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LANL Foundation To Host Conference On Education

on October 27, 2017 - 8:26pm

Dennis Embry


LANL Foundation is hosting a Conference on Education focused on the topic of  Building Positive Culture from Classroom to Community” 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Nov.10 at the Hilton Buffalo Thunder. The event is free and open to K–12 educators.

The morning keynote speaker is Dennis D. Embry, PhD, president/senior scientist of PAXIS Institute, who will discuss his work with the PAX Good Behavior Game, a set of strategies to help students learn important self-management skills while collaborating to make the classroom a peaceful and productive learning environment. He will share best practices in socio-emotional support and strategies for cultivating positive classroom culture that extend to whole schools and communities.

Afternoon “EdTalk” breakout sessions with elementary and middle school tracks will feature local educators discussing their own successes in the classroom and socio-emotional support strategies. LifeBound academic coaches will present ways for middle and high school instructors and counselors to drive learning and personal development of youth for success in college, career and life. 

LANL Foundation is dedicated to the improvement of education in Northern New Mexico. Its 20-year investment in learning and human potential through innovative programming, collaboration and advocacy supports the vision that all New Mexicans have the skills and confidence they need to be self-sufficient, lifelong learners who are engaged in their community. The Northern New Mexico Conference on Education provides opportunities to translate current best practices into learning tools for local teachers, schools and nonprofit professionals.

Find out more information and register by Nov. 3 at .

View these videos for a preview of the guest speaker and the PAX Good Behavior Game: