“THRIVERS: The Surprising Reasons Why Some Kids Struggle and Others Shine” 20th Annual FREE Virtual Community Speaker Event

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Registration is open for Forty Carrots Family Center’s 20th annual free Educational Community Speaker Event Thrivers: The Surprising Reasons Why Some Kids Struggle and Others Shine, presented in partnership with the Community Foundation of Sarasota County. The virtual presentation will feature educational psychologist and best-selling author Michele Borba, Ed.D. at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 21st. The event is free and advance registration is required.

Michele Borba’s latest book, Thrivers, is a sharply insightful, science-backed guide that helps parents and educators teach the essential character traits kids need to become “thrivers” – young people who flourish in rapidly changing, digitally-driven and uncertain world. Borba will identify seven teachable strengths that will safeguard kids for the future, offering practical “how-to” strategies 

and ideas for everyday activities that build up kids’ strength, resilience, happiness, and success. Certificates of Attendance and CEU’s will be available.

“Our community is stronger when parents, educators and professionals have the latest information to better support children as they strive to achieve their full potential. We are especially grateful to the Community Foundation of Sarasota County for their longstanding support as our presenting partner,” stated Michelle Kapreilian, Forty Carrots Family Center CEO. The previous 19 speaker events have reached nearly 14,000 parents, professionals, and educators in our area.To register for this free virtual community event visit www.fortycarrots.org, email events@fortycarrots.com or call (941) 365-7716. RSVP is required and registration is open at www.FortyCarrots.org.

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