Speaker Series

The Stephen M. Wilkins "Give Each Child" Speaker Series bring to our community dynamic thought leaders and educators who share their expertise on such topics as: how the Orton-Gillingham approach is successful for dyslexic learners, the GEC (give each child) approach to learning, how Carroll students become fluent writers, executive function and independence, culturally-responsive curriculum for kids, and more. 

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Past Events


Executive Functions and Carroll

Presenters: Jen Amos (Lower School Speech Language Pathologist) and Gwendolyn Meredith (Middle School Speech & Language Pathologist)
Date: February 9, 2023

Alumni Panel

Panel: David Bamforth '11, Roy Dow '99, Sophia Gadsden '14, Trevor McLean '14, Greg O'Brien '99, Bryan Perla '14, Trevor Yandow '13, David Zampese '85
Moderator: Allison West (Middle School Division Head) and Kate Collins (Upper School Division Head)
Date: February 3, 2023

Alumni Panel

Panel: David Bamforth '11, Sam Brody '96, Kathleen Delsener '02, Roy Dow '99, Michael Murphy '09, Sonya Raab '09, David Zampese '85
Moderator: Sue Kingman (Lower School Division Head)
Date: January 27, 2023

Focus Area: The developmental arc and progression of the Language program at Carroll

Presenters: Irum Haque (Lower School Language Head), Stephanie Crement (Middle School Humanities Co-Head), Ali Lane (Upper School Academic Coordinator)
Date: December 1, 2022

Math at Carroll

Presenter: Carroll Math Department Heads Jen McAleer and Peter Morris
Date: November 3, 2022

Building Better Brain Networks for Learning: What do parents need to know?

Presenter: Steve Wilkins
Date: July 21, 2022

Understanding Reading Development through Socioeconomic & Educational Perspectives

Presenter: Dr. Joanna Christodoulou
Date: May 19, 2022

Raising Middle Schoolers: The 10 Key Skills Kids Need to Thrive and How Parents Can Help

Presenter: Phyllis L. Fagell, LCPC
Date: Mar 31, 2022

Using a Trauma Aware Lens to Support Social Emotional Wellness in Children

Presenter: Allison Harmon (Director of Counseling, Carroll School)
Date: March 3, 2022

GEC Is Everywhere

Presenters: Sue Kingman (LS Division Head), Kelly Henry (Data Analyst), Allison West (MS Division Head), Kate Collins (US Division Head)
Date: December 2, 2021

Orton-Gillingham Is Everywhere

Presenters: Allison West (MS Division Head) and Glens Colman (LS Assistant Division Head)
Date: November 4, 2021

Unpacking APISA Experiences during COVID

Presenters: Carroll School, The Chestnut Hill School, and Tenacre Country Day School
Date: May 21, 2020

Parenting with Identity in Mind

Presenter: Rosetta Lee
Date: April 27, 2020