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A conference intended to improve the social and emotional wellbeing of teachers and staff in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic is planned next month at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh.

The three Rs: Reflect, Reconnect and Renew is the theme of the Wisconsin K-12 Leadership Conference that will take place from 8:30 a.m. to noon Nov. 19 at Culver Family Welcome Center, 625 Pearl Ave., Oshkosh.

Teachers and administrators from Wisconsin public schools are invited to reflect on their practice, reconnect with colleagues and renew their emotional and mental strength.

Featured speakers are Steven Hill, superintendent of Waupun School District; Diane Johnson, superintendent of Two Rivers School District; and Deb Kerr, superintendent of St. Francis School District.

Breakout Session 1 (Reflect) has educators learning new ways to reflect on the pandemic and post-pandemic challenges in the classroom and beyond school.

Breakout Session 2 (Reconnect, Renew) will teach new techniques for educators to connect with their peers and to work on collaborative projects for professional growth purposes. The session also will teach new strategies to enhance and improve emotional and mental wellbeing following the pandemic.

Cost is $25 per person. Registration is open now through Nov. 11.

For more information, contact Hassan Elannani at (920) 424-0882.