Dear current and incoming St. Francis parents,

We are excited to share that Dr. Abigail James, a world-renowned teacher and expert on gender-based learning, will be on campus to lead a discussion on "The Parents' Guide to the Male Brain" on Monday, April 16th, from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. in the Degheri Performing Arts Center. Please email drjames@sfhs.net by Friday, April 13th, to reserve your seat. 


Dr. Abigail James is the author of "Teaching the Male Brain: How Boys Think, Feel & Learn in School"; "Active Lessons for Active Brains"; and her latest  "The Parents' Guide to Boys: Help Your Son Get the Most Out of School and Life". She is also an in-demand speaker on how teachers, parents, and communities can better engage and teach the childre n in their classrooms, their families, and their neighborhoods.

She is a frequent presenter at education conferences around the world, including the 2009 International Boys' School Coalition in Hong Kong and the 2010 Young, Drifting & Black conference in London, where she was a featured speaker.

Dr. James has spent her entire career working with students, teachers and parents in classrooms across the US and around the world. She works with schools and communities for curriculum & professional development. She also provides consultation on building gendered education skills as well as assistance to parenting groups who seek resources for creating education opportunities for their children.

Dr. James is a true expert, with a real-world approach that helps parents, teachers and communities teach their children well.
We look forward to her visit and we hope you can join us for her informative presentation.