PSPA Speaker Series

PSPA Speaker Series Schedule



Can’t Make it? Watch PSPA Speaker Series Videos
All PSPA Speakers are videotaped and posted approximately one week after the event. To view, visit the Video tab on our website.

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PSPA 2018–2019 Calendar of Events

September 4  PSPA Welcome and Information Event 1–1:40 p.m.
Parents and guardians of all Phillips Academy students are warmly invited to attend to learn more about PSPA and how to become involved. George Washington Hall Tang Theater

September 27 Speaker Series: PSPA Fall Opening Event 7 p.m.
PSPA welcomes new and returning parents, featuring Head of School John Palfrey. Kemper Auditorium

October 11 Speaker Series: Gems of the Curriculum 7 p.m.
Learn about interesting, unique course offerings and get tips on scheduling these courses. Kemper Auditorium

October 12 Parent-to-Parent Forum 3:30 p.m.
An invaluable program and resource for all Phillips Academy parents. Hear from a panel of experienced parents and support faculty about parenting PA students from far and near. Kemper Auditorium

November 8 Speaker Series: The Student Groups at CAMD 7 p.m.
Learn more about CAMD – The Community and Multicultural Development Office and the incredible student groups and organizations they sponsor. Student members from several CAMD groups will lead the event. Held at the CAMD Office, in the rear of Morse Hall.

January 17 Speaker Series: The Phillips Academy Wellness Programs 7 p.m.
Learn more about Phillips Academy’s wonderful wellness programs and offerings, featuring Sykes Wellness Center staff members. Kemper Auditorium

January 20 Summer Opportunities Fair 12–3 p.m. Smith Center
(final date/location subject to change – please check the PSPA website for any updates)

February 21 Speaker Series: An Evening with College Counseling 7 p.m.
Dean of College Counseling Sean Logan provides an update on college trends, an overview of the college counseling process, and discusses how to prepare for a successful experience. Kemper Auditorium

March 21 Annual Meeting—PSPA Board Members 5:30 p.m.

April 11 Speaker Series: Addison Gallery of American Art – Presentation and Tour 7 p.m.
Please join us for a presentation and tour of the amazing Addison Gallery.

May 16 Speaker Series: Lessons Learned from the College Application Process 7 p.m.
“Expert” seniors share their experiences and advice. Moderated by Phillips Academy’s Office of College Counseling. Kemper Auditorium

Interested in becoming more involved with PA and the PSPA? Please join us for a PSPA board meeting. Meetings will be held at 5:30 p.m.  on September 27, October 11, November 8, January 17, February 21,  March 21, April 11, and May 16.


Interested in becoming more involved with PA and PSPA? Please join us and attend these Speaker Series events. Also, please join us at a PSPA Board meeting, held at 5:30 (in the Underwood Room next to Kemper Auditorium), just prior to each of the Speaker Series events listed above.