Events

Black Boys Beyond Stereotypes: A Call to Action

Thursday, February 18th, 2021 from 1:30-2:30pm

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A panel discussion on the documentary Black Boys with two of the film's commentators -- Dr. Travis Bristol, Assistant Professor of Education at the University of California, Berkeley, and Mr. Conan Harris, former Executive Director of My Brother's Keeper Boston -- as well as FSU Math and Secondary Education student Dan Karanja '21.

Children with Epilepsy and Seizures in the Classroom

Tuesday, November 10th, 2020 from 12:30-1:30pm

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Presenter: Susan Linn, the CEO of Epilepsy Foundation New England

There are 17,000 young people living with epilepsy in MA, with seizure types that range from “staring spells” to convulsions. This presentation will cover epilepsy basics and help participants recognize seizures, understand the impact of epilepsy on students, and help participants respond to seizures with timely and appropriate care.

Supporting Twice-Exceptional Learners at School and at Home

Wednesday, April 29th, 2020 from10:30-11:30am

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Presenter: Dr. MaryGrace Stewart, President of the Massachusetts Association for Gifted Education (MAGE)

Location: Online via Blackboard Collaborate

Moving from a reactive to a proactive approach in education: The importance of screening, early identification, and preventive strategies for dyslexia and other reading disabilities

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Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020 from 12:30-1:30pm

Presenter: Dr. Nadine Gaab, Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, & Harvard Graduate School of Education

Location: McCarthy Center Forum and Online via Blackboard Collaborate 

Preparing Teachers to Implement Culturally Responsive Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) and Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS)

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Tuesday, October 29th, 2019

Presenter: Dr. James Cressey, Associate Professor of Education, Framingham State University

Location: Alumni Room and Online via Blackboard Collaborate