Campus Life

Speaker Series

Speaker Series

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, students and parents around remarkable mentors locally, nationally and globally. Below is only a sample of the speakers and visitors that have shared their knowledge and experiences with our community.

    • Rose Schindler
    • Human Library
    • Jack Gantos
San Diego Police Foundation
Cyber Security
May 2018

Brian Selznick and David Serlin
Authors of Baby Monkey, Private Eye
April 13, 2018

Nicholas Meyer
Director of The Day After
April 11, 2018

Marni Goldberg, LMFT, LPCC
March 14, 2018

Raúl The Third
Illustrator of the Lowriders in Space series
March 9, 2018
Professor Barry Naughton
Sokwanlok Chair of Chinese International Affairs at UC San Diego
February 2018

Princeton Footnotes
February 1, 2018
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Rose Schindler
Holocaust Survivor
February 5, 2018

Erica Rood, M.A., Ed.
Parent Education: Loving the Teen Years
February 2018

Mark Fallon
Retired NCIS agent and author
January 2018
Jarik Conrad, Ed.D., MBA, MILR, P’29, ’32
Building a Diverse and Inclusive School
January 11, 2018

Shelley Zimmerman
San Diego Police Chief
January 4, 2018

Susan Tousi P’16, ’18, ’26
How Technology Innovation Will Enable Personalized Medicine
December 12, 2017

Author Jack Gantos
December 8, 2017

Human Library
November 3, 2018
Michael González, Ph.D.
University of San Diego professor and author
October 18, 2017

Cara Ratner
Archaeology For Kids
September 29, 2017

Anatomy of Stress
September 20, 2017

David B. Daniel, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology at James Madison University
September 18, 2017

Anti-Defamation League
August 2017
    • Mark Fallon
    • Erica Rood, M.A., Ed.
    • Raúl The Third
    • Princeton Footnotes
    • Brian Selznick and David Serlin