Speaking Appearances in 2017

January 1 – Chattanooga, TN – The National Center for the Development of Boys at McCallie School, Opening of Gurian/National Center Training Partnership

January 2 – San Antonio, TX – San Antonio Center for Excellence in Educating Boys and Girls; starting year two of the collaboration between the Gurian Institute and Central Catholic High School

January 3 – Seattle, WA – The Center, A Place of Hope; Opening of the Center/Gurian Mental Health Partnership

January 13 – 14 – Seattle, WA – Keynote, The Minds of Boys and Girls, at the Helping Kids Thrive Summit at North Shore Church

January 21 – 23 – Tampa, Florida – Gurian Institute Winter Training with Hillsborough School District, Keynote: Boys and Girls Learn Differently® and workshops with Gurian Institute and Hillsborough team

February 1 – Publication of Saving Our Sons: A New Path to Raising Healthy Boys in America.  Media tour to follow.

February 8 – Tempe, AZ – Keynote, The Minds of Boys and Girls, and training for the Tempe Union School District

February 15 – Burlingame, CA – Keynote, The Minds of Boys and Girls at the Burlingame School District Annual Speaker Series

February 24 – 25 – Dallas, TX, Featured Speaker and Keynotes on Helping Girls Thrive, Helping Marriage Thrive, and Helping Boys Thrive® at the GHC Annual Convention

March 3 – Orlando – Keynote: The Minds of Boys and Girls at the Innovative Solutions in Education Summit

March 6 – Softcover Publication of The Lessons of Lifelong Intimacy (Atria/Simon and Schuster).

March 17 – 18 – Greenville, SC, Featured Speaker and Keynotes on Helping Girls Thrive, Helping Marriage Thrive, and Helping Boys Thrive at the GHC Annual Convention

March 30 –  31 – Statesville, NC, Keynote, Saving Our Sons, at the Wise Guys/Children’s Home Society Education Conference

April 21 –22 – Cincinnati, OH, Featured Speaker and Keynotes on Helping Girls Thrive, Helping Marriage Thrive, and Helping Boys Thrive at the GHC Annual Convention

April 29 – Phoenix, AZ, Keynote, Helping Boys Thrive at the Fatherhood Summit,  sponsored by The City of Phoenix Head Start Birth to Five Program in partnership with The City of Phoenix My Brother’s Keeper.

May 4 – San Antonio, TX – Keynote, The Minds of Boys, and training for the San Antonio Boys Leadership Academy

May 31 – June 2 – Chattanooga, TN – Keynote, The Wonder of Girls and strategic planning for Girls’ Initiative at the Girls Preparatory Academy, with Katey McPherson

June 16 – 17 – Ontario, CA, Featured Speaker and Keynotes on Helping Girls Thrive, Helping Marriage Thrive, and Helping Boys Thrive at the GHC Annual Convention

June 22 – 25 – Carlsbad, CA – The Gurian Institute Summer Institute, including an extra day of certification for new trainers

June 29 – Las Vegas – Keynote, Boys and Girls Learn Differently, and Plenary, The Minds of Boys, at the Innovative Solutions Educators Conferenece

August 2 – Tempe, AZ, Morning Keynote, The Minds of Boys and Girls,  at the Tempe Elementary School District Annual Conference

August 14 – St. Louis, MO, Teacher training and Evening Keynote, The Minds of Boys and Saving Our Sons at Villa Duchense and Oak Hill School

August 22 – Burlingame, CA, Keynote,Understanding the Minds of Boys and Girls,  at the Annual Educator’s Breakfast for the Burlingame School District

September 9 -10 – Phoenix, AZ, Keynote, Understanding the Minds of Boys and Girls, and Q @ A, at the Gurian Institute Fall Train-The-Trainers Certification

September 14 – Phoenix, AZ, Panel and Consulting, Suicide Prevention Task Force, with Katey McPherson

October 6 – Istanbul, Turkey, Keynote via Skype, The Minds of Boys and GIrls at annual Anatolian Educators Conference

October 24 – Chattanooga, TN – School Visit, McCallie School and National Center for the Development of Boys

October 30 – San Antonio, TX – Evening Keynote, The Teen Brain:  Understanding the Minds of Boys and Girls, at Central Catholic High School, Kickoff for Center of Excellence Series

November 6 – Thousand Oaks, CA – School Visit and Evening Keynote, The Minds of Girls, at La Reina Middle and High School

 

2018 Speaking Schedule

 

January 1 – Chattanooga, TN – The National Center for the Development of Boys at McCallie School, Year Two of the Gurian Institute/National Center Training Partnership

January 2 – San Antonio, TX – San Antonio Center for Excellence in Educating Boys and Girls; starting year three of the collaboration between the Gurian Institute and Central Catholic High School

January – date Tbd – Keynote,  The Minds of Boys and Girls, at the Gurian Institute Winter Institute, including an extra day of certification for new trainers

January 20 – Publication of The Minds of Girls:  Raising and Educating Healthy, Resilient, and Successful Women

January 31 – Keynote, at the National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs (NATSAP) Annual Conference, The Minds of Boys and Girls, and breakouts, Tampa, Florida

February 22 – Culver City, CA – Evening Keynote, The Minds of Boys and Girls, and teacher talk at the Willow Community School

February 24 – Phoenix, AZ – Morning Keynote, Helping Boys Thrive at the Helping Boys Thrive Summit®

February 28 – Menlo Park, CA – Evening Keynote, The Minds of Boys and Girls and teacher talk for Menlo Park City School District

March 9 – Denver, CO – Morning Keynote, Helping Boys Thrive at the Helping Boys Thrive Summit®

March 31 – Colorado Springs, CO – Induction of Kathy Stevens, GI Executive Director Emeritus and Co-Founder by Michael Gurian into the Colorado Arts and Service Hall of Fame

April 19 – Phoenix – Morning Keynote, The Minds of Boys and Girls, at the Early Childhood Summit for Head Start of Arizona

April 21 – Alexandria, MN – Morning Keynote, Helping Boys Thrive at the Helping Boys Thrive Summit®

April 28 – Augusta, GA – Morning Keynote, Helping Boys Thrive at the Helping Boys Thrive Summit®

June 22 – Atlanta – Plenary, Boys and Girls Learn Differently, and Keynote, The Minds of Boys, at the Innovative Solutions Educators Summit

June 23 – 24 – Carlsbad, CA – Keynote, The Minds of Boys and Girls, at the Gurian Institute Summer Institute, including an extra day of certification for new trainers

September, date Tbd – Phoenix, AZ– Keynote, The Minds of Boys and Girls, at the Gurian Institute Fall Institute, including an extra day of certification for new trainers

October, date tbd – Chattanooga, TN – Keynote,  Saving Our Sons at the McCallie School and National Center for the Development of Boys

October, date tbd – San Antonio, TX – Morning Keynote, The Minds of Boys and Girls at the Teaching Excellence/Helping Boys and Girls Thrive Summit

Speaking Appearances in 2016

January 1 – The Gurian Institute’s headquarters moves to Phoenix, Arizona.  Grand Opening and installation of new Executive Director, Katey McPherson.

January 2 – San Antonio, TX – Opening of the San Antonio Center for Excellence in Educating Boys and Girls, a collaboration between the Gurian Institute and Central Catholic High School

January 22 – 24 – Tampa, Florida – Gurian Institute Winter Training with Hillsboro School District, Keynote: Boys and Girls Learn Differently® and workshops with Gurian Institute and Hillsboro team

January 28 – Edmonds, WA – Keynote, How Do I Help Him?  Working with Boys and Men in Therapeutic Settings at The Center, a Place of Hope

February 1 – 8 – Tele-Summit, Let’s Hear it For the Dads – The Importance of Father Attachment on Boys and Girls

March 11 – 12 – Greenville, SC, Featured Speaker and Keynotes on Helping Girls Thrive and Helping Boys Thrive® at the GHC Annual Convention

March 17 – Phoenix, AZ, Keynote, Understanding the Minds of Boys and Girls, and Q @ A, at the Gurian Institute Spring Train-The-Trainers Certification

March 18 – 19 – Dallas, TX, Featured Speaker and Keynotes on Helping Girls Thrive and Helping Boys Thrive at the GHC Annual Convention

April 1 –2 – Cincinnati, OH, Featured Speaker and Keynotes on Helping Girls Thrive and Helping Boys Thriveat the GHC Annual Convention

April 7 – Webinar:  Ten Strategies for Helping Boys Succeed in School, ERN Webinars

April 23 – Seattle, WA, Keynote, Helping Boys Thrive, at the Helping Boys Thrive Summit® at Shoreline Community College, sponsored by the Washington Association of Middle Level Educators

May 7 – Spokane, WA, Commencement Address, Gonzaga University Graduate Schools Commencement – Read Michael‘s speech here

May 20 – Clemson, SC, Keynote, The Minds of Boys, for Cherokee Creek School, at Clemson University

May 27 – Softcover Publication of The Wonder of Aging (Atria/Simon and Schuster).

June 9 – Denver, Co., Keynote, Helping Boys Thrive, at the Helping Boys Thrive Summit®

June 18 – 19 – Ontario, CA, Featured Speaker and Keynotes on Helping Girls Thrive and Helping Boys Thrive at the GHC Annual Convention

June 22 – 25 – Carlsbad, CA – The Gurian Institute Summer Institute, including an extra day of certification for new trainers

August 17 – San Antonio, TX – Evening Keynote, The Minds of Boys, and Teacher in-service at the San Antonio Academy

August 22 – 23 – Phoenix, AZ – Keynote, The Minds of Boys and Girls, at the Annual First Things First Early Childhood Summit

September 22 – Chattanooga, TN – Evening Keynote, The Minds of Boys, and Teacher Training at McCallie School

September 29 – Seattle, WA – Clinical Staff Training on The Minds of Boys and Girls at The Center, A Place of Hope

October 13 – 14 – Charlottesville, VA – Keynote and teacher training on The Minds of Boys and Girls, and The Minds of Boys for the Keswick Foundation for Special Education

October 20 – Spokane, WA – Morning Keynote, The Minds of Boys and Girls, at the Young Child Early Childhood Conference

October 20 – Tacoma, WA – Evening Keynote, The Minds of Boys and Girls, and teacher and student talks at Annie Wright School

October 22 – Phoenix, AZ – Morning Keynote, Helping Boys Thrive at the Helping Christian Boys Thrive Summit®

October 29 – San Antonio, TX – Morning Keynote, Helping Boys Thrive at the Helping Boys Thrive Summit®

Speaking Appearances in 2015

January 16 – 17 – Portland, Oregon, Evening Keynote: The Minds of Boys and Girls® and Morning Keynote: Boys and Girls Learn Differently® as part of the Gurian Institute Professional Development Day for the Portland Montessori Collective

January 24 – Tampa, Florida – Gurian Institute Winter Training with Hillsboro School District, Keynote: Boys and Girls Learn Differently® and workshops with Gurian Institute and Hillsboro team

January 31 – Singapore, Keynote: The Gurian Institute and its Nature-Based Theory, at The Gender Intelligence Seminar for Parents and Professionals

February 3 – ERN Webinar, Strategies for Teaching Boys Effectively

February 12 – 14 – Ft. Worth, Texas, Featured Speaker and Keynotes on Helping Girls Thrive and Helping Boys Thrive® at the GHC Annual Convention

February 20 – Seatlle, WA, Keynote, Helping Boys Thrive, at the Seattle Helping Boys Thrive Summit®

March/April – Media and speaking related to the White Paper commissioned by Chase Bank, “Gender Differences in Spending and Borrowing,” authored by Michael Gurian, Allan Pressel, and Katharine Coles (www.genderleadership.com).

March 12 – 14 Greensville, SC , Featured Speaker and Keynotes on Helping Girls Thrive and Helping Boys Thrive® at the GHC Annual Convention

March 26 -27 – Seattle, WA Evening Keynote: The Minds of Boys and Girls, at the Meridian School, and Teacher Training, Boys and Girls Learn Differently®

April 9 – 11, Cincinnati, Featured Speaker and Keynotes on Helping Girls Thrive and Helping Boys Thrive® at the GHC Annual Convention

April 15 – Spokane, WA – Visiting Writer, Gonzaga Visiting Writers Series

April 17 – Salt Lake City, Plenary Sessions, The Minds of Boys and Girls, at the University of Utah and SLC School District Convention

May 27 – Hardcover Publication of Lessons of Lifelong Intimacy: The Nine Principles of a Happy and Balanced Relationship (Atria/Simon and Schuster). Media Tour to follow publication.

June 4 – Spokane, WA, Book Reading for Lessons of Lifelong Intimacy, at Aunties Bookstore

June 6 – Rye, NY, Keynote: The Minds of Boys: Effective Strategies for Teaching Boys, at the Imagine Me Leadership Instructional Retreat

June 12 – Denver, Co., Keynote, Helping Boys Thrive, at the Helping Boys Thrive Summit®

June 18 -20 – Ontario, CA, Featured Speaker and Keynotes on Helping Girls Thrive and Helping Boys Thrive® at the GHC Annual Convention

July 14 – 17 – Denver – Annual Gurian Institute Summer Training and Certification

August 29 – Philadelphia – Keynote, Including All Children:  Universal Design in Gurian Strategies for both Typical and Non-Typical Boys and Girls at the Academy of the New Church Back to School Expo

September 9 – Glendale, AZ – Keynote, The Minds of Boys and Girls, at the Annual Conference for Prevent Child Abuse, with Workshop, Boys and Girls Learn Differently

September 19 – Gilbert, AZ – Keynote, The Minds of Boys, at the Parents Over the Shoulder, Conversations on the Green Events

September 26 – Carlsbad, Calif – Keynote, The Minds of Boys, at Army and Navy Academy Parent and Community event, and presentation of plaque for Gurian Institute Model School Award

October 6 – Washington, D.C., Presentation and Briefing, U.S. Congress, on the State of Boyhood in America – Michael has been asked to brief Congress members, congressional staffers, and federal agency division heads (including Health and Human Services and the Administration for Children and Families) in Washington, D.C. on October 6, 2015. His topic is the Boy Crisis in America and How To Help Boys Thrive.

October 9 – Seattle, WA – Keynotes on The Minds of Girls and The Minds of Boys at the Northwest Association of Independent Schools Fall Educators Conference

November 6 – Scottsdale, AZ – Keynote, The Minds of Boys and Girls, at the Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA) Annual Conference

November 13 – 14 – San Antonio, TX – Events at San Antonio Academy on Friday and Keynote, Helping Boys Thrive, at the Helping Boys Thrive Summit® on Saturday

December 4 – Phoenix – Keynote, Helping Boys Thrive at the annual Arizona Helping Boys Thrive Summit®

December 9 – San Marino, CA – Keynote, The Minds of Boys, at the PfA Speaker Series