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Michael Gray, MS

Long Beach Polytechnic High School
CARE Center Counselor/Health Science CTE Teacher
Long Beach, CA
38th year as an educator
Currently: CARE Center Counselor and Health Science CTE Teacher at Long Beach Poly HS
Presentation Topic: Team Stronger 2gether: Uniting Students, Educators, Communities Through Emotional Intelligence and Mental Wellness. When you leave this presentation you will have the knowledge and materials ( hundreds of lessons, “g” elective courses, Toolkits, Modules, Templates, and programs) for: *The Power of Watch/Do/Teach in every classroom *Creating a school wide Peer Counseling Program at any level of education *Creating a CTE Pathway at your High School for developing Future Mental Health Professionals *Creating Team Stronger 2gether through our Community Elders becoming Wisdom Warriors *Building Life Skills For A Lifetime through The Power of Preparation so our students and families are prepared for the rest of this 21st Century.
Mission: Elevate Mental Wellness & Emotional Intelligence Skills Equal To Academics
Recent: *2020-21 CDE State SEL Work Group Member *2021 Greater Good Science Center SEL Lesson Live Build Team Member *2021-22 Health Workforce Initiative Behavioral- Mental Health Tool-Kit Work Group Through the South Central Coast Regional Consortium *2020 & 2021 Student Mental Wellness Conference, 2022 Cal-HOSA Conference and 2022 Educating For Careers Conference Presenter *2021-22 LBUSD Equity and SEL Leadership Team Member *2021-22 Featured in articles by webMD, California School Board Publication, Long Beach Post
Previously: *High School Head Counselor at Poly and the alternative high school Educational Partnership High School
*Middle School Counselor and Teacher
*Elementary School Teacher
*High School and College Basketball Coach

Presentation Resources Link https://drive.google.com/file/d/1GYmZYPBlhsuFcATYJqdsPMKe03y8HfKE/view?usp=sharing
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