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The Alumni Association Board welcomed close to 100 alumni and guests to the Spring Alumni Symposium on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at Wheelock's Brookline Campus (43 Hawes Street, Brookline, MA). It was an exciting and thought-provoking day of professional developmet and networking. The Board also presented Chris Hoeh '94MS with the 2015 Elizabeth Palmer Peabody Award. Thank you to the presenters and volunteers who helped to make the event a success. If you have any questions, or are interested in presenting at a future Symposium, please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 617-879-2302.
8:30 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:45 a.m. Welcome & Wheelock Update
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Faculty and Alumni Presentations - Session I
Caring for Infants and Toddlers: Creating an Emotional Environment for Play
Martha Eshoo, Instructor, Psychology and Human Development
Trauma and Resiliency
Linda T. Sanford, Visiting Professor of Trauma-Informed Social Work
Professional Boundaries Working with Children and Families
Paul Thayer, Co-Chair, Department of Child Life and Family Studies, Associate Professor of Education and Child Life
11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Keynote Address
Against the Odds: Desistance and Resilient Reintegration among Formerly Incarcerated Black Men
Wendy Champagnie Williams '93BSW, Chair, MSW Program, Instructor of Social Work
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Luncheon & Presentation of the Elizabeth Palmer Peabody Award
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Faculty and Alumni Presentations - Session II
Integrating the Arts into Education: English Handbell Ringing
Leland Clarke '75, Associate Professor, Education and Music
Discover the Comprehensive CLASS System: Learning, Measuring, and Improving Interactions
Amy Stephens Cubbage '99MS, Senior Advisor, Teachstone Training
Manage Difficult Conversations
Jan Stewart '70, Founder, Emerge - Coaching for Success
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Alumni and Student Networking Reception Hosted by the Alumni Association Board