Upcoming and Recent Events

October 17, 2019: The Power of Agency. Discovery Museum Speaker Series. (location/Time TBA).

March 28-30, 2019: American Camp Association New England Conference, Manchester, NH. 

February 19-23, 2019: American Camp Association National Conference, Nashville, TN.

February 7, March 14, April 11, 2019: Acton Boxboro Professional Learning Series, Acton, MA. 

November 13, 2018: Boys Decoded: Raising Boys to be Their Best in a Rapidly Changing World. Parent to Parent, Winchester, MA.

June 14, 2018: Mass Audubon Camp Staff Training, Camp Wildwood, Rindge, NH

April 25, 2018: Acton School System Education Inservice, Acton, MA

April 10, 2018: "Movement" - AB Family Learning Series, Acton, MA.

March 20, 2018: Raising Boys To Be Their Best In A Rapidly Changing World. Waldorf School of Lexington, Lexington, MA.

February 21-25, 2018: American Camp Association National Conference, Orlando, FL. 

March 8-9, 2018: American Camp Association New England Conference, Manchester, NH. 

December 1, 2017: Special Program Series - Community Presentation, Longmeadow Public Schools, MA. 

February 1, 2017: The Fesseden School, Newton, MA. 

February 28, 2017: The Way of Boys. Cambridge Friends School, Cambridge, MA. 

May 31, 2017: Family Learning Series. Acton-Boxboro Regional High School, Acton, MA. 

May 12, 2016: The Case for Investing in Childhood: The Power of Discovery, The Discovery Museums, (by invitation only) Acton, MA.

June 13, 2016: Drumlin Camp Staff Inservice, Lincoln, MA.

March 30-April 2, 2016: American Camp Association New England Conference, Manchester, NH. 

January 4-5, 2016: The Regis School of the Sacred Heart, Houston, TX.

December 2, 2015: The Princeton Academy, Princeton, NJ.

November 4, 2015: Are you doing right by your son? The Fessenden School, West Newton, Ma.

October 8, 2015: Parent Education Series - Belmont Health Department, Belmont, MA.

June 18, 2015: Drumlin Farms Training Seminar, Lincoln, MA. 

June 16, 2015: Boston College High School, Staff Seminar, Boston, MA.

March 5, 2015: Boys Decoded - The Fessenden School, West Newton, Ma.

February 3-6, 2015: C.A.M.P. National Conference, New Orleans, LA.

November 20, 2014: Parent Education Series - Leslie Ellis School, Arlington, MA.

November 12, 2014: Needham Parent's Group, Needham, MA.

November 6, 2014: Wellesley Mother's Forum, Wellesley, MA.

October 24, 2014: Inspire Conference NISCE, Norwood, MA.

June 16, 2014: Drumlin Farms Counselors Training, Lincoln, MA.

August 26, 2014: The Park Street School - Education Staff Inservice, Boston, MA.

Recent Events

February 5-8, 2014: American Camp Association - National Connference, Orlando Florida.

February 11, 2014: The Discovery Museums Speaker Series, Acton, MA.
February 25, 2014: 
Chronicle WCVB-TV - Boys.

February 26, 2014: The Princeton Academy, Princeton, NJ.

March 4, 2014: Webinar: THE ADHD Epidemic: What Camps Can Do to Make a Difference (ACA Webinar Series).

March 6, 2014: Houston BoyChoir Scholarship Luncheon, Houston, Texas.

March 28-29, 2014: Keynote ACA New England, Manchester, NH.

April 8, 2014: WSCMMOTA, Framingham, MA. 

September 17, 2013: Drumlin Preschool Parent Night. Drumlin Farms, Lincoln, MA.

June 17, 2013: Camp Counseling and the ADHD Boy. Drumlin Farms Summer Camp Program.

April 23, 2013 (7:00): Raising Confident and Happy Boys. Lexfun Seminar Series. Open to the public. Great Hall at Temple Emunah, Lexington, MA.

April 19, 2013: Faculty Presentation, Inservice at Swain School, Allentown, PA.

April 18, 2013: Community Speaker's Event/Booksigning, Open to the Public and hosted By The Swain School, Allentown, PA.

March 14-15, 2013: Understanding Boys and Managing Boy Behavior. Tri-State CAMP Conference, Atlantic City, NJ.

March 5, 2013: Keynote: The Way of Boys - The Camp Experience. Camping Association for Mutual Progress, San Antonio, TX.

February 12-14, 2013: Conference Presentations/Workshops, ACA National Conference, Dallas, TX

October 13, 2012: The End of Men, Boston University Law School, Conference Panel Discussant. Boston, MA.

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About Dr. Rao

Dr. Anthony Rao is a nationally-known expert in child psychology, appearing regularly on TV news programs and in magazines. He founded a pediatric psychology practice in Massachusetts known for helping children without relying solely on medications.

His book, The Way of Boys: Promoting the Social and Emotional Development of Young Boys, is about the crisis in American boyhood. It was published by HarperCollins in 2009 and released in paperback in 2010.

Read Dr. Rao's Bio

Schools Fail at Educating Boys
Boys' learning styles not incorporated in classrooms
Chronicle, WCVB Boston
Anthony Rao on Chronicle WCVB talking about how Schools Fail at Educating Boys

Choosing the right sport for your child
News8, WTNH Connecticut

National Institute for Student-Centered Education

Hear Dr. Rao at a Recent Conference on Boys and Boyhood

FOX 25 Boston
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