2005 appearances and events: Leonard Sax MD PhD

 

 

 

January 5, Hinesville, Georgia:  Dr. Sax led a professional development seminar for Liberty County Public Schools (coed transitioning to single-sex)

January 13-14, Dayton, Ohio:  Dr. Sax met with school board members (1/13), and spoke at a press conference (1/14) to announce the opening of the Charity Adams Earley School for Girls (Dayton Public Schools).

January 19 and February 2, Waterloo, Iowa:  Dr. Sax led professional development seminars for Waterloo Public Schools (coed transitioning to single-sex)

February 15:  Dr. Sax appeared on the TODAY show to talk about gender differences in how children hear and see (you can watch his conversation with Al Roker online via www.whygendermatters.com)

March 7:  Dr. Sax was a featured guest for an interview on the CBC’s morning news program, nationwide in Canada; at http://www.cbc.ca/thecurrent/2005/200503/20050307.html

March 8:  Dr. Sax appeared on CNN to talk about single-sex education (Anderson Cooper 360).

March 13:  Dr. Sax appeared on CBS Sunday Morning to talk about gender differences in learning.

March 19:  Dr. Sax appeared on the TODAY show to talk about the latest research regarding the X chromosome.

April 2, Orlando, FL:  Dr. Sax presented a seminar on gender differences at the annual convention of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)

April 7, Rockville, MD:  Dr. Sax led an evening seminar on gender differences, for parents, hosted by the Avalon School (all-boys)

April 20-21, Lake Forest, IL:  Dr. Sax led a professional development seminar on gender differences in education for the Woodlands Academy (4/20) and spoke to parents (4/21)

April 23, Chicago, IL:  Dr. Sax was a keynote speaker at the biennial meeting of the Association of the Sacred Heart

April 25/26, Saginaw, Michigan:  Dr. Sax met with the school board (4/25), visited two single-sex public schools, and conducted a professional development seminar (4/26) for Saginaw Public Schools (coed transitioning to single-sex)

May 22 – 26, Fairbanks, Alaska, and Anchorage, Alaska:  Dr. Sax spoke at an international conference on gender and education.  He also met with Native leaders (Yupic, Inupiaq, and Aleut) to discuss the high proportion of Native boys who are dropping out of school.

June 21, Woodbridge, VA:  Dr. Sax led a seminar on gender for teachers from Prince William County Public Schools (coed)

June 26 – 28, Washington DC:  Dr. Sax led two seminars on gender differences in learning, at the annual meeting of the International Boys’ School Coalition

July 15 – 16, Greenville, SC:  Dr. Sax led a two-day professional development seminar in preparation for the opening of the Langston Charter Middle School, a gender-separate public charter school

July 27, Dayton Ohio:  Dr. Sax led a professional development seminar for Dayton Public Schools, in preparation for the opening of the Charity Adams Earley School for Girls, an all-girls neighborhood public school.

August 9, Memphis, TN:  Dr. Sax led a professional development seminar at St. Mary’s School (all-girls)

August 10, North Little Rock, AR:  Dr. Sax led a seminar for the Pulaski County public school district, in preparation for the opening of two single-gender public middle schools. 

August 15/16, San Antonio, Texas:  Dr. Sax spoke to parents (Aug 15) and led an all-day seminar for teachers at the San Antonio Academy (Aug 16) [all-boys]

August 21, Washington DC:  Dr. Sax hosted a symposium on sex differences in sensation and perception, at the annual conference of the American Psychological Association

August 22, Philadelphia PA:  Dr. Sax led an all-day professional development seminar for Philadelphia Public Schools (five coed schools transitioning to single-sex)

August 26, Yuba City, CA:  Dr. Sax led a professional development seminar for teachers at the Twin Rivers Charter School (coed)

September 1, Greenwich, CT:  Dr. Sax led a professional development seminar for teachers from the Brunswick School (all-boys) and the Greenwich Academy (all-girls)

September 8, Woodberry Forest, VA:  Dr. Sax led a seminar for teachers at the Woodberry Forest School (all-boys)

September 9, Minneapolis, MN:  Dr. Sax spoke to employees at Cargill (morning) and to the community at large at the Bakken Museum (evening) about gender differences

September 15, Columbia, SC:  Dr. Sax led a professional development seminar for public school teachers at Dent Middle School (coed transitioning to single-sex)

October 8 – 10, Cincinnati, OH:  NASSPE’s 2nd national conference; Dr. Sax was a keynote speaker.  The local NPR station, WVXU, broadcast an interview with Dr. Sax.  Listen at: http://www.wvxu.org/schedule/cincinnatiedition_archiveview.asp?ID=10/16/2005

October 18, Falls Church, VA:  Dr. Sax led a seminar on gender differences in education for the University of Virginia, Curry School of Education

October 28, Fort Worth, TX:  Dr. Sax was a guest for a live interview on FamilyNet television

October 28/29, Dallas, TX:  Dr. Sax visited the Irma Lerma Rangel School, an all-girls’ public school (10/28), and led a day-long seminar for teachers at the Moisés Molina High School (10/29, coed)

November 2, Pittsburgh, PA:  Dr. Sax spoke to principals of schools in the Diocese of Pittsburgh about gender differences in learning (coed); in the evening, he spoke to parents at a public forum on gender

November 7, Richmond, VA:  Dr. Sax was a featured speaker at the annual conference of the Virginia Association of Independent Schools

November 11, Woodbridge, VA:  Dr. Sax spoke to teachers at the Minnieland Day School about gender differences in how young children learn (coed)

November 12, Chatham, VA:  Dr. Sax spoke to the board of trustees at Chatham Hall about the future of single-sex education in independent schools (all-girls)

November 22, Princeton, NJ:  Dr. Sax led a seminar for teachers at the Princeton Academy of the Sacred Heart (all-boys); in the evening, Dr. Sax spoke with parents

December 1, Washington, DC:  Dr. Sax appeared on The Early Show, CBS’ national morning show, to debate single-sex education with Kim Gandy, president of the National Organization for Women

December 6, Bethesda, MD:  Dr. Sax taped an interview for the American Forces Radio and Television Service, broadcast in January 2006; available online at http://www.parentsperspective.org/?p=287

December 13, Poolesville, MD:  Dr. Sax spoke to a combined meeting of the PTA’s of Poolesville High School, John Poole Middle School, Monocacy Elementary School, and Poolesville Elementary School, about gender differences in learning (coed)

 

For a list of Dr. Sax’s 2006 events, please go to http://www.singlesexschools.org/sax_events06.htm.