Monday, June 6, 2016

Glenbard Parent Series Announces 2016-2017 Events

Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016
Parent and Athlete Meeting
Defining Character On and Off the Field: Who Are you When No One is Watching?
Glenbard North  6:00pm
Glenbard South 7:30pm

Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016   
Parent and Athlete Meeting
Defining Character On and Off the Field: Who Are you When No One is Watching
Glenbard East  6:00 pm
Glenbard West  6:30pm

Thursday, August 25, 2016
Common/Family Read The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
Speaker: Rebecca Skloot
Glenbard West   7:00pm  Auditorium

Thursday, September 15, 2016
Coping Strategies to Regulate Anxiety: An Introduction to Distress Tolerance
Speaker:  Laura Koehler PhD Linden Oaks Behavioral Health
CCSD District 93 Administration Center    noon

Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Different ...Not Less
Speaker: Temple Grandin, PhD
Temple may be the most famous person with Autism; Advocate/Author/Animal Rights Activist
Glenbard East  3:00pm and 7:00pm   Auditorium

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Screenwise: Helping Kids Thrive (and Survive) in Their Digital World/ Raising Digital Natives
Speaker: Devorah Heitner PhD
Glenbard West   7:00pm Auditorium

Monday, October 10, 2016
Pre -Meeting 6:30pm Columbus Day Holiday Dinner
Motivating Teens
Speaker: David Yeager PhD  Auditorium
Practical Strategies to Navigate the Anxieties, Moods and Emotions of Young People
Speaker: Stephen Feifer EdD  Little Theater
Glenbard South  7:00pm

Wednesday November 16, 2016 and Thursday, November 17, 2016
How to Raise an Adult; Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Child for Success by Julie Lythcott-Haims
Speaker:  Julie Lythcott-Haims
Glenbard West   7:00pm (November 16) Auditorium AND
Thursday, November 17 Marquardt Administration Center noon

Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Develop Executive Functioning Skills to Plan, Organize, and Self-Monitor for School Success
Speaker: Sarah Ward
Glenbard South 7:00pm  Auditorium

Thursday, December 8, 2016
Tweens,Teens and the Tech Trends of Today: Creating a Safe Digital Culture
Speaker: Liz Repking Cyber Safety Consulting and
Melissa Hemzacek LCSW Illinois State's Attorney's Office
CCSD District 93 Administration Center   noon

Tuesday, January 24, 2017  and Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Beautiful Boy: A Fathers Journey Through His Sons Addiction by David Sheff
What happened to My Beautiful Boy
Speaker: David Sheff
Glenbard North 7:00pm Auditorium  AND
Wednesday, January 25, 2017  Marquardt Admin Center noon

Thursday, February 2, 2017
Social Emotional Learning and Restorative Justice: Teaching our Children the Skills of Building Peer Relationships for a Safe School Climate
Pamela Randall-Garner, EdD
Senior Staff Advisor at CASEL:The Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning
CCSD District 93 Administration Center  noon

Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Life Life Well Week Speaker  
Everyday Leadership: Celebrating the Simple Actions that Improve Each Other's Lives
Drew Dudley
College of DuPage MAC Arts Center 7:00pm

Thursday, March 2, 2017
Special Order: Discovering what Provides Academic Success for Your Unique Child
Speaker: Carol Ann Tomlinson PhD
Glenbard West  7:00pm  Auditorium

Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Tough Teen Topics: Anxiety, Parties and Depression
Hon.Judge Chris Stride, who presided over the landmark Hutzell case
Patrick McGrath PhD, Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital
Justin Wolfe, Linden Oaks Behavioral Health
Glenbard South  7:00pm  Auditorium

Tuesday, April 11, 2017
An Evening with Andrew Solomon: Love No Matter What
Speaker: Andrew Solomon
College of DuPage MAC Arts Center 7:00pm

Thursday , April 27,  2017
 Educating for Happiness: A Blueprint for Schools
Speaker: Susan Engel PhD
Glenbard East  7:00pm  Auditorium

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 and Thursday, May 4, 2017
Film Screening Screenagers
Followed by a discussion with Delaney Ruston MD movie producer/director
Glenbard North 7:00pm Auditorium  AND
Thursday, May 4, 2017  Marquardt Admin Center  noon

GPS Navigating Higher ED

Saturday, Sept 17, 2016
Frank Palmasani - Conquering the Challenges of College Costs in English
Ercilla Jonas,   Illinois Student Assistance Commission in Spanish
Glenbard West  10:30-noon Library

Monday Oct 17, 2016
FAFSA  (Bring Necessary Forms) Spanish and English
 Financail Aid Completion Assstance
6:30pm-8:30pm comp lab, faculty cafe, Little Theater

AND Study Skills Seminar and Strategies to Succeed:
The 4 Key Study Skills for School Academic Accomplishment
Patrick Donohue, Little Theater  in English
Janet Reece  Faculty Cafe in Spansh
Glenbard North

Saturday, October 22, 2016
FAFSA  (Bring Necessary Forms) Spanish and English - computer lab
AND The College Admission Test: Tips to Prepare For the New SAT   
Library in English,
Large study hall room in Spansih
Glenbard East

FUSE Families United for Students Excellence/African American Parent Committee

Thursday, August 25, 2016  
Kick-Off for School Success Family Picnic
Young People Have the Power to Succeed
David Swope, College of DuPage
Glenbard West  6:15pm cafeteria

Saturday, November 12, 2016
Celebrating Our Gifts and Talents: Holiday Party
Ray McElroy
Glenbard North  11:30am-1pm  Faculty Cafeteria

Saturday, March 18, 2017
Secrets to High School Victory
Ray McElroy
Glenbard South  11:30am-1pm  Library

GPS Programs in Spanish with Dr. Lourdes Ferrer

Friday  October 14, 2016 - Parents
In the Drivers Seat
6:30-8:00pm Parents
Glenbard East Library

Saturday, October 15, 2016 - Students
Grooming for Excellence Academy and SAT Review
10:30am – 3:00pm
Glenbard East Library

Friday, April 7, 2017 – Parents
In the Drivers Seat
6:30- Parents
Glenbard East Library

Saturday, April 8, 2017 – Students
Grooming for Excellence Academy and SAT Review
10:30am – 3:00pm
Glenbard East Library

Mental Health Series in Spanish with Mariana Proske

Wednesday, November 30, 2016
How to Talk to Your Teen About Healthy Adolescent Dating Relationships
Glenbard East Library

Thursday, January 19, 2017
The Special Education Process Step by Step: Practical Guide to Special Education: Everything Parents Need to Know
Glenbard East Library

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
A Survival Guide to Parenting Boys :Raising a Healthier Generation of Boys and Young Men
Glenbard East Library