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Education on the Edge: Megan Marcus

September 20, 2018

Presenting Megan Marcus, speaking on "The Critical Need for Social-Emotional Development in Teachers". November 14, 2018, 7 pm - 8:30 pm, USU Northridge Center. 

Admission is FREE, but registration required at: www.CTLmarcus.eventbrite.com

Education on the Edge with Megan Marcus, "The Critical Need for Social-Emotional Development in Teachers"

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The Schools First Federal Credit Union Education on the Edge speaker series presents Megan Marcus, CEO and Founder of FuelED, Educational Psychology Researcher, Ashoka Fellow, and Expert on Translating Therapy to Educational Settings.

"The Critical Need for Social-Emotional Development in Teachers"

Schools and teachers across the country are fighting an uphill battle. Toxic stress created by poverty, trauma, and insecure relationships impede children’s learning capacities daily. The significant emotional labor required to manage these situations can simply be too much for teachers to handle, leading to burnout. Sharing research from child development, psychology, and interpersonal neurobiology, Megan Marcus will describe how developing educators’ emotional intelligence, availability, and capacity can build the kinds of relationships that studies show heal trauma, promote brain growth, and produce optimal learning.

November 14, 2018
7 pm - 8:30 pm
USU Northridge Center

The event is FREE, however you must register at: www.CTLmarcus.eventbrite.com