Tags: Education / Teaching

Wednesday: Mar 16

The Teenage Brain: Planning for Success in High School, College, and Beyond

Wed. March 16, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM


Northside Library

705 Rio Road West, Charlottesville, VA 22901

Frances E. Jensen, MD (The Teenage Brain: A Neuroscientist’s Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents and Young Adults) and Dr. Granville Sawyer, Jr. (College in Four Years: Making Every Semester Count) will participate in this discussion about education and life planning for teens, parents, and educators.

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Tags: Education / Teaching, Family / Aging, Health / Mind / Body, Nonfiction, StoryFest / Youth

20th Anniversary Celebration: Voices of Adult Learners

Wed. March 16, 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM


Jefferson School African American Heritage Center

233 4th St NW, Charlottesville, VA 22903

The Festival of the Book is proud to help celebrate the 20th anniversary of Voices of Adult Learners.This program features a sampler of the thousands of stories written by adult community members who have gained literacy, academic skills, GED completion, and/or literacy in English as a second language. 20th anniversary participants will include some readers who have had their writing featured in previous years, as well as local friends and supporters of area adult education and literacy programs.

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Tags: Education / Teaching, Language / Culture / Folklife, Publishing / Books / Writing

Thursday: Mar 17