Feeling Our Way: Supporting the Emotional Needs of our School Communities

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Join us Tuesday August 4th, 2020 at 9am PDT/11am CDT as USC Center for Engagement-Driven Global Education (EDGE) invite guests from the National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement, National Resilience Institute, and Pearson Online Academy to discuss the emotional and social challenges students face in light of the pandemic.

We invite educators, administrators, and parents to attend this webinar and recommend sending a delegate if you are unavailable. Click the link below to register.

Zoom Registration: https://uscrossier.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_LOOvv4wtTg6pkg9ey3__9Q

About the Panelists:

MICKEY REVENAUGH (Director, New Products & Solutions/New School Models, Pearson Global Schools, Co-founder, Online & Blended Learning and Harrow School Online Pearson Online Academy)

Mickey Revenaugh is co-founder of Connections Academy, a pioneering global provider of K-12 online learning that launched in 2002 and now serves more than 75,000 students around the world as part of Pearson. Mickey’s current work at Pearson is focused on bringing innovative education opportunities — including those harnessing big data, artificial intelligence, and immersive technologies — to learners around the globe.

MOLLIE MARTI (PhD, JD, CEO of Worldmaker International, Founder of National Resilience Institute)

Mollie Marti, Ph.D., J.D., is founding CEO of the National Resilience Institute, a nonprofit organization equipping helpers with trauma informed tools to grow resilience. Her research examines important factors driving group norms of hope, help seeking, and resilience. Her frameworks, including the THRIVE Resilience Model, are used globally in community trauma recovery, military health, workplace mental health, and school-based resilience.

DAVID SCHONFELD (MD, FAAP, Director, National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement Children’s Hospital Los Angeles)

Dr. David J Schonfeld established and directs the National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement, located at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. He is Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at Keck School of Medicine. Prior faculty positions have been in the Department of Pediatrics at Yale University School of Medicine; Head of the Section of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center; and Pediatrician-in-Chief at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children and Chair of Pediatrics at Drexel University School of Medicine.

LIZABETH FOGEL, Moderator (Ph.D., Managing Director of USC Center EDGE) Dr. Lizabeth Fogel is the Managing Director of USC Center EDGE. Prior to moving to USC she was the Director of Education for The Walt Disney Company. She currently sits on the boards of the: NAAEE, American Camp Association, Makematic and Participate. She taught for over fifteen years and holds a doctorate in educational psychology/organizational leadership and master’s degrees in elementary education and developmental psychology from Pepperdine University.