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Learning Lunch with Dr. Gary Krahn

Learning Lunch with Head of School Dr. Gary Krahn

We invite you to join Head of School Gary Krahn, Ph.D., for a Learning Lunch. Get to know Dr. Krahn as he shares his vision for LJCDS and discusses wellness and dignity.

The Learning Lunch is free and open to the public. The lunches are held at LJCDS from 12:15-1:30 p.m on the third floor of the Jacobs Family Library Building in the LJCDS boardroom.

We invite you to bring a friend, a family member or a co-worker. Reservations are required to attend. Click here to make a reservation.


About Gary Krahn, Ph.D.

Gary Krahn, Ph.D., believes that pre-K–12 education will define the future success of our nation and our world. As head of school, Dr. Krahn’s role is to provide an environment that develops educated, ethical, innovative and thoughtful leaders who can anticipate and respond effectively to a rapidly changing world.

Dr. Krahn’s career began in the military as a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. He earned his terminal degrees in applied mathematics from the Naval Postgraduate School (CA). During his 29 years on active duty, he served in light-infantry units and as a mathematician, analyst, professor and head of the department of mathematical sciences at West Point. He retired as a Brigadier General.
Before joining LJCDS, Dr. Krahn was head of a K-12 independent school in Fort Worth, Texas, for nine years.
I thought it was great, love the personal touch Dr. Krahn is so good at giving. I would rate it a 5 [out of 5] just because I love the idea of it so much! Hope to see these continue and hope people sign up and take advantage. —Amy French, current parent
“I was completely captivated by his enthusiasm, intelligence, potential, and of course, his vision.” —Alaleh Miremadi, current parent
“It was a great lunch and well worth the time.  It is clear that LJCDS is on a path to model the very best of K-12 education.” —Sharon Joyce, current parent
His [Dr. Krahn’s] vision for education and philosophy really resonated with us. We truly enjoyed the opportunity to get to learn about the leadership he is providing in our community and were beyond impressed with his global perspective.” —Reynaldo and Monica Brito, current parent
It was a pleasure to meet Dr. Krahn and listen to his ideas about educating children and what our goals should be for LJCDS... I was impressed with his passion for education and his dynamic presentation. I am excited about the future of LJCDS under his leadership. —Pippa Dinger, alum parent and current grandparent
“Dr. Krahn is truly passionate, brilliant and fabulous.” —Paige Cavanaugh, current parent

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