Past Events

2019: Cutting Through the Noise

New York Times bestselling author, Dr. Wendy Mogel, delivered a convincing presentation on the best practices for communicating with your child from preschool to high school.  Mogel discussed how each age and stage of a child’s life brings new opportunities to connect through language.  She highlighted how tone and cadence, even at a young age, … Read more

2018: Teach Your Children Well

Madeline Levine, Ph.D. delivered a provocative keynote address emphasizing the importance of teaching children creativity, collaboration, and innovation as necessary tools for success in a 21st century world.  She explored why teenagers are experiencing epidemic rates of emotional problems and how our current narrow definition of success unnecessarily stresses academically talented kids and marginalizes many … Read more

2017: How to Raise an Adult

Julie Lythcott-Haims, author of NYT Bestseller How to Raise an Adult and former Dean at Stanford University, offered practical alternative strategies that underline the importance of allowing children to make their own mistakes and develop the resilience, resourcefulness and inner determination necessary for success.  The sold out crowd was riveted to her every word.  Parents … Read more

2016: Mindfulness & Self-Regulation

Dr. Kristen Race, author of Mindful Parenting spoke about integrating cognitive neuroscience and positive psychology with mindfulness.  She showed how the brain functions under different conditions to help children and families become more resilient to the stresses of modern life.  A full day of workshops with separate tracks for parents and educational professionals on the following day … Read more

2015: Catherine Steiner Adair

February 3 & 4, 2014, we welcomed Catherine Steiner-Adair, best-selling author & award-winning journalist.  Dr. Steiner-Adair examines ways in which technology and media change how children learn and grow. Special Events Keynote address with Catherine Steiner-Adair, author of The Big Disconnect: Protecting Childhood and Family Relationships in the Digital Age Workshops included: Bridging the Big Disconnect … Read more

2014: EdX-Education Worth Talking About

EdX was an independently organized event where live speakers will ignite discussion, provoke an investigation of new ideas, and promote sound parenting and educational fundamentals, opening a dialogue for parents and professionals to engage in meaningful and actionable educational techniques; stimulating dialogue to better our Charlotte community.  The program featured three nationally prominent educators: Ashley … Read more

2013: Meet Lee Hirsch, Director of The Bully Project

January 16, 2013 Over 200 parents, teachers and administrators joined us for a day full of workshops with leading experts. All workshops were held at Shalom Park located at 5007 Providence Rd. Charlotte, NC. Special Events: Friends of The Bully Project  reception at the Knight Theater Cuts from the Director’s Chair Keynote: Creating an environment of caring … Read more

2012: Two Days with Dr. Wendy Mogel

Joined In Education hosted 2 Days with Wendy Mogel January 11 and 12, 2012. Events included : “The Big Talk”  at the Knight Theater “Coffee Talk” – a casual question and answer breakfast with Dr. Mogel Teacher Workshops DR. WENDY MOGEL is an internationally acclaimed clinical psychologist and author. She appears as a guest expert … Read more