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To Communicate Effectively With Their Children About The Dangers Of Drugs"

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There are a number of ways of arranging to book a presentation. The most convenient way is to complete the form here or call toll-free at 1-877-431-3295 so we can talk in person about scheduling a visit to your school, organization or group.

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There is a reasonable presentation fee per school, for pricing call 1-877-431-3295. This is a large task, we cannot accomplish this without your support and understanding. We present to students (elementary through college) conferences, church groups, civic organizations, and Corporate America.

For information on past presentations, please contact Ms. Katz via E-mail at gkcourage@aol.com or call 1-877-431-3295. To book a presentation, click here.

Current Presentation Schedule

2008 Presentations

 

January 4, 2008

The Courage to Speak is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family member to attend. For further information email us at gkcourage@aol.com  or call 1-877-431-3295

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

12 noon

January 8, 2008

Ginger Katz's Presentation at West Rocks Middle School at 81 West Rocks Road, Norwalk, CT as a kick off to the New Parenting Course called "The Courage to Speak - Courageous Parenting 101T"  See press release.

families

6:45 pm

January 10, 2008

"The Courage to Speak - Courageous Parenting 101T" Facilitators Training for  Courageous Parenting 101T.  See application form. Must apply prior to January 4, 2008. call 1 877 431 3295 for information

invited facilitators only

TBA

January 14, 2008

Caver Center in Norwalk, C T

all students

4 pm

January 15, 2008

"The Courage to Speak - Courageous Parenting 101T" Session #1 - parents only, must be registered, West Rocks Middle School in Norwalk, CT

parents only

6:30 pm

January 22, 2008

"The Courage to Speak - Courageous Parenting 101T" Session # 2 - parents only, must be registered, West Rocks Middle School in Norwalk, CT

parents only

6:30 pm

January 29, 2008

"The Courage to Speak - Courageous Parenting 101T" Session # 3 - parents only, must be registered, West Rocks Middle School in Norwalk, CT

parents only

6:30 pm

January 30, 2008

Speaker at CT State Capital see press release

CT Legislators, Senators and concerned citizens

8:30 am

February 4, 2008

Norwalk Housing Authority, Norwalk, CT

middle and high school students

4:30 pm

February 5, 2008

"The Courage to Speak - Courageous Parenting 101T" Session # 4 - parents only, must be registered, West Rocks Middle School in Norwalk, CT

parents only

6:30 pm

 

 

 

 

February 12, 2008

The Courage to Speak is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family member to attend. For further information email us at gkcourage@aol.com  or call 1-877-431-3295

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

12 pm

February 12, 2008

"The Courage to Speak - Courageous Parenting 101T" Session # 5 - parents only, must be registered, West Rocks Middle School in Norwalk, CT

parents only

6:30 pm

February 15, 2008

Side by Side Community School

7th grade

11:25 pm

March 2, 2008

Keynote Speaker at the Florida Society of Addiction Medicine Annual Conference on Addictions, University of Florida Conference Center

participants

12:45 pm

March 5, 2008

Brewster High School, Brewster NY

9th and 10th Grade

TBA

March 5, 2008

Brewster High School, Brewster NY

11th and 12th Grade

TBA

March 10, 2008

Staples High School, Staples CT

juniors

12:40 pm

March 11, 2008

Fordham High School, Bronx NY

9th grade

12:40 pm

Date TBA for April

Fairfield Prep, Fairfield, CT

parents

TBA

March 19, 2008

Bridgeport Schools, Bridgeport CT

7 & 8th grade Science teachers

TBA

March 24, 2008

Announcing - The Courage to Speak "Empowering Youth to be Drug Free" Family Night " at West Rock Middle School. Doors open 5:30 pm. The event will be open to families from Norwalk and other communities. The evening will include the Courage to Speak Presentation for Parents and Students. On display will be the remarkable prevention posters and collages created by the children during the Courage To Speak drug prevention classes in elementary and middle school. The Courage To Speak Drug Prevention Curriculum is helping seventh graders to become outstanding prevention advocates and mentors for their younger siblings. The evening will also include the work of the students in elementary school based on Sunny's Story and the Courage to Speak Elementary Drug Prevention Curriculum. The Courage To Speak Community Leadership and Recognition Awards will also be presented. Snow date March 25, 2008.

Concerned citizens - parents, prevention specialists, school personnel, service providers, clergy, legislators, Mayor, school superintendent and administration, law Enforcement including the chief of police and children.

5:30 pm

March 25, 2008

JMATE Conference , Washington DC

conference participants

TBA

March 29, 2008

Brookside Elementary, Norwalk, CT

parents

11 am

April 2, 2008

Fairfield Prep, Fairfield, CT, See flyer

parents

7 pm

April 3, 2008

"The Courage to Speak - Courageous Parenting 101T" Facilitators Training See application form at West Rocks Middle School, Norwalk, CT Must apply prior to March 31, 2008. call 1 877 431 3295 for information.

invited facilitators only

6 pm

April 11, 2008

Garfield School, Bridgeport, CT

6 and 7th grade

9:30 am

April 14, 2008

Seven Bridges Middle School , Chappaqua Schools, New York, See flyer

parents

7 pm

April 15, 2008

Bell Middle School , Chappaqua Schools, New York

7 and 8th graders

9 am

April 15, 2008

Seven Bridges Middle School , Chappaqua Schools, New York

7 and 8th graders

11 am

April 16, 2008

North Salem Schools, North Salem NY, See flyer

parents

7:45 pm

April 19, 2008

News Channel 8, New Haven CT

TBA

7:30 am

April 22, 2008

Trinity Catholic School, Stamford, CT
See flyer

freshman and sophomores

8 pm

April 22, 2008

Trinity Catholic School, Stamford, CT
See flyer

juniors and seniors

9:30 pm

April 22, 2008

Trinity Catholic School, Stamford, CT

parents

7 pm

April 24, 2008

Dodd Middle School Auditorium, Cheshire, CT, See flyer

community

7 pm

April 25, 2008

Nicholes United Methodist Church, Courageous Parenting 101T Session #1 presented by Jim Sibley CTS Board Member, See flyer

church members-must sign up

7-9 pm

April 28, 2008

Fordham Prep, Bronx, NY, See flyer

parents and students

7 pm

May 2, 2008

Nicholes United Methodist Church, Courageous Parenting 101T #2 presented by Jim Sibley CTS Board Member

church members-must sign up

7-9 pm

May 5, 2008

Caesar Batalla School, Bridgeport, CT

6, 7 and 8th grade

9:30 am

May 9, 2008

Nicholes United Methodist Church, Courageous Parenting 101T #3 presented by Jim Sibley CTS Board Member

church members-must sign up

7-9 pm

May 10, 2008

New Jersey, Documentary produced by New Paultz College featuring Ginger Katz, Courage to Speak Family Night and the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP)  

TBA

TBA

May 10, 2008

Education Notebook on News Channel 12

TBA

7 am, 10:30 am,
2 pm, 1:30 am

May 11, 2008

Education Notebook on News Channel 12

TBA

7:30 am, 10:30 am, 1 pm, 4:30 pm, 11:30 pm, 12:30 am

May 12, 2008

Staples High School, Westport, CT

juniors

10:55 am

May 14, 2008

Staples High School, Westport, CT

juniors

10:45 am

May 15, 2008

Staples High School, Westport, CT presented by Ronni McLaughlin

juniors

8:45 am

May 15, 2008

Staples High School, Westport, CT

juniors

1:25 pm

May 16, 2008

Nicholes United Methodist Church, Courageous Parenting 101T #4 presented by Jim Sibley CTS Board Member

church members-must sign up

7-9 pm

May 20, 2008

Classic Studies School, Bridgeport, CT

6th grade

1 pm

May 21, 2008

The 36th Annual Parent Convention Bridgeport Public Schools -  Title 1 Parent Advisory Council Ms.  See flyer

community

Ms. Katz will be speaking at 10:45 am and 12:45 pm

May 22, 2008

Columbus Middle School, Bridgeport, CT

6th grade

11:30 am

May 23, 2008

Nicholes United Methodist Church, Courageous Parenting 101T #5 presented by Jim Sibley CTS Board Member

church members-must sign up

7-9 pm

May 29, 2008

Roosevelt High School, New York, NY

all grades

9 pm

June 6, 2008

Nicholes United Methodist Church, Sunny's Story reading and  curriculum presented by Jim Sibley, CTS Board Member

children

7-9 pm

June 16, 2008

High Horizons School Bridgeport, CT

6th graders

1:30 pm

July 26, 2008

The Tenth Annual Ian Eaccarino 9 miler Fundraiser, Calf Pasture Beach in Norwalk, CT
- See flyer

TBA

8 pm start

August 13, 2008

The Courage to Speak is having the next support group meeting. The group encourages all family member to attend. For further information email us at gkcourage@aol.com or call 1-877-431-3295

Family members who have lost someone to substance abuse

12:30 pm

September 10, 2008

Staples High School, Westport, CT

juniors

1:25 pm

September 13, 2008

Cablevision of CT TV, Educational Notebook

listening audience

check back for times

September 14, 2008

Cablevision of CT TV, Educational Notebook

listening audience

check back for times

September 15, 2008

Fordham Prep, Bronx, NY

freshman

10 am

September 16, 2008

WEBE Radio Station

community

3 pm

September 17, 2008

Kennedy Center, Trumbull, CT

parents

5:30 pm

September 22, 2008

Staples High School, Westport, CT

juniors

1:25 pm

September 23, 2008

Roton Middle School, Norwalk, CT

7th grade

9:30 am

September 24, 2008

Staples High School, Westport, CT

juniors

1:25 pm

September 24, 2008

Substance Abuse Treatment Unit, SAPN Sponsored by Yale University

community

4 pm

September 24, 2008

Staples High School, Westport, CT

juniors

10:45 pm

October 1, 2008

Middlesex Middle School, Darien, CT

8th grade

TBA

October 1, 2008

Middlesex Middle School, Darien, CT

parents

7 pm

October 2, 2008

Fordham Prep, Bronx, NY

parents

7 pm

October 7, 2008

West Rocks Middel School, Norwalk, CT

7th grade

9:30 am

October 13, 2008

Staples High School, Westport, CT

juniors

1:25 pm

October 14, 2008

East Lyme High School, East Lyme, CT, Ginger Katz presentation as a kick off to Courageous Parenting 101T

parents

7:30 pm

October 15, 2008

Ginger Katz's Presentation at West Rocks Middle School at 81 West Rocks Road, Norwalk, CT as a kick off to the New Parenting Course called "The Courage to Speak - Courageous Parenting 101T" See press release

participants

6:45 pm

October 16, 2008

Quincy Drug Symposium, Quincy, MA - Broad Meadows Middle School See flyer Sponsored by the Mayor's call 617-376-199

community

6 pm

October 20, 2008

"The Courage to Speak - Courageous Parenting 101T" Session #1 - parents only, must be registered, West Rocks Middle School in Norwalk, CT

families

6:30 pm

October 22, 2008

Norwalk Community College, Norwalk, CT

adult ed

7 pm

October 23, 2008

Nathan Hale Middle School, Norwalk, CT

7th grade

8:24 pm

October 24, 2008

Ponus Ridge Middle School, Norwalk, CT

7th grade

1:30 pm

October 27, 2008

"The Courage to Speak - Courageous Parenting 101T" Session #2 - parents only, must be registered, West Rocks Middle School in Norwalk, CT

families

6:30 pm

October 28, 2008

Hall High School, West Hartford

9, 10, 11, 12 grades

TBA

October 30, 2008

Conard High School, West Hartford

9, 10, 11, 12 grades

TBA

November 3, 2008

"The Courage to Speak - Courageous Parenting 101T" Session #3 - parents only, must be registered, West Rocks Middle School in Norwalk, CT

families

6:30 pm

November 10, 2008

"The Courage to Speak - Courageous Parenting 101T" Session #4 - parents only, must be registered, West Rocks Middle School in Norwalk, CT

families

6:30 pm

November 11, 2008

Staples High School, Westport, CT

juniors

10:45 am

November 13, 2008

Henry Well Middle School, Brewster NY

parents

7:30 pm

November 14, 2008

Henry Well Middle School, Brewster NY

students

TBA

November 14, 2008

Henry Well Middle School, Brewster NY

students

TBA

November 17, 2008

"The Courage to Speak - Courageous Parenting 101T" Session #5 - parents only, must be registered, West Rocks Middle School in Norwalk, CT

families

6:30 pm

December 1, 2008

Staples High School, Westport, CT

juniors

10:55 am

December 4, 2008

Staples High School, Westport, CT

juniors

8:25 am

December 18, 2008

Wheeler Clinic, CT

parents and children (must be invited)

5:30 pm

 

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