‘Minds in Motion Shepaug’ schedule for Feb. 25
Shepaug Valley School in Washington will host the “Minds in Motion Shepaug” event Feb. 25 from noon to 4 p.m.
The event, co-presented by Region 12 and Connecticut Association for the Gifted, is a learning adventure for students in kindergarten through eighth grade and their parents and educators.
Last year’s event drew nearly 200 attendees from all around the region.
Some of last year’s most popular sessions are back again, with many new ones planned too.
For $15, a student can select two different workshops.
Parents, caregivers and educators are welcome to attend at no cost.
Nineteen workshops, covering topics such as cooking, circus arts, dance, painting, parkour, drumming, geocaching, LEGO engineering, video production and more, will be offered.
A keynote and a selection of sessions that provide strategies to enhance learning, promote creativity and resilience, and help raise asset-strong youth will be offered for adults.
Dr. Cohen, a licensed psychologist specializing in students’ play and play therapy, will provide actionable insights into connecting, building confidence, and resolving problems through play.
Breakout sessions for adult attendees will include “Eliminating Power Struggles” presented by education consultant Kate Maupin, “The Art of Music Therapy” presented by Emily Bevelaqua of Bearclaw’s Academy of Music, “Mindset: The Key to Success for your Child” presented by Katie Augustyn of Connecticut Association for the Gifted, and “The Power of Rising to a Challenge” presented by Kelly Woodard of Destination Imagination.
Registration will be accepted through Feb. 21.
For more information, call 203-291-6586 or visit www.ctgifted.org.