The MPA Parenting Education Committee is currently planning a technology night for parents that would include a faculty panel and break-out sessions on several topics and division level discussions. Please check your issue of Parent News for more information.
Under the leadership of Dr. Christopher Howard, Hampden-Sydney College published What Works: Raising Boys, Engaging Guys and Educating Men, a collection of essays that features perspectives on the development of boys and men from experts and thought leaders like Michael Thompson, Michael Kimmel and Joe Ehrmann, to name a few. We ares pleased to invite you to hear a panel discussion of What Works hosted by Hampden-Sydney College at Boys’ Latin on Tuesday, March 31st in the Iglehart Center. The panel will feature:
Abigail Norfleet James is an author and internationally recognized leader in gender-based education and learning, and she visited the lower school in November. She is the author of four books including Teaching the Male Brain: How Boys Think, Feel & Learn in School and her recent release The Parents’ Guide to Boys: Help Your Son Get the Most Out of School and Life.
Rocco L. “Chip” Capraro is Dean of Studies at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. He is the Founding Director of Men’s Lives, a series of four required workshops for Hobart students focusing on relationship violence, health and wellness, careers and diversity among men. The evening promises to provide an interesting and lively discussion, and I hope that you will join me.
The What Works collection will be available to all participants. If you would like to pick up a copy in advance, it will be available after spring break in our divisional offices. For those of you who are further away, you may order a free copy by clicking here. The event is open to the public, so feel free to bring a friend.