Campus Life

Speaker Series

Connecting our Community to the World

Guided by our promise of inspiring greatness for a better world, La Jolla Country Day School's speaker series connects the world to the school and the school to the world to foster a culture of greatness. LJCDS is committed to surrounding faculty and students around remarkable mentors locally, nationally and globally.

    • Rosetta Lee
    • Chris Eliopoulos and Students
    • Dana Gioia
Michael S. Dukakis
Professor and Former Massachusetts Governor
Kitty Dukakis
Journalist and Mental Health Advocate
February 2017

Chris Eliopoulos
Illustrator for Marvel Comics and Ordinary People Change the World series by Brad Meltzer
January 2017
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Michele Zousmer P'05
Humanitarian Photographer

January 2017
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Captain Sergio E. Martinez ’05
U.S. Army Intelligence Officer
January 2017

Alan Daly, Ph.D.
Chair and Professor, Department of Education Studies
Amanda Datnow, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Education Studies
Beth Simon
Associate Teaching Professor, Department of Education Studies
UC San Diego
January 2017

Thomas A. Holm
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
December 2016
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Ray Ashley, Ph.D.
President and CEO
December 2016

Mina Javaherbin
November 2016

Rosetta Lee
October 2016

Kevin Locke
Standing Rock Sioux tribe member
November 2016
Luis Prieto-Portar, Ph.D.
World Trade Center Engineer
November 2016

Grant Barrett

Radio Host, Public Speaker, Lexicographer, Journalist
November 2016

Vincent James
Director of Admission
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
November 2016

Erica Rood, M.A. Ed.
Inspire Balance
November 2016

Donna Hicks, Ph.D.
October 2016
Nicole Capretz
Executive Director
October 2016

John R. Iverson, Ph.D.
UC San DIego
October 2016

Kathy Hirsh-Pasek, Ph.D.
October 2016

Dana Gioia
September 2016

Barbara Bry P'00
September 2016

Greg McKee P'25
September 2016
    • Nicole Capretz
    • Kathy Hirsh-Pasek, Ph.D. with Lower School Teachers
    • Kevin Locke
    • Luis Prieto-Portar, Ph.D.
    • Barbara Bry