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November 2020

2020 Lower School Forum

November 10, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Virtual

The Parents Council of Washington welcomes you to our Lower School Forum. Esteemed panelists will address topics facing Lower School communities in regard to our 2020- 2021 theme Whole Student. Whole School. This is a wonderful opportunity for member school parents, faculty, staff and administrators.

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December 2020

2020 Speakers: Jeff Selingo & Ned Johnson

December 2, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Virtual

The Parents Council of Washington is pleased to host New York Times best-selling author Jeff Selingo regarding his extensive research and newly released book Who Gets In and Why: A Year Inside College Admissions and Ned Johnson, founder of PrepMatters and co-author of The Self-Driven Child: The Science and Sense of Giving Your Kids More Control Over Their Lives. This speaker series event will provide insight into how to find colleges that will be a good fit and how college…

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January 2021

February 2021

2021 Upper School Student Leader Breakfast

February 2, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
Virtual

The Upper School Leader Breakfast is a moderated, open, and confidential program for member school juniors and seniors. Each school is invited to select two student leaders to represent their school’s perspective and to speak on issues facing students, such as time management, risk taking behavior, relationships, the power of schools beyond their borders, academic integrity/cheating, stress, and regulating student speech. Throughout the day, students select conversation topics and explore them in-depth in both large and small group settings.  

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2021 Middle School Student Leader Breakfast

February 9, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
Virtual

The Middle School Student Leader Breakfast presents an opportunity for today’s youngest teens to join together to discuss issues of importance to them. Member schools are invited to send two seventh graders for breakfast and self-directed conversation in both large and small group contexts. Conversation can explore issues such as social status, self-image, stress, technology, communication with family and teachers and social media, among other topics. A separate and similar discussion also occurs concurrently among administrators accompanying student attendees.  

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2021 PCW Speaker – Ron Lieber

February 10, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Virtual

PCW is pleased to have Ron Lieber,  New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of "The Opposite of Spoiled: Raising Kids Who Are Grounded, Generous", and "Smart About Money", present to our member school community.  Mr. Lieber will discuss his latest book, “What to Pay for College”.

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March 2021

2021 Upper School Deans’ Breakfast

March 9, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 10:30 am
The Potomac School United States

Our Deans' Breakfast is a unique opportunity for our member school Upper School Deans of Students to come together and confidentially collaborate on issues of shared interest. The foundation for this annual conversation is our Upper School Student Leader Breakfast summary, which highlights the issues, dialogue, and insights students raised at this year's breakfast event, without attribution to any specific student or school.  PCW provides the Deans with the Upper School Student Leader Breakfast summary in advance of the Deans’…

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May 2021

2021 PA Presidents’ Forum

May 11, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
The Primary Day School, 7300 River Road
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

The PA Presidents’ Forum is an informative networking event open to current year and incoming Parent Association Presidents at Member Schools. The PA Presidents’ Forum provides an opportunity for an open discussion on issues of your choice, as well as a reflective perspective for incoming PA Presidents with advice and insight from outgoing PA Presidents addressing “what I know now that I wish I knew then.”

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