Better Together Cubed

SEL Professional Development

We partner with you to create a school climate of belonging and inclusion that supports the well-being of educators, staff, and students through our personalized social and emotional learning professional development for adults. bettertogether3’s expert coaches sit alongside you, listen to your priorities, challenges, goals, and structures as, together, you craft a plan for creating a culture of belonging and wellness in your school community.

A Complete Social Emotional Solution

Prioritizing Educators

Prioritizing Educators

Our Educator Wellness Modules are grounded in the work of world renowned researchers, Dr. Brené Brown, Dr. Timothy Clark, Dr. Susan David, & Dr. Kristin Neff. We know that when adults thrive, students thrive.
  • Build strong community, connection, and culture with 10 On-Demand Wellness Modules
  • Educator Wellness Inventory
  • Designed for staff meetings or PLC’s- no need to find extra time
Leadership for Change

Leadership for Change 

Curated from Dare to LeadTM and the newest science of implementation research to support leaders doing the brave work of prioritizing the social and emotional learning in your school community as you rumble with vulnerability, live your values, build trust, and learn to rise.
  • Monthly 1:1 leadership coaching
  • Curated tools for a successful school-wide SEL implementation
  • Classroom walk-through support
  • Resources from Dare to LeadTM
Wellness and Self-Care

Wellness and Self-Care

Compassion-, decision-, and crisis-fatigue are real. They impact educators’ ability to engage, be creative, problem solve, and thrive. Our custom platform equips educators with strategies to support their own mental health and well-being as the demands of the profession continue to grow.
  • Creating a sense of belonging and connectedness
  • Understanding why SEL is important for educators
  • Building trusting and resilient teams
Social Awareness, Equity, and Inclusion

Social Awareness, Equity, and Inclusion

Supports educators in creating classrooms where all feel seen, heard, and valued as they work within diverse and potentially underrepresented / underprivileged educational environments.
  • Belonging: Identity and Stories
  • Creating Psychological Safety
  • Leading with Vulnerability
  • Emotional Literacy
  • Self-Trust and Team Trust
Management of Self and Others

Management of Self and Others

Builds competency in approaches to trauma-informed SEL that are culturally responsive and attentive to the unique needs of self, colleagues, and students.

  • Mindfulness
  • Empathy
  • Balance and Boundaries
  • Self-Care and Self-Compassion
  • Managing Stress and Overwhelm
Customized Coaching and Implementation Planning

Customized Coaching and Implementation Planning

Providing side-by-side integration coaching in PLCs and classrooms, in real-time, with real students. bt3‘s flexible professional development options are designed to meet the needs of all contexts and communities.
  • Virtual or in-person training sessions
  • Team coaching support
  • Flexible, interactive sessions for topics important to your context
  • Aligned to your strategic plan, priorities, and structures

Everything in One Place

Professional Development Theory of Action

Study and Discover

Educator wellness course provides on-demand learning opportunities to educators, school staff, and leaders as they launch their SEL journey. Each wellness module includes time for individual reflection, partner work, and group learning options to build social emotional knowledge and promote self-care.

Train and Implement

Engage with interactive modules to reinforce the growth of adult learners through skill practice while embedded professional development and coaching offers elevated support. The educator wellness series incorporates key SEL skills needed to promote positive school-wide culture while also providing aligned student lessons to be used in the classroom.

Plan for Results

Explore real-time data from adult and student assessments to drive action planning for promoting inclusion and belonging. Utilize leadership development coaching to achieve implementation success and practice key leadership moves to promote brave, safe spaces within classrooms and schools.

Dare to Lead

“Teachers are the guardians of spaces that allow students to breathe and be curious and explore the world and be who they are without suffocation.”

Dr. Brené Brown

Dare to Lead

Our Founder is a Certified Dare to LeadTM Facilitator

With over 30 years in education, bettertogether3 founder, Pam Ryan Mejia, is one of 100 world-wide Dare to Lead™ Facilitators trained and mentored by Dr. Brené Brown with expertise in serving educational systems and their communities. Our workshops and coaching aim to develop authentic leadership built on trust, vulnerability, resilience, empathy and courage. With our expertise and newest Leadership Learning supports, you will develop the skills to navigate the complexity of leading in an educational system.

The minds behind bettertogether3

bettertogether3 is the result of a collaboration between clinical and educational experts. Our team developed this program with the aim of supporting school districts in creating safe and inclusive school environments.