About Us

Speaker Series

Annie Wright offers several opportunities throughout the year for the community to hear from experts in a range of fields. Topics include parenting, education, science, technology, travel and more. These events are open to the public, and most are free. Contact Annie Wright Schools at 253.272.2216 for further information.

Plans for our 2020-21 Speaker Series are underway. Watch this space for information.

Past Speakers

FCD Prevention Works, February 2020

Dr. Bill Stixrud
, October 2019

Kathy Sarin, Ed.S: Homework Survival Strategies
, October 2018

Angst film screening
, November 2018

FCD Prevention Works
: Substance Abuse Education & Prevention, 2018 & 2019

Ana Homayoun: Overcoming the Culture of Perfectionism in School & Life, October 2017

Screenagers
: Growing Up in the Digital Age
, January 2017

Michael Gurian: How Boys & Girls Learn Differently, October 2016

Grant Bronsdon: Yale University Info Session, September 2016
 
Marilyn Ponti, Director of Financial Aid Services at Whitman College, April 2016

Lisa Geraud, LMFT, RD: Developing a Healthy Relationship with Food, February 2016

Stefanie Thomas: Internet Safety, November 2015

Lisa Miller, PhD: The Spiritual Child, October 2015
 
Rosalind Wiseman, thought leader, social researcher and author on social justice and bullying prevention, April 2015

Rob Evans
, clinical and organizational psychologist and director of the Human Relations Service, October 2014

Katie Greer
, national expert on Internet safety, April 2014

Jody McVittie, MD
, director and cofounder of Sound Discipline and parenting expert, November 2013

Laura Kastner, developmental psychologist specializing on teens & tweens, May 2013

Mary Verbovski, Pediatric Dietitian from Seattle Children’s Hospital, & Rebecca Michi, Sleep Consultant, November 2012

John Medina
, brain researcher and author of Brain Rules, August 2012

Lauren Parsekian and Molly Stroud, producers of the documentary Finding Kind, January 2012

Contact

Annie Wright Schools
827 North Tacoma Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98403
253.272.2216

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Founded in Tacoma, Washington, in 1884, Annie Wright Schools serve students from age three through high school. Annie Wright Lower  and Middle Schools offer coed programs in Preschool through Grade 8, while separate Upper Schools for girls  and boys offer day and boarding options in Grades 9 through 12. Annie Wright is proud to be an International Baccalaureate World School.