The University of Findlay will offer a test anxiety seminar for professionals from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, March 11, in the Alumni Memorial Union, North Multipurpose Room.
The cost is $25, which includes snacks and a certificate of attendance. To register, contact Lori Colchagoff, director of disability services at the University, at 419-434-5532.
The test anxiety seminar will benefit professors, psychologists, guidance counselors, therapists, teachers and other educators who want to learn about test anxiety signs, symptoms and strategies to help others overcome test anxiety.
Speaker Nathaniel von der Embse, Ph.D., NCSP, an assistant professor of psychology at East Carolina University, will also discuss recent theories and research about test anxiety. He also will present information from his research with high-stakes testing and educational accountability policy.
Earlier in the day, von der Embse will speak about test anxiety during a student workshop for UF students.
An assistant professor at East Carolina University, von der Embse utilizes a social justice framework to examine the intersection of education policy and school mental health. His presentation is sponsored by Findlay’s Disability Services, Academic Support Center and the Psychology Department.