This professional development workshop offers coping strategies for at-risk students facing the combined elements of academic performance, high achievement standards, media messages, peer pressure, and family tension. With evidence from research and best practices, this interactive workshop provides effective methods for educators to use to teach personal resilience, academic resilience, and emotional intelligence. Participants will collaborate on further improving their own resilience, while making the connection of how building resilience in at-risk students fosters a strong work ethic and academic achievement.

Wednesday, December 9, 2020, LIVE ONLINE CLASS
Join GSU's School of Extended Leaning as we begin the conversation around cannabis and the workplace in Illinois.

Thursday, February 25, 2021
CBCT (Cognitively-Based Compassion Training) is a system of contemplative exercises designed to strengthen and sustain compassion. Practices include training in attentional stability and increased emotional awareness, as well as targeted analytical reflections to understand better one's relationship with self and others.

February 13, 2021 to March 20, 2021
The four hour Illinois State Cannabis Certification Course: Responsible Vendor Training will fulfill the state's mandatory class room training for individuals seeking to work with Cannabis and Marijuana upon recreational legalization on January 1, 2020 in the State of Illinois. This class will run as a LIVE ONLINE CLASS.

Saturday, December 5, 2020, VIRTUAL CLASS