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Through a unique partnership with Framingham Public Schools, Resiliency for Life (RFL) serves a high-needs population within the town of Framingham. RFL is a voluntary academic intervention and dropout prevention program that develops skills and confidence in students with social difficulties who are at-risk of academic failure. RFL provides:
To learn more about our successes visit the Program & Results page.
The Resiliency for Life awards banquet will take place at Nevins Hall inside City Hall on Thursday June 6, 2019.
Thanks to the board of directors of Friends of Resiliency for Life, the program’s non-profit arm, we will be funding a training for Framingham Public Schools staff by Dr. Larry Epstein. He created a model called Calm, Compassionate Teaching that was a huge hit with a cohort of about 30 FPS educators last spring. This year’s training will be open to all FPS staff and will take place from March through May of 2019. His approach provides excellent and very practical tools for teachers to work with our students who struggle the most.
The seniors in the RFL Program will be touring MassBay’s Wellesley campus on Wednesday March 13th with their Office of Diversity.
The Resiliency Program welcomed its newest staff member, Nala, in April of 2018. She is a yellow lab who was raised and trained by NEADS in Princeton, MA, and now lives with Mr. Goldschmidt and his family. Nala helps to ease anxiety, stress or sadness amongst RFL students and has become a beloved member of the FHS family.