From Surviving to Thriving! Spring Series – Supporting Inclusive Practices

From Surviving to Thriving! Spring Series – Supporting Inclusive Practices

From Surviving to Thriving! Presented by Dr. Michele Borba

We are pleased to partner with Dr. Michele Borba for a unique virtual learning engagement. Across four webinar sessions, Dr. Borba will guide participants through each chapter of her latest book, Thrivers: The Surprising Reasons Why Some Kids Struggle and Others Shine.She will outline and provide applicable ideas to help students learn and grow based on the seven essential character traits that help children thrive, including the ability to nurture a caring heart, develop a strong mind, and cultivate a determined will.

This series is designed at no cost for all families, educators and champions for children and youth (that’s YOU)! You are welcome to participate in any of the live sessions of your choice or view the sessions on your own as they will be recorded and available to registrants.

The first 1,000 California registrants will receive Dr. Borba’s book Thrivers: The Surprising Reasons Why Some Kids Struggle and Others Shine so register now!

Dr. Borba will discuss the introduction and chapter 1 of her book. She will examine how Thrivers are made not born and how they succeed because they focus on “who” not “what.”

Building Social-Emotional Intelligence In Our Kids So They Have Empathy and Self-Control

Dr. Borba will discuss chapters 2 and 3 of her book. She will share strategies for raising Thrivers who think “we” not “me” and can put the brakes on impulses.

Enhancing Children’s Integrity and Curiosity So They Are Open to People and Ideas and Follow Your Moral Code

Dr. Borba will discuss chapters 4 and 5 of her book. She will share strategies for raising Thrivers who have a strong moral code and are out-of-the-box thinkers.

Raising Children With Perseverance and Optimism in an Uncertain World

Dr. Borba will discuss chapters 6 and 7 of her book. She will share strategies for raising Thrivers who finish what they start and don’t need gold stars to find the silver lining.

American Sign Language (ASL) and Spanish translation will be available during the live session in Zoom. If you have any questions or require additional ADA accommodations, please email Jessica Takacs, Program Assistant, at jtakacs@edcoe.org or Janelle a Mercado, Project Coordinator, at jmercado@edcoe.org by March 31st, 2021.