Annual Benefit

At this year’s Winter Gala, it was our pleasure to honor Dr. Lydia H. Soifer as we celebrated the cold days of winter and the warm hearts of Eagle Hill School. Dr. Soifer’s friends and family joined honorary co-chairs Amy Jo and Bill Frischling, current parents, alumni parents, alumni, members of the Board of Trustees, and Eagle Hill faculty and staff for the event.

Guests took part in the Wine Grab Bag, the silent auction, the live auction, and the paddle raise – all raising essential funds for Eagle Hill. Highlights of the Live Auction included a “Quintessential New York” package (an overnight stay in Manhattan, 2 tickets to Saturday Night Live, and 2 producer’s tickets to Hamilton), a “Skier’s Paradise” package (a week in Park City, Utah), and, of course, Head of School for the Day for two EHS students. The auction piece of the evening ended with the paddle raise – which will support the purchase of new transportation for the school. Eagle Hill students rely on the use of transportation for athletic games, community service, and field trips.

The support of the Eagle Hill community at this annual event is tremendously important. Donations are still welcome – please click here to make a tax-deductible contribution of any amount. Your support is greatly appreciated.

HONOREE:


DR. LYDIA H. SOIFER

At this year's Gala, we had the honor of celebrating DR. LYDIA H. SOIFER, Ph.D.

Dr. Soifer, a language pathologist, has more than 40 years of experience in clinical, private and university teaching and is a frequent presenter at professional conferences across the country. Dr. Soifer is the Founder and, for its highly respected 25-year tenure, Director of The Soifer Center for Learning and Child Development, a multidisciplinary diagnostic, remedial and advocacy setting of psychologists, language and speech pathologists, special educators, reading teachers, parent trainers and advocates. As a parent educator, teacher trainer, educational advocate, and staff developer, she specializes in the role of language in the development of children’s learning, literacy, behavior, and social-emotional development. Since 1992, she has been an Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics and faculty member in the Early Intervention Training Institute, both at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

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