Parent Education Speakers

  • Every year, Foothill Country Day School hosts speakers who share their expertise and provide important insights on a variety of topics of interest to parents of K-8 students. Previous speakers have included psychologist and author Dr. Wendy Mogel, author of The Blessing of a Skinned Knee and The Blessing of a B Minus, and Dr. Robin Berman, a psychiatrist and author, who shared her book Permission to Parent with the audience, and Dr. Jean Twenge, author of iGen:Why Today's Super-Connected Kids are Growing Up Less Rebellious, More Tolerant, Less Happy--and Completely Unprepared for Adulthood.   

    This year, we look forward to welcoming Jen Cote, M.A., Program Director of ChallengeSuccess, a program out of Stanford University's Graduate School of Education.  She will be joining us on Wednesday, December 4 afnd presenting "The Well-Balanced Student".  In this presentation, learn how you can establish a healthier home environment, reduce academic stress without sacrificing achievement, and increase your child's resilience, creativity and well-being.  

    Challenge Success flyer