HWPA to host final panel

Hannah Cho

The last event of the Upper School speaker series for this school year will offer parents the opportunity to meet Interim Head of Upper School Liz Resnick at a “Fireside Chat” Wednesday evening at Chalmers at 7 p.m.

Organized by the Harvard-Westlake Parents’ Association, 130 to 150 parents are expected to attend this event. At the start of the meeting, HWPA President Patty Dickman will introduce next year’s Executive Board slate for parents to vote on.

Head of School Jeanne Huybrechts will introduce the Fireside Chat which consists of panel members Resnick, upper school psychologist Kavita Ajmere, psychology teacher and psychologist Luba Bek, upper school dean Beth Slattery and chaplain Father J. Young. The panel will answer questions that parents submit and talk about issues relevant to the student body.

“We hope that parents will get a chance to connect with Liz Resnick in her new role as the 2016-2017 Interim Head of Upper School and to hear from the other panelists about how Harvard-Westlake students are supported, from their deans to counselors,” Program Vice President Nancy Kaleel said.