Improving school climate through verbal de-escalation strategies.

Friday, March 19, 12:00 pm–12:50 pm

This verbal de-escalation workshop is designed to provide participants with information and resources needed to efficiently and effectively respond and manage the behavior of an escalated student. The strategies discussed in this presentation, can be implemented virtually as well as in person.

Topic: In the Classroom - Special Education
Additional Audience(s): Administrative Assistants/Support Staff, General Ed/Stakeholders, Teachers/Administrators
Level: Beginner, Intermediate
Grade Level: Multiple Grade Levels

Presented by

Sean Andrew Sean Andrew, El Dorado Charter SELPA

Sean T Andrew, M.Ed., is a Program Specialist for El Dorado Charter SELPA. He provides support to over 20 charter schools in the greater Los Angeles area. Sean has over eighteen years’ experience working in the field of Special Education. Sean has a passion for inclusion of students with disabilities with their general education peers, and a desire to help all students maximize their potential. His expertise is in working with students with challenging behaviors, parent support, and developing inclusive learning environments.

Erin Zimmermann Erin Zimmermann, El Dorado Charter SELPA

Erin Zimmermann, M. Ed., is a Program Specialist with El Dorado County Office of Education Charter SELPA. Erin supports partner LEA’s primarily in the inland Empire Region of Southern California. Erin has over 12 years of experience in special education, with positions as an instructional aid, Education Specialist, Special Education Coordinator, and Program Specialist. Erin is passionate about educational reform, deconstructing systems of oppressions in education, and supporting students with behavior needs. Erin is dedicated to creating inclusive practices that benefit all students.