Coffee Talks

Coffee Talks, led by Director of Psychology Clare Cosentino, are an informal way for parents to discuss a variety of topics, gaining valuable information and resources. Unless otherwise noted, Coffee Talks will be held from 8:30 am to 9:30 am in the North Building Cafeteria.

2018-2019 Schedule

Friday, October 12
Life at Gaynor: The Parent Experience
With Dr. Michele Kofman, Ph.D., MPH, a psychologist and Stephen Gaynor School Parent

Friday, November 30 
Working Together to Create Responsible Digital Citizens
With Mr. Matt LeWinter and faculty from the psychology and technology departments

Friday, January 11
RULER for Families: Helping Children to Communicate Respectfully & Effectively Using the Mood Meter
With Ms. Jill Thompson, Assistant Head of School, Dr. Leore Faber, Dr. Lauren Levenson, and Dr. Shayna Nash

Friday, March 1
Working Together to Foster Student Advocacy
With Ms. Erica Kasindorf, Student Advocacy Coordinator

Friday, April 26
RULER for Families: Using the Metamoment to De-escalate Stressful Family Situations
With the Psychology Departments: Dr.’s Shayna Nash, Leore Faber, and Lauren Levenson

Friday, May 10 (PA Meeting Presentation)
Navigating the School Placement Process: The Student Perspective
With Ms. Elizabeth Python, Director of Placement and Several Graduating Students