Community Forums & Events

Carolina Day School is active in the Asheville community through our community forums, many of which are open to the public. CDS invites professionals from a variety of educational backgrounds and perspectives to share expertise and facilitate discussion around timely education-related topics.

 

Upcoming Events

 

CDS LEARNS: Discussions on Education and Parenting

The Dyslexic Advantage: Unlocking the Hidden Potential of the Dyslexic Brain

Wednesday, October 17, 2018, from 6–8 p.m.
Location: Malaprop’s Bookstore/Cafe, 55 Haywood Street, Asheville, NC
Dr. Diane Milner, Principal of Key School at Carolina Day, leads a conversation at Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe about dyslexia and learning differences in children. The book, The Dyslexic Advantage: Unlocking the Hidden Potential of the Dyslexic Brain by Brock and Fernette Eide is 10% off at Malaprop’s. This event is part of a series of book discussions in partnership with Carolina Day School and Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe about children, parenting, education, and related topics led by faculty and staff of CDS. 

Dr. Marc Brackett presents “Emotional Intelligence: The Key to Raising Happy, Healthy, and Successful Children”

Monday, October 22, 2018, from 6–8 p.m.
Location: Alumni Gym,  Carolina Day Lower School (note location change!)

CDS parents from all divisions and members of the community are invited to attend.

On October 22, 2018, Dr. Marc Brackett, Director of the Center for Emotional Intelligence at Yale University, will lead an evening presentation on the campus of Carolina Day School for parents on Emotional Intelligence: The Key to Raising Happy, Healthy, and Successful Children. Event details and RSVP.


Past Events

 

  

CDS LEARNS: Discussions on Education and Parenting

Let Them Play: The Mindful Way to Parent Kids for Fun and Success in Sports

Monday, April 23, 2018, from 6–8 p.m.
Location: Malaprop’s Bookstore/Cafe, 55 Haywood Street, Asheville, NC
Join Steve Henry, Director of Athletics at Carolina Day School; and Dr. Robert Swoap, Professor of Psychology at Warren Wilson College, for a discussion of student athletics, sports psychology, and parenting student-athletes. The book, Let Them Play: The Mindful Way to Parent Kids for Fun and Success in Sports by Jerry Lynch is 10% off at Malaprop’s. This event part of a series of book discussions in partnership with Carolina Day School and Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe about children, parenting, education, and related topics led by faculty and staff of CDS. 
Event details

 

Jeff Kalil 
CDS LEARNS: Discussions on Education and Parenting

Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age

Tuesday, February 13, 2018, from 6– 8 p.m.
Location: Malaprop’s Bookstore/Cafe, 55 Haywood Street, Asheville, NC
Middle School Principal Jeff Kalil leads a discussion at Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe of Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age by Sherry Turkle. This event is the first in a series of book discussions in partnership with Carolina Day School and Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe about children, parenting, education, and related topics led by faculty and staff of CDS. 
Event details

Rosetta Lee

"Parenting with Identity in Mind" featuring Rosetta Lee

October 5, 2017
Learn how we can instill positive self-identity in our children and coach them to be positive influences on others. Together, we can co-create inclusive communities that work toward success for all. Event details.


Jim Reese

Dr. Jim Reese presents "Inquiry-based Learning" to CDS parents

March 13, 2017
Dr. Reese explains inquiry-based learning and why it is the cornerstone for helping children make sense of the complex world around them. Event details.


screenagers

Carolina Day School Brings “Screenagers” Event to Asheville

October 23, 2016
A free community forum on the effects of screentime on the human brain, featuring a large-screen showing and discussion of the film, “Screenagers,” led by Dr. Beth Vo, Asheville pediatric physician. Event details. 



"Leadership & Dyslexia" featuring Tommy Spaulding

November 10, 2015
World-renowned inspirational speaker and New York Times bestselling author Tommy Spaulding shares his powerful message about true leadership, empowerment, and the impact dyslexia has had on his life. Event details.

 


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