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NEW MINDFULNESS COURSE FOR PARENTS


Lina Paumgarten, Nido HS Counselor and Wellness Coordinator, is once again offering her popular and valuable mindfulness courses to parents. New this year is an additional offering of a 4-week Advanced Mindfulness Workshop for those who have already completed the first 8-week workshop.

For those who want to learn more about mindfulness and why it may benefit you, please watch the video: Why Mindfulness Is a Superpower: An Animation - YouTube.


Parents OPTION 1 (Level 1):

8 WEEK MINDFULNESS WORKSHOP (8WMW) with Lina Paumgarten

Please register by filling out this registration form. Your registration will be confirmed by Lina personally in an email. The minimum number of participants is 15 and the maximum number of participants is 25 people. Once your registration comes through, if you are not one of the first 25 registered, you will be placed on a waiting list for anyone who drops out or for next semester.

Please check the dates before registering (in the registration form). Past participants have shared that when they are not present at all the workshops, they do not feel as engaged and don't get as much out of the experience.

Parent Commitment Dates/Times:
8 Tuesdays Sept 24 - Nov 26 2019 (8:00 - 10:00am)
(excluding Nov 5 due to WWW in HS)

Registration Deadline: Friday September 6, 2019


Parents OPTION 2 (Level 2):

4 WEEK MINDFULNESS WORKSHOP ADVANCED (Level 2) with Lina Paumgarten

NOTE: Pre-requisite is the 8WMW completion with Lina Paumgarten.

Registration is now open for the newly created 4 Week Mindfulness Workshop ADVANCED (Level 2) with HS Counselor/Wellness Coordinator Lina Paumgarten.

Please register by filling out this registration form. Your registration will be confirmed by Lina personally in an email. The minimum number of participants is 10 and the maximum number of participants is 25 people. Once your registration comes through, if you are not one of the first 25 registered, you will be placed on a waiting list for anyone who drops out or for next semester.

Please check the dates before registering (in the registration form). Past participants have shared that when they are not present at all the workshops, they do not feel as engaged and don't get as much out of the experience.

Parent Commitment Dates/Times:
First 4WMW round: 4 Thursdays, Sept 26 - Oct 17 2019 (8:00 - 9:30am)
Second 4WMW round: 4 Thursdays, Nov 14 - Dec 12 2019 (8:00 - 9:30am)
Note: You can choose to participate in both or either of the 2 rounds this semester.
If numbers are high, then participants will be limited to one session only.

Who can register:
This 4WMW Advanced Level 2 option is only open for Parents who have completed the pre-requisite 8WMW with Lina Paumgarten.

What to expect:
- Once a week Mindfulness group practice
- 1.5 hours each session
- You will be supported to start a project related to Wellness/Mindfulness that will impact the community in some way
- You will receive 4 weeks of group support as you start your project that will impact your community
- You can register for both or just one of the 4WMW Advanced Level 2 options

Registration Deadline: Friday September 6, 2019

Remember: Only parents who have completed the 8WMW with Lina Paumgarten are eligible to register for this 4WMW.

International Education Conference for Social-Emotional Learning

All are invited to Making Connections, Building Communities, Nido's first International Education Conference for Social-Emotional Learning, on Saturday, March 7 from 8:30am - 4:00pm.

This conference will feature a keynote presentation on the importance of social-emotional learning in schools from Professor Catherine Griffith of University of San Diego and a variety workshops in English and Spanish from experts on topics and issues that counselors and teachers face daily in the classroom and parents face with their children and teens at home.

This conference is free and open to all parents, teachers, and counselors from any school in Chile.

Parent Mindfulness Courses

Lina Paumgarten, Nido HS Counselor and Wellness Coordinator, is once again offering her popular and valuable mindfulness courses to parents beginning in March 2020. There is an 8-week course for those who have not taken mindfulness courses before and an advanced 4-week course.

Professional Development Conferences at Nido

In March 2020 and May 2020 Nido will be hosting two exciting professional development opportunities open to educators worldwide. Join us for Teaching and Learning Through Inquiry with Kath Murdoch on March 14-15, 2020 and Readers and Writers Workshop with Erin Kent from May 11-15, 2020.

EARLY YEARS ADMISSIONS HIKE

Apoderados interesados en Nido y sus hijos de 2 a 5 años están invitados a experimentar uno de los aspectos más únicos del programa educativo de Nido en el que los alumnos participan anualmente hasta la graduación: la educación experimental.

NIDO SUMMER STEM EXPERIENCE

At Nido, the summer is an opportunity to explore new horizons and further develop important skills for an ever-changing world. Come learn with us this summer and discover the Nido Way through the Nido Summer STEM Experience (NSSE).

Nido Open House | December 3

¿Te gustaría saber más de Nido? Invitamos a todos los apoderados a nuestro Open House, el martes 3 de diciembre a las 8:30 am, para conocer nuestro enfoque único en la educación.

NIDO WORKS SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

With 85 years of experience preparing students for a rapidly changing world, we know that early exposure to a variety of workplaces and careers gives student an edge in life after high school. We invite you to join Nido Works for Students or Nido Works for Graduates.

COLUMBIA BUSINESS SCHOOL AT NIDO DE AGUILAS

Attention Young Entrepreneurs! Would you like to learn how to get started on your next big venture? Nido is partnering with Columbia Business School from New York City to bring their faculty to Santiago for a one-time, week-long workshop in January that exposes students to the theory and practice of entrepreneurship and innovation.

Shadow Day at Nido | October 15

Una de las mejores formas de familiarizarse con un lugar es experimentándolo de primera mano. Nido ofrecerá precisamente eso a través de su Shadow Day, el martes 15 de octubre.

CULTURAL WEDNESDAY: ROBERTO BRAVO & FRIENDS

Join us in this upcoming gala concert on October 2 at 7:00pm in the Theater as we journey through music from around the world. Maestro Roberto Bravo, Chile's most renowned pianist, and his musician friends will interpret pieces from Bach, Russian and Brazilian composers, some North American Jazz, and music from films.

Open House | OCTOBER 3

¿Te gustaría saber más de Nido? Invitamos a todos los apoderados a nuestro Open House, el jueves 3 de octubre a las 8:30am.

NEW MINDFULNESS COURSE FOR PARENTS

Lina Paumgarten, Nido HS Counselor and Wellness Coordinator, is once again offering her popular and valuable mindfulness courses to parents.

Chamber Music Fest 2019 Auditions

This year Nido will host its fourth Interscholastic Nido Chamber Music Fest 2019 on October 28 and 29. Registration opens on August 19 and ends on Friday, September 13, 2019. Those who register will receive more information about the event and auditions.


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