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The Readiness Institute (RI) Speaker Series presents monthly webinars that connect industry, education, and community leaders with high school counselors to help them prepare their students to graduate with the skills and mindsets necessary to achieve success through community and future readiness. Each month, the RI Speaker Series will focus on a specific career field and take a deep dive into the experience and skills required to enter — and thrive in — the field.

Webinars will be held on the third Thursday of each month from noon to 1:00 p.m. (ET) from September through May. We encourage school counselors to join us live, but we recognize that schedules may not always allow that, so all webinars will be recorded and archived for future viewing. Participants are welcome to ask questions during the webinar, but may also submit questions in advance.

Upcoming Events

There are no upcoming events scheduled at this time.

Recorded Events

Emotional Wellness

Date Recorded: September 16, 2021
Duration: 20 minutes

Elena Runco, Director of Student Support Social Workers at Pittsburgh Public Schools, speaks about emotional wellness for educators and students to help them navigate a school year that looks different from past years.