Upcoming Events



January 7: Kent Place School, Short Hills, NJ

January 28: Marymount School of Santa Barbara, CA

March 11: Lycée Français, New York, NY

March 27: Milton Public Schools, Milton, MA

March 28: Academy of the Holy Angels, Demarest, NJ

April 2: Apple Orchard School, Brookline, MA

April 10: Completely Kids, Omaha, NE

April 24-26: Mom2.0, Austin, TX

May 21-23: Canyon Ranch, Tucson, AZ

October 13-20: Canyon Ranch, Lenox, MA

November 6: Association for Middle Level Education National Conference, Nashville, TN

November 14: Harding Academy, Nashville, TN




Most events are topics around Gift of Failure, but increasingly, some events are on the topic of preventing childhood addiction. These events are noted in parentheses.

All appearances listed are public unless otherwise indicated, and some organizations require attendees to register beforehand. Check links before attending!


If you would like to inquire about bringing Jess to your town, contact Michele Fee Smith of American Program Bureau at 617-614-1606 or mfeesmith@apbspeakers.com.