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 2017-2018 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

 
2018
 
Jan. 24 - Feb. 1, 2018

Cruise - Queen Elizabeth - Panama Canal

Lecture Titles (5 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) Jane Wins Again - Can Successful Women Have It All? A 15-Year Follow-Up Study
4) Marching to the Beat of a Different Drummer
5) Working in Television: Behind the Scenes on "20/20," "Today,""Oprah" and CBS's "Hidden Heroes"

Aruba to Cabo San Lucas
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
April 21, 2018

Samford University
Orlean Beeson School of Education

Topic: TBD

(This event is NOT open to the public)

Birmingham, AL
Saturday Mornings

Weekly TV Show "Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes"

Dr. Rimm will do a segment at the end of each show called "Creating Heroes"

Watch for an update on the new season coming soon!

(For repeat episodes from last season, you can go to the link on our website www.sylviarimm.com)

Will air on CBS channels at 11:00-11:30 am EST (Check your local listings)

On CBS Channels
 
2017 Speaking Schedule
 
Feb. 2, 2017

North Canton City Schools
First Christian Church
6900 Market Ave., N., North Canton, OH 44720

Topic: "Growing Up Too Fast"

(This event is open to the public)

North Canton, OH
April 2, 2017

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

Time: 10:30 am
Topic: "Parenting Gifted Children for Achievement, Fulfillment and Contribution"

(This event is open to the public)

Cleveland, OH
June 8, 2017

The Ecumenical Center 2017 National Speaker Series
Jones Hall
8310 Ewing Halsell, San Antonio, TX 78229

Workshop - 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Topic: "Guiding Gifted Children Toward Achievement, Fulfillment and Contribution"

(This event is open to the public)

San Antonio, TX
Saturday Mornings

Weekly TV Show "Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes"

Dr. Rimm did a segment called "Creating Heroes"


(For repeat episodes, you can go to the link on our website www.sylviarimm.com)

CBS
Aug. 28, 2017

Menlo Park Academy (New Address)
2149 West 53rd St., Cleveland, OH 44102

New Teacher In-Service - 8:30 am
Topic: "The Social-Emotional Needs of Gifted Children"

All Teacher In-Service - 12:30 pm
Topic: "Creativity, Rigor and Underachievement"

(These events are NOT open to the public)

Cleveland, OH
Sept. 15, 2017

University School at the University of Tulsa
326 South College Avenue, Tulsa, OK 74104

Workshop - 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Topic: "Helping Gifted Students Deal with Anxiety"

(This event is open to the public)

Tulsa, OK
Sept. 19, 2017

Menlo Park Academy (New Address)
2149 West 53rd St., Cleveland, OH 44102

Parent Session (Kindergarten) - 6:30 pm
Topic: "Parenting for Achievement: Welcome to Menlo Park Academy"

(This event is open to the public)

Cleveland, OH
Sept. 26, 2017

Menlo Park Academy (New Address)
2149 West 53rd St., Cleveland, OH 44102

Parent Session (All Parents) - 6:30 pm
Topic: "Parenting for Achievement: The Social-Emotional Needs of Gifted Children"

(This event is open to the public)

Cleveland, OH
Nov. 9-12, 2017

NAGC - National Association for Gifted Children - 64th Annual Convention

Fri., Nov. 10 - Topic: "The Next IDEA and Gifted Children with Disabilities"
Sat., Nov. 11 - Topics: "Gifted Underachievement and Twice-Exceptional Students", "The Paradox of Creativity and Rigor", Panel Discussion about the movie Gifted with Tom Flynn (Gifted Screenwriter) and McKenna Grace (Child Actress Lead in Gifted) and Family Day Roundtable Discussion: "Surviving Society with a Gifted Mind"
Sun., Nov. 12 - Topic: "Parenting the Gifted Child: Wisdom of the Sages"

Charlotte, NC
 
2016 Speaking Schedule
 
Feb. 3-4, 2016

Institute for the Development of Gifted Education (IDGE) -
Over, Under, Inside Out: Achievement and Emotions of the Gifted

Topic: "Jane Wins Again"

Denver, CO
Mar. 4, 2016

Educational Service Center of Lorain County (ESCLC)

Topic: "Gender Issues and Achievement"

Elyria, OH
Mar. 5, 2016

University of Akron: Women in Engineering - Kids Career Day

Topic: "STEM for Girls"

Akron, OH
Mar. 7, 2016

Coventry Local School District

Topic: "Parenting for Achievement"

Akron, OH
Mar. 10, 2016

Muskego-Norway School District

Topic: "The Pressures Gifted Children Feel"

Muskego, WI
April 7, 2016

Oconomowoc Parent Education Network (OPEN)
Oconomowoc High School - Little Theater
641 East Forest Street, Oconomowoc, WI 53066

Topic: "How to Parent So Children Will Learn"

(This event is open to the public)

Oconomowoc, WI
May 5 & 6, 2016

Rice University and Emery/Weiner School

May 5 - Rice University - BioScience Research Collaborative
6500 Main Street, Houston, TX 77030
(This event is open to the public)

Topic: "Passion, Reason and Religion: Forming Positive Identities from Cradle through College"

May 6 - Emery/Weiner School
9825 Stella Link Road, Houston, TX 77025
(This event is open to the public)

Topic: "Motivation and Pressure - Flip Sides of the Same Coin"

Houston, TX
May 21, 2016

Entrepreneurs Organization (EO) - Parenting 101

Topic: "Helping Children Reach Their Potential"

(This event is NOT open to the public)

Cleveland, OH
May 26, 2016

Menlo Park Academy

9:00-10:00 am - Coffee and Conversation with the Director
Topic: "Perfectionism and Anxiety in Gifted Children"

(This event is for Menlo parents only)

Cleveland, OH
Aug. 11, 2016

Menlo Park Academy

Teacher In-service
Topics: "Social-Emotional Development of Gifted Learners", "The Goals for Gifted Education--Brilliance and Eminence or Creativity, Contribution and Character" and "Preventing and Reversing Underachievement"

(This event is NOT open to the public)

Cleveland, OH
Aug. 25, 2016

Menlo Park Academy

Parent Session (Kindergarten) - 6:30 pm
Topic: "Parenting for Happy Achieving Children"

(This event is open to the public)

Cleveland, OH

Sept. 29, 2016

Menlo Park Academy

Parent Session (All Parents) - 6:30 pm
Topic: "The Social-Emotional Development of Gifted Learners"

(This event is open to the public)

Cleveland, OH
Oct. 24-25, 2016

United Arab Emirates University -
Scientific Committee of the Gifted and Talented International Conference

Oct. 24 - Keynote Topic: "The Goals for Gifted Education"

Oct. 25 - Workshop: "Reading - The Key to Lifelong Achievement"

Dubai City, United Arab Emirates
Nov.
3-6, 2016

NAGC - National Association for Gifted Children - 63rd Annual Convention
Walt Disney World Resort

Topics: "Counseling Anxious Children Toward Confidence"

Orlando, FL
Nov. 10, 2016

Mayfield Heights Middle School

Topic: "Parenting for Success"

(This event is NOT open to the public)

Mayfield Heights, OH
Dec. 13, 2016

Menlo Park Academy

8:30-10:00 am - Coffee and Conversation with the Director
Topic: "Oversensitivity and Anxiety"

(This event is for Menlo parents only)

Cleveland, OH


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(This schedule is subject to change without notice. Updated: 11/13/2017)