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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Devorah Heitner

Devorah Heitner PhD

Wed, Sep 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Screenwise: Helping Kids Thrive (and Survive) in Their Digital World/ Raising Digital Natives

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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 2016-17 lineup of speakers.