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Parents invited to Parent Academy Workshop

Local parents are invited to attend a morning workshop to help their children achieve success


Oregon's Chief Education Officer Rudy Crew will be the keynote speaker at a free half-day workshop for parents on Saturday, Jan. 26, part of the Forest Grove School District's new Parent Academy. The workshop, which starts at 7:45 a.m., will be held at Joseph Gale Elementary School, 3130 18th Ave. in Forest Grove. Fifteen different sessions will be offered, all aimed at equipping parents to help their children be successful in school. The sessions are taught by staff members who are experts in those areas.

Some of the topics:

n Experiencing the Excitement of STEAM

n Love & Logic Tips for Parents

n Paying For College

n How do I Use Synergy, the district’s student data system?

n Special Ed Parent 101

n Parent/School Communication

n Success in High School

n Great Tools to Learn Mathematics at Home

n What is Two-Way Immersion and How Will It Benefit My Student?

n How to Help Your English Language Learner at Home

n What do Do if My Child Is Being Bullied

n Using Technology as New Teaching Tools

n Leadership Opportunities for FGHS students




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