Life Synergy For Staff

Building Community – Staff and Support Staff
(Full-day or Half-day)

Staff P.D. Day:

This day was developed at the request of several schools to deal with issues that exist amongst the staff within the school.  It is meant to cause staff members to think about what they can do to create a better working environment within the school and a better learning environment for the students.  Also to celebrate the great things they are doing as a staff both individually and as a group and are they taking care of themselves health wise.

MORNING:

  • Perceptions staff have of one another, of their students, and the students’ parents
  • Conflict resolution
  • Accepting responsibility for ones actions
  • Questions – Why did you become a teacher?
  • Observations of inside some schools, staff dynamics, lack of respect and other issues
  • Interactive exercise
  • Open discussion
  • An inside look into the lives of today’s youth
  • Amazing opportunities that teachers have to make a difference
  • Communicating with one another verbal and non-verbal
  • Workplace bullying
  • Sexual harassment
  • Change is needed

AFTERNOON:

Small group work to identify what changes they want to see occur within the school
Work through a process on how to begin to make those changes occur