Parent Education Series 2018-2019

 

Nurturing Independence:
Balancing Parental Support & Your Child’s Self-Sufficiency

 

TOPIC 1: DEVELOPING YOUR CHILD’S RESILIENCE

Designed for Middle School parents; Lower School parents welcome

Required Reading:  Blessing of a B Minus by Wendy Mogel
Facilitated Discussion: We request that at least one parent from every middle school family RSVP via this form for one of these sessions.

– Monday 8/27: 2pm – 3pm – Music Room (during Optional Meet & Greet)

– Monday 8/27: 8:30 – 9:30am, Krieger Wing (5th grade parents only; 5th Grade Orientation: )

– Tuesday 9/4: 6:15 – 7pm – – Music Room (MS Back to School Night)

– Tuesday 9/4: 9 – 9:45pm – Music Room (MS Back to School Night)

TOPIC 2:  SAFETY FOR SCHOOL-AGE CHILDREN

Designed for Lower School Parents

Safety Kid Program: offered by the Magen Yeladim International Safety Kid Institute

– Wednesday 10/24: 7 – 8:30pm, Krieger Auditorium

TOPIC 3: RESPONDING TO ADOLESCENTS’ STRESS & ANXIETY

Designed for Middle School parents

Screening of the short film Angst and follow-up discussion (We request that at least one parent from every middle school family RSVP via this form for one of these sessions).

Tuesday 11/6: 11:15am-12:35pm, Krieger Wing (Parent Visitation Day)

Wednesday 11/7: 7 – 8:30pm, Krieger Wing

TOPIC 4: EXECUTIVE FUNCTION – FILLING YOUR CHILD’S TOOL BOX

Designed for all parents

Speaker: Elana Spira, author of The Organized Child 

– Thursday, 1/17: 7 – 9pm, Krieger Auditorium