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The Parent Education Series

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The Parent Education Series is a leading provider of high-quality education for parents, students, educators, clinicians and community members. Founded in 2006, our organization has reached over 80,000 attendees on critical issues—mental health, digital media, college admission, and more—that impact the health, safety, and well-being of children and teens.  
 
Contact Charlene Margot, M.A, Founder and CEO, The Parent Education Series, cmargot@csmconsulting.net
 
 
2020-2021 Parent Education Series

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2020-2021 Parent Education Series
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Upcoming Events: 
 
The Self-Driven Child: The Science and Sense of Giving Your Kids More Control Over Their Lives
William Stixrud, PhD, and Ned Johnson, co-authors of The Self-Driven Child
 
Friday, November 13, 2020, 12:00pm – 1:00pm, Online Event (Webinar)
 
 
Join us for a San Mateo County-wide parent and community education event to support the health and well-being of children and youth during COVID-19!
 
In this engaging (virtual) presentation, Dr. Bill Stixrud, a clinical neuropsychologist, and Ned Johnson, founder of the tutoring company PrepMatters, offer research-based advice about how to help children and teens become more resilient, balanced, and motivated for learning.
 
Parents, educators, clinicians, and community members welcome! Free admission. This  special collaborative presentation is sponsored by Get Healthy San Mateo County, Sequoia Healthcare District, Peninsula Health Care District, and The Parent Venture.
 
Questions? Contact Charlene Margot, MA, Founder and CEO, The Parent Education Series, at cmargot@csmconsulting.net
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A Healthy Approach to College Admissions
Challenge Success, Stanford Graduate School of Education
 
Tuesday, November 17, 2020, 7:00pm – 8:00pm, Online Event (Webinar)
 
 
Join us for "A Healthy Approach to College Admissions," a (virtual) event presented by Challenge Success, Stanford Graduate School of Education.
 
Attendees will learn practical strategies to help reduce unnecessary pressure around the college admissions process and ways to support their student’s overall well-being and readiness for life in college and beyond.
 
Parents, students, educators, clinicians, and community members welcome! Free admission. This  special presentation is sponsored by Sequoia Union High School District, Sequoia Healthcare District, and The Parent Venture.
 
Questions? Contact Charlene Margot, MA, Founder and CEO, The Parent Education Series, at cmargot@csmconsulting.net
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Past Events: 
 
The Future of College Admission: More Questions, A Range of Answers?
Angel B. Pérez, PhD, CEO, NACAC
Alice Kleeman, retired M-A College Advisor &
 
Thursday, October 29, 2020, 12:00pm – 1:00pm, Online Event (Webinar)
 
 
Dr. Angel B. Pérez, CEO of the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC), joins Alice Kleeman, retired Menlo-Atherton High School College Advisor, for a wide-ranging interview on a variety of college admission issues and trends, in light of the uncertainty introduced by COVID-19.
 
Parents, students, educators, clinicians, and community members welcome! Free admission. This presentation is sponsored by M-A PTA, Sequoia Healthcare District, and Sequoia Union High School District, and The Parent Venture.
 
Questions? Contact Charlene Margot, MA, Founder and CEO, The Parent Education Series, at cmargot@csmconsulting.net
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Parent Forum #4 (English) – (Virtual) Parent Discussion Group
Eran Magen, PhD, Center for Supportive Relationships
 
Friday, October 30, 2020, 12:00pm – 1:00pm, Online Event (Meeting)
 
 
Join us for an all-new Parent Forum 2020-21 (English) with Eran Magen, PhD, founder of The Center for Supportive Relationships. This series of (virtual) parent discussion groups will focus on parent-child communication and managing relationships with your child or teen.
 
Parents and caregivers welcome! Free admission. The Parent Forum is an initiative of Sequoia Healthcare District, in partnership with The Parent Venture.
 
Questions? Contact Charlene Margot, MA, Founder and CEO, The Parent Education Series, at cmargot@csmconsulting.net
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Having Courageous Conversations About Race and Systemic Racism
Donald Grant, PhD, Center for Community & Social Impact, Pacific Oaks College
 
Wednesday, November 4, 2020, 12:00pm – 1:00pm, Online Event (Webinar)
 
 
Join Donald Grant, PhD, for a "Courageous Conversation" about Race and Systemic Racism in America today. Learn how to be a disruptor of anti-Black racism and discrimination by increasing your knowledge and empathic awareness.
 
Parents, students, educators, clinicians, and community members welcome! Free admission. This presentation is sponsored by Carlmont PTSA, Sequoia Healthcare District, Sequoia Union High School District, and The Parent Venture.
 
Questions? Contact Charlene Margot, MA, Founder and CEO, The Parent Education Series, at cmargot@csmconsulting.net
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Fostering Creativity and Innovation in an Uncertain World
Steve Smith, PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara
 
Thursday, November 5, 2020, 5:00pm – 6:00pm, Online Event (Webinar)
 
 
How can we foster creativity and innovation in our kids, given today's highly unpredictable, uncertain world? Join Steve Smith, PhD, psychologist and professor at UCSB, for a webinar on Fostering Creativity and Innovation in an Uncertain World.
 
Parents, students, educators, clinicians, and community members welcome! Free admission. This  presentation is sponsored by Woodside PTSA, Sequoia Healthcare District, Sequoia Union High School District, and The Parent Venture.
 
Questions? Contact Charlene Margot, MA, Founder and CEO, The Parent Education Series, at cmargot@csmconsulting.net
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Family Nutrition: Optimizing Our Children’s Relationship with Food
Maya Adam, MD, Department of Pediatrics, Stanford School of Medicine
 
Wednesday, October 14, 2020, 12:00pm – 1:00pm, Online Event (Webinar)
 
 
How can you optimize your family's relationship with food? Join Maya Adam, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics and Director of Health Media Innovation, Stanford School of Medicine.
 
Parents, students, educators, clinicians, and community members welcome! Free admission.This Parent Education Mini-Series presentation is sponsored by Sequoia Healthcare District, Sequoia Union High School District, and The Parent Venture.
 
Questions? Contact Charlene Margot, MA, Founder and CEO, The Parent Education Series, at cmargot@csmconsulting.net
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Finding the Right School at the Right Price During COVID-19
Lynn O’Shaughnessy, College Expert & Higher-Ed Journalist, The College Solution
 
Friday, October 16, 2020, 12:00pm – 1:00pm, Online Event (Webinar)
 
 
Lynn O’Shaughnessy is a nationally recognized college expert, higher-education journalist, speaker, and educator. She is the founder of The College Solution, a resource to help families with teenagers become smart college shoppers as they search for schools, especially during COVID-19.
 
Parents, students, educators, clinicians, and community members welcome! Free admission. This presentation is sponsored by SHSEF, Sequoia Healthcare District, Sequoia Union High School District, and The Parent Venture.
 
Questions? Contact Charlene Margot, MA, Founder and CEO, The Parent Education Series, at cmargot@csmconsulting.net
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Navigating Emotionally Intense Conversations with Your Child or Teen
Eran Magen, PhD, Founder, The Center for Supportive Relationships
 
Thursday, October 22, 2020, 12:00pm – 1:00pm, Online Event (Webinar)
 
 
In this interactive (virtual) workshop, you will learn how to be more effective and comfortable offering emotional support when your child is experiencing strong emotions such as stress, frustration, anxiety, or anger.
 
Dr. Eran Magen is the founder and scientific director of the Center for Supportive Relationships which provides relational skills training for parents, school districts, high education institutions, healthcare professionals, and private corporations.
 
Parents, students, educators, clinicians, and community members welcome! Free admission. This presentation is sponsored by Carlmont PTSA, Sequoia Healthcare District, Sequoia Union High School District, and The Parent Venture.
 
Questions? Contact Charlene Margot, MA, Founder and CEO, The Parent Education Series, at cmargot@csmconsulting.net
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How to Give Kids a Sense of Routine and Stability in a Pandemic School Year
Ana Homayoun, Green Ivy Educational Consulting & DeLise Barnard, Surviving Homeschool
 
Tuesday, September 1, 2020, 12:00pm – 1:00pm, Online Event (Webinar)
 
 
The uncertainty of what school will look like and how long the pandemic will go on - as well as fear of the virus - is stressful for parents and kids alike. 
 
Join Ana Homayoun, founder of Green Ivy Educational Consulting, and DeLise Barnard, founder of Surviving Homeschool, as they discuss how to help kids - and parents! - navigate the transitions ahead. Sponsored by M-A PTA.
 
Parents, students, educators, clinicians, and community members welcome! Free admission. This presentation is sponsored by M-A PTA, Sequoia Healthcare District, and Sequoia Union High School District.
 
Questions? Contact Charlene Margot, MA, Founder and CEO, The Parent Education Series, at cmargot@csmconsulting.net
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The Anti-Racist Parent: Engaging Youth Through an Equity and Justice Framework
Victor Rios, PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara
 
Tuesday, September 15, 2020, 12:00pm – 1:00pm, Online Event (Webinar)
 
 
What does it mean to be an "Anti-Racist Parent"? Join Victor Rios, PhD, tenured professor at UC Santa Barbara, TED Talk speaker, author, sociologist, and national thought leader on at-opportunity youth.
 
Dr. Rios will provide parents with practical strategies for being reflexive about anti-racism, and for having courageous conversations with their children, friends, and family.
 
Parents, students, educators, clinicians, and community members welcome! Free admission. This presentation is sponsored by SHSEF, Sequoia Healthcare District and Sequoia Union High School District.
 
Questions? Contact Charlene Margot, MA, Founder and Director, The Parent Education Series, at cmargot@csmconsulting.net
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Parent Forum #3 (English) – Virtual Discussion Group
Eran Magen, PhD, The Center for Supportive Relationships
Strengthening Communication with Your Child or Teen
 
Friday, September 25, 2020, 12:00pm – 1:00pm, Online Event (Meeting)
 
 
Join us for an all-new Parent Forum 2020-21 (English) with Eran Magen, PhD, founder of The Center for Supportive Relationships.
 
This series of (virtual) parent discussion groups will focus on parent-child communication and managing relationships with your child or teen.
 
Parent Forum #4 (English): Friday, October 30, 12:00pm
Parent Forum #5 (English): Friday, December 11, 12:00pm
 
Space is limited! Register today to secure your spot in The Parent Forum. 
 
Parents and caregivers welcome! Free admission. The Parent Forum is an initiative of Sequoia Healthcare District, in partnership with The Parent Venture.
 
Questions? Contact Charlene Margot, MA, Founder and CEO, The Parent Education Series, at cmargot@csmconsulting.net
 
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