Community Empowerment Series continues with session two.
Internationally renown Parenting Expert and author of over 25 parenting books, as well as Bullying Prevention Expert, Dr. Michele Borba will be coming to St. Augustine World Golf Village as the second speaker for the Community Empowerment Series.
Dr. Borba is recognized globally for her work in bullying prevention and character education. Her strategies to mobilize student bystanders to reduce peer cruelty were featured on Dateline and NBC’s Nightly News.
Her thirty-year career has been devoted to developing a framework to strengthen children’s character and build moral school climates. Her best-selling book, Building Moral Intelligence, and her Character Builders program for young children (Respect, Responsibility, Caring, and Peace-Making) are used in hundreds of schools and organizations worldwide. She served as a consultant for the Center Resource Group for Character Education and Civic Engagement for the U.S. Department of Education and is on the board for Character Education Partnerships.
Media outlets regularly depend on Dr. Borba as the “go-to” expert on parenting, bullying prevention, education and child/teen issues. She is an NBC contributor appearing over 100 times on the TODAY show and is the regular parenting expert on Dr. Drew’s Lifechangers where she comments on late-breaking news and offers realistic solutions. Her work has been featured on Dr. Phil, Dateline, The View, The Doctors, Fox News, The Early Show and CNN and well as in Newsweek, People, Good Housekeeping, Chicago Tribune, U.S. News & World Report, Washington Post, The New York Times and The Globe and Mail. She was an MSNBC contributor to two televised “Education Nation” specials.
When: Saturday, March 9th, 2013
Time: Door open at 9:00am Series starts at 10am - noon.
Topic: Bullying and Peer Pressure - The Social Jungle our kids face today
Meet and greet 12:00-1:00pm.
St. Johns County School Superintendent Dr. Joseph Joyner will be introducing Dr. Borba.
Learn more at www.communityempowermentseries.com. This event is open free to the public, however with limited seating, it will be first come first serve.
Sponsors for this event are The St. Augustine Record, First Coast News, AT&T, Microsoft, Herbie Wiles Insurance and more. If you are interested in being a sponsor, please visit CES Sponsorship opportunities.