sponsoring Organization and you can use the OFCC scholarship to pay for Set Two and Set Three training with AWA.
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    "Words We Use: Positive Phrasing to Support Young Children"

    "Words We Use: Positive Phrasing to Support Young Children"

    SET TWO
    Tuesday, 12/12, 6-9 pm

    Learn ways to speak with children that promote a peaceful, respectful classroom environment. Explore phrases that you may use currently that you want to eliminate. Transform your tone and increase the kindness in your voice when you speak to children. Practice building phrases that are honest and clear, loving and kind.

    Amy Williams Academy is a Sponsoring Organization and you can use the OFCC scholarship to pay for Set Two and Set Three training with AWA.
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    "Clear = Kind: Essentials of Classroom Relationships",   Parts 1 & 2

    "Clear = Kind: Essentials of Classroom Relationships", Parts 1 & 2

    SET THREE!
    Wednesday, 12/13 and Thursday, 12/14, 6-9 pm

    YOU KNOW THOSE TIMES WHEN EVERYONE IS MELTING DOWN, YOU ARE CRYING AND EVERYTHING IS FALLING APART?
    Analyze the ways we get in our own way, investigate how our family shaped how we treat others, and improve your tools to lead with clarity, confidence, and certainty.

    Core Knowledge Category: Human Growth and Development, Understanding and Guiding Behavior. Set Three.
    Amy Williams Academy is a Sponsoring Organization and you can use the OFCC scholarship to pay for Set Two and Set Three training with AWA.
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    "Caring Discipline Training of Trainers", Mon and Wed, 5-7 pm, January 8-31

    "Caring Discipline Training of Trainers", Mon and Wed, 5-7 pm, January 8-31

    In this seven-session virtual series, you will learn the "Caring Discipline" curriculum inside and out. You will be able to teach educators to use the approach in their own classrooms as well as coach families to use it in their homes. You can become the point person in your school (and community) for educators and families to learn from you. Expect 14, set two, hours of class, a year of coaching from Amy, and practice in-between sessions.

    This comes with an interactive workbook, a copy of "Caring Discipline: Practical Tools for Nurturing Happy Families and Classrooms" by JoAnne Nordling, M.Ed., and extended coaching from Amy.
    (*No class on 1/15, MLK Day)

    Amy Williams Academy is a Sponsoring Organization and you can use the OFCC scholarship to pay for Set Two and Set Three training with AWA.
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    "Colors of Your Own Sensory Palette", set two. Coming in February 2024

    "Colors of Your Own Sensory Palette", set two. Coming in February 2024

    Coming in February 2024!
    Through active experiences with art materials and personal reflection, explore and examine your personal sensory sensitivities. Learn how this interfaces with the children with sensory issues in your classroom communities.

    Amy Williams Academy is a Sponsoring Organization and you can use the OFCC scholarship to pay for Set Two and Set Three training with AWA.
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    "Responsive Guidance", set two.  Coming in March 2024!!

    "Responsive Guidance", set two. Coming in March 2024!!

    Coming in March 2024!!
    Respond vs. react. Support vs. penalize. Practice more tools to support peaceful behavior in the classroom. Explore how self-regulation and connection with students make a huge difference. Design a plan that will start your school year with ease and strengthen your skills in the classroom.

    Core Knowledge Category: Understanding and Guiding Behavior. Set Two.
    Amy Williams Academy is a Sponsoring Organization and you can use the OFCC scholarship to pay for Set Two and Set Three training with AWA.
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    "Why Won't They Listen to Me? Guiding, Leading and Inspiring Children in the  Coming in April 2024!!

    "Why Won't They Listen to Me? Guiding, Leading and Inspiring Children in the Coming in April 2024!!

    Coming in April 2024!!
    "Is anybody even listening to me? Sometimes it feels like nobody is paying attention and your directions and guidance seem to go completely ignored. Your classroom seems to be spiraling into chaos. HELP! Reflect on your perso of guidance & discipline, how we sabotage our attempts at leading our classroom, and how to tend to the different types of difficult behaviors. Ahhh... a more peaceful, collaborative classroom.

    Core Knowledge Category: Understanding and Guiding Behavior.
    Amy Williams Academy is a Sponsoring Organization and you can use the OFCC scholarship to pay for Set Two and Set Three training with AWA.
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    "EmpowerEd", Set three. Coming in May 2024!!

    "EmpowerEd", Set three. Coming in May 2024!!

    Coming in May 2024!!
    A comprehensive and dynamic 4-class series designed for ECE and SA school program leaders or those wanting to become program leaders. This course focuses on equipping participants with the essential skills, knowledge, and mindset to become visionary leaders in the field of education.

    Core Knowledge Categories: Personal, Professional, and Leadership Development and Program Management.
    Amy Williams Academy is a Sponsoring Organization and you can use the OFCC scholarship to pay for Set Two and Set Three training with AWA.

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    "The Spark: A Creative Adventure for Teachers" Journal

    "The Spark: A Creative Adventure for Teachers" Journal

    This fillable, digital journal is a sanctuary for teachers, a place where the art of teaching and the joy of creative expression converge. Filled with a rich array of art and writing prompts, this journal sparks inspiration, encouraging educators to infuse their teaching with innovation and imagination.
    Unleash your inner artist and writer as you respond to thought-provoking prompts tailored to the teaching experience. Get tools that support and enrich your skills as a teacher, and examine how your own history influences and shapes the person you are today. Pause and celebrate your successes. Find moments of Hope. Set goals on the things that matter most to you and your classroom community.
    "The Spark" is more than a journal; it's a companion for your school year. It's a space to scribble, sketch, and imagine- a space to write your thoughts, ideas, worries and reflections. As you engage with each page, you'll find your teaching practices enriched and your connection to the art of education deepened.
    Whether you're seeking a few minutes of creative escape or aiming to infuse your teaching with fresh ideas, this journal will be your go-to throughout the school year.
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    "Upstander' sticker AND pin

    "Upstander' sticker AND pin

    Vinyl sticker, 1.85in x 3in.
    Pin, 1in x 1.5in
    Perfect for your water bottle, laptop and sweater.
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    "Clear=Kind: Essentials of Family Relationships" 5  class recordings with follow-up 1:1 with me!

    "Clear=Kind: Essentials of Family Relationships" 5 class recordings with follow-up 1:1 with me!

    You know those times when everyone is melting down, you are crying and everything is falling apart? How great would it be if your children were happy and peaceful so you could just feel calm or even take a deep breath?

    Is this on your mind?
    I sound like my parents... when did that happen?
    I need tools that work with those difficult behaviors.
    HELP! I keep getting in my own way!
    I want to speak and be spoken to with respect.
    Living room harmony? Is that even possible?
    I want to lead with clarity, confidence, and certainty.

    This series is a set of five individual recordings with prompts to practice in-between classes. 1:1 follow-up calls with me available.
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    Private Coaching, 1 hour

    Private Coaching, 1 hour

    Individual coaching helps you be your best even when things seem at their worst. Judgement-free. Solution-oriented.

    Someone said, "Thank you for helping me through a very tough time. You have great insight and were instrumental in my growth. I am a closer version of the person my children deserve now!"
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    "Clear=Kind: Essentials of Family Relationships", for up to 10 families

    "Clear=Kind: Essentials of Family Relationships", for up to 10 families

    You know those times when everyone is melting down, you are crying and everything is falling apart? How great would it be if your kids were happy and well-behaved so you could just have some peace or even take a deep breath?

    Is this on your mind?
    I sound like my parents... when did that happen?
    I need tools that work with those difficult behaviors.
    HELP! I keep getting in my own way!
    I want to speak and be spoken to with respect.
    Household harmony? Where did that go?
    I want to lead with clarity, confidence, and certainty.

    Reach out to me and let's get it on the calendar for your families!
    Some scholarships are available.
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    Webinars: "Clear=Kind: Essentials of Classroom Relationships"

    Webinars: "Clear=Kind: Essentials of Classroom Relationships"

    This series covers so much!
    YOU KNOW THOSE TIMES WHEN EVERYONE IS MELTING DOWN, YOU'RE CRYING AND EVERYTHING IS FALLING APART?
    Analyze the ways we get in our own way, investigate how our family shaped how we treat others, and improve your tools to lead with clarity, confidence, and certainty.
    I'll send you the private links to the set of five webinars to enjoy at your own pace.
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    In-person training for your team!

    In-person training for your team!

    Select any topic from the list under the "Services" tab. I bring everything; handouts, certificates, supplies, prizes, and AV equipment. The rate is per hour for each group of 10 participants. We can talk about details like flight, hotel (outside of the Portland, OR & Vancouver, WA area), and mileage.
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