Keynote Speakers for the 2015 National Conference

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Jessica LaheyJessica Lahey

Tuesday, February 3
Jessica Lahey is an educator, writer, parent and speaker. She writes the "Parent-Teacher Conference" advice column for the New York Times Motherlode blog and her work appears regularly in The Atlantic and Vermont Public Radio. Her article, "Why Parents Need to Let Their Children Fail," went viral in early 2013 and became the genesis of her forthcoming book, The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed. Jessica earned a J.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a concentration in juvenile and education law.


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