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Let's Get ACEs Science into our Classrooms with PJI Teachers Academy! [Peace and Justice Institute]


Participate in the summer PJI Teachers Academy!

The PJI Teachers Academy is a week-long intensive program designed for educators by educators.  This immersive cohort-based program supports teachers in reflecting on their lives and current practices and with an eye to deepening equity in their hearts, minds, and classrooms.  Based on the latest neuroscience and teaching literature, participants will explore topics such as privilege, race, gender, trauma informed classrooms, ACEs, resilience, empathy, mindfulness, and missing histories while also building relationships and community with others.

PJI Teachers Academy Sessions (virtual):

*Details about pricing and scholarships are noted on the above registration pages when you click the links above. All sessions are virtual.

Topics explored:

  • PJI Principles for How We Treat Each Other
  • Equity-minded practices
  • Systems of privilege and oppression
  • Cycle of Racism
  • Trauma sensitive spaces, ACEs and resilience
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Gender equity
  • Mindfulness practices
  • Missing Histories
  • Restorative Practices
  • Conflict Transformation

With so much work to do in our nation, community, and schools, the PJI Teachers Academy creates a space to slow down and attend to the work of racial justice and equity, of creating mindful, inclusive, trauma-informed classrooms and campuses for our students and for us all.

Questions? please email Lauri Lott, PJI Academy Coordinator at



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