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Professional Development

PD Provider: Dr. MCs Self Care Cabaret, LLC

Contact Information
Dr. MCs Self Care Cabaret, LLC
437 Lincoln Ave., #1352
Saugus, MA 01906

Theresa Melito-Conners, PhD
CEO & Founder

Provider Details
Action Research, Course, Meeting Series (committee, council, PLC, task force), Mentoring/Coaching, Training Session/Workshop
Teachers, Teacher leaders, School counselors, District Admin: supts/asst supts, special ed directors etc., Social workers, adjustment counselors, psychologists, Nurses, Coaches, Paraprofessionals, Transition specialists, Advocates/community partners or leaders
Face-to-Face, Blended (Hybrid), Online
11 to 50 events
6-10 years
Brief Description of Services
Dr. MC’s Self-Care Cabaret, LLC provides professional development opportunities to K-12 educators on self-care, reflection, recovery, renewal, trauma, and resilience strategies through personalized, theatre-inspired trainings, workshops, and educational curricula. Dr. MC’s Self-Care Cabaret tackles relevant topics in our education systems, such as professional burnout, compassion fatigue, vicarious secondary trauma, mental health, growth mindset, belonging, and anti-bias education. She is dedicated to helping schools create safe and supportive learning environments for all students to thrive. Founder and CEO Theresa Melito-Conners, Ph.D., is a seasoned special education administrator with unique experiences ranging from working in a therapeutic high school as the Guidance Coordinator to supporting schools across the Commonwealth on educational policy issues, legislation, and more. Her doctoral studies in Educational Leadership centered around self-care and renewal for leaders and teachers and it has been the mission of Self-Care Cabaret to reenergize the field of education through self-care and wellness, creating a multi-dimensional, national platform with a suite of resources targeted to service education professionals and K-12 students. Professional Development Topics include: - The Mind-Body Classroom - Self-Care for the 21st Century Educator - The Intersection of Trauma, Resilience & Self-Care - Safe, Secure & Supportive: The Three Pillars of a Trauma-Sensitive Classroom - Unlocking Potential: The Power of Developing & Promoting a Growth Mindset - Be Your Own Bestie™: The Teacher Edition - Examining Implicit Bias & Microaggressions Through the Lens of Mindfulness - Understanding & Managing Workplace Stressors: Developing a Sustainable Work-Life Balance

Content Area(s)
Content CategoryDetailsGrade LevelsEducator Evaluation Standards
Safe & Supportive Learning Environments*School Counseling *School Climate and Culture *School Safety *Behavioral Health *Classroom Management and Discipline *Cultural Proficiency *Family and Community Engagement *General Student Support ServicesLower Elementary (Pre-K, K, 1, 2)
Upper Elementary (3, 4, 5)
Middle School (6, 7, 8)
High School (9, 10, 11, 12)
T-I: Curriculum, Planning, and Assessment
T-II: Teaching All Students
T-III: Family and Community Engagement
T-IV: Professional Culture
A-I: Instructional Leadership
A-II: Management and Operations
A-III: Family & Community Partnerships
A-IV: Professional Culture

Company or OrganizationMargie Daniels, M. Ed., L.I.C.S.W. Executive Director Massachusetts Partnerships for Youth, Inc.
An IndividualTammy Dobrosielski, PT

Regions Served

Last Updated: March 1, 2015

Contact Us

Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
135 Santilli Highway, Everett, MA 02149

Voice: (781) 338-3000
TTY: (800) 439-2370


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