Back to All Events

Guest Speaker: NY Times Bestselling Author Jessica Lahey

  • St. Gregory's School 121 Old Niskayuna Road Loudonville, NY, 12211 United States (map)

Saint Gregory's School in Loudonville, NY welcomes New York Times bestselling author, Jessica Lahey, for a thought-provoking event. Jessica will speak to Saint Gregory’s parents and the wider community about the nature of intrinsic motivation and explain how parents and teachers can help students to become resilient and confident adults.

Jessica is a teacher, writer, and mom. She writes for The Atlantic, Vermont Public Radio, and the New York Times and is the author of the New York Times bestselling book, The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed. She is a member of the Amazon Studios Thought Leader Board and wrote the educational curriculum for Amazon Kids’ The Stinky and Dirty Show. Jessica 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. She lives in Vermont with her husband and two sons and teaches high school English and writing.

Guests welcome. Seating is limited, so please register to save your spot by October 11th, 2018.

Registration is required on Eventbrite, search "Jessica Lahey Guest Speaker" and click to register.

Earlier Event: October 26
Empowerment Exchange Writers’ Group
Later Event: October 26
Film: Japanese-American film screenings