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The Parent Education Series is a leading provider of inclusive, high-quality education for parents/caregivers, students, educators, mental health professionals, and community members. Founded in 2006, our organization has reached over 100,000 attendees on critical issues—mental health, substance use, digital media, and more—that impact the health, safety, and well-being of children and teens.  
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2022-23 Calendar

2022-2023 Event Calendar

 
LIVE (VIRTUAL) EVENTS
 
  • Thursday, September 1, 2022, 6:00pm – 7:00pm PT, Online Event (Live)
 
Fire Safety and Prevention: A Disaster Prep Town Hall
Gareth Harris, Redwood City Fire Marshal
 
 
  • Tuesday, September 6, 2022, 5:30pm – 6:30pm PT, Online Event (Live)
 
Fentanyl Prevention Education: How to Help Teens Make Healthy Decisions (Spanish)
Eduardo Torres, Prevention Solutions, Hazeldon Betty Ford Foundation
  
 
  • Thursday, September 8, 2022, 5:30pm – 6:30pm PT, Online Event (Meeting)
 
Design for Belonging: How to Build Inclusion and Collaboration in Your Communities
Susie Wise, PhD, Designer + Educator, Stanford d.school
 
 
  • Thursday, September 22, 2022, 5:30pm – 6:30pm PT, Online Event (Meeting)
 
 The Upside of Stress: Why Stress is Good for You, and How to Get Good at It
Kelly McGonigal, PhD, Stanford Psychologist, Author of The Upside of Stress
 
 
  • Wednesday, October 19, 2022, 5:30pm – 6:30pm PT, Online Event (Live)
 
Fentanyl Prevention Education: How to Help Teens Make Healthy Decisions (English)
Stacey Wisniewski, Prevention Solutions, Hazeldon Betty Ford Foundation
 
 
 
THE PARENT FORUM (ENGLISH)
 
  • Friday, September 30, 2022, 12:00pm – 1:00pm PT, Live Event (Meeting)
 
Parent Forum #17 (English) – How to Support Your Upset Child or Teen 
Eran Magen, PhD, Founder, Parenting for Humans
 
THE PARENT FORUM (SPANISH)  
 
  • Tuesday, September 13, 2022, 5:30pm - 6:30pm PT, Online Event (Live)
 
Foro de padres #21 (español) El Perdón: Como Ser Padres Que Perdona
Edwin Fernandez, LCSW, One Life Counseling Center 
 
 
The Parent Forum is an initiative of the Sequoia Healthcare District, in partnership with The Parent Venture
 
   Questions? Contact Charlene Margot, M.A., Founder, The Parent Education Series, Co-Founder and CEO, The Parent Venture, cmargot@parentventure.org

Carlmont

The Parent Education Series - Sponsored by Carlmont PTSA 

 
Upcoming Events: (details coming soon)

M-A

The Parent Education Series - Sponsored by M-A PTA

 
Upcoming Events: 
 
The Upside of Stress: Why Stress is Good for You, and How to Get Good at It
Kelly McGonigal, PhD, Stanford Psychologist, Author of The Upside of Stress
 
Thursday, September 22, 2022, 5:30pm – 6:30pm PT, Online Event (Meeting)
 
 
While most of us do everything we can to reduce or avoid stress, Stanford health psychologist Kelly McGonigal, PhD, delivers a startling message: Stress isn’t all bad. New research shows that stress can make us stronger, smarter, and happier—if we learn how to embrace it.
 
Parents/caregivers, educators, mental health professionals, and community members welcome! Free admission. Simultaneous Spanish interpretation will be available.
 
 
Questions? Contact Charlene Margot, MA, Co-Founder and CEO, The Parent Venture (The Parent Education Series), at cmargot@parentventure.org

Sequoia

The Parent Education Series - Sponsored by SHSEF 

 
Upcoming Events: (details coming soon)

Woodside

The Parent Education Series - Sponsored by Woodside PTSA 

 
Upcoming Events: 
 
Fentanyl Prevention Education: How to Help Teens Make Healthy Decisions (Spanish)
Eduardo Torres, Prevention Solutions, Hazeldon Betty Ford Foundation
 
Tuesday, September 6, 2022, 5:30pm – 6:30pm PT, Online Event (Live)
 
 
Join Eduardo Torres, Senior Prevention Specialist, Prevention Solutions, Hazeldon Betty Ford Foundation, to understand the risks of intentional and unintentional fentanyl use among adolescents. The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation is an international leader in prevention science and education practices.
 
Parents/caregivers, educators, mental health professionals, and community members welcome! Free admission.
 
 
Questions? Contact Charlene Margot, MA, Co-Founder and CEO, The Parent Venture (The Parent Education Series), at cmargot@parentventure.org
 
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Fentanyl Prevention Education: How to Help Teens Make Healthy Decisions (English)
Stacey Wisniewski, Prevention Solutions, Hazeldon Betty Ford Foundation
 
Wednesday, October 19, 2022, 5:30pm – 6:30pm PT, Online Event (Live)
 
 
Join Stacey Wisniewski, Senior Prevention Specialist, Prevention Solutions, Hazeldon Betty Ford Foundation, to understand the risks of intentional and unintentional fentanyl use among adolescents. The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation is an international leader in prevention science and education practices.
 
Parents/caregivers, educators, mental health professionals, and community members welcome! Free admission. Simultaneous Spanish interpretation will be available.
 
 
Questions? Contact Charlene Margot, MA, Co-Founder and CEO, The Parent Venture (The Parent Education Series), at cmargot@parentventure.org

Parent Forums

The Parent Forum (English) 

Upcoming Events: 
 
Parent Forum #17 (English) – How to Support Your Upset Child or Teen
Eran Magen, PhD, Founder, Parenting for Humans
 
Friday, September 30, 2022, 12:00pm – 1:00pm PDT, Live Event (Webinar),
 
Join us for an all-new Parent Forum (English) with Eran Magen, PhD, founder of Parenting for Humans.
 
Trying to offer support when your child or teen seems upset or stressed can feel like tiptoeing through a minefield. Learn how you can support your upset child, especially during moments of emotional intensity (e.g., anger, fear, anxiety, frustration).
 
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, Co-Founder and CEO, The Parent Venture, at cmargot@parentventure.org
 
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The Parent Forum (Spanish) 

Upcoming Events: 
 
Foro de padres #21 (español) - El Perdón: Como Ser Padres Que Perdona
Edwin Fernández, LCSW, One Life Counseling Center
 
Martes, 13 de septiembre de 2022, 5:30pm - 6:30pm PT, Evento en linea (en vivo)
 
 
Únase a nosotros para un nuevo Foro de padres en español con Edwin Fernandez, LCSW, One Life Counseling Center.
 
Mientras nuestros hijos van aprendiendo cómo vivir y manejar sus relaciones y emociones de seguro cometerán muchos errores. Nuestra reacción adecuada ante estas faltas, descuidos e imprudencias formarán su carácter y les preparará para el futuro. En esta sesión, aprenderás sobre los elementos de la gracia y el perdón en la crianza y cómo puede afectar el desarrollo psicológico de tus hijos.  
 
¡Padres y cuidadores bienvenidos! Entrada gratis. El Foro de Padres es una iniciativa del Sequoia Healthcare District, en asociación con RCSD y The Parent Venture.  
 
Preguntas? Póngase en contacto con Charlene Margot, MA, cofundadora y directora ejecutiva de The Parent Venture, cmargot@parentventure.org o Michelle Remond, RCSD, Enlace comunitario, mremond@rcsdk8.net, texto 650-218-7853

Mini-Series

The Parent Education Mini-Series Events

 
Mini-Series events are focused on the health and wellness of children and teens. These events are sponsored by Sequoia Healthcare District and Sequoia Union High School District.
 
Upcoming Events: (details coming soon)

Newsletters

2022-2023 Parent Education Newsletter

 
August 14, 2022 - https://conta.cc/3w3wlvJ 
August 7, 2022 - https://conta.cc/3Q5Z1MI
 

2021-2022 Parent Education Newsletter

 
June 26, 2022 - https://conta.cc/3HVgG6r
June 19, 2022 - https://conta.cc/3tNqiue
April 24, 2022 - https://conta.cc/38gsDpt
April 17, 2022 - https://conta.cc/36mTHml
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December 12, 2021 - https://conta.cc/3DMpDuX
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August 15, 2021 - https://conta.cc/3xKqIAt
August 8, 2021 - https://conta.cc/37IayNL
August 1, 2021 - https://conta.cc/3lqkRy1
 

2020-2021 Parent Education Newsletters

 
June 27, 2021 - https://conta.cc/2TbDHgu
June 20, 2021 - https://conta.cc/3gGe9kA
June 13, 2021 - https://conta.cc/3iEUR0u
April 25, 2021 - https://conta.cc/3dRGLWy
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February 7, 2021 - https://conta.cc/3aHQXya
January 31, 2021 - https://conta.cc/3pAO7Bp
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August 23, 2020 - https://conta.cc/2Qknsss
August 16, 2020 - https://conta.cc/3kPKhlD
 

2019-2020 Parent Education Newsletters 

 
August 9, 2020 -  https://conta.cc/2XIUfeH
August 2, 2020 - https://conta.cc/2XmW6pn
July 26, 2020 - https://conta.cc/3hvIkZk
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August 11, 2019 - https://conta.cc/31u413S
 

2018-2019 Parent Education Newsletters

 
June 2, 2019 - https://conta.cc/2MlbOye
May 26, 2019 - https://conta.cc/2HVJNYP
May 19, 2019 -  https://conta.cc/2HB8XM0
May 12, 2019 - https://conta.cc/2VCFdIJ
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April 28, 2019 - https://conta.cc/2GH6r6A
 

SMCOE

San Mateo County Office of Education - Parent & Community Education 

 
Upcoming Events: 
 
Design for Belonging: How to Build Inclusion and Collaboration in Your Communities
Susie Wise, PhD, Designer + Educator, Stanford d.school
 
Thursday, September 8, 2022, 5:30pm – 6:30pm PT, Online Event (Meeting)
 
 
Belonging brings out the best in everyone. Whether you’re a parent, teacher, or community organizer, your group is unlikely to thrive if the individuals don’t feel welcomed, included, and valued for who they are. In her new book, Design for Belonging, Susie Wise, PhD, Stanford d.school, outlines how you can use design to create feelings of inclusion and belonging.
 
Parents/caregivers, educators, mental health professionals, and community members welcome! Free admission. Simultaneous Spanish interpretation will be available.
 
This special event is sponsored by generous donors from the Mills-Peninsula Hospital Foundation and the San Mateo County Office of Education, in partnership with The Parent Venture.
 
Questions? Contact Charlene Margot, MA, Co-Founder and CEO, The Parent Venture (The Parent Education Series), at cmargot@parentventure.org.
 

Spanish

Upcoming Events: 
 
 
Foro de padres #21 (español) - El Perdón: Como Ser Padres Que Perdona
Edwin Fernández, LCSW, One Life Counseling Center
 
Martes, 13 de septiembre de 2022, 5:30pm - 6:30pm PT, Evento en linea (en vivo)
 
 
Únase a nosotros para un nuevo Foro de padres en español con Edwin Fernandez, LCSW, One Life Counseling Center.
 
Mientras nuestros hijos van aprendiendo cómo vivir y manejar sus relaciones y emociones de seguro cometerán muchos errores. Nuestra reacción adecuada ante estas faltas, descuidos e imprudencias formarán su carácter y les preparará para el futuro. En esta sesión, aprenderás sobre los elementos de la gracia y el perdón en la crianza y cómo puede afectar el desarrollo psicológico de tus hijos.  
 
¡Padres y cuidadores bienvenidos! Entrada gratis. El Foro de Padres es una iniciativa del Sequoia Healthcare District, en asociación con RCSD y The Parent Venture.  
 
Preguntas? Póngase en contacto con Charlene Margot, MA, cofundadora y directora ejecutiva de The Parent Venture, cmargot@parentventure.org o Michelle Remond, RCSD, Enlace comunitario, mremond@rcsdk8.net, texto 650-218-7853
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Margot, Charlene
Founder and Director, The Parent Education Series
 
Questions? Contact Charlene Margot, M.A., Education, cmargot@csmconsulting.net
Direct: (650) 868-0590
Email: cmargot@csmconsulting.net
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