Parent University 2023-2024 School Year

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2023-2024 Parent University Calendar of Events

Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2023: Addressing Anxiety in Kids - Dr. Ryan Smith (Community Engagement Night @ Marion Elementary)

Monday, Sept. 25, 2023: Social Media Literacy - “Safer Schools Together” - Parenting in Today's World

Thursday, Oct. 19, 2023: How to Balance the Academic and Extra-Curricular Pressures Dr. Ryan Smith - Balance at Home; Pressures of academics

Thursday, Nov. 9, 2023: Restorative Practices:

  • Parenting the Littles; How to handle "No means No" - Erin Chambers

  • Setting Healthy Boundaries (Highschool); "No Means No" - Behavior Specialist - Larry Parker

Thursday, Jan 25, 2024: Student Nutrition - Kirsten Reitzammer

Thursday, Feb. 22, 2024: The Power of Partnership- different ways to partner; opportunities that are coming this year. (Community Engagement Night)

  • Discipline Series; the Final Stretch; the Power of Partnership (parental partnership)

  • Counseling Series - student panels; middle to high and LFC to high

  • Not Parent U - Grayson College; Summer Camps; Summer Kids Club

Thursday, March 21, 2024: New Topic - Dr. Ryan Smith

Thursday, April 18, 2024: Summer Structure ( Avoid the Summer Lapse) Juvenile Crisis Intervention Training - Community Resources

  • Providing Structure during the summer

  • What to do during summer? Elementary Teachers talk about what to do; middle school; high school; data to show what happens

  • OT; manipulatives; games (littles)