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Bartlesville, OK Professional Development Workshop


Join us in Bartlesville, OK where Dr. Barbara Sorrels with Connected Kids will lead us for a better understanding of brain development. Let’s cultivate resilience as we grow in our understanding of God’s design of the brain.


Date: Saturday, October 28, 2023, 8:00am-3:30pm Central Time

Location: Wesleyan Christian School 

                1780 Silver Lake Rd, Bartlesville, OK 

Cost: ACSI member rate: $85 ($115 starting 10/11/23)

          Non-member rate: $115

Reignite the Power of Relationships

  • Session 1 - Understanding the Amazing Brain
  • Session 2 - The Power of Relationships to Shape the Brain
  • Session 3 - The Regulated Brain
  • Session 4 - Relationship Based Discipline to Support Learning and the Brain


Register Today


Registration for the event includes lunch choices from Chick-Fil-A and earning of up to 6 clock hours / 1 CEUs.

Preview the Bartlesville Event Schedule 2023.

Questions? Contact ACSI Early Education at

Barbara_SorrelsDr. Barbara Sorrels

Dr. Barbara Sorrels is the CEO of Connected Kids, a non-profit organization dedicated to creating trauma responsive communities. She authored the award-winning book, Reaching and Teaching Children Exposed to Trauma and is Oklahoma’s 2022 nominee for the T. Berry Brazelton Friend of Young Children award. The US Department of Education recently identified her as a content expert in trauma and child development. Dr. Sorrels has experience as a classroom teacher, founder and director of two early childhood centers, children’s pastor, and university professor. She consults with state agencies and medical institutions on trauma responsive practices for vulnerable children.