Teacher Institute

Guiding SEL and Productive Talk

Frequently Asked Questions


Who should attend?


The Teacher Institute: Guiding SEL and Productive Talk is aimed at formal educators who teach grades 4-12.  However, any Educator or School Administrator who wants to:

-create equitable classrooms

-boost student learning
-rethink discipline
-build connection that catalyzes content
-address social and emotional needs
-disrupt racism

-avoid burnout

will benefit from this training.


Registration and Payment


Your spot is reserved by filling out the online registration form and submitting payment.  The registration fee Includes:

  • Five days of intensive training

  • All materials

  • 12 SCECH hours 

Payment can be made by credit card, paypal, check or purchase order.

What to Bring

To get the most out of our time together, you'll want to be prepared with:

Clothes appropriate for the weather

Water and snacks

Note taking materials

Your favorite teambuilding, SEL and academic activities to share

Your school's SEL curriculum

Buckle up for five days of intensive training!

We will begin promptly at 9:00 Monday morning with our first meeting.  We will meet each day through Friday until about 4:00.

Every meeting will be full of interactive lessons and activities suitable for almost any classroom.

The final project will be customized to your school or district curriculum and your learning goals.

Tentative Itinterary

Summer 2021



Welcome, Registration, Technology check in

Foundations of Productive Talk

Productive Talk and SEL: Models and Practices



Processing Productive Talk & SEL

Group Development 

Developing SEL in the Classroom


Models and Practices 2

Obstacles and Challenges



Models and Practices 3 

Strategies and Tools for Reflection


Project Presentations

Course Reflection and Evaluation

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation can be arranged by contacting Lucinda at Lucinda@WholePlanetConsulting.com.  A partial refund will be issued at the time of cancellation.

Registration fees may be transferred to another individual by contacting Whole Planet Consulting at the email above.

The refund and cancellation policy will not be waived.

In the event Whole Planet Consulting must cancel the Institute due to unforeseen circumstances, Whole Planet Consulting will refund the cost of registration.

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