Skip to content

Recognizing the 10 Signs of Alzheimer’s

2013 March 27
by HISD Communications

Do you know the ten signs of Alzheimer’s? Memory loss that disrupts daily life may be a symptom of this disease or another type of dementia.

Join us at the Hattie Mae White Educational Support Center (4400 W. 18th Street, 77092) on Friday, April 12, 2013, to learn more about Alzheimer’s and the 10 warning signs that may indicate that you or a loved one has developed it (downloadable flyer, .pdf).

The session will take place from noon until 1 p.m. in room 3C10. Space is limited, so please register via eTRAIN (course code BN0029). Questions? Contact HISD Benefits at 713.556.6655.

Other upcoming learning opportunities:

  • Tweets from the principal’s officeAuthor and keen human observer Daniel Pink has said that, “The future belongs to a very different kind of person with a very different kind of mind.” This four-hour seminar (3:30 – 5:30 p.m. on April 8 and 15, at the Ryan Professional Development Center, 4001 Hardy, 77009) will explore the cultural shift in thinking and share a few easy-to-implement technology tools that will allow campus leaders to jump on board. Sign up on eTRAIN using course code LD0185. Additional course offerings can be found in this catalog (.pdf).
  • Fallingwater residency—Explore the world of legendary architect Frank Lloyd Wright this summer at his masterwork in Mill Run, Pennsylvania. The deadline to apply for this residency is Tuesday, April 30, 2013. Applications postmarked by March 31 are eligible for a $100 discount. For complete details, click here.
  • HMNS summer energy workshops: Middle- and high-school science teachers are invited to participate in one of two weeklong workshops over the summer sponsored by Marathon Oil Corporation. Participants will acquire knowledge of careers in the energy industry by touring production sites such as the Cedar Bayou Natural Gas Power Plant, the Varel Drill Bit Factory, and the South Texas Nuclear Project. The workshop costs $45, with lunch provided each day. Please see this related flyer (.pdf) for details.
  • Spring 2013 Administrative Support Professional Summit:  The Onboarding & Organizational Development department will host this event on Friday, April 26. The summit will be focused on professional development aligned to the individual contributor professional competencies of Planning/Organization and Judgment & Decision-Making. Sessions will be facilitated by SkillPath Training.  Administrative support professionals may choose to attend either the morning or afternoon session and should register to attend the event at  Event registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. Additionally, in recognition of Administrative Professionals Appreciation Week (April 21-27), there will be a breakfast for morning session attendees and an ice cream social for afternoon session attendees. Please see this related flyer (.pdf) for additional information.
No comments yet

Leave a Reply

Note: You can use basic XHTML in your comments. Your email address will never be published.

Subscribe to this comment feed via RSS