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Community Education Workshop Series

We are pleased to present learning disability and attention disorder related workshops for the 2016-2017 school year. These workshops are held at Groves Academy and are open to anyone. We are proud to offer workshops with presenters who are recognized as some of the nation's foremost authorities in learning disabilities and attention disorders. Click here to view the Workshop Series brochure.

 

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Community Education Workshops

Overview of Executive Functioning
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 from 7-8:30 pm 
Presented by Ellen Engstrom, MA, Groves Academy Director of Curriculum

 

Managing Stress and Anxiety
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 from 7-8:30 pm
Presented by Groves Academy Diagnostic Services Professional

 

Study Skills and Support at Home
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 from 7-8:30 pm
Presented by Kandi Retzlaff, MEd, Groves Academy Middle School Teacher

 

Dyslexia and Other Learning Disabilities
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 from 7-8:30 pm
Presented by Ellen Engstrom, MA, Groves Academy Director of Curriculum

 

Diagnostic Testing Overview: IQ and Key Academic Assessments
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 from 7-8:30 pm
Presented by Ethan Schwehr, PhD LP NCSP Groves Academy Licensed Psychologist

 

Assistive Technology Presentation and Demonstration
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 from 6-9 pm
Presented by Todd Hanson, Groves Academy Director of EdTech Integration

 

Panel Presentation: ADHD Over the Lifespan
Thursday, January 18, 2018 from 7-8:30 pm
Presented by Groves Academy ADHD experts Ray Boyd, Ethan Schwehr, and Ellen Engstrom with the participation of additional panelists including Carl Engstrom

 

Plan Ahead to Avoid Summer Slide
Saturday, January 27, 2018 from 10-11:30 am
Presented by Nancy Segreti, Director of The Learning Center at Groves Academy and Curtis Olufson, Director of Summer Programs

 

Understanding Dyslexia
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 from 7-8:30 pm
Presented by John Alexander, MEd, Executive Director of Groves Academy

 

Meditation and Mindfulness
Thursday, February 22, 2018 from 7-8:30 pm
Presented by Ethan Schwehr, PhD LP NCSP Groves Academy Licensed Psychologist

 

High School and College Transitions
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 from 6:30-8:30 pm
Presented by Clare Roney, LSC, Groves Academy Career Counselor and Michelle Jonas, Groves Academy Upper School and Transitions Counselor

 

Why Groves Reading Instruction Works
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 from 7-8:30 pm
Presented by Katharine Campbell, Groves Academy Director of Literacy

 

ADHD and Executive Functioning
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 from 7-8:30 pm
Presented by Holly West Jones, M.A., ADHD Coach and Educator

 

IEP and 504 Plans: Advocating for your Child
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 from 7-8:30 pm
Presented by John Alexander, Groves Academy Executive Director, Ethan Schwehr, PhD LP NCSP Groves Academy Licensed Psychologist, and Colin Roney, MEd, Groves Academy Dean of Students

 

How to Assess if your Child needs Speech Therapy
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 from 7-8:30 pm
Presented by Nancy Segreti, Director of The Learning Center at Groves Academy

 

2018 Summer Workshops:
Monday-Wednesday, June 25-27, 2018 from 9 am-noon

June 25 Study Skills and Assistive Technology

June 26 Managing Stress and Anxiety

June 27 Overview of Learning Disabilities and Understanding Dyslexia

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