Permission to Feel: Unlocking the Power of Emotion to Help Our Kids, Our Society, and Ourselves Thrive

Class Details

  • Class Type: Online
  • Date: 11/9/2020 - 12/6/2020
  • Adams State Credit: 1
  • Nonmember Price: $145
  • CEA Member Price: $45
  • Registration for the optional graduate credits ($55 per credit) is a separate transaction through Adams State. Registration information will be available after you enroll.

  • Currently Enrolled: 3 of 30

About the Course

This course is a book study on Marc Brackett's best selling book, Permission to Feel Unlocking the Power of Emotions to Help Our Kids Ourselves & Our Society Thrive. Based on research from the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence, this course will focus on practical and research based 5 keys to emotional intelligence and how those impact education and learning. Educators will learn his technique known as "Ruler Training" and transform their emotional literacy.

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  • Grade(s): Pre-K Kindergarten 1st Grade 2nd Grade 3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade 9th Grade 10th Grade 11th Grade 12th Grade Elementary K-5 Secondary 6-12
  • Subject(s): Education Support Professionals Professional Development Specialized Service Providers Teacher Leadership/Effectiveness


Stephanie Fast

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
course, Culturize.

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.


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