Previously recorded, October, 2022

Improving relationships with students who teachers identify as challenging to understand can go a long way in refueling a teacher’s energy and preventing burnout. According to a recent study, offering a promising method of professional development for educators improved teacher-student relationships and even improved students’ grades in school. 

Watch an informative look at the research on strengthening teacher-student relationships, and hear how districts are putting into practice these strategies to support positive student outcomes. 

In this session you’ll learn:

  • How the research supports a focus on teacher-student relationships for improved student outcomes 
  • Professional development strategies to take action and improve teacher-student relationships 
  • How districts are focusing on relationship-building as part of broader social-emotional learning practices 
  • What data and tools can be used to inform district-wide planning and educator PD


Speakers

Dr. Hunter Gehlbach, Senior Research Advisor, Panorama Education

Dr. Bryan Mascio, Teaching Faculty at Plymouth State University

Dr. Salvatore Dossena, Assistant Superintendent for Student Services and Technology, Merrick Union Free School District (NY)

Megan Bocchino, M.Ed, Director of School Climate, Charleston County (NC)

Fronde Stille, Director of School Counseling Services, Charleston County (NC)

Moderated by Gracie Kaul, Senior Account Manager, Panorama Education