Educator Workshops

Where we Train. Empower. Teach. 

 

Are you interested in learning more about how to teach children with learning differences? Educator Workshop opportunities are for educators who work directly with children (teachers, administrators, youth workers, counselors, youth advocates, practitioners). Our workshops are designed to equip educators with research-proven practices to best assist children with learning differences.

What are learning differences?

What strategies can I use to teach my student who has a learning difference?

How is a learning difference identified in a student?

What steps can I take to identify if my student has a learning difference?

Register for a Workshop

  • Wednesday, Nov. 30

    6:30pm - 8:00pm

    Self-regulation: The Foundation of Social and Emotional Learning

    Presenter: Lindsey O. Jones, M.S., OTR/L, CBIT, Mind-Body-Child Pediatric Solutions

    This session is all about self-regulation and the importance of it for students with learning differences. More specifically, we will explore:

    • What is self-regulation
    • What we may see at home and school with regard to self-regulation
    • How it impacts our learning
    • Self-regulation vs. behaviors
    • Strategies to help our students/children
  • Wednesday, Jan. 11

    6:30pm - 8:00pm

    Beyond Academics: Raising Kids to Have 21st Century Executive Functioning Skills

    Presenters:

    • Dr. Maggie Wright, Psy.D. Licensed Psychologist, Founder Wright Psychology & Counseling
    • Meghan Ainsworth, M.Ed., Licensed Psychological Associate at Wright Psychology & Counseling
    • Amanda Brown, M.Ed., Licensed Psychological Associate at Wright Psychology & Counseling

    This presentation will provide a brief description of the most important executive functioning skills required for success, not only in school, but throughout the lifespan. Tools and techniques to help develop these skills for parents and teachers will be shared, with special attention given to teaching kids with a neurodivergent profile (i.e. ADHD, Learning Differences, Autism Spectrum).

Kemper Academy for Teaching and Learning offers in-person and virtual workshops which focus on best practices for students with specific learning differences in grades K-8. Workshops are complimentary for de Paul families; $25 for the public (GLEC will cover cost for JCPS ECE teachers, JCPS families with students with disabilities & KSB teachers and families).

Workshops are open to the public.

Light refreshments are provided.

All events are hybrid and will held at
The de Paul School
(1925 Duker Ave., Louisville, KY 40205).
A Zoom link will be sent the day of the event.

Contact Us

To learn more about Kemper Academy for Teaching and Learning at The de Paul School, please contact us at 502-459-6131 or via email kemper.academy@depaulschool.org.

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Donations to Kemper Academy help cover financial expenses for de Paul and Kemper Academy faculty to attend ongoing
Professional Development training in the form of presentations, seminars, and conferences. 

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Kemper Academy for Teaching and Learning is grateful for the generous support from:

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Cralle Foundation

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Fred B. & Opal S. Woosley Foundation