LINCS Events for the week of 5/30/2022
Live Session: Coffee break with Cheryl Keenan, Director of Adult Education and Literacy, OCTAE
Description: Please join the LINCS Community for a coffee break with Cheryl Keenan, Director of Adult Education and Literacy in the Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education. After serving in the role for 20 years, Cheryl Keenan will be retiring on June 2, 2022. In her 20 years of public service in OCTAE, Keenan has overseen the office which funds close to $700 million in state and local grant programs to enable adults to improve their literacy and basic skills; complete high school; transition to postsecondary education and training; and succeed as workers, parents, and citizens. During the coffee break, Cheryl will share reflections from her time as the Director of Adult Education and Literacy.
Date/Time: Tuesday, May 31, 2022, 12:00pm ET (live session)
Online registration is required to participate in the LINCS Event for Coffee break with Cheryl Keenan
Live Session: Teaching the Anxious and Depressed Student
Description: How can we help anxious students succeed in our classrooms? The pandemic triggered a large increase in the number of students who suffer from anxiety and depression. Trauma and chronic stress lead to anxiety and depression and make learning a challenge. Join the LINCS Community Reading & Writing and Teaching &Learning groups to learn more about the signs and symptoms of anxiety and depression and consider trauma-informed teaching practices to support learning and increase student retention.
Date/Time: Thursday, June 2, 2022, 3:00pm ET (live session)
Online registration is required to participate in the LINCS Event for Teaching the Anxious and Depressed Student.
*Please note: LINCS moderator-led events are not recorded, so we encourage you to participate in them as they happen. Certificates are not provided for attending LINCS events