Speaker Series

The Community Speaker Series bring to our community dynamic thought leaders and educators who share their expertise on such topics as: how the Orton-Gillingham approach is successful for dyslexic learners, the GEC (give each child) approach to learning, how Carroll students become fluent writers, executive function and independence, culturally-responsive curriculum for kids, and more. 

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Past Events


Targeted Cognitive Intervention: A Decade of Results

Presenters: Jennifer Brock, (Head of Product & Cognitive Research), Louisa French (Lead Educational Analyst), and Ben Shepard (TCI Curriculum Coordinator)
Date: April 25, 2024

Parenting Tips for Kids with Dyslexia, ADHD, and Executive Function Challenges

Presenters: Dr. Sharon Saline
Date: Feb. 8, 2024

Language at Carroll

Presenters: Allison West (Middle School Division Head)
Date: October 26, 2023

Orton-Gillingham at Carroll

Presenters: Heather Lufkin (Director of GIFTT, Garside Institute for Teacher Training)
Date: July 18, 2023 (presented to Summer@Carroll parents)

Building Better Brain Networks for Learning

Presenters: Steve Wilkins
Date: July 13, 2023 (presentation to Summer@Carroll parents)

Executive Functions and Carroll

Presenters: Jen Amos (Lower School Speech Language Pathologist) and Gwendolyn Meredith (Middle School Speech & Language Pathologist)
Date: February 9, 2023

Alumni Panel

Panel: David Bamforth '11, Roy Dow '99, Sophia Gadsden '14, Trevor McLean '14, Greg O'Brien '99, Bryan Perla '14, Trevor Yandow '13, David Zampese '85
Moderator: Allison West (Middle School Division Head) and Kate Collins (Upper School Division Head)
Date: February 3, 2023

Alumni Panel

Panel: David Bamforth '11, Sam Brody '96, Kathleen Delsener '02, Roy Dow '99, Michael Murphy '09, Sonya Raab '09, David Zampese '85
Moderator: Sue Kingman (Lower School Division Head)
Date: January 27, 2023

Understanding Reading Development through Socioeconomic & Educational Perspectives

Presenter: Dr. Joanna Christodoulou
Date: May 19, 2022

Raising Middle Schoolers: The 10 Key Skills Kids Need to Thrive and How Parents Can Help

Presenter: Phyllis L. Fagell, LCPC
Date: Mar 31, 2022

Using a Trauma Aware Lens to Support Social Emotional Wellness in Children

Presenter: Allison Harmon (Director of Counseling, Carroll School)
Date: March 3, 2022

Unpacking APISA Experiences during COVID

Presenters: Carroll School, The Chestnut Hill School, and Tenacre Country Day School
Date: May 21, 2020

Parenting with Identity in Mind

Presenter: Rosetta Lee
Date: April 27, 2020