Upcoming Events


October 12: Binghamton University Parent Weekend (private)

October 13-20: Canyon Ranch, Lenox, MA (private)

October 22: Sacramento Country Day School, Sacramento, CA

October 29: Isidore Newman School, New Orleans, LA

November 6: Independent Educational Consultants Association, Atlanta, GA (private)

November 8-9: Association for Middle Level Education National Conference, Nashville, TN (conference registration required)

November 14: Harding Academy, Nashville, TN

December 5: Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX.


January 29: Joined in Education, Charlotte, NC (registration required)

February 5: The Town School, New York, NY

February 12: Dedham Country Day School, Dedham, MA

February 13: Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE) Teaching and Learning Conference, Waltham, MA (registration required)

February 27: The Joy School, Houston, TX

February 29: Hilliard City School District, Hilliard, OH

March 3: Winchester Coalition for a Safer Community, Winchester, MA (preventing childhood addiction)

March 12: Harford County Department of Community Services, Bel Air, MD

March 18: Las Virgenes Unified School District, Calabasas, CA

March 25: Northborough & Southborough Public Schools, MA



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.