Dr. Madeline Levine, "Teach Your Children Well: Parenting for Authentic Success"

Atherton, CA

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Kepler's Books and the M-A Parent Education Series present Dr. Madeline Levine, "Teach Your Children Well: Parenting for Authentic Success" 

Thursday, October 11, 7:00 p.m. 

M-A Center for the Performing Arts (PAC)

Psychologist Madeline Levine brings together cutting-edge research and thirty years of clinical experience to explode once and for all the myth that good grades, high test scores, and college acceptances should define the parenting endgame.

Parents, educators, and the media wring their hands about the plight of America's children and teens—soaring rates of emotional problems, limited coping skills, disengagement from learning and yet there are ways to reverse these disheartening trends. Teach Your Children Well acknowledges that every parent wants successful children. However, until we are clearer about our core values and the parenting choices that are most likely to lead to authentic, and not superficial, success, we will continue to raise exhausted, externally driven, impaired children who believe they are only as good as their last performance

Madeline Levine, PhD, is a clinician, consultant, and educator; the author of The Price of Privilege; and a co-founder of Challenge Success, a project birthed at the Stanford School of Education that addresses education reform, student well-being, and parent education. 

For more information, contact Charlene Margot, M-A Parent Education Series, Program Director, cmargot@csmconsulting.net 

This event is FREE to the public and sponsored by Kepler's Books, the Menlo-Atherton PTA                                        and the Sequoia Healthcare District. 

Kepler's Books will have copies of "Teach Your Children Well" for sale at the event. Or click here to buy the book online. (link to: http://www.keplers.com/book/9780061824746)

Tickets will go QUICKLY, so register EARLY for this special event!! 

Seating available on a first come, first served basis. 

Simultaneous Spanish interpretation will be available.