Positive Discipline In the Classroom

Date: September 20 and October 24, 2019
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Cost: USD 350 or RMB 2350 
Location: Shanghai American School, Puxi Campus,
258 Jinfeng Road, Minhang District, Shanghai, China 201107


This two-day interactive workshop is designed for teachers, counselors, school staff and administrators who want an effective discipline approach based on Adlerian Psychology, that integrates social and emotional learning while reducing challenging student behaviors. Attendees will earn recognition as a Certified Positive Discipline Classroom Educators and will learn to:

  1. Develop a large teaching toolbox of kind and firm discipline approaches.

  2. Establish explicit classroom structures and procedures.

  3. Create an equitable classroom community based on mutual respect.

  4. Understand the motivation behind students’ misbehavior and how to encourage positive change.

  5. Facilitate effective class meetings teaching social skills and problem-solving.

  6. Understand the belief behind student’s misbehavior and how to use encouragement to motivate positive change.

  7. Learn Positive Discipline/Adlerian Psychology for use in the classroom and school community.

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JILL STANSBURY is the Early Childhood Social and Emotional Learning specialist at the the Shanghai American School Puxi campus. Her master’s degree in educational leadership is from DePaul University in Chicago, IL. She has been a trainer for the Positive Discipline Association since 2007 and has used Positive Discipline preschool through high school as both a teacher and administrator since 1994. She enjoys helping educators strengthen their relationships with students by sharing strategies that teachers and schools can use to artfully teach students long-term life skills.



Complete the online registration form below by September 13, 2019. 


Please pay via wire transfer to Shanghai American School by September 13, 2019, and identify that that the transfer is for the Positive Discipline in the Classroom Workshop.

If you need fapiao with your school’s name listed on it, the wire transfer must be made in that name.

Please send RMB wire transfer payments to:

上海美国外籍人员子女学校 人民币账号:121909916010803 招商银行上海分行徐家汇支行

Please send USD payments via wire transfer to:
Account Name: Shanghai American School
Account Number: 121909916032103
Bank Name: China Merchants Bank Head Office
Bank Address: China Merchants Bank, Shanghai Xu Jia Hui Sub-Branch Floor 38, No.18, Cao Xi Road (N),

Shanghai, China, Post Code: 200030 SWIFT Code: CMBCCNBS

Bank Tel. Number: +86-21-64273890

or if a US based intermediary bank is needed: US Bank Name: CITIBANK N.A. NEW YORK ABA Routing #: 021000089

To ensure the payment is properly credited, please provide a scanned copy of your completed transfer to Finance@saschina.org. Please email the same address to request a receipt or fapiao for this workshop.


Visa: You will need a visa if you are coming to Shanghai from outside of China. A simple tourist visa is sufficient for the trip.

Transportation: Transportation will be provided from the recommended hotel to the Puxi campus. Participants are responsible for
their own transport to and from the airport.

Recommended Hotels:
Intercontinental NECC Puxi The hotel is close by the school and five minutes walk to the subway. Please book directly with lulu.zhang@icnecc.com at the hotel letting her know that you are a guest of the Shanghai American School when booking. You will then be eligible for our corporate rate. For the dates of September 19 and/or 20 the hotel rate is CNY 1280 +10% service charge +6% VAT due to the Import/Export Exposition happening in the neighborhood.  For the dates of October 23 and/or 24 the rate is CNY 800 +10% service charge + 6% VAT.  This rate includes breakfast for one. 

Registration Fee Includes:

  • Transportation to and from the Intercontinental NECC and the Puxi campus.

  • Lunch and coffee breaks each day of the workshop.

  • All workshop materials.

Weather: The average temperatures for September are between 21 °C and 27 °C and for October are between 16 °C and 23 °C.

Contact details: If you have any questions, please contact Linda Yeh at linda.yeh@saschina.org.