The , in conjunction with Partners for Community Action, will hold a free workshop for parents that will provide an opportunity to learn and discuss on topics related to raising today’s youth.
The first Parents as Partners Conference will be held on February 7.
The conference will be divided into 45-minute sessions. Parents and guardians can attend up to three mini-courses that include the following:
- Technology Bootcamp for Parents
- Parenting with Love and Logic: Birth to Age 6
- Leap into Learning
- Understanding the Impact of Social Networking
- Raising a Healthy Child
- Did You Know We Had That Class at GHS?
- Using WISCareers for College/Career Readiness
- Parenting in the Middle
- From Stress to Strength for Parents
- Is My Child Gifted?
- Conversation with the Superintendent
- Understanding Your Child’s EXPLORE Test Results
"Greendale Schools recognizes the important role parents play in their child's education,” said District Community Outreach Coordinator Mindy Anderson. “Just as the name signifies, this conference is about the district partnering with parents in the interest of student achievement and development, offering sessions that are informative, educational and conversational in nature."
The Parents as Partners Conference will take place on Tuesday, February 7 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at , 6800 Schoolway. There is no cost for the workshop and free childcare will be provided to children who are potty trained. For more information on the Parents as Partners Conference or to sign up, please visit www.greendale.k12.wi.us/11-12/parents-partners.html.
About Partners for Community Action
Partners for Community Action seeks to engage all members of the community through collaboration of existing efforts and development of new ideas to empower youth and families. Under the Partners for Community Action framework, Greendale Schools and identified partners collaboratively work to map, identify, create, reflect and evaluate programs and initiatives geared toward improving the odds for success in school, work and life for Greendale youth.