So. Cal. Regional, OCT'15

IBSC Southern California Regional Conference

Monday, October 19th from 8:30 a.m.– 3:00 p.m.
Saint Augustine High School, San Diego, CA, USA

Featuring Dr. Abigail Norfleet James and David Armstrong


Program
Program Agenda
Registration and Pricing
Directions and other Campus Info

Program

St. Augustine’s is hosting an invitation only event for local schools that will highlight Dr. Abigail Norfleet James and David Armstrong. Boys’ education expert Abigail James, a renowned adolescent psychologist and best-selling author of The Parents Guide to Boys, will present her latest findings on brain research and best practices. David Armstrong, Executive Director of the International Boys’ Schools Coalition (IBSC), will also join the program. Mr. Armstrong will welcome attendees on behalf of the IBSC, and share information on upcoming professional development opportunities that support and engage teachers and leaders of boys. Please view the full agenda below. A printable version (pdf) of the program and schedule may be downloaded here.

Following the event, boys’ education expert Abigail James, renowned adolescent psychologist and best-selling author of The Parents Guide to Boys will keynote the evening by sharing the latest research demonstrating why males learn differently than females and, more importantly, how you can employ various strategies to help young men get the most out of school and life. This program is open to all Catholic School families with boys in grades 5-8. Join us Monday, October 19th at 6:30 in the gym for this fabulous lecture.

Program Agenda

MONDAY, OCTOBER 19th


(8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.)

8:30-9:00 a.m.

Light Breakfast

9:00-10:00 a.m.

Dr. Abigail James (First Keynote)
Topic: Teaching the Male Brain: How Boys Think, Feel and Learn in School
10:00-10:30 a.m. Group Session (mixed school groups)
10:30-10:50 a.m. Break
10:50-12:00 p.m. What can we learn from each other?
Four Presentations (15 minutes each) focused on Boy-specific programs
12:00-12:45 p.m. Lunch
12:45-1:05 p.m.

David Armstrong, the new Executive Director of the IBSC, will speak about the IBSC and its upcoming conference in Vancouver, June 2016.

1:05-2:05 p.m.

Dr. Abigail James (Second Keynote)
Topic: Active Lessons for Active Brains
2:05-2:30 p.m.

Group Session (mixed school groups)

2:30-3:00 p.m. Reflections from IBSC Annual Conference in Cape Town, South Africa, July 2015
6:30-8:00 p.m. Dr. Abigail James will present to parents from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in Saints Gymnasium



Registration

There is no fee for this event.

  • The daytime portion of this event is by invitation only.
  • The evening program, from 6:30–8:00 p.m., is open to all Catholic School families with boys in grades 5-8.

Directions and other Campus Info

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