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    December 13, 2018
    Dover, NH - Portsmouth Christian Academy (PCA) is pleased to host psychologist, educator, and best-selling author Dr. Peg Dawson who will be presenting Tools for Success: Executive Skills on January 14 at 6:30pm. The event will be held in Troiano Hall at PCA’s Upper School.

    Dr. Dawson, a NH Seacoast resident, is a nationally known researcher in the area of executive skills, as well as learning and attention disorders. She received her doctorate in school/child clinical psychology from the University of Virginia and has worked as a school psychologist for 16 years in Maine and New Hampshire. For over 25 years, Dawson has worked at the Center for Learning and Attention Disorders in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, where she specializes in the assessment of children and adults with learning and attention disorders. Her book Smart but Scattered addresses the three strategies parents can use to help children acquire the critical skills they need to be successful students.

    “We are thrilled that Peg Dawson will be able to speak to the very real concerns of our parents and teachers about the challenges common to all students,” expressed Dr. Connie Lawrence, PCA’s Dean of Academics.
    The public is warmly invited to Dr. Dawson’s lecture. Learn more and register for this free event: pcaschool.org/tools-for-success/

    Ranked “#1 Private K-12 School in New Hampshire” by Niche 2019 Best Schools, Portsmouth Christian Academy has been inspiring students on the seacoast to maximize their potential for nearly forty years. PCA provides a nurturing educational environment that emphasizes Christ-centered community, outstanding academics, differentiated learning, and exceptional character. Located just minutes northwest of Portsmouth, NH on a fifty-acre riverfront campus, PCA is a dually accredited, independent, college-preparatory day school where young people from preschool to Grade 12 are challenged to thrive academically and grow as servant-leaders prepared to impact the world for good. For more information, visit pcaschool.org.

    Kelly Belmonte, Director of Advancement