Fundamentals of Restorative Practices and Circles

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Session Dates

Tuesday July 16, 2024 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM - PaTTAN - WEST
Wednesday July 17, 2024 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM - PaTTAN - WEST

Restorative Practices is the science of strengthening relationships between individuals as well as connections within communities. When put into practice, students experience a sense of safety and belonging that result in improved behavior, less violence, and less bullying. Implementing restorative practices is essential for creating a positive learning environment, building social connections, and problem-solving. During this introductory experience, participants will learn the fundamental theory and explore practices to proactively and responsively develop and sustain relationships that foster commUNITY in learning environments.


Participants will:

  • Describe the key concepts of restorative practices.
  • Reflect on how restorative practices may impact participants professional and personal lives.
  • Apply the Restorative Practices Continuum.
  • Respond to inappropriate behavior with the use of circles.
  • Identify serious situation applicable for circles.

Target Audience

TAC Staff, PaTTAN Consultants

Topics Covered: Behavior

09/17/2024, 09/18/2024
Location: PaTTAN - CENTRAL
Registration: Open
10/09/2024, 10/10/2024
Location: PaTTAN - WEST
Registration: Open
03/18/2025, 03/19/2025
Location: PaTTAN - EAST
Registration: Open
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: Tina Rife, at 717-901-2278, or

Event Info

Event Type:


Credit Type:

Act 48 Clock Hour
No credit


PaTTAN Educational Consultant

Event Contact:


Tina Rife

Content Contact:

Kelly Swartwood

Additional Info

Content Contact: Kelly Swartwood