Upcoming PIA Events 2016 - 2017

Teen Scene 2017

Monday, February 6, 6 - 8:00 pm
Trinity School, 101 W. 91st Street

Our popular annual Signature Event returns: Independent School Teen Panelists, moderated by PIA’s Lucy Martin Gianino speak candidly about life in the high school years in NYC.

Fathers Forum 2017

Tues March 7, 7 - 8:30 pm
Trevor Day Upper School, 312 East 95th St

Our Signature FATHERS FORUM event returns for its 8th year. Hear a probing discussion, led by William DeHaven, on “The Changing Role of Fathers in the Family: A Call to Action,” exploring the impact of pressure, stress and anxiety on families, and the unique role fathers can play to help their kids navigate a world of rapid social and technological change.

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Teens and Sex

Understanding Consent and
Healthy Decision Making.

Fall Seminar 2016

A rapt audience Tuesday night witnessed a Q&A panel discussion about teens, sex and consent at NYC-Parents in Action's Fall Seminar.

PAST EVENT HIGHLIGHT

Frank Bruni on College Admissions Mania

November 2015   PIA Fall Benefit

Frank Bruni, acclaimed New York Times Columnist and author of Where You Go Is Not Who You’ll Be, reminded a sold out, rapt PIA Benefit audience that there are “any number of . . . educational paths that get you to distinction, accomplishment, success, contentment.”

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Money Learning,
Dr. Melissa Donohue​

Fall 2016
PIA School Rep Luncheon

Start early, said Dr. Donohue, Founder and Principal of Financial Nutrition. It’s the best way to counter our reluctance since, often, “we’d rather talk to our kids about sex than money.” Offering compelling reasons to push past the discomfort, and clear guidelines for doing so, Dr. Donohue enlightened her audience with practical and welcome advice.

PAST EVENT HIGHLIGHT

An Evening for Fathers with Ron Lieber

​​Fathers Forum   2016

The large crowd of Dads present at the Dalton School on March 1 enjoyed a lively evening with New York Times columnist and author, Ron Lieber. Referencing his recent book, The Opposite of Spoiled: Raising Kids Who Are Grounded, Generous and Smart About Money, Ron offered a thoughtful and thought-provoking focus on values and hard choices.

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TEEN SCENE 2017

Monday, February 6, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Trinity School, 101 W. 91st Street

Our popular annual Signature Event returns: Independent
School Teen Panelists, moderated by PIA’s Lucy Martin Gianino
speak candidly about life in the high school years in NYC.

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FATHERS FORUM
2017

Tues March 7, 7 - 8:30 pm
Trevor Day Upper School, 312 East 95th St

Our Signature FATHERS FORUM event returns for its 8th year.
Hear a probing discussion, led by William DeHaven, on
“The Changing Role of Fathers in the Family: A Call to Action,”
exploring the impact of pressure, stress and anxiety on families,
and the unique role fathers can play to help their kids navigate a
world of rapid social and technological change.

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Teens and Sex:

Understanding Consent and
Healthy Decision Making.

Fall Seminar 2016

A rapt audience Tuesday night witnessed a Q&A
panel discussion about teens, sex and consent
at NYC-Parents in Action's Fall Seminar.

Revisit

PAST EVENT HIGHLIGHT

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Frank Bruni on College
Admissions Mania

November 2015    PIA Fall Benefit

Frank Bruni, acclaimed New York Times Columnist and author of Where
You Go Is Not Who You’ll Be
, reminded a sold out, rapt PIA Benefit
audience that there are “any number of . . . educational paths that get
you to distinction, accomplishment, success, contentment.”

Revisit

​PAST EVENT HIGHLIGHT

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Money Learning,
Dr. Melissa Donohue

​​Fall 2016   PIA School Rep Luncheon

Start early, said Dr. Donohue, Founder and Principal of Financial
Nutrition. It’s the best way to counter our reluctance since, often,
“we’d rather talk to our kids about sex than money.” Offering
compelling reasons to push past the discomfort, and clear
guidelines for doing so, Dr. Donohue enlightened her audience
with practical and welcome advice.

Revisit

​PAST EVENT HIGHLIGHT

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An Evening for Fathers
with Ron Lieber

​​Fathers Forum   2016

The large crowd of Dads present at the Dalton School on
March 1 enjoyed a lively evening with New York Times
columnist and author, Ron Lieber. Referencing his recent book,
The Opposite of Spoiled: Raising Kids Who Are Grounded,
Generous and Smart About Money
, Ron offered a thoughtful
and thought-provoking focus on values and hard choices.

Revisit

PAST EVENT HIGHLIGHT

Spotlight on Facilitators:
KATHERINE WEBER

Ask Katherine Weber about facilitating, and it’ll be clear her enthusiasm is as strong now, after five years, as it was when she was first drawn to the work. She happily notes that the rewards of facilitation are “many”…
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Guest Column

Using Social Media as a College Application Tool

by Liz Repking
PIA

If you have sent a child off to high school, you understand that bittersweet feeling of being proud of this child nearing young adult independence, while realizing that same child will be flying the nest in four incredibly short years. And boy, do those four years go quickly! There are so many things that we as parents are warning our kids about throughout their high school years…

Question of the Month: February 2017

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“Vaping” (using e-cigarettes) was initially considered less dangerous to health than traditional smoking. But is that true? According to reports, teens have learned to use e-cigarettes as a delivery system for synthetic marijuana, with sometimes deadly results. What is your position on e-cigarette use?

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