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Lear Workshops

Graduate Workshops

Workshop Offerings for SPRING 2024


Please send a 500.00 payment and completed registration form to the mailing address on the Registration Forms page.


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Finding Resilience in Academic & Emotional Adversity



January 11th & 25th                                      5:00-9:00  (Zoom)

January 13th,14th,27th,28th                    8:30-4:30  (Zoom)

Course Description:

Building resilience is about maintaining a positive mindset and a willingness to grow and learn from setbacks. In the current educational system, teachers see many students struggling with problems inside and outside the classroom, ranging from adapting to a new classroom, bullying from peers, or struggles at home. This course focuses on strategies that teach students how to set realistic goals and overcome adversity in life. Students who struggle can learn resiliency skills and strategies that will enable them to become more successful in life.

Location: ZOOM

Positive Interventions for Challenging Students


February 8th & 22nd  5:00-9:00 (Zoom)

February 10th,11th,24th,25th  8:30-4:30  (Zoom)

Course Description:

Teachers can feel overwhelmed when faced with challenging behaviors in the classroom. In fact, managing challenging student behavior is one of the most common issues facing a classroom teacher and leads to a loss of instructional time, stress, frustration, and eventually burnout. This course focuses on strategies that limit challenging behavior and providing a safe and productive learning environment. Some key topics of the course are intervention, prevention of challenging behaviors before they escalate, and managing future challenging behaviors in the classroom.

Location:  ZOOM

Creating a Positive and Organized LearningEnvironment


March 7th & 21st  5:00-9:00 pm (Zoom)

March 9th,10th,23rd, 24th  8:30-4:30 (Zoom)

Course Description:

This course focuses on creating a positive and organized learning environment where students are part of a supportive community of learners. Creating this type of environment goes well beyond hanging posters with positive sayings; it requires building positive relationships, promoting class discussions, and creating a sense of order and routine. Research indicates that a positive learning environment requires minimal distrations, maximum support, and daily procedures and routines.

Location: ZOOM

Mind, Body, and Movement: The Impact on Learning


April 11th & 25th  5:00-9:00 pm   (Zoom)

April 13th,14th,27th,28th  8:30-4:30  (Zoom)

Course Description:

This experiential course focuses on brain research that shows that moving while learning is beneficial because it improves neuron connects and helps develop different areas of the brain.

Incorporating movement into your lessons helps students stay focused. engaged, excited about learning, and help them retain information. The course offers research-based strategies that work with students to increase their levels of retention and achievement while reducing stress and anxiety.

Location: ZOOM

May Workshop: TBA




Registration Forms

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Organization & Communication Skills in the classroom

September 14th,16th,17th,

30th & Oct. 1st

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Learning for Life & Work in the 21st Century

Nov. 2nd, 4th, 5th, 18th, 19th


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Classroom Management: Collaboration & Team Building

Oct. 12th, 14th, 15th ,28th, 29th


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EDUC- 580-N1980


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Critical Thinking & Social Skills for Students


Nov. 30th  & Dec. 2nd, 3rd, 16th, 17th 


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  • Click on the bottom to download the correct form for the workshop you wish to take. Please complete the registration, sign and date the bottom, and email the registration back to  Please leave Student ID blank. Muskingum requires that you include you Social Security number in place of the Student ID.



- Leave Student ID# BLANK

- SIGN and DATE at the bottom

- Make checks payable to:

 Muskingum University

- Mail the Registration and Payment to:

C.J. Lear

1575 Raywood Rd.

Alliance, Ohio  44601

If attending the in-person courses, payment is due the first day of class.

Zoom Access

Click the button below and enter the Meeting ID# and Password to join the meeting. 

Summer Courses 

Meeting ID#:  886-817-372

Password: 000058

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