RCD Leadership
Web Meeting

Using RCD in Virtual & Hybrid Classrooms

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Webinar + Q&A

Friday, September 18
11:30 am EDT

Friday, September 18
11:30 am ET

Using RCD in Virtual & Hybrid Classrooms

Friday, September 18
11:30 AM - 1:30 pM EDT

Presented by: Larry Thompson, M.Ed. & Eric Clark, M.Ed.

Many educators are asking how they can use the principles of Responsibility-Centered Discipline to maintain a productive and engaging classroom in a virtual setting.


On Friday, September 18, RCD Creator Larry Thompson, M.Ed. and RCD Master Trainer and former District Technology Specialist Eric Clark, M.Ed. will share specific strategies on how educators can maintain discipline in virtual and hybrid settings, as well as how to conduct Give ’em Five Conversations on various platforms (Zoom, Google Classrooms, etc.)  


How do you address open defiance and/or disrespect in a Google Meet?  How do you engage disinterested students?  How can you get those who are not attending to join your online classes?  How do you respond to conflicts between classmates in a Zoom setting?  How do you address online relational aggression and “gags” within the classroom?


Designed for educators who are implementing RCD in their classrooms, or who have attended an RCD or Defiant Students training session, this 2-hour Virtual RCD Leadership Institute will feature a one-hour session on Using RCD in Virtual & Hybrid Classrooms.  It will also provide attendees with a refresher of core RCD concepts, updates on new RCD online training materials, and feature a Q&A session addressing struggles with student discipline and virtual classroom management. 


After attending this session, attendees will be able to:


  • Address discipline problems in the digital classroom using RCD principles
  • Use non-punitive measures to address defiance and disinterest in a virtual setting
  • Respond to online conflicts and relational aggression


Free Access

About the Presenters


Larry Thompson, M.Ed.

Author of Roadmap to Responsibility and Give ‘em Five, Larry Thompson, M.Ed., is often called upon to deliver keynote presentations for state and national education conferences because of his knowledge, humor and passion for assisting today’s students. He has helped thousands of educators and schools throughout North America break away from their traditional discipline models to a model that creates a responsible climate and responsible students. Larry has served in a wide variety of roles in education – from special education teacher to alternative and traditional high school principal. As creator of the Responsibility-Centered Discipline program, Larry understands that systems must be created that can be realistically implemented and sustained.


Eric Clark, M.Ed.

Eric Clark, M. Ed., is a Certified Master Trainer for Responsibility-Centered Discipline and helped shape the implementation materials for the program. He most recently served as Head of School at a progressive private school in the Midwest. Previously he served as Principal in a public school setting, while also serving at the District Technology Integration Specialist. Eric began his education career teaching English Language Arts, Journalism and Media Communications. Between his other responsibilities, he also launched a thriving publishing company. As an administrator, he has successfully implemented the supportive, non-exclusionary principles of RCD with elementary, middle and high school faculty and students.

Earn 2.0 Continuing
Education Hours

A Certificate of Completion is available upon completion of the Summit Evaluation Form. AccuTrain is approved to offer 2.0 continuing education contact hours through the National Board of Certified Counselors. AccuTrain’s Developmental Resources Division has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP™ #5602.  Developmental Resources is solely  responsible for all aspects of the program.

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