Our next Meeting (Nov. 13, at BHS, from 6-8 P.M.) is not aimed at only Special Ed Students. Any student or parent may benefit from this very helpful and informative Forum. So please spread the word among your friends and school families. You will have the opportunity to ask your questions of our Presenters following their talks.
Our topics will be overview of Suite 360 and the Wingman initiative.
Assistant Superintendent of Bloomfield Schools, Joseph Fleres, will give a presentation about Suite 360.
“Suite360 provides students with information and techniques to support self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, relationships skills, and responsible decision-making. In addition, the program addresses specific topics such as cyberbullying, academic success, substance abuse and many other challenges students and communities face. Finally, the program provides behavior intervention support for students who experience common conduct issues.”
Bloomfield Schools Supervisor of Guidance, K-8, Michael Bruno, will give a presentation about The Wingman Program.
The Wingman Initiative- “Wingman is a unique youth leadership program from Dylan’s Wings of Change that develops social and emotional skills through team bonding and trust building activities. Wingman inspires children to be more empathetic, courageous and inclusive young leaders. The Wingman program is being used in schools, dance studios, running clubs, summer camps and after school programs to promote accepting and inclusive environments around the world.
We look forward to seeing you on what is bound to be a most informative evening.
– Your Bloomfield SEPAC Team Members
Our next Bloomfield SEPAC Meeting is set for Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at The Early Childhood Center at Forest Glen School from 7 – 9 P.M.
Our special guest will be Dr. Ellen Platt, a renowned Child Psychiatrist who will speak about such topics as helping Parents to deal with Anxiety and School Avoidance with Pre-School through Elementary School Students. She will also hold a Question & Answer Session for our Parents
Dr. Platt held a very informative Forum for parents of our school Teens in January and she has graciously agreed to return to do the same for the parents of our younger age students at our May 17th Meeting.
The Early Childhood center at Forest Glen is located at 280 Davey Street, Bloomfield, N.J. Davey Street is off Belleville Avenue, in Bloomfield. After you turn onto Davey Street, just follow the winding road to the end and you will be in the School Parking Lot.
All are welcome. Please bring a friend and a question or two that you would like the Doctor to address.