Parents ultimately want their child (children) to be happy in the individual they are. This can be a difficult area to navigate and at times can seem daunting. Below are some suggested resources to promote confidence through books, movies and family based activities! Building Self Esteem … [Read more...] about Building Self Esteem
Did you know Teen Vaping has grown to become our nation’s number one drug threat for teens?
To help keep our community's students safe, the Rutherford School District Parent Academy encourages parents to attend an informative evening event about vaping sponsored by the Rutherford Police Department, the Rutherford Elks, the Rutherford Municipal Alliance and GCADA!
Vaping: Save Your Breath
What Every Parent Needs to Know
March 7, 6:30-800
Presenter: by Timothy Shoemaker
Location: Elks Club Lodge #547 , 48 Ames Ave REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED The presenter, Tim Shoemaker, is a nationally recognized educator, … [Read more...] about Did you know Teen Vaping has grown to become our nation’s number one drug threat for teens?
Parent Academy Presentation: Cool Calm and Collected
Thank you to CarePlus for an informative presentation on Wednesday, December 7, 2022. The presentation provided parents with an overview of the adolescent brain and its effect on study and focus. The evening also provided an opportunity for open dialogue among parents to discuss strategies and skills and the best practice to implement at home to help build self-reliance.
The Parent Academy will be presenting additional workshops in the winter and spring of 2023. Topics and dates will be shared following the new year.
Parents are invited to attend another Care Plus Parent Academy presentation on Wednesday, December 7, at Pierrepont School. The topic, Organization and Focus to Keep Your Student Organized, is intended for parents of those in Elementary-Middle School. This presentation will begin at 7:30, immediately following the Pierrepont School PTA Meeting.
Care Plus presented, Navigating Adolescence, on Thursday, December 1. Topics included the importance of active listening, creative ways to communicate with your child, navigating friendships and social media. Attached are resources to further … [Read more...] about Parent Academy
Parent Academy Workshops
In collaboration with CarePlus, the Parent Academy will be presenting two evening workshops during the month of December. We hope you will join us!
Dec 1, 7:15 Union School, Parent Academy: Navigating Adolescence.
Target Audience: Parents/Guardians of UMS and RHS
Learn about and how to model communication strategies to reinforce appropriate communication of thoughts and feelings to support teens. Tips to help your teen navigate friendships. Tips to help your teen navigate social media.
Dec 7, 7:30 … [Read more...] about Parent Academy Workshops