Oct. 16 - Conference for Parents: Parents as Literacy Partners 

The Teachers College is making a workshop available to parents of students involved in the Reading and Writing Project (including Holmes and other Darien schools). The conference is free (with reserved tickets) and will take place at Columbia University from 9:30 am - 1:30 pm on Tuesday, Oct. 16. Following a keynote speaker, a variety of workshops for expert and inquisitive parents to understand what their children's teachers have been teaching and how they can help will be led by senior faculty and staff at the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project. More details regarding tickets and directions will be given soon.  For more information, visit www.readingandwritingproject.com.