Monday, May 14, 2018 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM EDT
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Mill Pond School, Westborough MA 
6 Olde Hickory Path
Westborough, MA 01581

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Westborough Connects is an emerging volunteer group of parents, educators, community leaders and engaged citizens. Westborough Connects offers programs and events that are community-based, strengths-based and dedicated to connecting people to resources and each other.

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Westborough Elementary & Middle School Workshops - Hot Topics 

Monday, May 14 at 6:30pm at Mill Pond School

Come to the first Westborough Connects Hot Topics event featuring workshops designed for parent/caregivers of elementary and middle school students (K-8). Educators and professionals will lead workshops focused on these important topics (for detailed descriptions, go HERE):

  • Food Matters! How to Create and Foster Healthy Relationships with Food, Catherine Nourse, MPH, RDN, LD (Target Audience: Grades PK-6)
  • Today's Classrooms: Meeting the Needs of All Students, Amber Bock, WPS Superintendent; Daniel Mayer, Assistant Superintendent; Sherrie Stevens, WPS Director of Student Services (Target Audience: Grades PK-8) 
  • Growth Mindset for Parents to Support Growth Mindset for Students, Christine Brouillard, David Cohen and Karen Hong, Mill Pond School Counselors; Suzanne Kenny, Principal, Mill Pond (Target Audience: Grades PK-6)
  • Exploring Mill Pond's "Imagination Station" MakerspaceDee Kohler, Mill Pond Librarian; Alison DeFiore, Mill Pond Technology Teacher (Target Audience: Grades 4-6)
  • Social and Emotional Learning & School Curriculum, Kim Tynan, WPS Clinical and Social Emotional Learning Coordinator; Maryann Stannard, Principal, Fales School; Courtney Balacco, WHS Clinical Coordinator, Center for Student Success (Target Audience: Grades PK-12)
  • Youth Behavior Risk Survey: What do We Really Know About Our Kids?Roger Anderson, WPS Coordinator of Physical Education and Wellness; Chip Dapolite, WPS Resource Officer; Westborough Police Chief Jeff Lourie (Target Audience: Grades 6-12)
  • The Technology-Infused ClassroomJulia Horwitz Grade 3 Teacher; Stephanie Garrett Grade 6 Teacher (Target Audience: Grades K-6) 
  • Science Teaching and Learning: Shifting from “Learning About” to “Figuring Out," Rebecca Katsh-Singer, Science Curriculum Coordinator (Target Audience: Grades K-6)
Parents/caregivers will be able to attend two workshops -- each 45 minute workshop will run twice. Hope to see you there!! (for detailed workshop descriptions, go HERE)