Moving Forward Together 2: Student Engagement and Social Emotional Health

Back view group of students with backpacks walking at the campus outdoors

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Description

Gain insights and discover resources that can mitigate some of the mental and social-emotional challenges experienced by students today. This event is a partnership between the Timberland Regional Library and ESD 113 Capital STEM Alliance.

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Event Highlights

Participants will gain insights about:

  • How external factors like housing insecurity, food insecurity, and generational poverty affect student engagement.
  • How family dynamics, including trauma, incarceration, domestic abuse, chronic health problems, and other issues, can adversely impact student attendance, academic engagement, social success, and classroom behavior.
  • How to increase student engagement and academic success through in-school supports and community wraparound services and referrals.

Presenters

Keynote Address:

  • Shelly Willis, Executive Director, Family Education and Support Services

Panelists include:

  • Kayla Brinckmeyer, Site-Based Program Manager, Big Brothers, Big Sisters
  • Lee Montgomery, Probation Officer, Lewis County Juvenile Court
  • Casondra Gerlich, Student Support Coordinator, Capital Region ESD 113

Details

Location: Zoom

Date and Time: Thursday, November 9, 2023 | 4:30 – 6 pm

Event Website: Moving Forward Together 2