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PTA Meeting and Guest Speaker, Cathy Adams

Posted by Jana Krausfeldt on Mar 12, 2015

The PTA Meeting on Tuesday, March 17th will feature a guest speaker, Cathy Adams. Cathy is an Elmhurst parent who many of you may know from the popular Zen Parenting Radio podcasts. She will be presenting, Raising Kids Who Know They Belong: The Importance of Self Awareness.

Cathy Adams, LCSW, CPC, CYT, is CEO of Be U, Inc., a conscious living company. She is the author of three books including the recently released Living What You Want Your Kids to Learn: The Power of Self-Aware Parenting. Cathy serves as adjunct faculty in the sociology department at Dominican University, she co-hosts the internationally popular Zen Parenting Radio podcast, and she writes a regular column, called The Self-Aware Parent, for Chicago Parent Magazine. She’s a blogger for The Huffington Post, a frequent guest expert on Chicago’s WGN radio, and her parent coaching has been the focus of a CBS News Report and a Fox News Special Report. She’s been featured numerous times in Parents Magazine, Newsweek Magazine, the Chicago Tribune, Ebony Magazine, Crain’s Chicago Business, Today’s Chicago Woman, and West Suburban Magazine. Cathy is a sought after speaker for schools, conferences, and retreats, and she runs self-awareness workshops for kids and adults. Cathy considers her most important experience to be that of mother to three girls, ages 11, 10, and 7. More information can be found at or on the attached brochure.

Cathy will speak first, starting promptly at 7pm and then our usual PTA meeting will follow. We encourage all parents to come!

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