☀️Summer 2024 MTSS Mini Summit: MTSS-Behavior Essentials at Your Fingertips 💙  👉Sign up now

    No Teacher an Island: De-Privatizing the Classroom

    Tuesday, March 28, 2023
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    1 PM ET/ 12 PM CT/ 10 AM PT

    To conclude our series on the Power of Community in MTSS, we will hear from Karl Schleich, Safe & Civil Schools, and Trudy Bender, Branching Minds, about what happens when the classroom door is thrown open and teachers are invited to learn from one another. Here’s a hint – it is transformative for teacher growth and school culture! 

    Join this webinar to learn: 

    ➡️  Ways to change the narrative around giving and receiving feedback
    Tools for supportive peer observation and reflection 
    Practical ideas for scheduling and logistics

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    Note: this webinar is part of our series, "The Power of Community in MTSS." Click here to learn more about and register for the webinar series.

    About the presenters:

    Karl Schleich



    Karl Schleich

    Karl Schleich has enjoyed a successful 38-year career as a teacher, coach, assistant principal, principal, district-level administrator and consultant in Illinois, Alaska, and an international school in Athens, Greece. He was selected as Alaska’s National Distinguished Principal in 2000. Under his leadership, Shaw Elementary School earned the State of Alaska’s Distinguished Title I School for Student Achievement award in 2011. Karl has served as an Instructional Coach for the Alaska State System of Support (SSOS).

    Currently, Karl serves as a Senior Consultant for the Alaska Staff Development Network (Juneau, Alaska) assisting school districts throughout Alaska to enhance instruction and a positive school environment. Additionally, Karl is a consultant for Dr. Randy Sprick's Safe & Civil Schools (Eugene, Oregon) providing training in CHAMPS, Foundations, Interventions, Coaching Classroom Management and Start on Time.

    Trudy Bender - Headshot


    Trudy Bender

    Trudy Bender is the MTSS Marketing Content Manager at Branching Minds. She previously served as the Coordinator of District Behavior Intervention at Waco ISD, where she facilitated the implementation of a multi-tiered system of supports for behavior along with initiatives to improve school climate and to build teacher capacity in classroom management through peer coaching. She is passionate about helping teachers and administrators to develop a positive, restorative, instructional approach to behavior that reduces disproportionality in discipline while improving social-emotional and academic outcomes for all students. Trudy holds an Ed.S. in School Psychology from Baylor University.