Speaking Schedule

Dr. Brooks addresses essential themes in his presentations, including strategies for nurturing confidence and resilience in ourselves, our children, and in others; balancing our personal and professional lives; managing stress more effectively; creating positive work and school environments; and enriching family relationships.  His emphasis is on identifying and reinforcing the strengths or “islands of competence” in ourselves and others so that we may all lead more meaningful, successful lives.

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January 2017 

01/03/2017

Birmingham, AL, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," one day, for faculty at The Altamont School, (205) 879-2006

01/10/2017

Lakewood, NJ, "Nurturing Resilience in Challenged Teens through the Mentoring Relationship," 6:00-7:30 p.m., co-sponsored by Chemed Health Center, Lakewood, NJ and OHEL Institute for Training, Brooklyn, NY, 1-(800) 603-6435 

01/10/2017

Lakewood, NJ, "Helping Children and Teens Cope with Stress and Challenges," 8:00-9:30 p.m., co-sponsored by Chemed Health Center, Lakewood, NJ and OHEL Institute for Training, Brooklyn, NY, 1-(800) 603-6435

01/11/2017

Lakewood, NJ, "Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Challenged Children and Teens: The Power of Mindsets," one day, co-sponsored by Chemed Health Center, Lakewood, NJ and OHEL Institute for Training, Brooklyn, NY, 1-(800) 603-6435

01/13/2017

Fiskdale, MA, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," 8:30-10:30 a.m., for faculty at the Tantasqua Regional School District/Union 61, (774) 241-0823

01/17/2017

Webster, MA, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," 8:30-10:30 a.m., for faculty at the Webster Public Schools, (508) 943-0104

01/23/2017

Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, "Transformative Financial Planning," 10:45 a.m.-12:25 p.m., at a financial planning retreat sponsored by the AICPA

01/26/2017

Dover, MA, "Raising Resilient Children and Adolescents," 7:00-9:00 p.m., sponsored by the Dover-Sherborn Challenge Success Initiative, contact: Brooke Matarese, bmatarese@gmail.com

February 2017 

02/02/2017

Addison, IL, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation, Hope, and Resilience in All Students," one day, sponsored by the Midwest Principals' Center, Wheaton, IL, (630) 407-5775

02/07/2017

Denver, CO, "The Power of Mindsets: Reinforcing Emotional Intelligence and Resilience in Our Lives," 8:30-10:00 a.m., for lawyers at Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP, www.bhfs.com

02/07/2017

Denver, CO, "The Power of Mindsets: Reinforcing Emotional Intelligence and Resilience in Our Lives," 12:30-2:00 p.m., for lawyers at Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP, www.bhfs.com

March 2017 

03/08/2017

Plymouth, MA, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," 1:30-3:30 p.m., for faculty at Plymouth Public Schools, (508) 830-4320

03/08/2017

Plymouth, MA, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," 6:30-8:00 p.m., sponsored by Plymouth Public Schools, (508) 830-4320

03/13/2017

New Orleans, LA, "'Just Give Me Strategies': But Strategies for What?" (Keynote) 8:10-9:10 a.m., as part of a three-day Plain Talk about Literacy and Learning Conference sponsored by the Center for Development and Learning, www.cdl.org/plain-talk-about-literacy-and-learning/

03/13/2017

New Orleans, LA, "Therapeutic Mindset and Lifestyle Changes: Strategies to Lessen Stress and Burnout," (Breakout Session) 10:50 a.m.-12:15 p.m., as part of a three-day Plain Talk about Literacy and Learning Conference sponsored by the Center for Development and Learning, www.cdl.org/plain-talk-about-literacy-and-learning/

03/14/2017

Atlanta, GA, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," 3:15-4:45 p.m., for faculty at Pace Academy, (404) 262-1345

03/14/2017

Atlanta, GA, "Raising Resilient Children and Adolescents," evening, for parents at Pace Academy, (404) 262-1345

03/20/2017

Chatham, NY, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," one day, for administrators and teacher leader groups at the Chatham Central School District, (518) 392-1501

03/21/2017

Lynnfield, MA, "Raising Resilient Children and Adolescents," 7:00-9:00 p.m., sponsored by the PTOs of the Lynnfield Public Schools, (781) 334-9200

03/23/2017

Scarsdale, NY, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," 9:15-10:15 a.m., for faculty at the Scarsdale Public Schools, (914) 721-2430

03/23/2017

Scarsdale, NY, "Raising Resilient Children and Adolescents," 10:30-11:45 a.m., sponsored by the Scarsdale Public Schools PTAs, (914) 721-2430

03/28/2017

Bowling Green, KY, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Challenging Youth," 8:30-11:30 a.m., at a conference sponsored by The Green River Regional Educational Collaborative, (270) 563-2113

03/28/2017

Bowling Green, KY, "Can We Take Care of Youth if We Don't Take Care of Ourselves," 12:30-2:30 p.m., at a conference sponsored by The Green River Regional Educational Collaborative, (270) 563-2113

April 2017 

04/05/2017

Doylestown, PA, "Touching a Student's Mind and Heart: The Mindset of the Effective Educator," noon-3:00 p.m., for faculty and administrators at the Intermediate Unit of the Central Bucks School District, (267) 893-2000

04/05/2017

Doylestown, PA, "Fostering Family Closeness and Respect," evening., for parents at the Central Bucks School District, (267) 893-2000

04/12/2017

Attleboro, MA, "Raising Resilient Children and Adolescents," 7:00-9:00 p.m., sponsored by Bishop Feehan High School, (508) 226-6223

04/21/2017

Logan UT, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Resilience in Our Clients and Ourselves," one day, sponsored by Counseling and Psychological Services at Utah State University, (435) 797-1012

June 2017 

06/26/2017

through 06/30/17 Boston, MA, "The Power of Mindsets: Promoting Positive School Climates and Motivation in Students," four day Summer Institute sponsored by Learning & the Brain, https://www.learningandthebrain.com/Event-355/The-Power-of-Mindsets/ (781) 449-4010. Dr. Suzanne Brooks will assist in this Institute. The schedule is Monday, June 26, 1:00-5:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 27 through Friday, June 30, 8:30 a.m.-noon.

July 2017 

07/10/2017

through 07/14/17 Boston, MA, "The Power of Mindsets: Promoting Positive School Climates and Motivation in Students," four day Summer Institute sponsored by Learning & the Brain, https://www.learningandthebrain.com/Event-355/The-Power-of-Mindsets/ (781) 449-4010. Dr. Suzanne Brooks will assist in this Institute. The schedule is Monday, July 10, 1:00-5:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 11 through Friday, July 14, 8:30 a.m.-noon.

07/17/2017

through 07/21/2017 Cape Cod, MA, "Resilience Across the Lifespan: Strength-Based Strategies to Nurture Balance, Self-Discipline, and Hope in Ourselves and Others," 9:00 a.m.-noon, New England Educational Institute, Pittsfield, MA (413) 499-1489. This is a week-long seminar that is scheduled at the same time on each day.

07/27/2017

Tilton, NH, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," one day, for the Leadership Team and Program Designers at the Tilton School, (603) 286-4342

August 2017 

08/10/2017

Cambridge, MA, "Nurturing Resilience in Students," 1:00-2:00 p.m., for staff at the Division of Student Life, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, (617) 258-0779

08/15/2017

and 08/16/17  Redmond, WA, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," two days, for faculty at The Bear Creek School, (425) 898-1720

08/24/2017

Swansea, MA, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Hope and Resilience in Our Clients and Ourselves," (Keynote) 9:45-11:45 a.m., for staff at Meeting Street's Employee Day 2017, www.meetingstreet.org

08/25/2017

Tilton, NH, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," one day, for faculty at the Tilton School, (603) 286-4342

08/28/2017

North Brookfield, MA, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," 8:30-10:30 a.m., for faculty at North Brookfield Public Schools, (508) 867-9821

08/29/2017

Whitefield, NH, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Resilience in Our Students and Ourselves," one day, for faculty and staff at White Mountains Regional School District, www.sau36.schooldesk.net

08/30/2017

Bronx, NY, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Challenging Students," 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., for staff at ADAPP, www.adapp.org

September 2017 

09/05/2017

Piscataway, NJ, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," one day, for faculty and staff at Piscataway School District, (732) 572-2289

October 2017 

10/06/2017

Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," 8:30-10:30 a.m., for faculty at Manchester Essex Regional School District, (978) 526-4919

10/14/2017

West Henrietta, NY, "Nurturing Resilience and Leading a Meaningful Life," 9:25-10:25 a.m., private meeting, sponsored by Eaton Vance Financial Institute

10/17/2017

Chicago, IL, "The Power of Mindsets: Strategies to Nurture Hope and Resilience," 8:15-9:20 a.m., as part of the three-day 4th Annual International Resilience Summit sponsored by the National Resilience Institute, www.nationalresilienceinstitute.org 

10/18/2017

Braintree, MA, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Challenging Students," 1:00-3:00 p.m., for staff at Granite Academy, (380) 3945

10/21/2017

Estero, FL, "Nurturing Hope and Resilience in Children with Special Needs," (Keynote) 8:30-9:45 a.m., at Sharing the Commitment Conference, www.collierstc.com

10/21/2017

Estero, FL, (Title to be announced) (Breakout session) 10:00-11:00 a.m., at Sharing the Commitment Conference, www.collierstc.com

November 2017 

11/02/2017

New Canaan, CT, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," afternoon, for faculty at the New Canaan Public Schools, (203) 594-4000

11/02/2017

New Canaan, CT, "Raising Resilient Children and Adolescents," evening, for parents sponsored by the New Canaan Public Schools, (203) 594-4000

11/04/2017

Cambridge, MA, "The Requests for Strategies: But Strategies for What?" 10:15-11:15 a.m., as part of a two-day conference "Middle School through College Mental Health and Education 2017" sponsored by McLean Hospital and Harvard Medical School, www.mcleanhospital.org/education-training/mclean-conferences?tab=mental-health-and-education-conference---november-

11/07/2017

Bedford, MA, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," 8:30-10:00 a.m., sponsored by EDCO Collaborative, (617) 738-5000

11/09/2017

Miami, FL, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," (Keynote) 8:00-9:30 a.m., at the ShiftinEdu conference sponsored by St. Stephen's Episcopal Day School, www.shiftinedu.com/

11/09/2017

Miami, FL, "Can We Take Care of Students if We Don't Take Care of Ourselves," (General Session) 9:45-10:45 a.m., at the ShiftinEdu conference sponsored by St. Stephen's Episcopal Day School, www.shiftinedu.com/

11/10/2017

San Antonio, TX, "The Impact of Mindsets in Financial Planning," 8:30-10:00 a.m., at the 2017 Annual Conference of the Alliance of Comprehensive Planners, www.acplanners.org

11/14/2017

Columbus, GA, "Raising Resilient Children and Adolescents," 6:30-8:00 p.m., for parents at Brookstone School, (706) 324-1392

11/15/2017

Columbus, GA, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," 7:30-8:30 a.m., for faculty at Brookstone School, (706) 324-1392

December 2017 

12/11/2017

and 12/18/17  Belmont, MA, "The Power of Mindsets: A Strength-Based Therapeutic Approach for Nurturing Resilience," 4:00-5:00 p.m., as part of the Special Topics Seminar for Psychology interns at McLean Hospital

January 2018 

01/04/2018

Miami, FL, "Nurturing Resilience and Leading a Meaningful Life," 11:00-11:50 a.m., at the Eaton Vance National Sales Meeting

01/08/2018

Cambridge, MA, "The Application of a Strength-Based School Consultation Approach," 9:00-10:00 a.m., at a seminar for Child Psychiatry Fellows at the Cambridge Health Alliance School Consultation Program

01/09/2018

Newton, MA, "Raising Resilient Children," 9:30-11:30 a.m., as part of the Parenting with Purpose series, sponsored by Gateways: Access to Jewish Education, www.jgateways.org/events/parentingwithpurpose

01/16/2018

Cambridge, MA, "From Stressed Out to Stress Hardy: Developing Resilience in Ourselves and Others," 10:00 a.m.-noon, sponsored by the Division of Student Life, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, (617) 258-0779

February 2018 

02/12/2018

through 02/16/2018 Naples, FL, "Resilience Across the Lifespan: Strength-Based Strategies to Nurture Balance, Self-Discipline, and Hope in Ourselves and Others," 9:00 a.m.-noon, New England Educational Institute, Pittsfield, MA (413) 499-1489. This is a week-long seminar that is scheduled at the same time on each day.

March 2018 

03/01/2018

Downey, CA, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience," (Keynote) (afternoon), at the 2nd Special Education Symposium of the Los Angeles County Office of Education, www.lacoe.edu

03/07/2018

Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA, "Raising Resilient Children and Adolescents," 7:00-9:00 p.m., sponsored by Manchester Essex Regional School District, (978) 526-4919

03/14/2018

Millburn, NJ, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," 1:30-3:30 p.m., for faculty and administrators at Millburn Public Schools, (973) 376-3600

03/14/2018

Millburn, NJ, "Raising Resilient Children and Adolescents," 7:00-8:30 p.m., sponsored by the Millburn Public Schools, (973) 376-3600

03/16/2018

Cambridge, MA, "Executive Function and Social-Emotional Learning: How Does this Impact on Engagement in the Classroom?" (Panel Discussion) 8:30-9:45 a.m., as part of the two-day 33rd Annual Learning Differences Conference co-sponsored by the Harvard Graduate School of Education and Research Institute for Learning and Development, www.researchild.org/events/ldc33/

03/17/2018

Cambridge, MA, "The Importance of Strategies: But Strategies for What?" (Keynote) 1:15-2:15 p.m., as part of the two-day 33rd Annual Learning Differences Conference co-sponsored by the Harvard Graduate School of Education and Research Institute for Learning and Development, www.researchild.org/events/ldc33/

03/20/2018

Hartford, CT, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Resilience in Individuals with Disabilities," afternoon, sponsored by Oak Hill, www.oakhillct.org

03/21/2018

Hartford, CT, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," (Keynote) 8:30-10:00 a.m., at the Annual Professional Development Conference of the Connecticut Association of Private Special Education Facilities (CAPSEF), www.capsef.org

03/21/2018

Hartford, CT, "Can You Take Care of Students if You Don't Take Care of Yourself?" (Breakout Session) offered twice from 10:30 a.m.-noon and 1:00-2:30 p.m., at the Annual Professional Development Conference of the Connecticut Association of Private Special Education Facilities (CAPSEF), www.capsef.org

April 2018 

04/27/2018

Stamford, CT, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," 1:00-3:00 p.m., for faculty and administrators at King School, www.kingschool.org

04/30/2018

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," 2:30-4:30 p.m., for faculty and administrators at Ashbury College, www.ashbury.ca

04/30/2018

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, "Raising Resilient Children and Adolescents," 7:00-9:00 p.m., sponsored by Ashbury College, www.ashbury.ca

May 2018 

05/07/2018

Framingham, MA, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Resilience in Young Children," (Keynote) 8:30-10:30 a.m., at the Massachusetts Early Intervention Consortium Conference, www.meiconsortium.org

05/07/2018

Framingham, MA, "Can You Take Care of Children if You Don't Take Care of Yourself?," (Breakout Session) 10:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m., at the Massachusetts Early Intervention Consortium Conference, www.meiconsortium.org

05/10/2018

Harrisburg, PA, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation, Caring, and Resilience in Students," (Keynote) 8:45-9:45 a.m., at a conference sponsored by the Center for Schools and Communities, www.center-school.org

05/10/2018

Harrisburg, PA, "Can We Take Care of Students if We Don't Take Care of Ourselves?" (Breakout Session) 10:15-11:45 a.m., at a conference sponsored by the Center for Schools and Communities, www.center-school.org

05/28/2018

through 06/1/2018 Galway, Ireland, "Resilience Across the Lifespan: Strength-Based Strategies to Nurture Balance, Self-Discipline, and Hope in Ourselves and Others," 9:00 a.m.-noon, New England Educational Institute, Pittsfield, MA (413) 499-1489. This is a week-long seminar that is scheduled at the same time on each day.

June 2018 

06/25/2018

through 06/29/18 Boston, MA, "The Power of Mindsets: Promoting Positive School Climates and Motivation in Students," four day Summer Institute sponsored by Learning & the Brain, https://www.learningandthebrain.com/Event-355/The-Power-of-Mindsets/ (781) 449-4010. Dr. Suzanne Brooks will assist in this Institute. The schedule is Monday, June 25, 1:00-5:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 26 through Friday, June 29, 8:30 a.m.-noon.

July 2018 

07/02/2018

through 07/6/2018 Cape Cod, MA, "Resilience Across the Lifespan: Strength-Based Strategies to Nurture Balance, Self-Discipline, and Hope in Ourselves and Others," 9:00 a.m.-noon, New England Educational Institute, Pittsfield, MA (413) 499-1489. This is a week-long seminar that is scheduled at the same time on each day.

07/09/2018

through 07/13/18 Boston, MA, "The Power of Mindsets: Promoting Positive School Climates and Motivation in Students," four day Summer Institute sponsored by Learning & the Brain, https://www.learningandthebrain.com/Event-355/The-Power-of-Mindsets/ (781) 449-4010. Dr. Suzanne Brooks will assist in this Institute. The schedule is Monday, July 9, 1:00-5:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 10 through Friday, July 13, 8:30 a.m.-noon.

October 2018 

10/31/2018

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, "Stressed Out to Stress Hardy: Can We Take Care of Students if We Don't Take Care of Ourselves" (Keynote) morning, sponsored by Jack Hirose & Associates, www.jackhirose.com

10/31/2018

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, "The Power of Mindsets: Strategies to Nurture Motivation and Resilience in Students," 1:15-4:00 p.m., sponsored by Jack Hirose & Associates, www.jackhirose.com

November 2018 

11/13/2018

Brooklyn, NY, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation, Hope, and Resilience," one day, sponsored by Strategies for Optimum Success, www.rifkaschonfeldsos.com

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