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Special Programs Committee Announces Speaker Series

posted Sep 9, 2015, 5:14 AM by Cindy Topitzer

 Three speakers have been retained for our parents.  All events will be held at the LHS Auditorium at 7pm.


Wednesday September 30, 2015  

            Speaker:  Christine Duvivier

            Topic:  “Beyond the Myths of Education—A Better Frame of Reference”

            Duvivier’s mission is to help people discover untapped reservoirs of potential and build resilience to live successful, positive lives.  Duvivier  works to uncover the innate gifts in kids who are not A students and shows them how to develop these gifts for success in life.


Tuesday, November 10, 2015

            Speaker:  Dr. Ruth Potee

Topic:  “Under Construction:  What Every Parent Must Know About Your Tween/Teen’s Brain Development”


            Dr. Ruth Potee is a family medicine doctor practicing in Greenfield, Massachusetts and is co-Chair of the Opioid Task Force of Franklin County’s health care committee.


Tuesday, February 9, 2015

            Speaker:  Lynn Lyons

            Topic:  “Anxious Kids, Anxious Parents:  Hot to Stop the Worry Cycle”


            Lynn Lyons, LICSW and author of Anxious Kids, Anxious Parents:  7 Ways to Stop the Worry Cycle and Raise Courageous & Independent Children, looks at the ways in which mental techniques can be used to overcome anxiety, handle pressure, and manage the challenges of daily life.