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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 150,000 attendees on critical issues—mental health, substance use, digital media, and more—that impact the health and well-being of children and teens.
 
The Parent Education Series is a program of The Parent Venture, a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. 
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2023-24 Calendar

2023-2024 Event Calendar

 
LIVE (VIRTUAL) EVENTS
 
  • Thursday, September 14, 2023, 5:30pm – 6:30pm PT, Online Event (Live)
 
8 Setbacks That Can Make a Child a Success: What to Do and What to Say to Turn “Failures” into Character-Building Moments
Michelle Icard, Author, 8 Setbacks That Can Make a Child a Success
 
 
  • Wednesday, September 20, 2023, 5:30pm – 6:30pm PT, Online Event (Live)
 
Erasing the Finish Line: The New Blueprint for Success Beyond Grades and College Admission
Ana Homayoun, Author, Erasing the Finish Line
  
 
  • Thursday, September 21, 2023, 5:30pm – 6:30pm PT, Online Event (Meeting)
 
Growing Up in Public: Coming of Age in Digital World
Devorah Heitner, PhD, Author, Growing Up in Public, Screenwise
 
 
  •  Tuesday, September 26, 2023, 5:30pm – 6:30pm PT, Online Event (Live)
 
Teen Misconceptions About E-Cigs, Nicotine, and Flavored Vapes: What Should Parents Know?
Bonnie Halpern-Felsher, PhD, REACH Lab, Stanford Medicine
 
 
  • Wednesday, September 27, 2023, 6:00pm – 7:00pm, Online Event (Live)
 
Sleep and Well-Being: Sleep-Friendly Changes to Help Teens Thrive
Lisa L. Lewis, Author, The Sleep-Deprived Teen
 
 
  • Tuesday, October 3, 2023, 5:30pm – 6:30pm PT, Online Event (Live)
 
Changing Perspectives: Understanding Inclusion, Ableism, and Neurodiversity
Sam Drazin, Founder and Executive Director, Changing Perspectives
 
 
  • Wednesday, October 4, 2023, 5:30pm – 6:30pm PT, Online Event (Live)
 
Take Back the Game: How Money and Mania Are Ruining Kids’ Sports, and Why It Matters
Linda Flanagan, Journalist, Author, Coach
 
 
  • Thursday, October 5, 2023, 5:30pm – 6:30pm PT, Virtual Event (Live)
 
Fostering Youth Mental Health: Building Hope and Resilience in Uncertain Times
David Feldman, PhD, Professor of Psychology, Santa Clara University
 
 
  • Tuesday, October 10, 2023, 5:30pm – 6:30pm PT, Virtual Event (Live)
 
Brain Trauma, Concussion, and CTE: What Should Families Know? 
Samantha Bureau, PhD, Neuroscientist, Concussion Legacy Foundation
 
 
  • Thursday, October 12, 2023, 5:30pm – 6:30pm PT, Virtual Event (Live)
 
Work, Parent, Thrive: Rethinking Rest
Yael Schonbrun, PhD, and Alex Soojung-Kim Pang, PhD
 

  • Wednesday, October 18, 2023, 5:30pm – 6:30pm PT, Virtual Event (Live)
 
Never Enough: When Achievement Culture Becomes Toxic -- And What We Can Do About It
Jennifer Breheny Wallace, Award-Winning Journalist, NY Times Bestselling Author
 
 
  • Thursday, October 19, 2023, 5:30pm – 6:30pm PT, Virtual Event (Live)
 
Youth Mental Health: Prevention Strategies, Resources, and Support
Steve Adelsheim, MD & Shashank Joshi, MD, Stanford Medicine Children’s Health
 
 
  • Wednesday, October 25, 2023, 5:30pm – 6:30pm PT, Virtual Event (Live)
 
Whole Child, Whole Life: 10 Ways to Help Kids Live, Learn & Thrive
Stephanie Malia Krauss, Educator, Speaker, and Author
 
 
  • Thursday, October 26, 2023, 5:30pm – 6:30pm PT, Virtual Event (Live)
 
My Body to Love: Arjun’s Story (Short Film + Discussion)
Preeti Mankar Deb (Filmmaker), Arjun Sheth, Vanessa Kellam
 
 
  • Miércoles, 1 de noviembre de 2023, 5:30pm - 6:30pm PT, Evento virtual (en vivo)
 
¡La salud dental importa! (en español)
Brenda Barrientos, higienista dental registrada, Sonrisas Salud Dental
 
Registro: https://sonrisasspanish2023suhsd.eventbrite.com
 
  • Thursday, November 2, 2023, 5:30pm – 6:45pm PT, Virtual Event (Live)
 
College Admission: What Really Matters?
Laura Stratton, Director of Admission, Scripps College; Gabrielle McColgan, Director of College Admission, Castilleja School
 
 
  • Thursday, November 9, 2023, 5:30pm – 6:30pm PT, Virtual Event (Live)
 
What Happened to You? A Conversation on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing
Bruce D. Perry, MD, PhD, Brain and Trauma Expert, Co-Author, What Happened to You?
 
Register: https://bruceperrymd2023smcoe.eventbrite.com
 
  • Tuesday, November 14, 2023, 5:30pm – 6:30pm PT, Virtual Event (Live)
  
Finally Seen: A Conversation with Author Kelly Yang
Kelly Yang, #1 New York Times, Award-Winning Author of Finally Seen, Front Desk Series
 
 
  • Wednesday, November 15, 2023, 5:30pm – 6:30pm PT, Virtual Event (Live)
 
Fat Talk: Parenting in the Age of Diet Culture
Virginia Sole-Smith, Journalist and NY Times Bestselling Author
 
 
  • Thursday, November 16, 2023, 5:30pm – 6:30pm PT, Virtual Event (Live)
 
Oral Health Matters!
Dr. Bonnie Jue, DDS, Associate Professor, UCSF Dental School, Sonrisas Dental Health
 
 
  • Wednesday, November 29, 2023, 5:30pm – 6:30pm PT, Virtual Event (Live)
  
How to Talk with Your Child About Gender and Sexuality
Anthony Ross, AMFT, Psychotherapist and Health Educator
 
 
  • Thursday, November 30, 2023, 5:30pm – 6:30pm PT, Virtual Event (Live)
 
MY BODY TO LOVE: Dee’s Story (Short Film + Panel Discussion)
Preeti Mankar Deb, Filmmaker; Natasha Singh, Sexual Literacy Educator
 
 
  • Tuesday, December 5, 2023, 5:30pm – 6:30pm PT, Virtual Event (Live)
 
What Should You Know? Fentanyl Education and Harm Reduction Strategies
Kelsey Moon, ASAT Program Director, Adolescent Counseling Services (ACS)
 
 
  • Friday, January 12, 2024, 12:00pm – 1:00pm PT, Virtual Event (Live)
 
Parent Forum #29 (English) – Helping Your Child Build Good Habits
Eran Magen, PhD, Founder, Parenting for Humans
 
 
  • Wednesday, January 17, 2024, 5:30pm – 6:30pm PT, Virtual Event (Live)
 
Cultivating Mindful Routines for the New Year (English)
Carin Winter, LMSW, CEO and Founder, Mission Be
 
Register: https://missionbe2024english.eventbrite.com
 
  • Jueves, 18 de enero de 2024, 5:30pm – 6:30pm PT, Evento virtual (en vivo)
 
Cultivando rutinas conscientes para el año nuevo (español)
Corinne Cortes, educadora consciente, Mission Be
 
Registro: https://missionbe2024spanish.eventbrite.com
 
  • Thursday, January 25, 2024, 5:30pm – 6:30pm PT, Virtual Event (Live)
 
Accountable: The True Story of a Racist Social Media Account and the Teenagers Whose Lives It Changed
Dashka Slater, Award-Winning and New York Times Bestselling Author
 
Register: https://dashkaslater2024suhsd.eventbrite.com
 
  • Tuesday, January 30, 2024, 5:30pm – 6:30pm PT, Virtual Event (Live)
 
Thinking Critically in College: Essential Tools for Student Success
Louis E. Newman, PhD, Author, Former Dean of Academic Advising, Stanford University
 
Register: https://louisnewman2024suhsd.eventbrite.com
 
  • Wednesday, January 31, 2024, 5:30pm – 6:30pm PT, Virtual Event (Live)
 
Safety First: Empowering Teenagers to Prevent and Reduce Drug Use
Bonnie Halpern-Felsher, PhD, Founder, Halpern-Felsher REACH Lab, Stanford Medicine
 
 
  • Thursday, February 1, 2024, 5:30pm – 6:30pm PT, Virtual Event (Live)
 
Cyberbullying, AI, and Social Media: The Role of Parents, Youth, and the Community
Sameer Hinduja, PhD, Professor, Speaker, Cyberbullying Expert
 
Register: https://sameerhinduja2024mapta.eventbrite.com
 
  • Friday, February 2, 2024, 5:30pm – 6:30pm PT, Virtual Event (Live)
 
The M Word: The Money Talk Every Family Needs to Have
Lori R. Sackler, CIMA, CFP, Author of The M Word (2nd Edition)
 
 
  • Tuesday, February 6, 2024, 5:30pm – 6:30pm PT, Virtual Event (Live)
 
Super Belonging: Helping Kids Connect and Find Their Place in the Pack
Phyllis Fagell, LCPC, Licensed Clinical Counselor, Author of “Middle School Superpowers”
 
 
  • Wednesday, February 7, 2024, 5:30pm – 6:30pm PT, Virtual Event (Live)
 
A Strength-Based Approach to Learner Variability and Neurodiversity
Barbara Pape, EdM, Senior Director, Learner Variability Project, Digital Promise
 
 
  • Friday, February 16, 2024, 12:00pm – 1:00pm PT, Virtual Event (Live)
  
Experiments in Reflection That Connect Generations (Stanford d.school)
Leticia Britos Cavagnaro, PhD, Adjunct Professor, d.school, Stanford University
 
 
  • Tuesday, February 27, 2024, 5:30pm – 6:30pm PT, Virtual Event (Live)
 
Born to Be Wild: Why Teens Take Risks, and How We Can Help Keep Them Safe
Jess Shatkin, MD, MPH, Adolescent Psychiatrist, Author of Born to Be Wild
 
 
  • Wednesday, February 28, 2024, 5:30pm – 6:30pm PT, Virtual Event (Live)
 
What Should You Know? Human Trafficking and Sexual Exploitation of Children
Pamela Estes, Esq., Human Trafficking Program Coordinator, San Mateo County
 
 
 
THE PARENT FORUM (ENGLISH)
 
  • Friday, January 12, 2024, 12:00pm – 1:00pm PT, Virtual Event (Live)
 
Parent Forum #29 (English) – Helping Your Child Build Good Habits
Eran Magen, PhD, Founder, Parenting for Humans
 
Register: https://parentforum29english2024.eventbrite.com
 
 
  • Friday, December 15, 2023, 12:00pm – 1:00pm PT, Virtual Event (Live)
 
Parent Forum #28 (English) – How to Become Your Child’s Favorite Conversation Partner
Eran Magen, PhD, Founder, Parenting for Humans
 
 
  • Friday, November 10, 2023, 12:00pm – 1:00pm PT, Virtual Event (Live)
 
Parent Forum #27 (English) – How to Talk with Your Kids About Violence and War
Eran Magen, PhD, Founder, Parenting for Humans
 
 
  • Friday, September 15, 2023, 12:00pm – 1:00pm PT, Live Event (Meeting)
 
Parent Forum #26 (English) – Strengthening Trust and Goodwill with Your Child/Teen
Eran Magen, PhD, Founder, Parenting for Humans
 
Register: https://parentforum26english2023.eventbrite.com 
 
  • Friday, October 13, 2023, 12:00pm – 1:00pm PT, Virtual Event (Live)
 
Parent Forum #25 (English) – How to Support Your Upset Child or Teen 
Eran Magen, PhD, Founder, Parenting for Humans
 
Register: https://parentforum25english2023.eventbrite.com
 
 
THE PARENT FORUM (SPANISH)  
 
  • Martes, 16 de enero de 2024, 5:30pm - 6:30pm PT, Evento virtual (en vivo)
 
Foro de padres #33 (español) – Ajustando el lente: cambios para ser padres más efectivos
Edwin Fernández, LCSW, One Life Counseling Center
 
  • Martes, 24 de octubre de 2023, 5:30pm - 6:30pm PT, Evento virtual (en vivo)
 
Foro de padres #30 (español) – Drogas, noviazgo, escuela y mis hijos
Edwin Fernández, LCSW, One Life Counseling Center
 
 
  • Lunes, 18 de septiembre de 2023, 5:30pm - 6:30pm PT, Evento virtual (en vivo)
 
Foro de padres #25 (español) – De Regreso a la Escuela y la Socialización de los Hijos 
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






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2023-2024 Parent Education Newsletter

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2022-2023 Parent Education Newsletter

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2021-2022 Parent Education Newsletter

June 26, 2022 - https://conta.cc/3HVgG6r
June 19, 2022 - https://conta.cc/3tNqiue
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2020-2021 Parent Education Newsletter

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2019-2020 Parent Education Newsletter 

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2018-2019 Parent Education Newsletter

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SMCOE

San Mateo County Office of Education - Parent & Community Education 

Upcoming Events: 
 
Born to Be Wild: Why Teens Take Risks, and How We Can Help Keep Them Safe
Jess Shatkin, MD, MPH, Adolescent Psychiatrist, Educator, Author of “Born to Be Wild”
 
Tuesday, February 27, 2024, 5:30pm – 6:30pm PT, Virtual Event (Live)
 
 
In his groundbreaking, research-based book, Born to Be Wild, adolescent psychiatrist and educator Jess Shatkin, MD, MPH, sheds new light on why young people make dangerous choices--and offers solutions that work.
 
Parents/caregivers, students, educators, mental health professionals, and community members welcome! Simultaneous Spanish interpretation will be available. Free admission.
 
This presentation 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.
 
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Past Events: 
 
Fat Talk: Parenting in the Age of Diet Culture
Virginia Sole-Smith, Journalist and New York Times Bestselling Author
 
Wednesday, November 15, 2023, 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. PT, Virtual Event (Live)
 
 
In her New York Times bestselling book, Fat Talk: Parenting in the Age of Diet Culture, journalist Virginia Sole-Smith exposes the fatphobia and body shaming that kids face from school, sports, doctors, and diet culture—and offers strategies for how families can change the conversation around weight, health, and self-worth.
 
This presentation is sponsored by generous donors from the Mills-Peninsula Hospital Foundation and the San Mateo County Office of Education, in 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.
 
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What Happened to You? A Conversation on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing
Bruce D. Perry, MD, PhD, Brain and Trauma Expert, Co-Author, What Happened to You?
 
Thursday, November 9, 2023, 5:30pm – 6:30pm PT, Virtual Event (Live)
 
 
Over the last thirty years, Bruce Perry, MD, PhD, has been an active teacher, clinician and researcher in children’s mental health and the neurosciences. His work on the impact of abuse, neglect and trauma on the developing brain has impacted clinical practice, programs, and policy around the world.
 
Dr. Perry's groundbreaking book, What Happened to You? Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing (2021), co-authored with Oprah Winfrey, is a #1 New York Times bestseller with over 1 million copies sold.
 
Parents/caregivers, educators, mental health professionals, and community members welcome! Simultaneous Spanish interpretation will be available. Free admission.
 
This presentation 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.
 
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8 Setbacks That Can Make a Child a Success: What to Do and What to Say to Turn “Failures” into Character-Building Moments
Michelle Icard, Author, 8 Setbacks That Can Make a Child a Success
 
Thursday, September 14, 2023, 5:30pm – 6:30pm PT, Online Event (Live)
 
 
An invaluable playbook for anxious parents everywhere, 8 Setbacks That Can Make a Child a Success, Michelle Icard’s advice ensures that a child’s mistake or rebellion doesn’t become the headline of their childhood—but instead a launch pad to a better future.
 
Parents/caregivers, educators, mental health professionals, and community members welcome! Free admission. Simultaneous Spanish interpretation will be available.
 
This 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.
 
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Growing Up in Public: Coming of Age in Digital World
Devorah Heitner, PhD, Author, Growing Up in Public, Screenwise
 
Thursday, September 21, 2023, 5:30pm – 6:30pm PT, Online Event (Live)
 
 
In her new book, Growing Up in Public: Coming of Age in a Digital World, digital media expert Dr. Devorah Heitner shows parents how to help tweens and teens navigate boundaries, identity, privacy, and reputation in their digital world.
 
Parents/caregivers, educators, mental health professionals, and community members welcome! Free admission. Simultaneous Spanish interpretation will be available.
 
This 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.
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Margot, Charlene
Founder and CEO, The Parent Education Series
Co-Founder and CEO, The Parent Venture
 
Questions? Contact Charlene Margot, MA, Education
 
Direct: (650) 868-0590
Email: cmargot@parentventure.org
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