Opening Keynote Speaker — Paul Tough
Book signings to follow presentations
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Helping Children Succeed
Paul Tough, New York Times best-selling author of How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character and, most recently, Helping Children Succeed: What Works and Why. Paul is a contributing writer to the New York Times Magazine, where he has written extensively about education, parenting, poverty, and politics.
Book Signing: Helping Children Succeed: What Works and Why
$18.99 will be collected at the event to purchase the book.
Don’t miss this opportunity to purchase your autographed copy!
Luncheon Keynote Speaker — Ruby Bridges
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Ruby Bridges, esteemed Civil Rights icon and author of Through My Eyes, a memoir account of her childhood experience as the first African-American student to desegregate a formerly all-white school in New Orleans. In 1999, she established the Ruby Bridges Foundation to promote the values of tolerance, respect, and appreciation of all differences. Through education and inspiration, the foundation seeks to end racism and prejudice.
Book Signing: Through My Eyes
$17.99 will be collected at the event to purchase the book.
This is your chance to purchase your copy of Through My Eyes, autographed by Ruby Bridges.