Illinois Afterschool Network Workshop 2-Part Series
Virtual & FREE
October 21st & 28th, 2022 (10 am to 12 pm)
Distance Learning Session: Building Entrepreneurship Mindset Focused On 21ST Century Learning
Facilitator: Dr. Sonia Toledo, Founder & CEO, Dignity of Children.
Intended Audience: Emergent and Seasoned Professionals
PART 1 (October 21st, 10 am -12 pm): Register for FREE here
PART 2 (October 28th, 10-11.30 am): Register for FREE here
This workshop will include strategies on establishing student-led environments where young people identify their interests, passions, talents and develop 21st century skills while working on bringing social change to their communities. We will introduce methods of teaching that are designed to prepare students for the modern-day marketplace by developing skills such as creativity, collaboration, critical thinking, communication, emotional intelligence, informational and digital literacy. Workshop is targeting youth development directors and organizations leadership staff to gain understanding on methods and best practices for 21st century skills.
South Chicago Neighborhood Network Trauma-Informed Symposium 2022
Virtual & FREE
October 24th, 2022 (10 am to 12 pm)
"Bruised but not Broken: Building Resilience in Trauma-Impacted Communities."
Featuring Keynote Speaker: Dr. Sonia M. Toledo, President & CEO of Dignity of Children
In a four-day series, a variety of subjects will address trauma experiences while also providing empowerment and coping strategies.
This workshop will focus on decreasing educator trauma by providing ways to reduce self-care approaches and a number of useful resources. These will be provided to participants as part of the workshop. We are going to work together to produce a plan of action to guarantee that students and educators who have been impacted by trauma receive help and are successful in their endeavors.
Enspire Conference (Young Entrepreneur Institute)
Landerhaven, Mayfield Heights, OH
November 3rd - 5th, 2022
Featured Keynote Speaker: Dr. Sonia Toledo, Founder & CEO, Dignity of Children.
An educator conference devoted to building the entrepreneurial mindset in K-12 Students. The Enspire Conference is a professional development conference for K-12 educators, program directors, and funders who want to instill entrepreneurial mindsets and skills in their students.
This year's conference will take place on November 4th & 5th. You may attend on just one day, but we hope you'll attend on both days.