Save the date for the
2020 Annual Luncheon!

Thursday, February 27th, 2020

Featuring Jessica Lahey, author of The Gift of Failure:
How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed

Jessica Lahey | Educator * Speaker * Best-selling Author

Is failure a lost cause? Educator and New York Times best-selling author Jessica Lahey believes that it can be a gift. Experiencing failure is an integral part of becoming successful, resilient and self-reliant adults. Her book, The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed, has become essential reading for parents, educators and coaches and declared a “must-read” by magazines as varied as Working Mother, Fortune and Education Week. Jessica is internationally recognized as an expert and thought leader on how parenting styles affect children’s motivation, learning and resilience. She is a writer for The Atlantic and The Washington Post, commentator for Vermont Public Radio and author of the popular New York Times “The Parent Teacher Conference” column that ran for three years. Jessica is also a member of the Amazon Studios Thought Leader Board and wrote the educational curriculum for Amazon Kids’ The Stinky and Dirty Show, She earned a B.A. in Comparative Literature from the University of Massachusetts and a J.D. with a concentration in juvenile and education law from the University of North Carolina School of Law.

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Click below to hear personal stories and view pictures from the 2019 Annual Luncheon event. Thank you to all who attended.

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