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 2020 

01/14/2020

Glastonbury, CT, "Creating a Positive School Culture," 8:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m., for administrators at the Glastonbury Public Schools, www.glastonburyus.org

01/14/2020

Glastonbury, CT, "The Power of Relationships in Building a Positive School Climate," 1:00-2:30 p.m., for school psychologists and school counselors at the Glastonbury Public Schools, www.glastonburyus.org

01/21/2020

Bronx, NY, "Raising Resilient Children and Teens in a Stress-Filled World," Luncheon presentation, for parents of new students at Horace Mann School, www.horacemann.org

February 2020 

02/28/2020

Needham, MA, "The Power of Positive Emotions: Nurturing Learning and Resilience in Young Students," noon-2:00 p.m., sponsored by the Children's Center at Temple Beth Shalom, www.tbsfamily.org/childrens-center

March 2020 

03/03/2020

Glastonbury, CT, "Action Plans for Creating a Positive School Climate," one day, for administrators at the Glastonbury Public Schools, www.glastonburyus.org

03/14/2020

Nantucket, MA, "Nurturing Resilience in the School Community," afternoon, sponsored by The Nantucket Project, www.nantucketproject.com  Canceled because of COVID-19.

03/15/2020

Nantucket, MA, "Strategies for Leading a Meaningful, Resilient Life," morning, sponsored by the Unitarian Universalist Meeting House, www.unitarianchurchnantucket.org  Canceled because of COVID-19.

03/20/2020

Lincoln Park, NJ, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students with Special Needs," (Keynote) 8:45-10:15 a.m., at the annual conference of ASAH, www.asah.org      Canceled because of COVID-19.

03/21/2020

Edgewater, MD, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation, Hope, and Resilience in Children," one day, sponsored by The Summit School, www.thesummitschool.org/events/the-summit-school-symposium-the-power-of-mindset-nurturing-motivation-hope-and-resilience-in-children  Changed to a two-hour webinar from 9:00-11:00 a.m. because of COVID-19.

03/25/2020

Worcester, MA, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," 1:00-3:00 p.m., for Elementary School faculty at the Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School, www.akfcs.org  Canceled because of COVID-19.

03/26/2020

Short Hills, NJ, "Raising Resilient Children and Adolescents," 7:00-9:00 p.m., sponsored by The Montessori Children's Academy, www.themontessorichildrensacademy.com  Canceled because of COVID-19. 

April 2020 

04/01/2020

Boston, MA, "Nurturing Resilience in Ourselves," Webinar with Dr. Nancy Rappaport, 9:00-9:45 a.m., sponsored by the Catholic Schools of the Boston Archdiocese.  The program is now posted at the following link (you will be asked to enter your email address and name): https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/2501992991025045515

04/03/2020

Boston, MA, "Nurturing Resilience in Our Children," Webinar with Dr. Nancy Rappaport, 9:00-9:45 a.m., sponsored by the Catholic Schools of the Boston Archdiocese.  The following is a link to register for the program: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8744984829032287499

04/06/2020

New Hampton, NH, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," (Keynote) 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., sponsored by Northeast Association of Learning Specialists (NEALS), www.nealsonline.org.  Canceled because of COVID-19.

04/14/2020

North Salem, NY, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," 3:00-5:00 p.m., for clinical staff at the North Salem Central School District, www.northsalemschools.org  Canceled because of COVID-19.

04/14/2020

North Salem, NY, "Raising Resilient Children and Teens in a Stress-Filled World," 6:30-8:30 p.m., sponsored by the North Salem Central School District, the Somers, NY Central School District, The Harvey School, Katonah, NY, the North Salem Foundation for Learning, and the North Salem PTO,  www.northsalemschools.org  Canceled because of COVID-19.

04/27/2020

Bronx, NY, "Can You Take Care of Your Kids if You Don't Take Care of Yourself?" Luncheon presentation, for parents of new students at Horace Mann School, www.horacemann.org  Canceled because of COVID-19.

04/29/2020

Bedford, MA, "Raising Resilient Children and Adolescents," 7:00-9:00 p.m., sponsored by the Bedford School Parent Association, www.bedfordps.org  Canceled because of COVID-19.

May 2020 

05/05/2020

Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Resilience in Schools," one day, at the annual conference sponsored by the Psychology Department of the Peel District School Board, www.peelschools.org  Canceled because of COVID-19.  RESCHEDULED for Tuesday, November 10, 2020.

05/11/2020

Calgary, Alberta, Canada, "Can You Take Care of Students if You Don't Take Care of Yourself?" (Keynote) 8:30-9:45 a.m., at a three-day "School-Focused Mental Health Conference," sponsored by Jack Hirose & Associates, www.jackhirose.com  Canceled because of COVID-19.

05/11/2020

Calgary, Alberta, Canada, "The Power of Positive Emotions: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Children and Teens," (Workshop) 1:15-4:00 p.m., at a three-day "School-Focused Mental Health Conference," sponsored by Jack Hirose & Associates, www.jackhirose.com  Canceled because of COVID-19.

05/12/2020

Calgary, Alberta, Canada, "Raising Resilient Children and Teens in a Stress-Filled World" (Keynote) 8:30-9:45 a.m., at a three-day "School-Focused Mental Health Conference," sponsored by Jack Hirose & Associates, www.jackhirose.com  Canceled because of COVID-19. 

05/12/2020

Calgary, Alberta, Canada, "The Power of Positive Emotions: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Children and Teens," (Workshop) 1:15-4:00 p.m., at a three-day "School-Focused Mental Health Conference," sponsored by Jack Hirose & Associates, www.jackhirose.coCanceled because of COVID-19.

05/13/2020

Calgary, Alberta, Canada, "Developing a Positive Emotional Culture in Our Schools and Workplaces," (Keynote) 8:30-9:45 a.m., at a three-day "School-Focused Mental Health Conference," sponsored by Jack Hirose & Associates, www.jackhirose.com  Canceled because of COVID-19.

05/13/2020

Calgary, Alberta, Canada, "The Power of Positive Emotions: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Children and Teens," (Workshop) 1:15-4:00 p.m., at a three-day "School-Focused Mental Health Conference," sponsored by Jack Hirose & Associates, www.jackhirose.com  Canceled because of COVID-19.

05/22/2020

Plymouth, NH, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Resilience in Ourselves and Others," (Keynote) 10:30-11:45 a.m., at the 20th Annual CADY Regional Prevention Summit, www.cadyinc.org  Canceled because of COVID-19.

05/27/2020

Lowell, MA, "Nurturing Resilience in Our Children and Ourselves," 8:00-11:00 a.m., sponsored by the Somerville Police Department for members of the Metro Boston Crisis Intervention Team Training and Technical Assistance Center

June 2020 

06/09/2020

through 06/12/20 Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, "Resilience Across the Lifespan: Strength-Based Strategies to Nurture Positive Mindsets, Caring, and Hope in Ourselves and Others," 8:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m., sponsored by Guerette Symposia, Boston University School of Medicine, www.bucme.org/quebecThe schedule is a four-day seminar that is scheduled at the same time on each day.  Canceled because of COVID-19.

06/23/2020

Boston, MA, "Strategies for Leading a Meaningful, Resilient Life," 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., at the Annual Conference of the National Association of Real Estate Companies, www.narec.org  Canceled because of COVID-19,

06/25/2020

Shrewsbury, MA, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Motivation and Resilience in Students," 8:30-10:00 a.m., at the Shrewsbury Public Schools Summer Institute, (508) 841-8400

July 2020 

07/20/2020

through 07/24/20 Boston, MA, "The Power of Mindsets: Promoting Positive School Climates and Motivation in Students," five day Summer Institute sponsored by Learning & the Brain,  https://www.learningandthebrain.com/summer-institutes (781) 449-4010. Dr. Suzanne Brooks will assist in this Institute. The schedule is Monday, July 20 1:00-5:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 21 through Friday, July 24, 8:30 a.m.-noon.

November 2020 

11/10/2020

Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, "The Power of Mindsets: Nurturing Resilience in Schools," one day, at the annual conference sponsored by the Psychology Department of the Peel District School Board, www.peelschools.org