Speaker Series

Speaker Series

Palm Beach Day Academy presents a lecture series comprised of well-known speakers addressing topics that are relevant to parenting in today’s world.

The Parent Speaker Series 2016 -17

Michael Delman, CEO of Beyond Book Smart

Empowering your kids:
What you need to know about Executive Function skills

Wednesday, October 26 - 6:30 p.m.
Smith Family Theater

A Massachusetts Distinguished Educator, Michael is a pioneer and leader in the area of Executive Function coaching. He originated the application of Dr. James Prochaska's Transtheoretical Model of Change to help students improve academic performance. He founded Beyond BookSmart, previously Thinking Outside the Classroom, in 2006 and serves as its CEO. Michael is the co-founder of the McAuliffe Regional Charter Public School in Framingham, Massachusetts, a middle school in its 12th year of operation teaching over 350 students through the Expeditionary Learning Outward Bound school model. He served as McAuliffe's founding principal and has been SERVED AS an active member of its Board of Trustees since 2008. Prior to that, Michael taught in the Southborough Public Schools for eight years, during which time he received the Anti-Defamation League's Teacher Incentive Award for creating a superior learning environment for his students.

Prgram Coordinator

Sophia Vollmer-Maduro and Lyanne Azqueta