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December, 22, 2023
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM




Ryan Scherber

Ryan Scherber

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Adrienne Bedell

Adrienne Bedell

Student Empowerment in Music Ensembles: Integrating Social-Emotional Learning and Trauma-Informed Pedagogy

Clinic Synopsis:

Today’s children are dealing with many challenges that may result in changed classroom behavior. This interactive session will explore tenets of Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) and Trauma-Informed Pedagogy (TIP) to help pre-service and in-service teachers reflect upon their classroom dialogue and behavioral management practices to best serve their students.

Ryan Scherber - Biographical Information

Dr. Ryan V. Scherber is Assistant Professor of Music Education, Director of Bands, and Instructor of Tuba and Euphonium at Case Western Reserve University. His duties include music education coursework at the undergraduate and graduate levels, observation of student teachers, and ensemble supervision. In addition to his duties with CWRU, Dr. Scherber serves as Assistant Camp Director for Florida State University's Summer Music Camps and was previously the Music Teacher for Southeastern Local Schools in South Charleston, Ohio.

Adrienne Bedell - Biographical Information

Adrienne (or simply, Ageh) explores the intersection between music engagement, community-level adversity, and the experience of trauma. Primarily a community-based music educator, Ageh has designed music education opportunities in homeless shelters, alternative to incarceration programs, and hospital-based violence intervention programs. Her research frames active music-making as a tool for violence prevention through trauma-informed, asset-informed, and anti-oppressive teaching. She is also interested in music education policy and informal learning opportunities within schools and nonprofit organizations.