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Tuesday, September 25, 2012

College Preparatory Boarding Schools Supporting Bright Students with Learning Challenges - Special Saturday, 11/3 Seminar

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From 10:00am – Noon on Saturday, November 3, 2012, in conjunction with Educational Consultants Howland, Spence & McMillan, NESCA will host a presentation by Directors of Admission from five fine college preparatory boarding schools with integral learning skills programs and supports.

When:   10am - Noon, Saturday, November 3, 2012

Where:  The Westin Hotel Waltham's Emerson Room,
                   70 Third Avenue, Waltham, MA 02451

Special guest speakers will include the Directors of Admission from:
Simply click on a school's name for additional information.

Faith Howland
At these schools, students with learning differences – ADHD, executive function deficits or language-based learning disabilities, for example – have effective, structured supports built right into their regular academic programs, not offered only as add-ons or pull-outs.

Using representative case studies, our panelists will describe how their schools would meet the needs of bright students who benefit from support. A question and answer period will follow the presentation.

Carol Kinlan
The discussion will be moderated by NESCA Director Dr. Ann Helmus along with Educational Consultants Carol Kinlan and Faith Howland of Howland, Spence & McMillan.

We hope this program will interest and assist parents of  7th and 8th graders, their friends and families, along with heads of school, learning specialists and their colleagues.

Admission is $20 per person, payable by credit card in advance by phone or, space permitting, by exact change at the door. Light refreshments will be served. There is ample, free garage parking. For additional information, please call 617-658-9800, or email nesca@nesca-newton.com.

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