Kingsley Speaker Series
The Kingsley Speaker Series was established to provide an educational forum where parents and faculty, colleagues and neighbors are invited to hear and interact with respected experts in a variety of fields. Focusing on education, parenting, and child development issues, the series offers eight to ten programs each year. The programs are free of charge and open to the public.
Join us for this year’s speakers! These events are free and open to the public.
OCTOBER 19, 2017
The Gardener and the Carpenter
February 23, 2017
The Importance of Being Little
Early childhood expert Erika Christakis offers a bold challenge to the conventional wisdom about early childhood, with a pragmatic program to encourage parents and teachers to rethink how and where young children learn best by taking the child’s eye view of the learning environment.
April 13, 2017
Mind in the Making
Families and Work Institute President Ellen Galinsky (Mind in the Making & The Six Stages of Parenthood) presents groundbreaking advice based on the latest research on child development and parent identity development.