Parent Education Events


We hope you will join us for some or all of our education events this year!

  • April 29 - Author William Stixrud, Author of The Self-Driven Child, light refreshments at 6:30 p.m. and program at 7:00 p.m. in the Pumadome
    University Prep and the Northwest School are proud to welcome Dr. Bill Stixrud to a Parent and Family Education Evening.William R. Stixrud, Ph.D., is a clinical neuropsychologist and founder of The Stixrud Group, a lifespan neuropsychology practice. He is also a member of the faculty at Children’s National Medical Center, and he is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at the George Washington School of Medicine. A frequent lecturer, Dr. Stixrud is also the author of scientific articles and book chapters on Transcendental Meditation and other topics. Most recently, he is the author--with co-writer Ned Johnson--of The Self-Driven Child: The Science and Sense of Giving Your Kids More Control Over Their Lives. Dr. Stixrud has been quoted often in publications including The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Times of London, Scientific American, Time.com, NPR, The Wall Street Journal, Barron's, Businessweek, and Vogue. He is also a rock and roll musician and plays in the band Close Enough. Copies of The Self-Driven Child will be available for purchase. Tickets can be reserved here.
  • May 15 - Coffee and Conversation with Shannon Salverda, 8:30-9:45 a.m., Walden. Join Shannon Salverda, Director of Integrated Learning, to review the 2018-2019 student and family experience with Integrated Learning, ask questions, praise successes, and make suggestions for 2019-2020.