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2017-18 Event Calendar

2017-18 Parent Education Series l Event Calendar

CARLMONT HIGH SCHOOL 

  • Thursday, November 9, 2017, 7:00pm (CPAC)
  ANGST: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety 
  Documentary Film + Panel Discussion
 
  • Tuesday, March 6, 2018, 7:00pm (CPAC)
  Rethinking the College Arms Race: What Do Companies REALLY Want?
  Dr. Don Williams + Panel Discussion with HR Directors 
 
Register: (details coming soon) 
  • Tuesday, April 3, 2018, 7:00pm (CPAC)
  George Anders, Author and Journalist
  You Can Do Anything: The Surprising Power of a "Useless" Liberal Arts Education
 
Register: (details coming soon) 
 
MENLO-ATHERTON HIGH SCHOOL 
  • 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, Mindset Works
  Growth Mindset Parenting: The Myths, the Meanings, the Approaches
 
  • Tuesday, January 23, 2018, 7:00pm (M-A PAC)
  Devorah Heitner, Ph.D., Raising Digital Natives
  Raising Screenwise Kids in the Digital Age
 
  • Thursday, February 15, 2018, 7:00pm (M-A PAC)
  Melina Uncampher, Ph.D., Institute of Applied Neuroscience (IAN)
  The Neuroscience of Learning
 
  • Wednesday, March 28, 7:00pm (M-A PAC)
  Roni Habib, Founder, EQ Schools 
  Fostering Mindfulness and Emotional Intelligence in Schools
 

SEQUOIA HIGH SCHOOL 

  • Thursday, September 28, 2017, 7:00pm (Carrington Hall )
  Mary Hofstedt, M.Ed., Challenge Success, Stanford University
  The Well-Balanced Student
 
  • Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 7:00pm (Carrington Hall) 
Cynthia Colon, Ed.D. 
      Tips, Tales, & Truths for Teens: Advice from a College Admissions Expert (Carrington Hall)
 
  • Wednesday, February 7, 2018 (Carrington Hall) 
Michael Connolly, FCD Prevention Works: Global Nonprofit Substance Abuse
Prevention Organization
      Prevention Works: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs
 
  • Wednesday, March 14, 2018 (Carrington Hall) 
Vanessa Kellam, Parent Engagement Coordinator, Health Connected
       Tech Sex & Teen Dating Relationships
 
 
 WOODSIDE HIGH SCHOOL 
  • Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 7:00pm (Woodside PAC)
  Tauheed Zaman, M.D.
   Cannabis and the Young Brain  
 

Register: https://marijuana2017woodside.eventbrite.com

  • Thursday, October 26, 2017, 7:00pm (Woodside MUR) 
Cynthia Colon, Ed.D. 
       Tips, Tales, & Truths for Teens: Advice from a College Admissions Expert
 
  • Wednesday, January 31, 2018, 7:00pm (Woodside MUR) 
Eran Magen, Ph.D., Center for Supportive Relationships 
      Managing Emotionally-Intense Conversations with Your Teen
 
  • Thursday, March 22, 2018, 7:00pm (Woodside MUR) 
Leeana Clegg, Education Outreach Coordinator, Impact Teen Drivers
  What Do You Consider Lethal? Parent-Teen Safe Driving Workshop
 

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

Carlmont

PAST EVENTS: 

CARLMONT PARENT EDUCATION SERIES

ANGST: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety  
Documentary Film + Panel Discussion
 
Thursday, November 9, 2017, 7:00pm
Carlmont High School, Performing Arts Center (CPAC)
1400 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont 
 

Register: https://angst2017carlmont.eventbrite.com

What's causing the anxiety epidemic in our children and teens? Join us for a Bay Area premier screening of new IndieFlix documentary, ANGST: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety. Film followed by a panel discussion with ANGST co-producer Karin Gornik and mental health professionals. 

This powerful new film features candid interviews with kids and young adults who suffer from, or have suffered, from anxiety. ANGST includes discussions with mental health professionals about the causes of anxiety, as well as help, resources, and tools for students and parents.

Tweens and teens invited to attend with their parents (ages 10 and up).

Counselors, educators, and community members welcome! Spanish interpretation will be available. Free admission & light refreshments. 

Carlmont Parent Education Series events are sponsored by Carlmont PTSA, Sequoia Healthcare District, and Sequoia Union High School District.

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

Menlo-Atherton

UPCOMING EVENT!
 
M-A PARENT EDUCATION SERIES
 
Devorah Heitner, PhD, Raising Digital Natives 
Raising Screenwise Kids in the Digital Age 
 
Tuesday, January 23, 2018, 7:00pm
M-A Performing Arts Center (PAC)
555 Middlefield Road, Atherton
 
 
2018 kicks off with nationally acclaimed media expert and author of Screenwise, Dr. Devorah Heitner! 
 
 Join us for an inspiring presentation that addresses empathy, boundaries, and etiquette that can set kids up for a lifetime of success as digital communicators.
 
In the digital world, no skill is more crucial than empathy. Learn what it’s like for teens to grow up in a world where school experiences, family life, and friendships are all shaped by digital connection—and how you can share your own wisdom to help your kids become the best people they can be.
 

Parents, students, educators, and community members welcome!

Spanish interpretation will be available. Free admission & light refreshments.

Kepler's Books to offer sales of Screenwise: Helping Kids Thrive (and Survive) in Their Digital World.

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

Questions? Contact Charlene Margot, M.A., Director, The Parent Education Series, at cmargot@csmconsulting.net. For Spanish, contact Lilly Quiñonez, Parent Center Coordinator, at 650-322-5311, Ext. 50255.

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PAST EVENTS: 
 

M-A PARENT EDUCATION SERIES

Eduardo Briceño, Co-Founder and CEO, Mindset Works
Growth Mindset Parenting: The Myths, the Meanings, the Approaches 
 
Thursday, November 16, 2017, 7:00pm
M-A Performing Arts Center (PAC)
555 Middlefield Road, Atherton
 

Register: https://mindsetworks2017ma.eventbrite.com

What is Growth Mindset Parenting? Parents often wonder what they can do and say to change their child’s mindset from fixed to growth. The good news is that mindsets can change, and there are strategies you can use to enhance your student’s challenge-seeking behavior.

Join Eduardo Briceño, Co-Founder and CEO of Mindset Works, to learn about the latest research in growth mindset – the myths, the meanings, and the approaches to GM.

Parents, students, educators, and community members welcome! 

 Spanish interpretation will be available. Free admission & light refreshments.

M-A Parent Education Series events are sponsored by the M-A PTA, Sequoia Healthcare District, and Sequoia Union High School District.

Questions? Contact Charlene Margot, M.A., Director, The Parent Education Series, at cmargot@csmconsulting.netFor Spanish, contact Lilly Quiñonez, Parent Center Coordinator, at 650-322-5311, Ext. 50255.

 
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M-A PARENT EDUCATION SERIES
 
Lee Daniel Kravetz and Julie Lythcott-Haims 
Social Contagion: How to Catch Resilience 
 
Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, 7:00pm
M-A Performing Arts Center (PAC)
555 Middlefield Road, Atherton
 

Register here: https://strangecontagion2017ma.eventbrite.com

From social media to state-of-the art healthcare and education, Silicon Valley is uniquely good at making things that catch. Yet in 2009, Silicon Valley created something that was never supposed to catch but did, ensnaring students, parents, and the community in crisis.  

Join us for an enlightening evening with Lee Daniel Kravetz, author of Strange Contagion: Inside the Surprising Science of Infectious Behaviors and Viral Emotions and What They Tell Us About Ourselves, and Julie Lythcott-Haims, NY Times bestselling author of How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success and Real American.

Parents, students, faculty/staff, and community members welcome!

Spanish interpretation will be available. Free admission & light refreshments. 

M-A Parent Education Series events are sponsored bythe M-A PTA, the Sequoia Healthcare District, and the Sequoia Union High School District.

Questions? Contact Charlene Margot, M.A., Director, The Parent Education Series, cmargot@csmconsulting.net. For Spanish, contact Lilly Quiñonez, Parent Center Coordinator, at 650-322-5311, Ext. 50255

Sequoia

PAST EVENTS:  
 

SEQUOIA PARENT EDUCATION SERIES

Cynthia Colón , Ed.D. 
Tips, Tales & Myths for Teens: Advice from a College Admissions Expert 
 
Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 7:00 - 8:30 pm
Sequoia High School, Carrington Hall
1201 Brewster Avenue, Redwood City 
 

Register here: https://cynthiacolon2017sequoia.eventbrite.com

Navigating the college admission process is unwieldy for any teenager. Whether your student is the first in your family to attend college, has siblings in college, or parents who graduated from an Ivy League institution, applying to college is new to YOU.

Tips, Tales & Truths for Teens offers a practical road map to follow throughout high school. Whether your student is a rising freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior, the real stories and candid advice will serve her/him well in high school and throughout life.

Dr. Cynthia Colón holds a B.A. from the Annenberg School of Communication at USC, an M.A. in Higher Education Administration from Teachers College, Columbia University, and an Ed.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Parents, students, faculty/staff and community members welcome! Spanish interpretation will be available. Free admission.
 

Sequoia Parent Education Series events are sponsored by SHSEF, Sequoia Healthcare District, and Sequoia Union High School District.

Questions? Contact Charlene Margot, M.A., Director, The Parent Education Series, cmargot@csmconsulting.net. For Spanish, contact Mayela Ramirez, Parent Center Coordinator, 650-367-9780, Ext. 63105

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SEQUOIA PARENT EDUCATION SERIES
Mary Hofstedt, Ed.M., The Well-Balanced Student 
Challenge Success, Stanford University 
 
Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017, 7:00pm
Sequoia High School, Carrington Hall
1201 Brewster Avenue, Redwood City 
 

Register here: https://challengesuccess2017sequoia.eventbrite.com

When we are too focused on grades and performance, we deny our children the time and energy they need to tackle the demanding work of growing up. In this presentation, you’ll learn how you can establish a healthier home environment for your school-aged student, reduce academic stress without sacrificing achievement, and increase your child’s resilience, creativity, and well-being.

Challenge Success, founded in 2003 at the Stanford Graduate School of Education, partners with schools and families to provide kids with the academic, social, and emotional skills need to succeed now and in the future. Mary Hofstedt, Ed.M., is the Community Education Director for Challenge Success.

Parents, students, faculty/staff and community members welcome! Spanish interpretation will be available. Free admission.

Sequoia Parent Education Series events are sponsored by the SHSEF, the Sequoia Healthcare District, and the Sequoia Union High School District.

Questions? Contact Charlene Margot, M.A., Director, The Parent Education Series, at cmargot@csmconsulting.net or 650-868-0590. For Spanish, contact Mayela Ramirez, Parent Center Coordinator, 650-367-9780, Ext. 63105

Woodside

UPCOMING EVENT! 

WOODSIDE PARENT EDUCATION SERIES

Eran Magen, Ph.D., Center for Supportive Relationships 
Managing Emotionally-Intense Conversations with Your Teen  
 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018, 7:00pm
Woodside High School, Multi-Use Room (MUR)
199 Churchill Avenue, Woodside 
 

Register: https://eranmagen2018woodside.eventbrite.com

Trying to offer support when your teen seems upset or stressed can feel like tiptoeing through a minefield. 

In this highly interactive workshop, you will learn how to be more effective and comfortable offering emotional support when your teen is experiencing strong emotions such as stress, frustration, anxiety, or anger. You will also discover how to respond in a way that helps your child feel better and think more clearly, while strengthening your relationship. 

Dr. Eran Magen is the founder and scientific director of the Center for Supportive Relationships, which provides relational skills training for school districts, higher education institutions, healthcare professionals, and private corporations.

Parents, students, educators, and community members welcome!

Spanish interpretation will be available. Free admission & light refreshments.

Woodside Parent Education Series events are sponsored by Woodside PTSA, Sequoia Healthcare District, and Sequoia Union High School District.

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

For Spanish, contact Maricela Lopez, Bilingual Parent Liaison, at (650) 367-7263 Ext. 45323.

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PAST EVENTS: 

WOODSIDE PARENT EDUCATION SERIES
 
Cynthia Colón, Ed.D. 
Tips, Tales & Myths for Teens: Advice from a College Admissions Expert 
 
Thursday, October 26, 2017, 7:00 - 8:30 pm
Woodside High School, Multi-Use Room (MUR)
199 Churchill Avenue, Woodside 
 

Register here: https://cynthiacolon2017woodside.eventbrite.com

Navigating the college admission process is unwieldy for any teenager. Whether your student is the first in your family to attend college, has siblings in college, or parents who graduated from an Ivy League institution, applying to college is new to YOU.

Tips, Tales & Truths for Teens offers a practical road map to follow throughout high school. Whether your student is a rising freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior, the real stories and candid advice will serve her/him well in high school and throughout life.

Dr. Cynthia Colón holds a B.A. from the Annenberg School of Communication at USC, an M.A. in Higher Education Administration from Teachers College, Columbia University, and an Ed.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Parents, students, faculty/staff and community members welcome!
 
Spanish interpretation will be available. Free admission & light refreshments. 
 
Woodside Parent Education Series events are sponsored by WHS PTSA, Sequoia Healthcare District, and Sequoia Union High School District.
 

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

For Spanish, contact Maricela Lopez, Bilingual Parent Liaison, at (650) 367-7263 Ext. 45323

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WOODSIDE PARENT EDUCATION SERIES

Tauheed Zaman, M.D.  
Clearing the Smokescreen: The Evidence on Marijuana 
 
Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, 7:00pm
Woodside Performing Arts Center (PAC)
199 Churchill Avenue, Woodside 
 

Register here: https://marijuana2017woodside.eventbrite.com

What does the current evidence show about marijuana (cannabis)? As a parent, what should you know about the potency of today's marijuana - "weed" - and its effect on the developing adolescent brain? Don't miss this critical presentation on "clearing the smokescreen" around marijuana. 

Tauheed Zaman, MD, is an addiction psychiatrist at the San Francisco VA Medical Center and UCSF. He serves on the California Society of Addiction Medicine (CSAM) Committee on Marijuana Policy Reform, and authored the American Psychiatric Association’s position statement on marijuana as medicine.

Parents, students, faculty/staff, and community members welcome!

Spanish interpretation will be available. Free admission.

Woodside Parent Education Series events are sponsored by the Woodside PTSA, the Sequoia Healthcare District, and the Sequoia Union High School District.

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

For Spanish, contact Maricela Lopez, Bilingual Parent Liaison, at (650) 367-7263 Ext. 45323

Mini-Series

2017-18 PARENT EDUCATION MINI-SERIES 

Look for details in Spring 2018! 

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

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Margot, Charlene
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Questions? Contact Charlene Margot, M.A., cmargot@csmconsulting.net. 
 
Direct: (650) 868-0590
Email: cmargot@csmconsulting.net