About the Course
Course Description: Re-Imagining Relationships (9/15)- Student engagement remains a top priority for educators as we welcome students back to school. We will use this session to develop or improve on SEL and safe space practices. With an emphasis on communication and practices building empathy, participants will work to improve their EQ within themselves and within their instructional practice. Building relationships and making connections is critical in these unprecedented times, and by doing so we can increase student engagement in rigorous curricular lessons. *This webinar leverages breakout rooms and digital collaboration*
Course Hours: Members who complete this course receive 2 HOURS of Act 48 and/or a certificate that may apply for Chapter 14 hours. Your employer has sole discretion to determine if this course qualifies for Chapter 14 hours.
Dr. Gina L. Gullo is an Assistant Director for Education Services at the Pennsylvania State Education Association specializing in educational policy and equity with additional focuses on elementary instruction and STEAM. Leading author of Implicit Bias in Schools: A Practitioner’s Guide, Gina earned her doctorate in Educational Leadership and masters in Special Education from Lehigh University; completed masters level work in Behavioral Neuroscience at Rutgers University, and earned her bachelors in Psychology from the College of New Jersey. She is a certified elementary and special education teacher in Pennsylvania with experience substituting at all levels and working in Autistic Support. Gina serves part-time as clinical faculty member of Educational Leadership, Management, and Policy at Seton Hall University and pursues research focused on educational equity including disproportionalities and how educators work to avoid the impacts of implicit bias and other forms of unintentional discrimination in their schools and communities. Gina is a mother of two boys and lives in the Harrisburg Area. You might recognize Gina from a Halloween episode of Food Network's CHOPPED or as a form Easton Baconator.
Gina Gullo can support the overall PEARL system with assistance for both learners and administrators. Her courses in PEARL mainly focus on the educator evaluation system, implicit bias, and understanding and supporting students. You can contact Gina at GGullo@PSEA.org.
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