Michele Borba

Wed, Jun 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Unselfie: Is the Selfie Syndrome Undermining Our Kids’ Future?

Teens today are 40 percent less empathetic than they were thirty years ago.  Why is a lack of empathy—which goes hand-in-hand with the selfabsorption epidemic Dr. Michele Borba calls the Selfie...
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Rebecca Skloot

Thu, Aug 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks – 2016 Glenbard Parent Series Family Read

Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists for the past 60 years have known her only as “HeLa.” Henrietta was a poor black tobacco farmer who died of cervical cancer and whose “HeLa”...
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Temple Grandin

Wed, Sep 21

Different Not Less, presented at 3:00pm and again at 7:00pm

Temple Grandin, Ph.D. is the most accomplished and well-known adult with autism in the world. Dr. Grandin is a speaker who inspires and motivates others through her story. She didn't talk until she...
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Join other parents, high school and middle school students, and professionals to learn about issues facing today’s youth. The Glenbard Parent Series engages top experts, parents and school staff to become proactive and informed in pursuit of the mutual goal to strengthen our communities. Programs are free and open to the public. Click on the button below to see the 2015-16 lineup of speakers.