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Parent Presentation Dallas: How to Raise Kind, Respectful, and Grateful Kids: 10 Things You Can Do
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When: March 30, 2020
Where: Parish Episcopal School
4101 Sigma Road
Dallas, Texas  75244
United States

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This event has been canceled due to social distancing restrictions.


Participants can also add the purchase of Tom Lickona's book, How to Raise Kind Kids, while registering ($15). Books will be delivered at event, and there will be a book-signing.

*Parents at CSEE member schools can get a reduced rate. Please check with your school about obtaining the coupon code.


Target Audience

Parents from pre-K through 8.


How can we teach kindness, respect, and gratitude in a culture that often fosters their opposites? Using real-life examples from his work with parents over more than four decades, Tom Lickona will describe practical strategies for creating a positive family culture that helps both kids and adults practice these crucial virtues. Applicable to all levels, pre-K through 8. Following the Q & A, Dr. Lickona will be available to sign copies of his latest book, How to Raise Kind Kids: And Get Respect, Gratitude, and a Happier Family in the Bargain (Penguin, 2018).




Thomas Lickona, a developmental psychologist and professor emeritus in the School of Education at the State University of New York at Cortland. He founded and continues to direct the Center for the 4th and 5th Rs (Respect and Responsibility).

His nine books on character development include Raising Good ChildrenEducating for Character: How Our Schools Can Teach Respect and ResponsibilityCharacter MattersSex, Love & You, a book for teens (written with his wife Judith and William Boudreau, M.D.); and most recently, How to Raise Kind Kids: And Get Respect, Gratitude, and a Happier Family in the Bargain (Penguin, April 2018).

His Center’s work was the subject of a New York Times Magazine cover story, “Teaching Johnny to Be Good,” and is currently collaborating with England’s University of Leeds on the Narnian Virtues project, using C.S. Lewis’s Chronicles of Narnia to foster virtue development in middle school students through a partnership with parents.

Tom writes a blog for Psychology Today called “Raising Kind Kids.” He and his wife live in Cortland, New York, and have two grown sons and 15 grandchildren.


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