Stanley Speaker Series

  • Stanley Speaker Series is a joint effort of Stanley BPS and our Parent Association (PA). Through the PA, your funds help support the Speaker Series, which brings engaging topics and ongoing family strategies and education to you throughout the school year.

    Our mission is to provide our entire community with the most effective family educational topics and speakers to promote Stanley's vision for lifelong learning.

Upcoming Events


    AnuThe Art and Craft of Dialogue: Connecting Across Difference both at Home & Abroad

    Anu Taranath, University of Washington

    Part 1: Wednesday, January 11, Noon - 1 pm on Zoom

    Part 2: Thursday, April 13, Noon - 1 pm on Zoom

    Join us for a 2-part interactive presentation on how we can create small yet meaningful pockets of connection and understanding.


Previous Speakers

  • KatzShira Lee Katz
    Head of Content Strategy at Coursera

    November 4, 2021

    Parenting in a Digital World of Screens & Social Media: A Conversation with Dr. Shira Lee Katz 

    Shira shared the following resources:

    "Best" Media Lists by Common Sense Media

    Impulse Control Tools 


    LaheyJessica Lahey

    Teacher, Mom, Author of The Gift of Failure

    December 8, 2021

    The Gift of Failure




    Ulcca HansenUlcca Joshi Hansen, speaking on The Future of Smart

    April 14, 2022






    Sterling BrownUncommon Parenting:
    Help Your Students Stand Out from the Crowd

    Sterling Brown

    Director of Character Development, Kennesaw State University

    October 26, 2022


    Lisa SolomonLisa Solomon, Common Sense Media

    Senior Manager, Connected Schools Program

    Monday, December 5






    Alex YannaconeAlex Yannacone

    Director of Education & Community Programs University of Colorado Depression Center

    Wednesday, March 15




Watch for More Information

  • Watch the Weekly Bulldog newsletter and your Stanley calendar for details on speakers scheduled throughout the school year. 

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