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The Village and the Whole Student

The NEA ESP Quality Department and the Yale University Child Study Center have collaborated to produce a brand new webinar entitled The Village and the Whole Student. This pre-recorded webinar presentation focuses on the importance of all school employees working together in a school system to reach maximum impact on the lives of their students academically, socially and emotionally.

We are honored to have Dr. James Comer, MD, MPH, the Maurice Falk Professor of Child Psychiatry at the Yale University Child Study Center, provide us with an in-depth discussion on the whole village concept. Dr. Comer is a pioneer in the child development movement who has been honored many times for his life work.

INTENDED AUDIENCE:

Any and all NEA affiliate leaders, staff, members and partners. All interested parties are welcome. You are encouraged to forward this invite to your partners, leaders and other team members.

SESSION INFORMATION:

SPECIAL GUEST:

Dr. James Comer, MD, MPH, Yale University Child Study Center

FACILITATORS:

Roxanne Dove, NEA ESP Quality Director
Jessica Brinkley, NEA Sr. Program/Policy Analyst
Anthony Brisson, NEA Sr. Program/Policy Analyst

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SESSION NAME: The Village and the Whole Student

Click: http://neaorg.adobeconnect.com/e2lab9qdu25/event/event_info.html and register to listen to the pre-recorded webinar. A quick, 1 minute registration page must be completed before access is granted.


ADDITIONAL RESOURCES:

Visit http://medicine.yale.edu/childstudy/comer/ to learn more about the Comer School Development Program.

For additional information on the Yale Child Study Center visit http://medicine.yale.edu/childstudy/.


Please leave questions or comments specific to this recording in the designated area below. Periodic updates will be posted via a link in the right rail of this page with answers to questions outlined below.



Dr. James Comer, MD, MPH

James Comer, MD, MPH is the Maurice Falk Professor of Child Psychiatry at the Yale Child Study Center. He founded the School Development Program in 1968. He has received numerous awards, including 48 honorary degrees. In 2014 he was appointed to President Obama’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for African Americans. He received an M.D. from Howard University, is a member of the National Academy of Medicine and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.