Presented by Mitchell College and the Connecticut Parent Advocacy Center.
Families will be introduced to a new way of thinking about their children’s challenging behaviors and about the need to advocate for behavioral supports. It introduces and provides an overview of the concepts of functional behavioral assessment and positive behavior interventions.
Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday at Mitchell College’s 16th Annual Cat in the Hat Ball on Saturday, February 25, 2017 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the Clarke and Weller Centers. Enjoy family fun with children’s games, crafts, music, and story times in English and Spanish. Presented by the Education Department, the event is open to the public and free with a donation of one new children’s book or $5 per family. Local authors including Tish Rabe, best-selling author of “The Cat in the Hat’s Learning Library,” will be reading excerpts and signing books. All donated books will benefit local schools and early childcare centers. For more information, please contact the Education Department at firstname.lastname@example.org. Snow date is February 26, 2017 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
NBC Sports and NBCSN Executive Producer Sam Flood will share how careers in sports television are created at Mitchell College’s Weller Center on March 16 at 7pm. With stories from across Sunday Night Football, the NHL, NASCAR and 14 Olympic Games, Flood will discuss his experience building a passion into a profession where he has garnered recognition as a 26-time Emmy Award winner and three-time Eclipse Award winner. As executive producer, he oversees production for NBC Sports and NBCSN’s coverage of the NHL, Premier League, NASCAR, IndyCar, Formula One, horse racing, boxing, Tour de France, and French Open, among others. Flood is the producer for the critically-acclaimed NFL studio show Football Night in America, the most-watched studio show in sports. A former college hockey captain, Flood is regarded as one of hockey’s most influential figures and is credited for creating the “Inside the Glass” analyst position and the successful Wednesday Night Rivalry franchise.