Dr. Sylvia Rimm, Presenter and Psychologist on Gifted Children, Parenting, Education, Schools
Scheduled Appearances of Dr. Sylvia Rimm

Bring Dr. Rimm to Your Community

Dr. Rimm speaks to thousands each year at schools, conferences, and meetings throughout the world. Her energizing and inspiring messages make her an ideal speaker for parents, educators and students.

She is able to adapt her wide range of messages to suit keynote addresses, seminars, one-, two-, or three-day workshops, or college credit workshops to fit the needs of particular audiences.

One Parent Chairperson stated "On behalf of our entire Academy community, thank you so much for speaking at our school. Your talk resonated with all the parents. People are still talking about it! We hope to have you back to share more of your insight, wisdom and advice. You were certainly the highlight of our parent program series."

 

Dr. Rimm speaks on many topics for educators, parents, and students, and also to community leaders, administrators, and health care professionals. If a specific topic from the list below interests your group, Dr. Rimm will be happy to tailor her talk to the special themes of your meeting. If desired, she will also accept written questions from the audience.

For further details or to make arrangements for Dr. Rimm to come to your school, church, or community, call 1-800-SYL-RIMM (800-795-7466) or email booking@sylviarimm.com

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Topic List (not limited to): - (Click on a topic to view it's description)

Underachievement Syndrome: An Educational Epidemic
Marching to the Beat of a Different Drummer
Parenting for Achievement
How to Parent So Children Will Learn
Pressures Gifted Children Feel
Gender Issues in Achievement
See Jane Win: How to Engage Girls to Become Successful Women
Raising Girls with Optimism and Resilience
Raising Happy and Well-Behaved Preschoolers
Identification of Gifted and Creative Students
Growing Up Too Fast (for Middle- and/or High-School Students)
How to Respond to Bullying
Getting Along with Your Adult Children: When You Can Be Friends
Rescuing the Lives of Overweight Children

Please click to view Dr. Rimm's Resume.


Dr. Rimm's 2019 Speaking Schedule

Listed below is Dr. Rimm's speaking and appearance schedule. To find out which talks are open to the public or for further information, call 1-800-SYL-RIMM (1-800-795-7466) or email booking@sylviarimm.com

 
2019
 
Jan. 16, 2019

Keys Jewish Community Center (KJCC)

Time: 7:00 - 8:30 pm
Topic: "Smart Parenting and Wise Grandparenting"

(This event is open to the public)

Tavernier, FL

Jul. 24-28, 2019

 

WCGTC 23rd Biennial World Conference
Vanderbilt University Campus


Topics: "Learning for a New World", "The Paradox of Creativity and Rigor" and "Helping Anxious Students Build Confidence and Achievement"

Nashville, TN
Aug. 27, 2019

Menlo Park Academy

New Teachers Session
Time: 9:30 am

Topic: "Social-Emotional Development of Gifted Learners"

Cleveland, OH
Sept. 3, 2019

Menlo Park Academy

Parent Session (Kindergarten and 1st Grade)
Time: 9:00 - 10:30 am

Topic: "Parenting for Achievement"

(This event is NOT open to the public)

Cleveland, OH
Oct. 6, 2019

Northeast Ohio Parent EDUCATION & STEM Expo 2019

Time: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Acacia Clubhouse
26899 Cedar Road
Beachwood, OH 44122

(This event is open to the public)

Beachwood, OH
Oct. 12, 2019

Michigan Association for Gifted Children


Topics: "Underachievement - Balancing the Gifted Child" and "Helping Anxious Students Build Confidence and Achievement"

(This event is open to the public with paid registration fee)

Ann Arbor, MI
Oct. 15, 2019

LIVE ON LAKESIDE SEGMENT, WKYC-TV3

Time: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Topic: "About Menlo Park Academy: Is Your Child Gifted?"

Cleveland, OH
October 22, 2019

Menlo Park Academy
Coffee and Conversation for Parents

Time: 8:30 - 10:00 am

Topic: "Counseling Strategies for Gifted Students"

(This event is NOT open to the public)

Cleveland, OH
Oct. 24-25, 2019

Western Kentucky University
1906 College Heights Blvd., #71031
Bowling Green, KY 42101

Parent Session: Thurs., Oct. 24 - 7:00 - 8:30 pm
Topic: "Underachievement"

Workshop: Fri., Oct. 25 - 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Topic: "Social-Emotional Needs of Gifted Children"

(This event is open to the public)

Bowling Green, KY
Nov. 7-10, 2019

NAGC - National Association for Gifted Children - 66th Annual Convention

Fri., Nov. 8 - Topic: "Helping Anxious Students Learn Resilience"

 

Albuquerque, NM
Nov. 22, 2019

Rutgers University 2019 Gifted Education Conference

Topics: "Pressures Gifted Children Feel: Why Do Some Underachieve?" and "Helping Anxious Gifted Children Build Confidence"

(This event is open to anyone who is registerd for the conference)

New Brunswick, NJ
 
2018 Speaking Schedule
 
Feb. 4, 2018

Beth Israel - The West Temple
14308 Triskett Road, Cleveland, OH 44111

Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Topic: "Spirituality in Young Children" with Deborah Schein

(This event is open to the public)

Cleveland, OH
Feb. 6, 2018

Menlo Park Academy
2149 West 53rd St., Cleveland, OH 44102

Time: 8:30 am
Morning Program - Topic: "How to Explain 'Gifted' Stereotypes Portrayed in TV and Movies"

(This event is open to the public)

Cleveland, OH
April 5, 2018

Lake Erie College
391 W. Washington St., Painesville, OH 44077

Time: 6:30 pm
Topic: "Underachievement Syndrome"

(This event is open to the public)

Painesville, OH
April 17, 2018

Menlo Park Academy
2149 West 53rd St., Cleveland, OH 44102

Time 6:00 pm
Evening Program - Topic: "Parenting Gifted Children Toward Achievement, Fulfillment and Contribution"

(This event is open to the public)

Cleveland, OH
April 21, 2018

Samford University
Orlean Beeson School of Education

Topic: "The Goals for Gifted Education: Brilliance and Eminence or Creativity, Contribution and Character"

(This event is NOT open to the public)

Birmingham, AL
April 26, 2018

Menlo Park Academy

Cleveland Education Compact Program - Topic: "Gifted Students at Menlo Park Academy"

(This event is NOT open to the public)

Cleveland, OH
May 18, 2018

Greater Cleveland Coordinators of Gifted (GCCG)

Topic: "The Goals of Gifted Education: Brilliance and Eminence or Creativity, Contribution and Character"

(This event is NOT open to the public)

Independence, OH
July 1-14, 2018

Cruise - Crystal Serenity - Norway

Lecture Titles (4 Total):
1) Smart Parenting and Wise Grandparenting for Smart Kids
2) Relating to Your Children When They're Adults - When You Can Be Friends
3) Janes Wins Again: Can Successful Women Have It All? A 15-Year Follow-Up Study
4) Working in Television: Behind the Scenes on "Today," "Oprah," and "Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes"

London, Norway, Norwegian Sea
Aug. 27, 2018

Menlo Park Academy
2149 West 53rd St., Cleveland, OH 44102

New Teachers Session
Time: 1:00 - 3:00 pm

Topic: "Social-Emotional Development of Gifted Learners"

Cleveland, OH
Sept. 11, 2018

Menlo Park Academy
2149 West 53rd St., Cleveland, OH 44102

Parent Session (Kindergarten)
Time: 6:00 pm

Topic: "Parenting for Achievement"

(This event is open to the public)

Cleveland, OH
Sept. 25, 2018

Menlo Park Academy
2149 West 53rd St., Cleveland, OH 44102

Parent Session (All Parents)
Time: 6:00 pm

Topic: "Parenting Children for Success, Fulfillment and Contribution"

(This event is open to the public)

Cleveland, OH
Nov. 14-18, 2018

NAGC - National Association for Gifted Children - 65th Annual Convention

Fri., Nov. 16 - Topics: "Use of the WISC-V for Gifted and Twice Exceptional Identification" and "Helping Anxious Students Build Confidence"

Minneapolis, MN


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(This schedule is subject to change without notice. Updated: 9/26/2019)