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Building Men Workshop
Elevate, Empower, Inspire

Ignite a Transformation in Your School Culture with the Building Men Certification Program.  Elevate your approach to engaging male students through an immersive workshop designed exclusively for educators. Join us in fostering excellence in boys and young men, redefining the landscape of education with research-backed best practices and proven strategies.

Led by seasoned educational leader  Dennis Morolda, this certification workshop goes beyond theory, offering actionable insights and practical tools honed over decades. Discover how to inspire and empower your students, cultivating an environment where every young man can thrive. Elevate your impact, transform your school, and shape a brighter future with the Building Men Certification Program.

"There are few more charismatic, engaging, and caring people than Dennis Morolda of Building Men.  The good news for educational leaders is that he has made it his life's mission to serve young men who need someone to show them how to love themselves, love others, and be important parts of their community.  Dennis and Building Men need to be everywhere right now because there is little more important than helping young men make it through the incredible challenges they are confronting." 
 

Dr. Scott Taylor, Superintendent

Workshop Overview
1 Day Building Men Certification 

8:00 - 8:30 - Welcome and Introduction
Overview of workshop objectives and agenda.
Introduction to the Building Men Program and its impact on young men in school districts.

8:30 - 9:30 - Understanding Adolescent Development
Deep dive into the developmental stages of young men.
Examination of social, emotional, cognitive and physical aspects of male development.
Discussion - how educators can leverage this understanding to better support male students.

9:30 - 10:30 - Creating a Safe and Supportive Environment
Strategies for creating a safe space for boys to learn, connect and grow.
Exploration of building positive relationships and fostering trust with male students and adult mentors.
Techniques for addressing peer pressure, family dynamics, social media and other environmental challenges faced by young men. 

10:30 - 12:00 - Motivating Male Students
Understanding what motivates adolescent boys and how to leverage these factors in the school community.
Techniques for inspiring boys to set and achieve goals, both academically and personally.  
Discussion - the importance of intrinsic motivation and building resilience in young men. 

12:00 - 1:00 - Lunch Break

1:00 - 2:30 - Building Character and Healthy Habits
Introduction to Building Men's 12 Character Pillars and their significance in the development of a young man.
Strategies for incorporating the character pillars into daily lessons and activities.
Discussion - promoting solid healthy habits, including physical activity, sleep, hydration, journaling, reading and limiting screen tine into daily routines.  

2:30 - 4:00 - Practical Application and Action Planning
Interactive activities and role-playing exercises to apply workshop concepts into real-life scenarios.
Development of personalized action plans for implementing Building Men principles in participant's school communities.
Closing remarks and reflection on the journey.
Key takeaways and next steps.

1 Day Building Men Certification Workshop

Experience a comprehensive day of immersive learning and empowerment at our Building Men Certification Workshop for Educators, where passionate educators come together to gain invaluable insights, practical strategies, and tools to foster positive masculinity, empower young men, and cultivate inclusive school communities.

Register for the Building Men Certification Program 

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