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Upcoming Events

Join Turnaround for Children at these upcoming events:


August 2021

8/4 Returning to School with a Whole-Child Approach Webinar

  • 9:00am PT Join Pamela Cantor M.D. and Tom Vander Ark of Getting smart for a virtual fireside chat with two district leaders to hear how they’re planning to return to school with an equity focused whole child approach. Register here.

8/9-11 ASU+GSV Summit

Christina Theokas joins a series of panel discussions throughout the event:

  • 8/9Middle School Career Exploration in the Wake of the Pandemic Recovery” on what middle-grade career exploration will look like in the wake of COVID-19 recovery, from 3:30-4:15 pm PT.
  • 8/10 “The Future of Academic Measurement: The End of the Big Test,” on how to make better use of formative assessment and include better, broader, less intrusive measurement of learner growth, from 2:55-3:35 pm PT.
  • 8/11 Injecting Science into the Art of Relationship Building” on strategies, technology and tools that can help educators and students co-create trusting relationships, from 10:10-10:50 am PT.
  • 8/11 Learner Variability and Whole Child Learning is Key to Supporting All Learners,” on how schools can support the academic and social-emotional needs of all students, from 10:55-11:35 am PT.

Register for the event here. 

October 2021

10/25-27 Aurora Institute Symposium 2021

  • 10/25 Presentation by Gretchen Livesey and MenSa Ankh Maa, Whole-Child Design: How To Use The Science of Learning and Development to Redesign Classrooms, Schools, and Systems and Accelerate Healthy Development, Learning, and Thriving,” from 3:40-4:00 pm ET.
  • 10/26 Keynote presentation by Pamela Cantor M.D. and Linda-Darling Hammond, “Transforming Toward Equity-Centered, Whole-Child Personalized Learning,” from 11:00-11:45 am ET.
  • 10/27 Presentation by Tami Hill-Washington, Ed.M. and Renee Prince, LCSW“Integrating Systems Of Support: How To Design Equitable School Environments That Meet Students’ Individual Needs Through A Holistic Approach,” from 1:15-1:35 pm ET.

Stay tuned for updates.