Past Health & Safety Speakers

Bob Wolf, H.O.P.E Skills

Josh Ochs, Light, Founder of Smart Social and author of Bright, & Polite: For Parents & Teens

Jessica Lahey, The Gift of Failure

Ginger Katz, The Courage to Speak: PTA, SEPTA, Garden City Community Coalition

Amy Elias, Mindfulness: PTA and SEPTA

Jacy Good, Hang Up and Drive

AT&T It Can Wait: AT&T and Assemblyman Edward Ra with support PTA and GCHS

Dr. Stephen Dewey, Neuroscientist, Feinstein Institute for Medical Research: PTA and Garden City Community Coalition

Chris Herrin, “Unguarded” Jamie and Paige Foundation: Jamie and Paige Malone Foundation with support PTA and Garden City Community Coalition

Kenneth R. Ginsburg, MD Fostering Resilience

John Halligan, Ryan’s Story: PTA and Garden City Community Coalition

Screening of the Race to Nowhere: a documentary film written by Maimone Attia and directed by Vicki Abeles and Jessica Congdon. The evening included a panel discussion with educators and mental health providers.

Rosalind Wiseman Queen Bees & Wannabes: PTA and Garden City Community 

Dr. Madeline Levine, Ph.D. The Price of Privilege: PTA and Garden City Community Coalition

Ashley Merryman NutureShock: New Thinking About Children

Anthony E. Wolf, Ph.D. Get Out of My Life, but First Could You Drive Me & Cheryl to the Mall: A Parent's Guide to the New Teenage

William Cope Moyers Broken: My Story of Addiction and Redemption

Bobby Petrocelli 10 Seconds: Will Change Your Life Forever

Anne Donnelly, Nassau County ADA, Internet Safety Programs 

“Beautiful Me” by the Hance Family Foundation for girls in grades 4-8