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Through high quality speakers and presentations, The M-A Parent Education Series provides parents with the knowledge, skills, and strategies they need to support student success and well-being.
 
Parents, students, educators, and community members welcome! Spanish interpretation and light refreshments. Free admission. 

Questions? Email Charlene Margot, M.A, Director, The Parent Education Series
 

2017-18 EventsTop of Page

UPCOMING EVENT! 
 
M-A PARENT EDUCATION SERIES
Jess Shatkin, MD, MPH 
Born to Be Wild: Why Teens Take Risks, and How We Can Help Keep Them Safe
 
Thursday, May 17, 2018, 7:00pm - 8:30pm 
M-A Performing Arts Center (PAC)
 

Info & Tickets: https://borntobewild2018menloatherton.eventbrite.com

Winner, National Parenting Product Award 2017 

“Adolescence is a risky time of life.  Enter Jess Shatkin, a consummate and experienced professional whose fresh insights and practical advice move our understanding into the 21st century. 

 --Madeline Levine, Ph.D., author of The Price of Privilege and Teach Your Children Well

Acclaimed adolescent psychiatrist and educator Dr. Jess Shatkin brings more than two decades' worth of research and clinical experience to the subject, along with cutting-edge findings from brain science, evolutionary psychology, game theory, and other disciplines -- plus a widely curious mind and the perspective of a concerned dad himself.

Parents, students, educators, and community members welcome! Free admission & light refreshments.

M-A Parent Education Series events are sponsored by M-A PTA, Sequoia Healthcare District, and Sequoia Union High School District. Spanish interpretation will be available.

Questions? Contact Charlene Margot, M.A., Director, The Parent Education Series, cmargot@csmconsulting.net.

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M-A PARENT EDUCATION SERIES
Roni Habib, Founder, EQ Schools 
Fostering Mindfulness and Emotional Intelligence in Teens
 
Thursday, March 28, 2018, 7:00pm - 8:30pm 
M-A Performing Arts Center (PAC)
 

Emotional Intelligence skills are more predictive of a person's long-term success than academic achievement. Teens who are emotionally intelligent are more resilient and optimistic about their lives. The best way for kids to learn these skills is through watching their role models practice it. 

Yet, what does it mean to be mindful?  And what does it mean to "emotion coach" as a parent? Roni Habib, founder of EQ Schools, will explore what our kids need to thrive and offer concrete tools to help us in our parenting journey.

The Parent Education Series events are sponsored by M-A PTA, Sequoia Healthcare District, and Sequoia Union High School District. Special sponsorship for this event from PAMF and The Parent Venture. 

Questions? Contact Charlene Margot, M.A., Director, The Parent Education Series, cmargot@csmconsulting.net

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2017-18 EVENTS 
 
Thursday, September 21, 2017, 7:00pm (M-A PAC)
Lee Daniel Kravetz and Julie Lythcott-Haims
Social Contagion: How to Catch Resilience
 
 
Thursday, November 16, 2017, 7:00pm (M-A PAC) 
Eduardo Briceño, Co-Founder and CEO, Mindset Works 
Growth Mindset Parenting: The Myths, the Meanings, the Approaches
 
 
Tuesday, January 23, 2018, 7:00pm (M-A PAC)
Devorah Heitner, PhD, Raising Digital Natives
Empathy is the App: Raising Thoughtful Kids in the Digital Age
 
 
Thursday, February 15, 2018, 7:00pm (M-A PAC)
Melina Uncampher, PhD 
The Neuroscience of Learning (IAN - Institute of Applied Neuroscience)