Randolph School will be launching a free educational seminar open to all families throughout the month of February. Rallying Together for Students, Families, and Our Community will bring together school administrators, featured speakers and parents to discuss pressing issues families face today.
Each Tuesday evening at 6:30 p.m. in February, Randolph School will be holding a virtual forum for the community. Featuring topics that cover self-care during COVID-19, communication, social media, and diversity, the educational seminars aim to bring together field experts and families in the safety of a virtual event. Following the speaker’s presentation, guests will have the opportunity to participate in a live Q&A session.
The educational series will kick-off February 2 by welcoming Leila Nabors, a licensed professional counselor with the Alabama Institute for Mindfulness. Nabors will be sharing tips on Self-Care & Mindfulness in the Time of COVID-19. According to her bio on the Alabama Institute of Mindfulness, Nabors is the only certified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction teacher in the state of Alabama and aims to show others how to use mindfulness and meditation to cope more effectively with stress and illness by increasing present moment awareness.
The series will continue on February 9 when Randolph School will be welcoming Kristin Scroggin, a Communications Lecturer at the University of Alabama in Huntsville and owner of the training company, genWHY Communications. Scroggin will be discussing Healthy Communications Between Generations during her presentation. On her genWHY Communications website, Scroggin says her passion is generational diversity and all things soft-skill related. In her time as communications lecturer, she has had the opportunity to research hundreds of Millennials and genZ members, and enjoys using that knowledge to improve communication across every generation.
On February 16, Randolph School will be showing the film, Screenagers: NEXT CHAPTER followed by a live panel discussion with Randolph administrators, faculty and staff. The film and panel discussion will cover Digital Citizenship & Social Media and will create a conversation about helping students thrive in a screen-filled world.
The educational series will conclude on February 23 with Ambassador Reuben E. Brigety II for a discussion on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Brigety serves as the Vice-Chancellor & President at Sewanee: The University of the South. According to his bio on the university’s website, Brigety is “a native Southerner whose life and distinguished career have taken him from the U.S. Naval Academy to the University of Cambridge, and from Africa to Washington, D.C.”
Registration is now open for each of the virtual forums and can be completed here. Each session is free and open for the community. Founded in 1959, Randolph School is the area’s only K-12 college preparatory school. Randolph School is committed to providing excellence in academics, the arts, and athletics. Students become lifelong thinkers, creative problem solvers, and fearless leaders as they learn to embrace their full potential.
Lauren Lee is a longtime dog mom transitioning to life as a rookie human mom. She is married to her college sweetheart, Josh, and they are looking forward to meeting their son later this year. Lauren is a Jacksonville State University alumni and has been a published writer since she was sixteen. In her free time, Lauren enjoys reading, writing, knitting and hiking with her two dogs.