Carolinas News Notes
CHARLOTTE, N.C. â€” A multi-location event revolving around the critically-acclaimed â€śBullyâ€ť documentary film will be held in the Queen City in January through Joined In Education and the Jewish Federation of Greater Charlotte. It is being sponsored by The Leon Levine Foundation, the Duke Energy Foundation, the Gorelick Foundation and others.
On Jan. 15, join director Lee Hirsch (pictured) and view cuts from the directorâ€™s chair at Knight Theatre, 430 S. Tryon St., at 7:30 p.m. A dessert reception will follow. Tickets are $45/person. A pre-reception will precede the eveningâ€™s program at 6 p.m. Cost to attend is $250/person, $360/couple.
The following day is chocked full of events all day long at the Levine Jewish Community Center at Shalom Park, 5007 Providence Rd.
At 9:30 a.m., internationally-recognized author Barbara Coloroso (pictured) will deliver a keynote address, â€śCreating an environment of caring at home & at school.â€ť This is suitable for parents of children of all ages.
Parents and teachers can choose between â€śWhat do I need to know about cyber bullyingâ€ť and â€śWhen is bullying really bullying, or is this just normal kid behavior?â€ť workshops being presented at 11 a.m.
Another workshop, â€śThe preschool dilemma â€” at home & at school,â€ť begins at 1:30 p.m. followed by another keynote, â€śChange in the Classroom,â€ť at 3:15 p.m.
The day ends with a choice of three workshops at 4:15 p.m.: â€śMiddle school madness;â€ť â€śHigh school conversations that lead to change;â€ť and â€śThe Responsive Classroom â€” Bully-proofing your classroom.â€ť
Sessions are open to parents, teachers, administrators, counselors and community members. Cost is $75 for the morning or afternoon sessions or $125 for the entire day. Lunch can be purchased onsite.
To purchase tickets or for more information, email email@example.com or visit joinedineducation.org.