Intro to Teaching Assertiveness (Intermediate/Grades 3–6)

by Kansans Can Competency Framework

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June 12, 2024 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm
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Course description

Kansans Can Competency Framework

Join us to empower students to manage their emotions, ask for help when they need it, and show respect while speaking up. Teaching assertiveness increases students’ achievement, self-image, and emotional regulation while reducing bullying (see the Assertiveness Infographic).

This free, 2-hour, virtual workshop is designed for teachers and counselors of students in Grades 3–6. Explore resources that are free to all Kansas educators, including instructional activities, performance-based observations, and strategies that guide students to be assertive.

Materials that will be provided include lessons: Heger, E., Noonan, P. M., & Gaumer Erickson, A. S. (2024). Assertiveness lessons [Intermediate] [Teacher lessons and student workbook]. College & Career Competency Framework.

Learning Objectives

Participants will:

  1. Explore instructional activities that teach students to manage their emotions, ask for help, show respect, and share their thoughts and feelings.
  2. Reflect on their students’ needs using performance-based data.
  3. Plan opportunities to teach assertiveness in their classrooms/roles.

Refund Policy

Registration may be cancelled up to 14 days prior to the event for a full refund. Cancellations received within 14 days of the event will not be refunded. No-show registrations will also not be refunded.


June 12, 2024 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm
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at [Not Applicable]
Meet Online 2.0 Professional Learning Contact Hours
Kansans Can Competency Framework
Pattie Noonan
Amanda Rush
Kansas Competency Trainer

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