Raising Empathic Children in A Disconnected Age

A child's emotional intelligence (EQ) is the ability to accurately identify emotions and adroitly navigate emotion-governed interactions. A substantial and growing body of research suggests that a child's EQ strongly predicts success in a number of life areas, notably including school. Learn what every parent should know about the "anchor" EQ disposition of empathy, the ability to feel with another, and its development, expression, and viability in the digital age. You'll leave with a renewed commitment to carefully tend to the empathic lives of children and to employ empathic responses to strengthen relationships.

Bart Bronk is the Head of University Liggett School.  Previous positions at Liggett include Provost and COO and Associate Head of School and Dean of Faculty.  Before arriving to Liggett in 2013, Bronk was the Director of Admissions at the Church Farm School in Exton, PA and previously served as the Director of Institutional Giving and Government Relations at The Franklin Institute, Pennsylvania’s most visited museum.  Bronk holds a B.A. (English) and M.S. Ed. (independent school leadership) from the University of Pennsylvania.  His graduate research was on the development, perception, and expression of empathy in the school setting, a topic on which he regularly speaks to groups of educators locally, regionally, and nationally.

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Title: Raising Empathic Children in A Disconnected Age
Status: Closing date exceeded
Begin: Tuesday, February 13, 2018 07:00 pm
End: Tuesday, February 13, 2018 09:00 pm
Closing date: Tuesday, February 13, 2018 07:00 pm
Presented by: Bart Bronk, Head of School, University Liggett School
Who Should Attend: All welcome
Location: University Liggett School, 1045 Cook Rd., Grosse Pointe Woods
Seats available: 36