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BASEC is a community-centered organization that is a bridge for families between their children and the school experience. It’s our priority to keep you connected with our programming, as well as to make opportunities available for you. Below, you can subscribe to our newsletter; view invitations to student performances and shows; and find free resources for educators and parents, like our parent lecture series.

“Meet the Author” Events — Collaboration w/ Chenery Library and Belmont Books

in: Chenery News, Events, In the Spotlight on: January 17, 2019

We are excited to announce three “Meet the Author” events happening in the month of February in collaboration with Belmont Books and Chenery Library. The events will be taking place in the Chenery cafeteria from 3:00PM-4:00PM, including books sales and author signings. Below are details about each event, the books, and their authors, as well as pre-order forms from Belmont Books. These pre-sale books will be distributed at the event. Books will also be available for purchase at the event through Belmont Books. Jerry Craft – “New Kid”: https://www.belmontbooks.com/book/9780062691194 Renee Watson & Ellen Hagan – “Watch Us Rise”: 
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Lecture Series: Building Resiliency in Kids with Learning Difficulties

in: BASEC News on: February 9, 2018

Wednesday, 2/28

6:30 – 8 PM in the Chenery Middle School Auditorium

Dr. Ellen Braatan discusses learning disabilities and the important role of building resilience. Dr. Braaten will present an overview of the most frequent learning disabilities that face students, the role of processing speed and learning, and how kids with learning disabilities are poised to develop strategies for resilience if given the right accommodations.

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Lecture Series: Managing Anxiety. 11/15/17

in: BASEC News on: October 29, 2017

Lynn Lyons: Managing Anxiety at Home and School: Strategies to Interrupt the Worry Cycle

The first in our 2017 – 2018 BPS and BASEC collaborative speaker series. We explore ways to redirect our minds, reducing worry and stress. Please join us for this free event on Wednesday, 11/15/17; 7:00 – 9:00 PM; Belmont High School Theater. Free child care is available.

Special thanks to Belmont Savings Bank for their continued generous support of this project!


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BASEC Partners with BPS and Belmont Savings Bank on Parent Series

in: BASEC News, Events on: October 26, 2017

Once again, we extend our gratitude and appreciation to Belmont Savings Bank, which has generously granted funding for our Parent Lecture Series for 2017 – 2018. Thank you from BASEC and from our entire community!

We are thrilled this year to partner with Belmont Public Schools on these constructive and informative lectures and workshops which help us all provide the best possible network of support for our students. We exploring some of the most important developmental research and addressing some of the most pressing issues for our children’s success in school and beyond. We look forward to these events and hope [...]

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