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GPS- Dr. William Stixrud and Ned Johnson: The Self Driven Child: The Science and Sense of Giving Your Kids More Control Over Their Lives

  • Glenbard West High School 670 Crescent Boulevard Glen Ellyn, IL, 60137 United States (map)

All parents want children who are confident, motivated and goal-driven.

From different vantage points Dr. Stixrud and Johnson saw kids struggling with a lack of enthusiasm and toxic stress. Stixrud is a clinical neuropsychologist who helps kids gripped by anxiety or struggling to learn. Johnson is an educational coach, founder of an elite tutoring company and author of “Conquering the SAT — How Parents Can Help Teens Overcome the Pressure and Succeed”. In this important presentation drawn from their real-life case studies, the authors distill the latest research and share the tools parent’s can use to enhance a child’s drive and healthy decision-making. Join us and learn about today’s common stressors and how to move children of all ages from powerlessness to purpose, ready to take on new challenges on the real road to success.

Dr. William R. Stixrud and Ned Johnson are the co-authors of the just released, ground breaking “The Self Driven Child “ offering parents common sense action-steps to help students improve academic performance, enhance career success and positive emotional well-being.

This program also will be presented at noon on Nov. 14 at the Marquardt School District 15 administration center 1860 Glen Ellyn Road in Glendale Heights.

Continuing professional development units are available.