Special Events

Dearborn Academy Annual Benefit

The Dearborn Academy Annual Benefit

We invite you to join friends, donors, families, educators, local leaders, and former students and faculty of Dearborn Academy on Thursday, May 2nd at 6:15 p.m.for the 2019 Dearborn Benefit, Dearborn Reborn: 70 Years of Innovation in Education. This cherished community event celebrates the success of Dearborn Academy students. In the fall of 2014, in celebration of its 65th birthday, the format was changed to an evening "gala." 

Please visit this space often for news and updates on our 2019 honoree, speaker, program and more. Sign up to receive regular updates, an invitation via email or snail mail (your choice) and the chance to win two tickets to the benefit, if you sign up by February 22nd. Check out (and download a PDF version) the Save the Date card here. 

If you wish to donate to Dearborn Academy in advance, please see the information below. Thank you. We look forward to seeing you on May 2nd!

NOTE: Sponsorship opportunities are available for the event, including the chance to show your support in our mailings, online promotions and on our website, reaching several thousand people.


Howard Rossman Speakers Series

See the full description at the end of the page.

Arts and Crafts Sales

Twice a year, Dearborn Academy's young artists offer a few pieces of their best work -- from unique hand-crafted jewelry to sculpture -- for sale to the general public. For many of our students, the Arts and Crafts Sale provides a special entrée into the world's of work, arts and crafts. This year's Winter Arts and Crafts Sale will take place on Thursday, December 20th from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. View and/or download the flyer.

Visit our Eventbrite page.



For More Events...

We host many small school and community events throughout the year including a neighborhood barbecue, professional talks and open house events. If you'd like to get notices of events by email, please join our mailing list. Thanks.  

Howard Rossman Speakers Series: 

Thinking Differently about Learning Differently

Next presentation: Tuesday, March 26, 2019, 6:30 p.m.

Viewing of Angst: A Movie of Hope followed by a panel discussion moderated by Dr. Robert Brooks.
“Angst” is a powerful film about anxiety, its effects on young people and how together we can help them.

Register while there's still room.

Download the flyer.

Also mark your calendars for Dr. Ellen Braaten and Slow Brain Processing in a Warp-Drive World, Thursday, May 9, 2019.