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Learning & Leading 2020: Supporting Educators/Students in a Time of Crisis

September 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT

Implementing Student (Teen) Wellness in the Virtual Classroom – Ami Amero

Are you concerned about the well-being of your students during the current health crisis? This workshop will give high school educators the tools they need to support their students. Whether you are returning to in-person instruction or your district has chosen to continue remote learning, this session will cover tips, strategies, and techniques that teachers can implement in their lessons to support Teen Wellness. *PLEASE BE ADVISED: the content presented in this session will be exclusively targeted to High School level (grades 9-12).

Ami Amero has been a Social Studies teacher at Forest Hills High School in Jackman, Maine for the past 23 years. As a six-time Maine Teacher of the Year nominee, Ami serves in a variety of capacities within the school community including Debate Club advisor, Math Team advisor, MSAD #12 District Wellness Coordinator, Student Book Club Facilitator and she runs a student Yoga Club. In addition, she received WSCH6’s Inspiring Educator (2017) and 2015’s Maine Jump$tart Coalition Educator of the Year Award and has been working with Rep. Pouliot to pass legislation (LD 1297/LD 60) for Financial Literacy to become a graduation requirement in all Maine high schools. Also, she has presented at MSMA Conferences to Maine School Boards and Administrators on integrating Habits of Mind and Complex Reasoning processes into curriculum content. She is currently enrolled in a Master’s program and will be earning her degree in Mindfulness in Education.


Dan Allen, Director of Training & Professional Development