MEF Parent Education Series Presents

“The Gift of Failure”

Gift of Failure 3-DimensionalPlease join us for an evening with NY Times columnist, educator, and author Jessica Lahey as she discusses her bestselling new book, The Gift of Failure.

Tuesday, May 3, 2016, @ 7:00 pm

Morristown High School Auditorium
*Q & A Panel and Book Signing to Follow*

Guest Panelists:
Mr. Joseph Uglialoro, Principal, Frelinghuysen Middle School, Morris School District
Dr. Walter Rosenfeld, Chair of Pediatrics, Goryeb Children’s Hospital, Morristown Medical Center
Ms. Kristen Rudiger, School Psychologist, Morris School District

ADDED BONUS: Coffee with the Author

9:30-10:30 am FMS Media Center
All Parents are Welcome!

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Ms. Lahey outlines a plan for how parents and teachers can encourage autonomy, while still offering support, to help children grow into independent, resilient and confident adults. “We have taught our kids to fear failure, and in doing so, we have blocked the surest and clearest path to their success.” ~Jessica Lahey

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