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Join us for Onsite Peace Education Workshop Jan. 27

posted Jan 23, 2015, 9:03 AM by Dan Thiede
Erin Walsh will be our featured speaker on Tuesday, January 27th for our 2015 Peace Education Workshop. Erin Walsh, M.A. is a dynamic, knowledgeable speaker who has addressed a wide range of audiences on topics related to brain development and raising resilient young people in the digital age. Erin was instrumental to the development of the MediaWise movement and enjoyed working with her father, Dr. David Walsh, for 10 years at the National Institute on Media and the Family before creating Mind Positive Parenting together in 2010.

Erin Walsh
Erin will dig into the subjects of:
  • Translating brain science into helpful strategies for raising resilient children and youth
  • Developing digital literacies and citizenship
  • Preparing children and youth for global competition and cooperation
  • Equipping children for school success
  • Fostering social competence and caring
More about Erin Walsh:

In addition to her work with Mind Positive Parenting, Erin is a speaker with the Bolster Collaborative and teaches undergraduate students at the University of Minnesota and the Higher Education Consortium for Urban Affairs where she teaches a program called Making Media, Making Change.

Erin currently serves as the board chair of YMCA Camp Widjiwagan, a wilderness-based youth development program and has consulted with schools, school districts, parent groups and other youth serving organizations throughout the country on issues related to digital media, children, youth. She lives in Minneapolis, MN with her partner, two sons, and husky dog.