Focusing exclusively on boarding school issues, the TABS Conference continues to be a premier professional development venue for heads of schools, marketing, admission, residence life and campus health care professionals and other administrators. In addition to valuable networking opportunities in the heart of Boston’s vibrant Back Bay, the 2013 conference will feature concurrent sessions and pre-conference workshops by practitioners in our schools and other leading national and international education experts.
Registration opens on August 1, 2013.
The Call for Proposals is Now Closed
Deadline: Monday, April 15
Please call the TABS office if you have any questions at 828-258-5354 or email Banks@TABS.org
Daniel Gilbert is a worldrenowned authority on how people predict their emotional reactions to future events. He is the author of the national bestseller Stumbling on Happiness, which spent 25 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list, has being translated into 30 languages, and was awarded the Royal Society’s General Prize for best science book of the year. Time magazine called it “Fascinating,” the New York Times called it “Brilliant,” and Bloomberg News called it “the only truly useful book on psychology I’ve ever read.” Daniel’s groundbreaking research on how people make judgments, choices and decisions lies at the intersection of psychology and behavioral economics.
Gilbert is a Professor of Psychology at Harvard University. He has won numerous awards for his research, including the American Psychological Association’s Distinguished Scientific Award for an Early Career Contribution to Psychology. He is the co-editor of The Handbook of Social Psychology and a co-author of the college textbook Psychology. In 2008 he was elected to the prestigious American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
In addition to being a leading scientist and best-selling author, Gilbert is also an award winning teacher. He has received the President’s Associates Teaching Award and the Phi Beta Kappa Teaching Award, and year after year he is chosen by Harvard’s graduating seniors as one of the university’s Most Outstanding Professors.
Gilbert is also a public intellectual. A regular contributor to The New York Times, has written for Time and Forbes, has been a guest on The Today Show, Charlie Rose, 20/20, and The Colbert Report, and is the host of the new PBS television series Secrets of Happiness.