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PA Speaker Series: The Self-Driven Child, Monday, November 12, 7 p.m., Gordon Parks Assembly Hall

November 12, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Mark your calendars for the first Parents’ Association Speaker Series event of 2018–19.William Stixrud, PhD and Ned Johnson will speak about their 2018 book The Self-Driven Child: The Science and Sense of Giving Your Kids More Control Over Their Lives.

RSVPs are highly encouraged. The book will be available for sale and the authors will sign books after the talk.

This is a free, adults-only event, and childcare is available (for children ages 3 and up). For childcare, please contact Amanda Norton by Thursday, November 8.

Praise for the book:

“Instead of trusting kids with choices . . . many parents insist on micromanaging everything from homework to friendships. For these parents, Stixrud and Johnson have a simple message: Stop.” —NPR

“This humane, thoughtful book turns the latest brain science into valuable practical advice for parents.” —Paul Tough, New York Times bestselling author of How Children Succeed


November 12, 2018
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Gordon Parks Hall