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Thu Jan 17th 2019

Jan. 17, 2019: Booster Club Meeting and Guest Speaker

Join the Booster Club for their evening meeting from 6:00-6:30pm. At 6:30pm, guest speaker Mandy Benedix will discuss Fostering Grit and Growth Mindsets at Home. Save the date so you can take advantage of this free parent education night offered on Capitol School’s campus.

Mandy Benedix Bio:

Mandy Benedix currently works as the Mentor Specialist in Pearland ISD where she created and oversees the district-wide RISE mentoring program. Currently there are 450 kids matched with a mentor in this program that is three years old. Prior to her current position, Mandy was a classroom teacher for 18 years, 11 of which were in Pearland at Rogers Middle School. She also created and facilitates the district-wide Grit Initiative for the district that is now in its fifth year. This initiative is about changing the culture of our classrooms, schools, and families from one that focuses on the end result to one that recognizes the journey it takes to get there. She has had the opportunity to present in other district around the state as well as multiple conferences. Mandy's passion lies in helping people, especially young people, to dream big, work hard, take risks, and above all be kind. 

 

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