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The Parent Education Series is a leading provider of inclusive, high-quality education for parents/caregivers, students, educators, mental health professionals, and community members. Founded in 2006, they have reached over 120,000 attendees on critical issues—mental health, digital media, college admission, and more—that impact the health, safety, and well-being of children and teens.
 
The Parent Education Series is a program of The Parent Venture, a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. 
 
 
2022-2022 Parent Education Series

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2022-2022 Parent Education Series
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Upcoming Events: 

 
The Upside of Stress: Why Stress is Good for You, and How to Get Good at It
Kelly McGonigal, PhD, Stanford Psychologist, Author of The Upside of Stress
 
Thursday, September 22, 2022, 5:30pm – 6:30pm PT, Online Event (Live)
 
 
While most of us do everything we can to reduce or avoid stress, Stanford health psychologist Kelly McGonigal, PhD, delivers a startling message: Stress isn’t all bad. New research shows that stress can make us stronger, smarter, and happier—if we learn how to embrace it.
 
Parents/caregivers, educators, mental health professionals, and community members welcome! Free admission. Simultaneous Spanish interpretation will be available. This presentation is sponsored by the M-A PTA, Sequoia Union High School District, Sequoia Healthcare District, Peninsula Health Care District, and The Parent Venture.
 
Questions? Contact Charlene Margot, MA, Co-Founder and CEO, The Parent Venture (The Parent Education Series), at cmargot@parentventure.org
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High School 101: Helping Students Prepare for a Successful High School Experience
Ana Homayoun, Author, Educator, and Founder of Green Ivy Educational Consulting
Allia Griffin, PhD, Lecturer, Department of Ethnic Studies, Santa Clara University
 
Tuesday, September 27, 2022, 6:30pm – 7:30pm PT, Virtual Event (Live)
 
 
Join Ana Homayoun, author and founder of Green Ivy Educational Consulting, and Allia Griffin, PhD, award-winning lecturer at Santa Clara University, for an informative conversation on preparing your students for high school and beyond.
 
Parents/caregivers, students, educators, mental health professionals, and community members welcome! Free admission.
This presentation is sponsored by Fremont Union High Schools Foundation - Parent Resource Network, in collaboration with The Parent Venture.
 
Questions? Contact Charlene Margot, MA, Co-Founder and CEO, The Parent Venture (The Parent Education Series), cmargot@parentventure.org, or Fremont Union High Schools Foundation – Parent Resource Network, info@fuhsfoundation.org.
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How to Help Kids Develop Their Emotional Vocabulary
Deborah Farmer Kris, Educator, Author, Founder of Parenthood365
 
Thursday, September 29, 2022, 5:30pm – 6:30pm PT, Virtual Event (Live)
 
 
We all want to raise kind and thoughtful kids – children who can reach out with compassion and bounce back from challenges. That’s why we need to attend to their emotional development.
 
Join Deborah Farmer Kris – educator, child development expert, and author of “You Have Feelings All the Time” – to learn more about the science of emotion and how everyone benefits when we learn how to name, normalize, and navigate our feelings.
 
Parents/caregivers, educators, mental health professionals, and community members welcome! Free admission. Simultaneous Spanish interpretation will be available. This presentation is sponsored by Redwood City School District, Sequoia Union High School District, Sequoia Healthcare District, and The Parent Venture.
 
Questions? Contact Charlene Margot, MA, Co-Founder and CEO, The Parent Venture (The Parent Education Series), at cmargot@parentventure.org
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Learning by Heart: Creating “Innovation-Ready” Students for the Future
Tony Wagner, PhD, Bestselling Author, Global Education Expert
 
Thursday, October 6, 2022, 5:30pm – 6:30pm PT, Online Event (Live)
 
 
In a world where knowledge has become a free commodity, students need the capacity to solve problems creatively—in a word, to innovate. Tony Wagner, PhD, global expert in education and bestselling author of The Global Achievement Gap and Creating Innovators, will discuss how we can prepare our students to bring the skills of innovation to whatever they do.
 
Parents/caregivers, students, educators, mental health professionals, and community members welcome! Free admission. Simultaneous Spanish interpretation will be available.
 
This special event is sponsored by generous donors from the Mills-Peninsula Hospital Foundation and the San Mateo County Office of Education, in partnership with The Parent Venture.
 
Questions? Contact Charlene Margot, MA, Co-Founder and CEO, The Parent Venture (The Parent Education Series), at cmargot@parentventure.org.