Highlands Academy

Organized by:
Highlands Academy

Participating Organizations:

Lake County Office of Education

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:




Type of Events Held:

  • Lecture/Briefing
  • School Program

Target Audiences:

  • Elementary school students (1-5)
  • Middle school students (6-8)
  • Professionals

Approximate Number of People Reached:


Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

In partnership with Lake County Office of Education, alternative education elementary and middle school students, participated in a briefing about the brain, and social emotional functioning and self care. Throughout the week students worked on science projects about the brain.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Emails
  • Posters/Flyers
  • Social Media
  • Other

Other Publicity Methods:

personal contact

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

personal contact


What downloadable materials from the Foundation did you use for your events?

  • Puzzles: Grades 3-5
  • Puzzles: Grades 6-8
  • Adults' Fact Sheets
  • Kids' Fact Sheets Grades 3-5
  • Kids' Fact Sheets Grades 6-8
  • Lesson Plans Grades K-5
  • Lesson Plans Grades 6-8
  • Truth or Myth Flash Cards
  • Q&A: Answering Your Questions About the Brain Booklet

Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?

  • Brain Awareness Week Logos
  • Brain Awareness Week Facebook Cover Image

Feedback & Keys to Success

How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?

Improved learning for students and emotional control strategies.

Please share any suggestions or lessons learned that may help others plan future events:


Did/do you like our Facebook page?


Was the information provided on Facebook useful?

Yes, it was very helpful. Thank you.

Event Photos

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Learning About The Brain

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Contact Information

Contact Name:

Lilli Edson

Contact Phone:


Contact Email:


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