Restorative Justice Practices for Pennsylvania Schools


Session Dates

Thursday May 19, 2022 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Webinar

Participants will learn and understand the origins of restorative justice practices from the indigenous practices to the criminal justice system. Participants will also understand how RJ is applied in a school context, particularly in Oakland Unified School District in Oakland, CA; they will then make meaning of the lessons learned and identify next steps for their unique context. Building into the use of restorative circles/meetings, which is the implementation step of RJ in Schools.

Restorative Justice circles
A restorative circle is a technique that builds and restores relationships through equal opportunity sharing and listening. These talking circles proactively build the skills individuals need when conflicts arise because they give every individual the opportunity to speak and be heard


Participants will be able to:

  • Understanding restorative justice practices in schools
  • Learning basic RJ tools for practice through differentiated learning modalities
  • Identifying next steps for implementation-
  • Action planning for AEDY
  • Knowledge of Circles as a tool for restoration relationships

Target Audience

AEDY Providers and LEA's Reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate individuals who have special needs as addressed by the Americans with Disabilities Act and who need assistance at this event. Contact: Michael Stagemyer, at 717-901-2255, or

Event Info

Event Type:


Credit Type:

Act 48 Clock Hour
No credit


David Yusem

Event Contact:


Michael Stagemyer

Content Contact:

Jessica Keener Haas