"How does Seven Hills get these amazing speakers? I tell everyone I know about them and always bring a friend or neighbor."

— Julie, Seven Hills parent

Did You Know?

Seven Hills has two fabulous speakers coming this year: Dacher Keltner on December 2nd, and Denise Pope on April 26th - join us!

School Life

Parent Lecture Series

A long standing tradition at The Seven Hills School, the Parent Lecture Series brings renowned speakers to our Walnut Creek campus, who share insights, advice and inspiration on current parenting and education topics. Offered to parents, educators and community leaders throughout the East Bay, the Series is held three times a year and is an extension of the School’s mission to “develop the intellect, engage the spirit and foster respect for and responsibility to our world.”

Hunt Hall Theatre
6:45pm - Dessert
7:00pm – 8:30pm - Lecture

Tickets for each individual lecture are $20/person and $10 for teachers. Seating is limited so we encourage you to register now to reserve your seat. Free childcare is provided to Seven Hills families.

Click here to read about the history of the Parent Lecture Series and to see our past speakers.

EDUCATORS: click here for educator discount

SERIES CO-CHAIRS: Lori Auffhammer, Erica Pacheco


2014-2015 Parent Lecture Series

Sam Goldstein

Thursday, October 23

Dr. Sam Goldstein
The Power of Resilience

Sam Goldstein, Ph.D., is one of today's leading clinicians, speakers and authorities on child development and neuropsychology. He has authored and co-authored more than 100 scholarly publications, including Raising Resilient Children and Raising a Self-Disciplined Child with Dr. Robert Brooks. In 2011, Dr. Goldstein and Dr. Jack Naglieri published the Encyclopedia of Child Behavior and Development. Dr. Goldstein has served as an executive producer for many films for parents and professionals, including the award-winning documentary Tough Times/Resilient Kids.

Reserve Now        Visa & Mastercard Accepted

Tiffany ShlainThursday, March 12, 2015

Tiffany Shlain
Being Connected:
How Technology is Changing the Way We Work, Play, Love, Learn & Live

A sought-after keynote speaker known for her visual and inspiring presentations, Tiffany Shlain lectures worldwide on the Internet's influence on society, the creative process, innovative filmmaking, and what the future may bring in our ever-increasingly changing world. Named by NPR as having delivered one of the "Best Commencement Speeches, Ever" and honored by Newsweek as one of the "Women Shaping the 21st Century," Tiffany is a filmmaker, public speaker, writer, founder of The Webby Awards, co-founder of the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences.

Reserve Now        Visa & Mastercard Accepted


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