Melrose Education Foundation’s annual Parent University, a morning of workshops for parents and caregivers, will be held in the Melrose High School Learning Commons, 360 Lynn Fells Parkway, on Saturday, November 23, from 8:30 AM-12:30 PM. The event is free; however, registration is required at: http://www.melroseedfoundation.org/melrose-education-foundations-parent-university/.
Educator, author, and consultant Jeffrey Benson will kick off the event with a keynote about resiliency and the science of learning. Parents can then attend two of the 20 workshops covering a range of education and parenting topics relevant to children ages preschool through high school. Topics include: how override money is being used; anti-bullying and relationship skills; college planning and financing; managing difficult behavior and anxiety; monitoring your child’s digital use; a day in the life of an elementary school student; and more.
“Parent involvement leads to higher rates of academic success for children,” said Jessica Dugan, President of the Melrose Education Foundation. “Melrose Parent University is designed to increase parents’ ability to support students and to understand current trends in education.”
Free childcare is available, and must be reserved in advance during online registration. Space is limited, so register early. Childcare registration will close one week ahead of the event, or when full, whichever is first.
For more information and to register, go to: http://www.melroseedfoundation.org/melrose-education-foundations-parent-university/..
We look forward to seeing you on November 23!