FREE Training: Community Building Circles and Conferences and Circles Responding to Conflict and Harm

Restorative Circles Trainings-Summer 2019 

Registration is open for free Community Building Circles and Conferences and Circles Responding to Conflict and Harm

Community Building Circles – 8 Offerings Statewide

  • Designed for faculty, school social workers, principals, and other student support staff.  This 3-day training offers hands-on and skill-focused learning experiences.
  • Participants will learn:
    • Basic principles and values of restorative justice and how they relate to restorative circles, and
    • Circle design and facilitation practices that promote a sense of community, honest sharing, and deeper listening.
  • Participants must be registered by a Building Principal or District Superintendent.
  • Click to view the NYSED Community Circle Flyer for more information or click on the link Community Building Circles to register.

Responding to Conflict and Harm in Schools Utilizing Restorative Circles + Conferences – Albany and New York City

  • Designed for staff and faculty previously trained in restorative practices and circle keeping and involved with student discipline.  This intensive 4-day training offers hands-on and skill-focused learning experience.
  • Participants will gain the understanding, skills, and mindset needed to become confident circle keepers and conference facilitators in their school communities.
  • Schools are strongly encouraged to send two staff members to this training.
  • Participants must be registered by a Building Principal or District Superintendent.
  • Click to view the NYSED Responsive Circle-Conference Flyer or click on the link Responding to Conflict and Incidents of Harm to register.