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TEEN SCENE XXX 2016
Monday, Feb. 1, 2016 6:00 - 8:00 PM
Trinity School, 101 West 91st Street
Our popular, sell-out Signature Event returns.
Hear a panel of NYC Independent High School Teen Panelists
speak candidly and "tell it like it is," with Q and A to follow.
Moderated by Lucy Martin Gianino.
Fathers Only 2015
Tuesday, March 1, 2016 7:00 - 8:30 PM
The Hewitt School, 45 East 75th St
Our Signature Event for Dads returns, with Ron Lieber –
New York Times “Your Money” columnist, author and Dad –
who will speak on his new book The Opposite Of Spoiled:
Raising Kids Who Are Grounded, Generous & Smart About Money.
May 2015 Mother's Day Benefit
Faye De Muyshondt, author of socialsklz:-) spoke at PIA’s
annual Mother’s Day luncheon. Social skills – “the missing
piece in American education” - are the foundation for everything
we do, they build self-esteem, and are vital to success in today’s
fast paced, technological world.
April 2015 School Rep Luncheon
You care deeply about your child’s nutrition. You’ve read the frightening
statistics on the obesity epidemic surging in America. So you read labels.
You limit sugary treats . . .But is that enough?
Panel discussion on
March 2015 Fathers Only
Some of the almost 200 fathers who attended Fathers Only
did so becausetheir wives told them to come, others came
of their own volition.The standing room only crowd viewed
excerpts of the Academy Award winning film Boyhood ..
Every parent knows that parenting today is fraught with complicated issues, and that as our kids get older, the issues only get more complicated. I think it is safe to say that we are all doing the best we can and that none of us has it all figured out. NYC-PIA Parent Talks are one venue for parents to come together…
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The baby boom generation – the largest in our history – is now parenting the millennial generation, our current children and teens. This sizeable group, too, will leave its impact on the market. And while these children have started school or come of age in a time of recession, it is every parent’s hope that their kids will be able to acquire the skills needed to build wealth and grow it tremendously over the next few decades. Our children must do this not only through their own earning, plus inheritance and marriage, but also through developing a firm understanding of financial management.
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