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Professional Development

UPCOMING TRAINING SESSIONS

August 27-28, 2014
Mutt-i-grees® Orientation & Basic Training
Cape Girardeau, MO
Orientation will include an overview of the research base for the Mutt-i-grees Curriculum, implementation options, an outline of the five core themes as well as modeled lessons. There will also be discussions of service learning, internships, youth development programs, and collaborations between schools, libraries and animal shelters. For more information contact Norma Meek - norma.meek@muttigrees.org or call (606) 831-5707

CONFERENCES & WORKSHOPS

September 23-25, 2014
21st Century Community Learning Centers Multi-State Conference
Galt House Hotel
Louisville, KY

November 8, 2014
NYC United Federation of Teachers Workshop
9am-1pm
UFT
52 Broadway, 19th floor
New York, NY

November 13, 2014
NYC DOE Office of Library Services 25th Annual Fall Conference
Citi Field
123-01 Roosevelt Avenue
Flushing, NY 11368

December 8, 2014
NJAHPERD Health Education Conference
"Empowering Mind, Body & Spririt"
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Monroe, NJ

ON-SITE STAFF DEVELOPMENT

Our peer trainers can provide on-site training at your school. We encourage administrators to host Mutt-i-grees® professional development training to support staff development and promote Mutt-i-grees® activities within your particular school.

PREVIOUS TRAINING SESSIONS

RESOURCES

Getting Started: Perspectives on Implementation
Where Do I Start?: Mutt-i-grees® in Arkansas
Making Mutt-i-grees® Matter: One Kentucky School's Reflection of Implementation
Together Everyone Achieves More: Mutt-i-grees® at Saint Martin de Porres (New Haven, CT)

Other Resources
All About Dogs: Recommended Readings & Resources
Social Emotional Learning and Human-Animal Interaction: Readings & Resources for Educators and Parents
Pet Therapy: How Animals and Humans Heal Each Other
Mutt-i-grees® Curriculum Flyer
Lessons in Action Videos