5th Annual PEAR Conference
The Whole Child, The Whole Day

Many thanks to the sponsors, advisors, organizers, panelists, and participants for making this year's conference a great success!

Many other conference resources are available here...

Conference Videos [updated 8/27]

Thanks to Envision Marketing and Design for designing the conference program package.

The 5th Annual PEAR Conference was held on April 27, 2007 at the Harvard Medical Conference Center.

The conference focused on implementations and engaging young people in life and learning as well as leadership for programs, districts, cities, and states serving youth.

The following were co-sponsors and co-organizers. Additional organizations are joining the coalition.

Robert and Marjie Kargman


5th Annual PEAR Conference


Panel Resources

Resource Rooms


Resource Rooms


Advisory Board

Advisory Board

Mayor Thomas Menino
Honorary Chair, Boston, MA

Jonathan Abbot

Senator Robert Antonini
Massachusetts State Senator

Alan Bersin
California Secretary of Education

Louis Casagrande
Boston Children's Museum

Commissioner Elizabeth Childs
Department of Mental Health, Boston MA

Michael Contompasis
Boston Public Schools

William Dandridge
Lesley University

Nicholas Donohue
Nellie Mae Education Foundation

Matt Fishman
Partners HealthCare

Gary French
Boston Police Department

Chris Gabrieli
Massachusetts 2020 Foundation

Cinthia Haan
Haan Foundation for Children

Reverend Ray Hammond
Bethel AME Church, Boston, MA

Milton Little, Jr.
United Way of Massachusetts Bay

Stacey Lucchino
PEAR, Boston Red Sox Foundation

Senator Thomas M. McGee
Massachusetts State Senator

Jill Medvedow
Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA

Ronay Menschel
Phipps House

Ioannis Miaoulis
Museum of Science, Boston, MA

Earl Phalen
The Bell Foundation

Commissioner Anne Reale
Department of Early Education and Care, Massachusetts

Eric Schwarz
Citizen Schools

Ellen Semenoff
Department of Human Services, Cambridge, mA

John Shattuck
JFK Library Foundation

Commissioner Harry Spence
Department of Social Services, Massachusetts

Representative Marie P. St. Fleur
State Representative

Marylou Sudders
Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children,

Meg Vaillancourt
Red Sox Foundation

Related Links: Harvard University - McLean Hospital - RALLY

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