“Of All Things, Love is the Most Potent”

Join us to hear Colleen Wilkinson speak about “Of All Things, Love is the Most Potent: Apply Trauma Informed Practices in Our Community.

Discover the profound impact of trauma-informed practices within Montessori classrooms as we learn from our keynote speaker, Colleen Wilkinson. Gain insights into the evolving understanding of childhood trauma and explore how it shapes a child’s development and learning process. Learn how to effectively integrate Montessori and trauma-informed principles to create safe and nurturing environments that support the healing and growth of students who have experienced adversity.

Through engaging anecdotes and real-life examples, Colleen will demonstrate the power of trauma-informed practices in fostering emotional well-being, resilience, and empowerment within classrooms. You’ll acquire valuable strategies to establish healthy relationships with students and employ mindful interventions that promote self-regulation and empathy. Don’t miss this transformative opportunity to embrace the needs of every child and make a lasting impact on their lives. Join us on this journey toward creating trauma-informed Montessori environments that nurture healing, growth, and thriving.

Bio: Colleen Brings a Unique Perspective

12+ Years of experience in the Foster and Adoption Community, 20+ Years in Education: Public School, Private School, Montessori & Waldorf Schools, 15+  Years in the Montessori Community, 8+ Years as an Administrator, 10+ years as a Consultant providing Coaching and Professional Development, American Montessori Society,  Credentialed Certified Texas Public School Teacher, A commitment to social justice, equity, and inclusion.