Arts & Entertainment

Essex County School to Host TED Talks Speaker Billy Ward, Mar. 3

Presents "How to Love and be Loved," March 3, 7:30pm, at the Center for Performing Arts, James Caldwell High School

WEST CALDWELL, NJ — The Caldwell-West Caldwell (CWC) Schools District’s HSA League is hosting a special evening presentation called "How to Love and Be Loved," with TED Talks Speaker, Therapist, Seton Hall Prep Teacher and Certified Life Coach, Billy Ward, on March 3 at 7:30 p.m. at the Center for Performing Arts, James Caldwell High School.

Ward will also present to the CWC middle and high school students throughout the day. Presentations are being generously sponsored by the Caldwell-West Caldwell Education Foundation and the Board of Education and are free to the public. For details, visit RSVP recommended.

"Billy Ward possesses the very rare gift of captivating large audiences with his energy and ability to make a large setting seem intimate,” said Seton Hall Prep Administrator, Matt Cannizzo. “He elicits a passion that is palpable for all to feel. We have witnessed his transformative message and delivery countless times and it is something to see! We have heard from many people who attended one of Billy's talks that he was a difference maker.”

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Ward will engage his audiences with a transformative presentation, entitled: "How to Love and Be Loved," to help parents and students discover how to live more balanced, happier lives and find new meaning in their relationships with themselves and their families and friends.

For details, visit: Special thanks to the sponsors, the Caldwell-West Caldwell Education Foundation and the Board of Education. Any questions can be directed to Mary DeBonis Soccio at or 973.403-7678.

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