Trumbull County ESC News Article

Addressing Attendance & Truancy

Adam Saenz

This week, the TCESC welcomed Dr. Adam Saenz, a nationally recognized psychologist and emotional intelligence expert, to Trumbull County. Over the course of the school year, Dr. Saenz will focus on providing tools for teachers, counselors, and administrators to assist in addressing student attendance and truancy. Dr.Saenz is a licensed psychologist, ordained minister, author, and emotional intelligence expert. Dr. Saenz has worked in education, corporate, and nonprofit sectors for over twenty years. He has delivered state and national keynote addresses based on his research, which focuses on stress management, the dynamics of effective relationship building, personality assessment, and emotional intelligence. Among his publications are the best-selling The Power of a Teacher, Relationships That Work, and his most recent release, The EQ Intervention: Shaping a Self-Aware Generation Through Social and Emotional Learning.

"We must ensure that every student has the opportunity to learn and succeed. Dr. Saenz's presence and expertise will undoubtedly strengthen our efforts in fulfilling this vital mission, and we are committed to fostering a community where every student's potential can flourish," said Assistant Superintendent Dr. Robert Marino.

Dr. Saenz will return to the TCESC to continue his work on October 17th.

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