Join the Restorative Practices Collaborative of Maine

for our Fall Workshops in Saco, Maine!

Foundations of Restorative Practices - Nov. 13, 2019

    Presenters: Barbara Egan & Margaret Micolichek

Join colleagues and presenters for an interactive day of theory, introduction to restorative language, practical steps and skills on a continuum of practice, and use of the circle process for building community and teaching academic content. If you are new to Restorative Practices or want a refresher, we encourage you to attend this workshop!

Creating a Restorative Practices Classroom - Nov. 15, 2019

    Presenter: George Conant

This workshop will explore the differences between punishment and a restorative approach. Participants will have a chance to practice restorative protocols such as restorative dialogue and restorative circles for behavior, academics, and attendance. Learn how to how to create a climate that will help students own their behavior, understand how it impacts others and how to develop a plan to repair the harm.

Whole School Implementation of Restorative Practices - Dec. 5, 2019

    Presenter: Ansley Newton with Bonnie Robbins

This training is for teams of 5, who have had some previous experience and training in restorative practices. The presenters will engage the school teams in planning for getting staff “buy-in”, maintaining focus and engagement, increasing skills, and dealing with time constraints.

If you are ready to create a Restorative School, join us for this interactive, engaging workshop!

Engaging Young People with Special Needs in Restorative Practices- Dec.11, 2019

   Presenters: Margaret Micolichek & Barbara Egan

Join our presenters and colleagues from educational and residential settings to explore adapting proactive and responsive restorative practices for students with special needs. We will address specific needs, challenges and situations, with opportunity to share existing strategies and co-create others. This training is designed to deepen understanding of restorative practices and to offer useful restorative techniques to practice the next day!