Culturize: Every Student. Every Day. Whatever It Takes.
About the Course
This course is a book study of Jimmy Casas’s latest work Culturize: Every Student. Every Day. Whatever It Takes. Participants will collaboratively discuss the four core principles Casas introduces and reflect on their own teaching in order to develop an increased positive culture within their school. Included in this book study will be practical application of how to use the concepts that the book introduces.
- Culturize: Every Student. Every Day. Whatever It Takes. by Jimmy Casa
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Implement strategies for effectively take responsibility for their school culture, expect excellence, carry the banner and be a merchant for students.
- Reflect on best practices for school culture.
- Develop and apply practical and applicable culture building tools for your students.
Stephanie Fast is an currently an Elementary School Counselor in Littleton Public Schools. In the past 11 years of her educational career, she has also taught 4th, 6th and 7th grade Language Arts and Social Studies in both Colorado and Ohio as well as worked with alternative high school students in the counseling sphere. Stephanie strongly believes in the value of professional development and life-long learning as an educator; which led her to both taking and facilitating courses on Copilot. Among her top values include making connections and building strong relationships with students to best engage them in learning and growth. This has been her passion and is a focus of her work in her online book study
Stephanie was recently selected as “Teacher of the Year” by students at her former Middle School and has served as a teacher leader in her various buildings. She has been a PBIS leader, school PLC facilitator, building accountability member, coach and club sponsor. Stephanie earned her Bachelor's in Middle Childhood Education from Baldwin Wallace University and her Masters in School Counseling from Cleveland State University.