Alumni Symposium

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The Alumni Association Board is pleased to announce that the next Alumni Symposium will be held on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at Wheelock's Brookline Campus (43 Hawes Street, Brookline, MA).  The registration fee is $10 for alumni and guests; Complimentary for current Wheelock students, faculty, or staff. All are welcome to attend, including colleagues and guests, we just ask that everyone register online by clicking the button on the right. We are planning to offer professional development credits for each workshop attended for the nominal fee of $10 per contact hour. (Maximum of $50 for 5 credit hours.)  Please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at (617) 879-2302 with any questions. 

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, and 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, and Instructor of Social Work

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.              Luncheon & Presentation of the Elizabeth Palmer Peabody Award
Please considering nominating alumni of the graduate programs for the Elizabeth Palmer Peabody Award.  Call the Alumni Office at (617) 879-2286 for more information.

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

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