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.

PAST EVENT HIGHLIGHT

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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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:
CHRIS THEODOROS

by PIA

Chris Theodoros–experienced facilitator, PIA board member, Fathers Forum planner, and involved dad to a 7th and 10th grader, has been facilitating for almost seven years, yet it’s clear from his enthusiasm…
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Guest Column

Sexual Consent: Tips to Avoid Criminal Problems, from Ilann Maazel

For those who missed our dynamic and informative Fall Seminar panel, “Teens and Sex: Understanding Healthy Decision Making,” please read the full recap of the event by PIA Board member, blogger and reporter Lori Gaon (in our PIA News and Views section).

Question of the Month: Winter Break 2016

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