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Thursday, October 24 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Teaching a Developing Brain: Strategies for Middle School Students LIMITED

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Middle school is a critical time of development in a student’s life and a challenging age to teach. During this session, we will provide an overview of recent research on middle school brain development. We will also discuss effective strategies for supporting the social, emotional, physical and academic changes that occur in middle school.


Cathi Schuurmann

K-8 School Counselor, Southwest Chicago Christian School
Cathi has been a school counselor for 14 years and is currently the K-8 school counselor at Southwest Chicago Christian's Oak Lawn and Tinley Park campuses. She enjoys addressing social and emotional needs of elementary students and helping middle school students navigate their way... Read More →

Michelle VanNoord

Licensed Professional Counselor
Michelle has her own private practice in Holland, Michigan, where she meets with people from all ages and stages of life. Michelle enjoys working with children as they grow through the developmental stages, teens as they go through the struggles of adolescence, and adults as they... Read More →


Carla Zastrow

Zeeland Christian School

Thursday October 24, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
White Water Suites 14 & 15 lower level of the Century Center.