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GPS- Manny Scott: Even On Your Worst Day You Can Be Someone's Best Hope

  • Glenbard East High School 1014 South Main Street Lombard, IL, 60148 United States (map)

All parents want to help their child succeed in school and in life. But how can adults effectively balance the demands of their own lives with the challenges of raising well-adjusted children? Manny Scott joins us to provide proven practices and principles that engage, equip, and empower parents everywhere to wake up connect with their teen.

Manny Scott touches hearts, informs minds, and empowers parents everywhere to do four things that will absolutely position parents to successfully reach their kids. Sharing insights based on his doctoral research and life experiences, Mr. Scott will provide real-world tools that parents can use to encourage every member of the family to thrive.

The founder of Ink International, an education-consulting firm that has empowered nearly two million people to improve the quality of not only their own lives, but also the lives of those around them — Mr. Scott has helped hundreds of organizations raise student achievement and leader effectiveness and he has helped prevent thousands of dropouts and suicides as one of the nation’s most sought-after speakers. An original Freedom Writer as told in the hit movie, Freedom Writers, Manny shares how he went from a a high school dropout to a Ph.D. student, husband, father, and public servant. This presentation reminds adults that even on their worst days, they can be someone’s best hope.

The event is free and open to the public

Continuing professional development units are available.

At the conclusion of  Scott’s remarks please join your neighbors for a COMMUNITY CONVERSATION in the school auditorium. This event is open to the public.

This event is part of Glenbard’s Live Life Well Week. Manny Scott  will address all Glenbard students during the day.