This July, the Conscious Discipline Institute in Palm Springs, California, is playing host to Elizabeth Montero-Cefalo and Jennie Gries in an immersive event for educators and parents. Attendees will learn to foster leadership and transformation within a connected School Family. They will restore their energy and passion for making the world a better place for children through education and care. This interactive workshop is for learners and growers who wish to reignite their commitment to teaching at home, school, and community.

Over two decades of experience and expertise have primed both Elizabeth Montero-Cefalo and Jennie Gries as leaders in their fields. Their collective experience and dedication to positive teaching skills and changing mindsets make them adept at facilitating this Conscious Discipline event. For one week, attendees will discover how to decrease problematic behaviors, increase student accomplishments, and promote wellness in school and community atmospheres.

Secure a seat now!

Conscious Discipline events sell out in a heartbeat, so register today to snag your spot!

This event aligns with ESSER fund usage

Palm Springs, CA Teacher Event: Conscious Discipline Institute | Professional Development for Educators
Margaritaville Resort Palm Springs, 1600 North Indian Canyon Drive,Palm Springs,CA -92262
Starting on
July 21, 2024
Ending on
July 26, 2024
Transform your teaching and parenting with Conscious Discipline, our teacher event in Palm Springs. Learn to build a connected School Family, master self-regulation, and understand the Brain State Model. Join Elizabeth Montero-Cefalo this July for an immersive, life-changing experience.
Offer Price
USD 1,849


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  • Location:
    • Palm Springs, CA
  • Facilitators:
    • Elizabeth Montero-Cefalo
    • Jennie Gries

More Information About This Palm Springs Teacher Event

  • plus minus Who Should Attend Our Educator Event in Palm Springs, CA?

    Welcome Attendees!

    The Conscious Discipline Institute believes in the evolution of parents, educators, and people; anyone is welcome to attend an event. We affectionately refer to attendees as the School Family, a close-knit assembly of dedicated souls committed to fostering a safer, healthier, and positive environment for everyone in an educational or community setting.

    Whether you are just starting your journey or have attended Conscious Discipline events before, there’s room for everyone. Our workshop is there to refine skills, enhance creative and educational methods, and deepen focus through communication and connection. We want to make you think outside of the box!

    Attendees of Conscious Discipline events can expect to gain valuable strategies that are applicable everywhere, from the classroom to home and within the community. We also offer many opportunities for attendees to hone their skills in interactive group activities.

    Conscious Discipline is a vibrant hub of knowledge and intellectual growth. We nurture connections, linking you to kindred spirits with a passion for learning, growing, and bettering the world. Our events are empowering, so register now for your chance to touch lives and be a part of something big!

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  • plus minus Location & Hotels


    Conscisous Discipline Institute Palm Springs will be hosted at the:

    Margaritaville Resort Palm Springs
    1600 North Indian Canyon Drive
    Palm Springs, CA 92262
    (760) 327-8311


    Special rate is available until June 28, 2024 – limited rooms are available so don’t delay booking!

    Use this link to reserve your room

    Event Parking:

    • Overnight Self Parking complimentary with hotel room stay  
    • Commuter Parking complimentary until 11pm  
    • Valet Parking $18 per night  

    Airport & Transportation

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      Local Food Options


      Shopping & Attractions


      Offered Deals & Discounts

    • Complimentary Bike Rentals from Margaritaville Resort for guests  
    • 20% off 60-90 minute treatments in Margaritaville St. Somewhere Spa for guests, with advanced booking only (call hotel to book and mention being attendee)  
    • Local deals change every month 
    • More local deals   
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  • plus minus Scholarships & Helper Positions


    The Conscious Discipline Institute Scholarship covers tuition fees and course materials for one Institute. Travel, accommodations, meals and any special discount packages are not covered. If you have registered for the 2024 Institute and you are selected to receive a scholarship, your registration fees will be refunded. Scholarship recipients may be asked to write a brief article and/or record a video testimony about your experience to be used for informational and promotional purposes. Prior scholarship recipients are not eligible. Scholarships are not transferable.

    Helper Positions

    Helpers are an essential part of our team. They contribute to the success of our workshops by sharing their wonderful gifts. To apply for a helper position, you must be a graduate of the Conscious Discipline Institute. Helpers are typically selected in the following order: Conscious Discipline Certified Instructors, Conscious Discipline Certified Instructors, Advanced Institute Graduates, Institute Graduates. Institutes often sell out before we select our helpers. If you would like to attend the institute at full tuition even if you are not selected as a helper, register separately before helpers are chosen by submitting the standard registration form and payment. If we select you as a helper, we will refund your tuition.
  • plus minus Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
    Continuing Education Units (CEUs) Attendees of the Conscious Discipline Institute are approved to earn four (4) CEUs through Concordia University Wisconsin (CUW) for full attendance and participation in all aspects of the Institute including small group work and breakout sessions. Attendees who wish to obtain CEUs must apply through CUW at https://continuinged.cuw.edu/conscious-discipline.html. The Institute course code is EDGP 5108.

Here's What You'll Learn at Our Palm Springs, CA Teacher Event:


Learn how Conscious Discipline has transformed millions of lives by reducing problem behaviors, boosting student achievement and well-being, and creating more positive school climates and communities. Discover the secrets behind this impactful approach.

Brain State Model

Discover how to recognize and respond to the three key brain/body states, cultivate brain integration, and effectively shift yourself and others into a state primed for learning and problem-solving.


Transform your approach to discipline with the Seven Powers for Conscious Adults. This mindset shift focuses on self-regulation and reframing conflict to foster healthy behaviors in both yourself and the children in your life. Then, gain practical strategies with the Seven Basic Skills of Discipline to effectively guide children’s learning and development.

School Family

Experience the power of a School Family firsthand and learn how to create one in your own community. Through interactive instruction and shared experiences, you’ll become part of a compassionate, cooperative School Family during this transformative event.

Our Palm Springs, CA teacher event empowers you to be the change you want to see.

Join a global community of thousands who have unlocked a better way to teach, parent, and connect through our immersive Conscious Discipline Institutes. Experience the proven power of this transformative approach in the inspiring setting of Palm Springs, guided by Certified Instructor Elizabeth Montero-Cefalo.

What sets our Palm Springs teacher event apart?

  • Intimate Learning Environment: Benefit from an enrollment of fewer than 200 participants, ensuring personalized attention and ample opportunities for connection.
  • Expert Guidance: Engage in small practice groups led by knowledgeable helpers to ensure a deep understanding and practical application of Conscious Discipline principles.
  • Enhanced Learning Experience: Dive deeper into content with Elizabeth Montero-Cefalo, facilitated discussions, and exclusive video insights from Dr. Becky Bailey herself.

Unlock the transformative power of Conscious Discipline and:

  • Master the Seven Powers for Conscious Adults: Cultivate self-regulation, shift your perception of conflict, and regain control of your life.
  • Apply the Seven Basic Skills of Discipline: Confidently navigate challenges, setbacks, and conflicts with healthy strategies.
  • Understand the Brain State Model: Decipher the needs behind challenging behaviors to respond with compassion and effectiveness.
  • Experience the School Family: Witness the power of safety and connection firsthand as Certified Instructor Elizabeth Montero-Cefalo creates a compassionate learning community with attendees.
  • Build Your Own School Family: Learn how to establish a nurturing environment where children can thrive, develop social skills, and reach their full potential.

Don’t miss this opportunity to transform your personal and professional life with Conscious Discipline. Join us in Palm Springs and experience the difference firsthand.

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