Community Speaker Events

We invite you to save the date for these speaker events and parent forums at University School of Milwaukee during the 2021-22 school year. All events listed below are free and open to the general public, with the exception of the USM Parent Forums, which are only open to members of the USM community. Light refreshments will be served. RSVPs will be requested (but not required). Times, dates, speakers, and topics are all subject to change. All events will take place on the USM campus.

2021-22 Speaker Events

Dana Suskind

Dana Suskind

USM/REDgen Speaker Series: Parent Nation: Unlocking Every Child's Potential, Fulfilling Society's Promise
Tuesday, May 17, 7 p.m. RSVP
Presenter: Dana Suskind, professor of surgery and pediatrics at the University of Chicago Medical Center
This event is sponsored by Boswell Book Company

Previous 2021-22 Speakers

Ana Homayoun

Ana Homayoun

USM/REDgen Speaker Series: Social Media Wellness - Understanding the Intersection of School Stress, and Social Media
Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021, 7 p.m.
Presenter: Ana Homayoun, educator and author

Peter Kranstover

Peter Kranstover

Global Scholars Crisis Simulation Speaker
"The United States: Still the World's Policemen?"
Friday, Jan. 7, 2022, 6:30 p.m.
Presenter: Peter Kranstover, advisory council to the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition, advisor to the Center for Global and Economic Studies at Marquette University.

Marc Brackett

Marc Brackett

USM/REDgen Speaker Series: Permission to Feel - Inspiring a New Mindset Around the Power of Emotions to Transform Our Lives
Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2022, 7 p.m.
Presenter: Dr. Marc Brackett, psychologist and director of Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence

Lisa Damour

Lisa Damour

USM/REDgen Speaker Series: Stress, Anxiety, and Resilience - Thriving in Uncertain Times
Thursday, April 7, 2022, 7 p.m.
Presenter: Dr. Lisa Damour, clinical psychologist and author
This event is sponsored in part by the USM Parents' Association

Chris Norton

Chris Norton

Cindy Zautcke Memorial Speaker Series: The Power to Stand
Monday, April 11, 2022, 7 p.m.
Presenter: Chris Norton, motivational speaker and former football player

Michele Borba

Michele Borba

USM/REDgen Speaker Series: How to Help the Pandemic Generation Thrive Now and Later
Tuesday, May 3, 2022, 7 p.m.
Presenter: Dr. Michele Borba, educational psychologist, author, and TODAY show contributor

Past Community Speaker Events