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The Boy Crisis
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When: 11/04/2019
9:30 am to 2:00 pm
Where: Norwood School
8821 River Road
Bethesda, Maryland  20817
United States

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The Boy Crisis:

 Why Our Boys are Struggling and What Parents and Educators Can Do About It


In developed nations worldwide, boys are falling behind girls in every academic subject, as well as in mental health, physical health, and readiness for college or careers. Why is this happening, and what can be done about it? In this workshop, Dr. Vermelle Greene, founder of a Christian academy for boys and practitioner-advocate for all boys, will introduce participants to the evidence, causes, and solutions to the boy crisis.

This unique workshop provides a dynamic, supportive process for the participants to connect; to listen, share, and build networks of understanding and take action to help address the boy crisis. Using interactive experiences and strategies, this workshop will help parents, teachers, and administrators understand how to motivate boys.

AIMS Members: $70 (through October 20th) or $80 (After October 20th)
NON AIMS Members: $140 (through October 20th) or $150 (After October 20th)


Please note that NO REFUNDS will be issued for cancellations for this class after October 24th.





Vermelle Greene, Ph.D., has been an educator for more than 44 years (teaching at the elementary through college levels). Her experience extends to the corporate world where she was a Customer Education Representative with the Xerox Corporation. She holds degrees from Dickinson College (B.S. in Biology), George Washington University (M.A. in Education), and International Seminary (Ph.D. in Christian Education).

Dr. Greene currently is an educational consultant, new teacher mentor, and conference speaker. She has conducted professional development and training workshops as well as online classes for thousands of teachers and administrators from coast to coast. Her focus areas include closing the gender achievement gap, educating for character, and managing classrooms effectively.

During her tenure with Prince George's County Public Schools, she served as an administrator at Buck Lodge Middle School. She piloted the school's award-winning character education program which was featured in area newspapers and on-air media. After her retirement from Prince George's County Public Schools, Dr. Greene founded S.A.C.R.E.D. Life Academy for Boys in Capitol Heights. The school's innovative curriculum focused on building character and accommodating the academic, social, developmental, and physical needs of young boys in kindergarten through 8th grade. In recognition of her achievements as Principal, she was honored by the Greater Prince George's Business Roundtable (a non-profit, nonpartisan business alliance of Chief Executives) and presented with their Outstanding CEO Award.

Dr. Greene and her husband Vernon live in Charles County. They have two married children and six amazingly beautiful grandchildren.


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