Caldwell-West Caldwell School District to Host Parent and Teacher Presentations: Gender Matters -- Strategies for Raising/Educating Successful Boys and Girls


WEST CALDWELL, NJ - The Caldwell-West Caldwell Home School Association (HSA) League has announced that Leonard Sax, M.D., Ph.D. will be presenting to parents and teachers about “Gender Matters – Proven Strategies for Raising/Educating Successful Boys and Girls,” on Thursday, April 9, at the Harrison School Building and James Caldwell High School. The talks are sponsored by the Caldwell-West Caldwell HSA League, Kiwanis Club of Caldwell-West Essex, and the Caldwell-West Caldwell Board of Education.

Two parents’ presentations and two teachers’ workshops will be given on Thursday. Both workshops are free to Caldwell-West Caldwell teachers; out-of-district teachers are invited to attend the 3:30 p.m. for a nominal fee of $20. Registration is recommended for parents and required for teachers. For details and to R.S.V.P., parents can click HERE and teachers can click HERE


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The parent talk, “Gender Matters! Proven Strategies for Raising Resilient, Successful Boys and Girls in the 21st Century,” will be hosted at 9:30 a.m. at the Harrison School building (104 Gray Street, West Caldwell) and at 7:00 p.m. at the James Caldwell High School Center of Performing Arts (265 Westville Avenue, Caldwell). The HSA said, thanks to the generosity of our sponsors, the presentation is free to parents.


The teachers’ workshop, “Gender Matters When Educating Boys and Girls! Proven Strategies to Boost Teaching Effectiveness and Student Success,” will be presented at 1:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. at the Harrison School building.


Sax,, the keynote speaker, is a world-renowned speaker, psychologist, board-certified physician, gender expert and best-selling author of “Why Gender Matters, Boys Adrift,” andGirls on the Edge.” Sax has also appeared on CNN, PBS, NPR and NBC’s Today Show, and his work has been published in “American Psychologist” and the “Journal of the American Medical Association.” According to the HAS, Sax brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to his presentations to help parents and teachers become more aware of, and sensitive to, important gender differences to raise/educate successful boys and girls in today’s society.

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