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Friday, January 19, 2007

Middle School seminar

Help! I Have a Middle-Schooler

Here’s your chance to hear some practical advice for families of middle-schoolers and/or soon to be middle-schoolers. The Eckstein Annual Campaign and PTSA have invited Dr. Susan Quattrociocchi, author of Help! I Have a Middle Schooler, to lecture on the subject, 7 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 23, in the Eckstein Middle School auditorium.

Quattrociocchi earned a B.A. in Sociology and an M.A. and Ph.D in Education — all while raising five children. A popular speaker and writer nation wide, she is a respected authority on the power of parental involvement and the educational/career needs of young people. Her broad experience with youngsters prompted her to reach out to parents to let them know that they, not educators, have the greatest impact on their children’s educational and career success.

Seating begins at 6:30. A $5 donation is suggested at the door to support Eckstein.

Help! I Have a Middle-Schooler

7 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 23

Eckstein Middle School

3003 N.E. 75th St.

P.S. I have heard Dr. Quattrociocchi speak and she is wonderful and inspiring.

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