Cause Minded Conversation

2017 Cause-Minded Conversation: Connecting the Dots between Science, Stress and Student Development with Michael Lamb, Executive Director, Turnaround for Children WHEN: Tuesday, April 18, 4:00pm Registration, 4:30-5:45pm Program WHAT: Connecting the Dots between Science, Stress and Student Development, part of Communities Foundation of Texas’ Cause-Minded Conversations series. WHO: The Boone Family Foundation, Rainwater Charitable Foundation and Communities Foundation of Texas present Michael Lamb. Lamb joined Turnaround for Children in 2013 and was promoted to Executive Director, Washington, D.C. in 2014. Before Turnaround, Michael was at the U.S. Department of Education, where in 2009 he was appointed Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, and helped lead the Office of Civil Rights’ strategic planning process and technical assistance efforts. WHERE: Communities Foundation of Texas 5500 Caruth Haven Lane Dallas, TX 75225 Register: WHY: Learn about the impact of trauma and stress on learning and student development and how this knowledge connects to what educators see in their students and experience in their schools. By understanding and addressing the impact of adversity on learning and student development, we can put all children on a path toward healthy development and academic achievement. DETAILS: To register The program is free and open to the public, but seating is limited and registration is required. Media Contact: Laurey Peat, 214-871-8787,


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