Headmaster Z. VANCE WILSON Of Top U.S. Prep School Offers 5 Tips For Helping Kids Get Out of Their Own Way and Succeed In a New Book EACH DAY

March 07, 2017

Headmaster Z. VANCE WILSON

Of Top U.S. Prep School With Former U.S. Vice President
and
Apollo Astronaut Alumni

Offers 5 Tips For Helping Kids Get Out of Their Own Way and Succeed

In a New Book

EACH DAY

A Veteran Educator’s Guide to Raising Children

As an educational leader, experienced teacher, and father, Z. Vance Wilson knows how vital it is to remain a compass for young people on the unpredictable path to maturity. In his brand, new book, EACH DAY: A Veteran Educator’s Guide to Raising Children (Rowman & Littlefield; May 2017; $25.00 Hardcover; ISBN: 978-1-4758-2776-7), Wilson offers a collection of reflections and insights for parents or caretakers struggling to provide a firm foundation for navigating the storms of adolescence in a world of turbulence.

 

For an interview, Z. Vance Wilson can discuss: 

  • encouraging heroism but avoiding blind loyalty;
  • the fallacy of “quality time;” 
  • the logic of establishing routines and rituals;
  • the true meaning of service and the negative lessons of required, measured time social service; 
  • the importance of letting boys be boys, while recognizing each child’s need for a balance of active exploration and silent contemplation; and
  • Notable alumni such as Michael Collins, Apollo 11 astronaut; Al Gore Jr., 45th Vice President of the United States, Jeffrey Wright, Emmy and Tony Award-winning actor (Angels in America, Basquiat, Syriana, The Hunger Games films) and more!

 

Z. Vance Wilson will be available for national and local in-studio interviews:

  • Monday, May 1 – Philadelphia
  • Friday, May 12 – Boston
  • Monday, May 15 – Tuesday, May 16 – NYC 
  • Thursday, May 18 – Friday, May 19 – Washington, DC

 

Z. VANCE WILSON has served as headmaster of St. Albans School in Washington, D.C., since 1999. A graduate of Yale University with degrees from Trinity College, Dublin, and the University of Virginia, he previously taught and served as administrator at the Lovett School in Atlanta, Georgia; the Asheville School in Asheville, North Carolina; the Madison Area Technical College in Madison, Wisconsin; the Tower Hill School in Wilmington, Delaware; and the Bryn Mawr School in Baltimore, Maryland. His previous books include an account of integration in Southern private schools and the award-winning novel The Quick and the Dead.

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