Carolina Friends Expo Families

Carolina Friends School Educational Expo 
in Durham, NC - 
April 19, 2017

We welcome families interested in learning more about educational options and pathways.  At this Educational Expo you will find day and boarding schools, meet admission and industry experts, and have a chance to learn more about great school options for you or your child in a casual, warm, and welcoming environment. 

Please see the schedule below for more information about the evening.  Please note this event is free and open to the public, and we encourage you to share this invitation with anyone interested in learning more about transformative independent/private school experiences. 


Host School: Carolina Friends

4809 Friends School Road • Durham, NC 27705 • 919.383.6602 

Who's Attending?

Schools in Attendance
(updated daily, alphabetical order)

 Updated 4-19-2017
Carolina Friends School Pomfret School
Cushing Academy Ridley College 
Darlington School Salem Academy 
Duke School Sandy Springs Friends School 
Durham Academy St. Paul's School
George School St. Timothy's School 
Hargrave Military Academy The Bolles School 
Landmark School The Hun School of Princeton
Millbrook School The Webb School 
Milton Academy Trinity School of Durham and Chapel Hill
Montverde Academy Westtown School
Northfield Mount Hermon School Woodberry Forest School

Resources in Attendance

Educational Records Bureau (ERB)
Tweedy Tattersall will be available to discuss assessment options and strategies for students
Secondary School Admission Test (SSAT)
Dave Taibl will be available to discuss assessment options and strategies for students 
The Association of Boarding Schools  (TABS) 
Sarah Myers, Marketing Program Manager, will be available to discuss boarding school options


5:30 - 6:00 pm  Welcome (for interested prospective families) with AISAP's Ray Diffley "Three Essential Questions Every Parent Must Answer About Their Child's Educational Pathway"

6:00 - 8:00 pm  Education Expo/School Fair — a most engaging interaction with school reps, special guests, and brief, 25 minute breakout sessions for parents and students on key topics.

Breakout Sessions (optional)

Family members can attend together or choose a family member to go to the session while others visit school and resource tables

6:30pm - 6:55pm  Application Process: Answers to key questions about pathways, both boarding and day, and navigating the application process: guidance on interviewing, essay writing and more. 

Presenter: Cathy Clement, Director of Admissions, St. Timothy School 

7:00pm - 7:25pm  Assessment and TestingCandidate assessment and its role in the process.

Presenter: Dave Taibl, Director of Outreach, The Enrollment Management Association (Administrator of the SSAT)

7:30pm - 7:55pm  Affordability
Navigating school costs and the financial aid process (including clarification on financial aid, merit aid, and scholarship). Presenter: Lorna Spence, Director of Enrollment Management, Trinity School of Durham and Chapel Hill 

Presenter: Lorna Spence, Director of Enrollment Management,  Trinity School of Durham and Chapel Hill

This event is free and open to the public, and we encourage you to share this invitation!

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