NEWPORT, R.I. – Professional educators and social workers will offer advice to help frenzied families keep their children calm at both school and home when the Aquidneck Collaborative for Education (ACE) hosts its 12th annual Critical Issues in Educations Presentation: From Frenzied Families to Calm Kids: Solutions for Parents and Teachers.
The panel presentation, free and open to the public, is being held on Wednesday, Nov. 2 from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at Middletown High School. No reservations are necessary.
Panelist presentations will include:
-Dimity Peter, Ph.D., Salve Regina University, “Frenzied to calm: What can a parent do at home?”
-Mary Sheehan, MSW, Newport Public Schools, “Frenzied to calm: Bridging from home to school.”
-May Morris, OT, Bristol County Rehabilitation Services, “Frenzied to calm: What educators can do at school.”
-Nancy Escher, RYT, Innerlight Yoga Center, “Mindfulness exercises for families, kids and educators.”
Amy Donnelly Roche, president ACE Executive Council, will present welcoming remarks and introductions; and Jim Ryan, LICSW, C-SSWS, Portsmouth Public Schools, will serve as moderator.
The Aquidneck Collaborative for Education (ACE) is a unique partnership of educational institutions spearheaded and coordinated by Salve Regina University’s education department.
For more information, contact Kitty Rok at (401) 341-3157 or firstname.lastname@example.org; or visit web.salve.edu/departments/edc/ace/professionalwork.cfm.
The purpose of the Aquidneck Collaborative for Education is to strengthen existing relations among the educational institutions, to promote education as a community value, to provide opportunities for professional development and instructional advancement, to share facilities and resources and to foster communication among the educational institutions and within the community.