Gwynedd Mercy’s School of Business and Education Presents 6th Annual Aspiring Educator’s Leadership Symposium 

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Gwynedd Mercy University's Nov. 3 virtual symposium addresses neurodiversity, brain health, and student success; it is open to the public.

On Nov. 3, Gwynedd Mercy University will host a virtual symposium from 5–9 PM on the topics of neurodiversity, brain health, and student success for pre K-12 and higher education. Educators, counselors, students, Administrators, parents, and anyone interested in the presentation’s topics are invited to attend. 

The event will include virtual workshops focusing on a variety of educational ranges and topics, including: 

  • PreK-12: Neurodiversity and the changing arena of PreK-12, Gun Violence and Trauma: What Educators Can Learn from Incarcerated Youth, and Neurodiversity Success Strategies 
  • Higher Ed: Laying the Foundation for Change in Higher Ed, and Neurodiversity and Brain Health for Higher Ed Success 
  • Dissertation Support: Preparing the IRB Proposal, and Approaching Dissertation Research: Quantitative & Qualitative Methodologies 

“As an institution valuing multi-faceted, comprehensive education, we are thrilled to host our sixth annual Aspiring Educators Leadership Symposium, said Mary Sortino, Dean of the School of Business and Education. 

“We aim to provide innovative solutions to enhance the education environment at every level, working collaboratively with experts who can share their experiences. It is our sincere hope that these workshops will enrich all who participate.” 

The event’s keynote speaker, David Meer, joins the symposium from Neurodiverse Counseling Services in Scottsdale, Ariz. He brings a wealth of experience in supporting communities, building supportive relationships, and utilizing abilities and talents in a productive way by working with neurodiverse people. 

For more information on the event and to register, click here

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