Build Your EQ Muscle

  • Participants: Leaders, managers, principals, assistant principals
  • Level: Beginning to Intermediate
  • Time: 2 hours
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Course overview
Investing in the development of your own emotional intelligence (EQ) can help you become more fluent in understanding and managing your emotions, while also creating an equitable workplace culture where everyone feels valued, respected, and empowered to connect and collaborate. 
course will launch August 2021!

Reserve your spot & enroll now!

What's included here?

  • Self-guided course
  • Handouts
  • Planning templates
  • Community dialogue

Put On Your Own Mask First

Based on Center for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL)'s framework, this course will invite you to reflect and assess your own social emotional competencies as building blocks for EQ.  You will explore their lifelong benefits for personal and professional well-being and success. 

Actionable Strategies

Walk away with strategies to continue to build your own EQ and to support these critical emotional intelligence competencies with staff and youth.

Course contents

Meet Your instructor

Belinda Passafaro

Belinda weaves together her bi-cultural identity, her passion for social justice and equity, and her extensive experience in education to design and facilitate professional learning opportunities that are diverse, inclusive, and meaningful for all learners.  
Her desire for systemic change in education fueled her journey as an ELL teacher in Brooklyn, New York. Prior to her work with Development Without Limits, she served as a Program Director for Project Reach Youth to support the holistic development of youth and families in community-based initiatives and also joined forces with the Partnership for After School Education by providing professional development, technical assistance, and strategic planning for youth serving and faith-based organizations in New York City and in other national sites. 
Belinda currently lives in Arlington, VA. Expertise: Strategy, coaching, thought partnership, DEI, SEL, meeting facilitation, school and family partnerships
Patrick Jones - Course author