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Saturday, April 8 • 8:45am - 9:45am
Opening & Keynote

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In this interactive keynote we'll explore why prioritizing positive emotions and fostering supportive and caring relationships in the classroom is paramount not only for students' well-being but for their creative confidence to blossom and for meaningful, lifelong learning to take place. You'll be introduced to concepts from Interpersonal Neurobiology and Positive Psychology, to simple improv games all in the name of creating a space where students can thrive!

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Dr. Michael Bloemsma

Program Administrator of Digital Learning, SFUSD
Dr. Michael Bloemsma has over 21 years of experience as a classroom teacher, professor, and technology leader at the school, district, and county levels. Michael works as a Program Administrator of Technology & Innovation in the Department of Technology where he supports San Francisco... Read More →
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Roni Habib

Founder, EQ Schools
Roni is the founder of EQSchools, an organization dedicated to providing Emotional Intelligence training to teachers, students, and parents nationally and abroad. He teaches Positive Psychology at Gunn High School in Palo Alto and is the director of the MERIT Institute at Foothill... Read More →

Saturday April 8, 2017 8:45am - 9:45am PDT