iCitizenship Town Hall Meeting at SJC on Feb. 9

iCitizenship Town Hall Meeting at SJC on Feb. 9

November 8, 2013

The School of Education at Saint Joseph College presents: iCitizenship Town Hall Meeting

  • Moderated by Brad Drazen – NBC 30 Connecticut News Anchor
  • Thursday, February 9, 2012 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
  • The Bruyette Athenaeum’s Hoffman Auditorium
  • 1678 Asylum Avenue, West Hartford

The School of Education at Saint Joseph College, in collaboration with SAGE (Student Advisory Group in Education), will present an iCitizenship Town Hall Meeting on Thursday, February 9, 2012 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. in The Bruyette Athenaeum’s Hoffman Auditorium located on the University’s West Hartford campus at 1678 Asylum Avenue. Admission is free of charge and the community is cordially invited to participate. Join us for this event which will engage students, teachers, parents, administrators and policy makers in a conversation on creating a positive school climate to address bullying and cyberbullying issues.

For more information, contact Marialice Curran, Ph.D., assistant professor of Education, at 860.231.5332.

Many positive opportunities have resulted from advances in technology. While computers and digital devices are constantly evolving, parents and educators need to help children use technology as socially responsible online citizens, promoting healthy interpersonal relations with their peers and avoiding inappropriate behavior that can lead to cyberbullying.

Moderated by Brad Drazen, weekday morning co-anchor of NBC 30 Connecticut News Today, Saint Joseph College’s iCitizenship Town Hall Meeting Panel on February 9 will feature:

  • Dr. Jo Ann Freiberg, associate education consultant; School Climate, Bullying, and Character education at the Connecticut Department of Education
  • Dr. Jordan Grossman, assistant superintendent, Canton Public Schools; adjunct professor – School of Education at Saint Joseph College
  • Donna Sodipo, director of education services, Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network
  • Craig Outhouse, assistant principal, Woodland School, East Hartford
  • Ryan Brown, behavioral intervention specialist, McDonough Expeditionary Learning School, Hartford
  • Nicholas Howley, Saint Joseph College graduate student and Admissions Officer at Goodwin College
  • Quinn McDonald, Saint Joseph College freshman and student representative from the University’s First-Year seminar entitled, “Pleased to Tweet You: Are You a Socially Responsible Digital Citizen?”

Can’t make it to the event?  Watch it streamed live.

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