THE JAMES TYREE CENTER

The James Tyree Center provides outreach programming on adolescent development, educational practices, and learning differences. We offer programs in the areas of professional development, parent workshops, and student seminars.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Mindfulness for Young Adults

Dates TBD as group is assembled

1845 W. Grand Avenue, Chicago

Led by two highly experienced clinicians Drs. David Grott and Tom Golebiewski

$100 for four sessions (need-based scholarships are available)

IF 'X', THEN 'WHY'? USING A MATH AND ENGLISH COLLABORATIVE MODEL TO BUILD LOGICAL REASONING SKILLS

Friday, March 3, 2017

9:00am-10:30am

Presented by Wolcott Faculty

Tricia Amez, Ravi Shah, Claire Walter

This program offers 1.5 PD clock hours and is free and open to the public.

RSVP to vlertburapa@wolcottschool.org

PREVIOUS EVENTS

LEAVING THE FAMILIAR: TRANSITIONING TO COLLEGE

 

SOCIAL MEDIA AND YOUR TEENAGERS: WHERE DOES THEIR TIME GO?

 

WHERE YOU GO IS NOT WHO YOU'LL BE: AN ANTIDOTE TO THE COLLEGE ADMISSIONS MANIA, presented by Frank Bruni

 

TIMELY ADVICE: STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESSFUL TIME MANAGEMENT, presented by Alyse R. Seigel, MEd

 

ADVOCACY: BUILDING TRUSTING RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN STUDENTS, PARENTS, AND SCHOOLS, presented by Jane Herron, MEd

 

WHAT THE DATA SHOW: HOW TO SUCCEED WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES IN HIGH SCHOOL, presented by Pamela Adelman, PhD, and Casey Crnich, PhD

 

UNDERSTANDING DYSLEXIA: ASSESSMENT AND INTERVENTION, presented by Nancy Mather, PhD

 

UNWRAPPING THE GIFTS: A STRENGTH-BASED APPROACH TO LEARNING, presented by Edward Hallowell, PhD

 

USING BRAIN SCIENCE TO TREAT ADHD ACROSS THE LIFESPAN, presented by Edward Hallowell, PhD

 

UNDERSTANDING WOODCOCK-JOHNSON IV, presented by Nancy Mather, PhD

 

INAUGURAL KEYNOTE SPEECH by Governor of Vermont Peter Shumlin

 

THE BIG PICTURE: RETHINKING DYSLEXIA, movie screening and discussion

About James Tyree Center

The James Tyree Center is named in memory of Jim Tyree, former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Mesirow Financial. A humanitarian who focused a great many of his volunteer efforts on children and education, Mr. Tyree’s name on the Center honors his commitment to innovative approaches to learning and a dedication to youth, community, professional development, and shared-knowledge systems. An inaugural beneficiary of the James Tyree Foundation, Wolcott School is proud to be associated with such an outstanding Chicagoan.

 

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