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Join Us for – “Tomorrow’s Learning Today” September 18, 2017 – Early Learning Center – Board Training Room 7 – 8:30 p.m.

WPE and Westerville City Schools are presenting the second of their Tomorrow’s Learning Today series of conversations, which have been designed to foster greater awareness and understanding of how educators are addressing the critical issues that impact out youth, our society, and our school system.

During Emotional Health – In and Out of the Classroom, community leaders, independent experts and school representatives will discuss the impact of students’ emotional health on learning in the classroom, as well as the importance of providing resources that contribute to the overall well-being of students. Topics to be explored in this session include:

  • Factors contributing to a growing number of youth experiencing emotional health issues
  • How academic programming & facilities can impact student emotional well being
  • Aspects of healthy peer-to-peer relationships
  • Support available to students through our schools and community
  • Tools and strategies for parents/community members to support and engage our     youth

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Oxford Consulting Sponsors!

Thrilled to announce that Oxford Consulting is returning to Starry Night as a Saturn sponsor! I love seeing so


many of our 2013 sponsors come back to us for 2014. It makes us feel really proud of what we do and make us work really hard to put on an event worthy of their continued support. Thank you to the team at Oxford Consulting, and to all our wonderful, amazing, fantastic sponsors-both returning sponsors from 2013 and new sponsors for 2014! Because of your support, we are able to achieve our dream of making sure that Starry Night is free for families and is the most marvelous, wondrous, hands-on, educational event in the land.

We are going to make you proud again this year. I promise.

Thank you!

Starry Night 2014 Poster Debut!


Huge thanks to the talented Kelley Femia, who designed this fantastic poster for us! I really love it.

Look for it going up in schools and around town beginning this week!

My morning of feeling really grateful: RSFi Furniture and Westerville Sunrise Rotary!

Last night was an exciting night for us! We found out that RSFi will be returning to Starry Night as a $200 sponsor! Woo Hoo!! AND we learned that the Westerville Sunrise Rotary had granted us $250 for Starry Night! So exciting!!


We heard the news about these amazing sponsorships during our planning meeting and it was an exciting moment-to be placing exhibits and food trucks and raffle tables on the giant map of our event space, and thinking about the flow of families through the space, and envisioning where people would want to sit to eat, and how we would get power to the MyVet exhibit, and Logo-Sunrise Rotary (1)positioning the Camera Obscura for natural light, and choosing the t-shirt for the volunteers to wear that day, and showing the team the beautiful event poster (which will debut on Thursday!)…and we get word from these sponsors. We get word that more organizations, more businesses, more people want this to happen and are sending their money to make sure that it does. And it is an amazing feeling. To be in a community like this. To work alongside people like this. To plan a thing like this.

So thank you. RSFi Furniture. And Westerville Sunrise Rotary. And all our amazing sponsors. And all our incredibe exhibitors. And the Starry Night team. And all the volunteers. And the excited teachers and administrators and students and parents who ask me about it all the time and tell me they can’t wait to come to it. And thank you, Westerville, for embracing this event. I’m just feeling beyond grateful today.


Calling all Junior Vets to Starry Night 2014!

MyVet will be hosting a special Junior Vet exhibit at Starry Night 2014! This practice also hosts the Junior Vet experience through the Rec Center and are such nice people. Come out and learn about animals and their care with us in April! They also generously donated $100 to our event. Thank you!!!


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