Update from Blind Brook school district: The workshop for March 18 is being rescheduled in light of the expected inclement weather.
It is being rescheduled for Monday, April 15 at 8:00 pm. Everything else stays the same.
Race to Nowhere II - A Board of Education Workshop
Monday, Mar. 18, 8:00 pm
Mary Mediate, directory of guidance and counseling at Blind Brook schools, will be making a brief presentation to follow-up on the district’s progress in addressing Race to Nowhere issues.
In addition, the following panel of experts will be presenting:
- Dr. Jeffrey Brown – Pediatrician and Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College
Dr. Brown is the author of No More Monsters in the Closet: Teaching Your Children to Overcome Everyday Fears and Phobias, a contributing editor for Child Magazine and has been featured on The Today Show and CBS Morning News.
- Peter Johnson – Director of Undergraduate Admission at Columbia University
Mr. Johnson will dispel the myths and speak to what colleges are really looking for in the college admissions race.
- Dr. Jerome Brodlie – Chairman of Psychology, Greenwich Hospital
Dr. Brodlie has hosted a syndicated radio talk show “Growing Up with Dr. Brodlie,” and has served as a contributing correspondent for CBS Morning News, Independent Network News and has appeared on Good Morning America. He is a consultant for the U.S. Department of State in the area of post-traumatic stress in children.
- Ellen Morehouse – Executive Director of Student Assistance Services
Ms. Morehouse will discuss the relationship between stress and substance abuse.
WHAT: Race to Nowhere II Forum
WHEN: Monday, Mar. 18, 8:00 pm
WHERE: George C. Trautwein Theater
Blind Brook High School
840 King Street
Rye Brook, NY 10573