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Changing the Odds Conference

October 1-2, 2015
Hilton Anatole

A conference to explore innovative solutions that help kids build and repair social emotional health creating a long-term path for success.

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Mark your calendar for the 4th annual Changing the Odds conference, a unique and dynamic event that convenes the nation’s top thought leaders in education and mental health, all united by a commitment to help kids achieve their full potential. This year’s theme, “Chaos to Connection,” stresses the importance of safe relationships — the foundation of strong social emotional health — and how the attuned, connected parent-child relationship is where it all begins. Join us to explore innovative solutions that help kids build and repair social emotional health creating a long-term path for success.

The 2015 roster of best-selling authors and experts include:

 

·      Sir Ken Robinson, Ph.D. - Internationally recognized leader in the development of creativity and innovation whose 2006 TED Talk, “How Schools Kill Creativity,” is the most viewed in TED’s history.

·      Daniel H. Pink - Three-time New York Times best-selling author, whose books include Drive: The Surprising Truth about What Motivates Us

·      Glennon Doyle Melton - Founder of the popular blog Momastery.com and author of The New York Times bestselling memoir, Carry On, Warrior

·      Jessica Lahey - Educator for more than a decade, author of the New York Times bi-weekly advice column “Parent-Teacher Conference,” and author of The Gift of Failure

·      David Isay - Author, documentarian, and founder of StoryCorps, a national project to instruct and inspire people to record each other’s stories in sound

·      Kevin Carroll - Dynamic speaker and author of three highly successful books, including Rules of theRed Rubber Ball

·      Louis J. Cozolino, Ph.D. - Professor of psychology at Pepperdine University, and author of several books, including The Neuroscience of Psychotherapy: Healing the Social Brain and Attachment Based Teaching

·      Michael Sorrell - President of Paul Quinn College in Dallas, Sorrell is credited with reviving the university through entrepreneurship and innovation. He has received national attention for transforming the school’s football field into a farm to combat the area’s “food desert.”


Price: $500

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