SCUC-ISD Team Attends Washington D.C. Military Child Education Coalition National Training Seminar 2018
Posted by Valleri Merrill on 7/31/2018
In July, a team of teachers, counselors and administrators attended the anniual Military Child Education Coalition's National Training Seminar in Washington, D.C. This year's theme was Military Connected Children: Strong Roots and Sustainable Futures. Trending topics at the conference included: social-emotional learning, character development, school transitions, supporting children with special needs, youth in the digital age, and focus on children: Grief and Suicide.
Mrs. Karen Pence, the wife of Vice President Pence presented three military-connected students with special fine arts awards and the seminar also included several flag officers from the Pentagon spoke on the importance of supporting military families and how it affects military readiness.
Dr. Anne K. Fishel, author and Director of Family & Couples Therapy Program at Massachusetts General Hopsital, Assoc. Professor of Pyschology at Harvard Medical School and Co-Founder of The Family Dinner Project, spoke on Harnessing the Power of Family Dinners to Create Strong and Healthy Families. Hear her session here: https://www.facebook.com/MilitaryChild/videos/10156484711573373/