Parent University 2022-23

District 161 is excited to host several Parent University sessions during the 2022-23 school year. Parent Universities provide learning experiences to empower families to support their student's academic success, and to assist parents/guardians in furthering their own education and developing new skills.

Date

Time

Topic / Description

Presenter

Location

November 3, 2022

6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Building Stress Awareness and Understanding Burnout

Paula Davis-Laack

Stress and Resilience Institute

Zoom

November 17, 2022

6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Maintaining Strong Connections

Paula Davis-Laack

Stress and Resilience Institute

Zoom

December 7, 2022

6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Erin's Law Overview: Preventing Child Sexual Abuse

J. Bart Klika, PhD, Social Work Chief Research Officer, Prevent Child Abuse America and Jackie Janicke, Director of Special Education

Zoom

January 19, 2023

6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Leveraging Mental Strength in Parenting

Paula Davis-Laack

Stress and Resilience Institute

Zoom

Passcode: 799951

February 2, 2023

6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Building Parental Efficacy and Hope

Paula Davis-Laack

Stress and Resilience Institute

Zoom

Passcode: 799951

February 9, 2023

6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Diversity Dinner

Registration is Required. Please complete the Diversity Dinner Registration form by February 1, 2023.

DeEtta Jones

CEO of DeEtta Jones and Associates

Parker Junior High School

March 1, 2023

6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

How to Raise Successful Kids Without Overparenting

Registration will be required. Additional information will be shared soon.

Julie Lythcott-Haims

New York Times Best-Selling Author

Parker Junior High School

March 7, 2023

6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Digital Citizenship for Parents

Registration is required. Please complete the registration form by February 28, 2023.

Christina Jontra

Educator and CEO of Neptune Navigate digital citizenship organization

Parker Junior High School