The Developmental Journey – Navigating Your Child’s Pathway to Growth


The Ivy Prep Brain Trust Series Presents

The Developmental Journey –
Navigating Your Child’s Pathway to Growth

Tuesday, November 14, 9:00-10:00 a.m.

The Harvard Club of New York City
35 West 44th Street, NYC 10036

A Conversation for Parents led by:
Dr. Rebecca Mannis Learning Specialist – Neuropsychology and Education

Dr. Caren Baruch-Feldman
Clinical Psychologist, Author of The Grit Guide for Teens

Ms. Carolyn Salzman Head of School, The Gateway School

  • How can parents set short and long-term goals for their children that support their reaching aspirations congruent with their values systems?
  • What are grit and resilience and why are they pertinent for children’s
    success? How do parents and teachers foster these skills?
  • How can parents help their children develop a positive ‘growth mindset’ for academics and for managing stress that kids are bound to feel at
    different life stages?
  • Which apps and teaching methods are helpful for ‘executive function’ skills to reduce stress and support grit mindset strategies?

Seating is limited. Please rsvp for this unique, small group forum and
sign up for future brain trust meetings at

Dr. Rebecca Mannis, the founder of Ivy Prep Learning Center, specializes in linking
neuroscience and education in a highly customized and integrative manner. With over 30 years of experience, Dr. Mannis is part of a network of educators and experts in the field of education. The Ivy Prep Brain Trust seeks to bring together these professionals in forums to address current systems in education and strategies for successful growth and learning.

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