7380 Girard Ave

La Jolla, California


Posted on Oct 12, 2015

Enjoy this Upcoming Parent Education Event!

Here at Gillispie, we are excited to announce our involvement in the Village Talks Consortium, a non-profit organization of local schools and centers that have come together to share new research for the betterment of our teaching, parenting, and, ultimately our children. This group’s activity is focused on bringing to San Diego a series of speakers consisting of foremost experts, researchers, and authors in the field of education and child psychology.

As a member of this consortium, we will share event hosting duties with other member schools and help to get the word out about these valuable community learning experiences. Please read on for details of this fall’s event and be sure to check the Village Talks website for information on all of the upcoming events for the 2015-16 school year.

Jon Bluestein

Assistant Head of School & Dean of Students

Village Talks Consortium will be hosting a presentation by Dr. Wendy Mogel on Tuesday, October 20 at the Unity Center of San Diego.

Dr. Wendy Mogel is a clinical psychologist, parenting expert, international keynote speaker, and New York Times best-selling author of The Blessing of a Skinned Knee. Her mission is the protection and promotion of self-reliance, resilience, accountability, and exuberance in children. The Unity Center of San Diego is located at 8999 Activity Rd, San Diego, CA 92126. A social period will begin at 6:30 p.m. and Dr. Mogel’s presentation will start at 7:00 p.m.

Tickets are $30 each or 2 for $50. All proceeds will benefit the San Diego Rescue Mission, which serves to educate children from homeless families. Tickets will only be available in advance online, and more information is available at www.villagetalks.com.
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