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Register for Parent Connect!

Parent Connect is provided at no cost through the Education Service Center ~ Region 20. Parents interested in attending a session are asked to register by visiting or calling the main office at their child’s campus. All sessions are from 9:00am-12:00pm, and refreshments are served.
 
April 2019 Sessions

Tues., April 9, 2019
Talking Back: Supporting Your Non-Verbal/Low-Verbal Child
This training will focus on techniques that can be utilized when assisting your child in communicating. Parents will be shown how to allow their child not only the opportunity to get their wants and needs met, but to provide them the language to engage in conversations about all aspects of their daily lives.

Wed., April 17, 2019
Dyslexia: What Is It, and How Can I Help My Child?
Learn what dyslexia is and how to support your child if he/she has dyslexia. We will explore the common risk factors for dyslexia, common misperceptions or myths, and strategies to provide support. While some of the strategies will target beginning literacy skills, this is appropriate for parents with students of all ages.

Tues., April 23, 2019
College Knowledge for Parents
Facilitated by the UTSA Institute for P-20 Initiatives, “College Knowledge for Parents” provides parents with essential information regarding promoting a college going culture, college financial aid, scholarships, as well as college admissions information. Learn more about your critical role as a parent in helping your child reach their academic dreams.

Wed., April 24, 2019
Connecting the Math in School to the Math at Home (Grades 3-5)
Building students ‘confidence in critical thinking of questioning in grades 3-5 is crucial to capture their mathematical success. Participants will engage in instructional strategies that develop their understanding of questions and learn ways to assist parents in making connections that can help them with their child(ren) at home.

Tues., April 30, 2019
Anxiety and Today’s Youth
There is an increasing concern for rising anxiety in society today. Anxiety is an organized response by which a person senses, evaluates, anticipates, and responds to cues of threat or danger in one’s internal or external environment. The focus of this training will be to learn practical and accessible strategies that can be applied in everyday life.