Welcome to the event page for Rallying Together for Students, Families, and Our Community. Each Tuesday night at 6:30pm during the month of February, the Randolph Community Network is excited for you to have the opportunity to engage with school administrators, featured speakers, and parents within the Randolph School community and beyond. We hope you'll find the information offered during this virtual event series helpful as we all navigate the important and ever-evolving partnership between schools and families.
Our Featured Speakers & Events
February 2: Self-Care & Mindfulness in the Time of COVID-19
Leila Nabors, M.Ed, LPC
Leila Nabors is a Licensed Professional Counselor with the Alabama Institute for Mindfulness. For more than 15 years, Nabors has been working with adults and teenagers in private practice and undergone extensive training and education in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), Mindfulness-Based Interventions (MBIs) in psychotherapy, Mindfulness-Based Eating, as well as, Mindful Sports Performance Enhancement (MPSE).
February 9: Healthy Communications Between Generations
Kristin Scroggin is a Communications Lecturer at the University of Alabama in Huntsville and owner of the training company, genWHY Communications. Scroggin holds a Masters in Communication Studies and Bachelors in Communication Arts. With a passion for generational diversity and all things soft-skill related, Scroggin has spoken at conferences and to hundreds of organizations across the United States ranging from Fortune 500 companies to small non-profits.
February 16: Digital Citizenship & Social Media
Screenagers NEXT CHAPTER: Uncovering Skills for Stress Resilience*
Screenagers NEXT CHAPTER: Uncovering Skills for Stress Resilience is about helping young people thrive in our screen and stress-filled world. Filmmaker and physician Delaney Ruston uses a personal lens and professional eye to help us all flip the script on stress, anxiety, and depression. Ruston sets out to understand the challenges in our current screen-filled society, and how we as parents and schools empower teens to overcome mental health challenges and build emotional agility, communication savvy, and stress resilience. Following the documentary, a panel of Randolph School administrators and subject matter experts will answer your questions.
*The screening is taking place directly through Screenagers. To get viewing access, click here or the button below to be directed to the company's website and enter the email address that you used to register with Randolph School.
February 23: Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
Ambassador Reuben E. Brigety II
Ambassador Reuben E. Brigety II is Sewanee’s 17th Vice-Chancellor and President. He 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. He is a former dean of the Elliott School of International Affairs at The George Washington University and former U.S. ambassador to the African Union. He is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and holds a master’s degree in philosophy and a Ph.D. in international relations from the University of Cambridge.