Sponsored by Dover-Sherborn Challenge Success Team
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Dover-Sherborn Mudge Auditorium, 9 Junction Street, Dover
Jessica Lahey is an educator, writer, and speaker. She has taught middle and high school for over a decade, is a correspondent for the Atlantic and PBS Parents, commentator for Vermont Public Radio, and writes the “Parent-Teacher Conference” column for the New York Times. Her New York Times bestselling book, The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed was released by Harper Books in 2015. Jessica is a Dover-Sherborn graduate, earned a B.A. in Comparative Literature from the University of Massachusetts, and a J.D. with a concentration in juvenile and education law from the University of North Carolina School of Law. She lives in New Hampshire with her husband and two sons. We look forward to welcoming Jessica back to Dover-Sherborn and encourage you to read her book before attending the presentation.