Dear Parents and/or Guardians,
Dr. Michele Borba, author of UnSelfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-About-Me World, joins us on Tuesday, October 2 for a book signing and talk. We hope you can join us for this fantastic event.
Bookends Bookstore will be on-site at George Washington Middle School for the book sale and signing, which will begin at 6:15 pm. Dr. Borba will be available for a limited time at the conclusion of the presentation. If you would like to pre-order your book, please stop by Bookends located at 211 East Ridgewood Avenue and be sure to mention the event when ordering.
As a follow-up to Dr. Borba’s presentation, a “One Book, One District” Community Discussion based on UnSelfie will be held at George Washington Middle School on Tuesday, October 30th. District administrators will lead group discussions on “Raising Empathetic Kids and Building Caring Homes, Schools, and Communities.” Please see the flyer below for details on both events.
Dr. Michele Borba is a globally-recognized educational psychologist and parenting, anti-bullying and character expert whose aim is to strengthen children’s empathy. She has delivered keynotes and workshops to over one million people and has authored 24 books translated into 14 languages. Dr. Borba is an NBC contributor and appeared 135 times on the Today Show, as well as Dateline, Anderson Cooper, Dr. Oz, The View, NBC Nightly News, The Early Show, CNN, and others.
***Please visit the district website to register for these events. Registration is recommended, as space is limited and these events are open to friends in our neighboring districts.***
We look forward to seeing you on October 2nd!
Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment