Parent Education

Join us for these engaging sessions where we learn and grow together.

The Saint Mark’s School Parent Education program extends from our commitment to the community. Throughout the year, we offer opportunities for parents to engage in open discussion, workshops, and speaker sessions, where they can gain valuable resources, new ideas and insights, practical advice, and support from the Saint Mark’s community.

 

Upcoming:

AGES AND STAGES: KINDERGARTEN & 1ST GRADE
SHARON LEE & JANEL UMFRESS
Wednesday, October 3 | 8:30-9:30 am, Innovation + Design Studio
Our student support team of learning specialists will present developmental stages for your child’s emotional, cognitive, and educational development. There will be time for Q&A.
Click here to RSVP.

MATH WITH COACH MAGGIE (3rd Grade)
Tuesday, October 9 | 8:30-9:30 am, Innovation + Design Studio
Third grade parents are invited to join our Math Coach Maggie Young for a morning of hands-on learning. We will explore the Singapore approach to learning multiplication and division.We will use manipulatives to show concrete examples of problems and discuss best practices for learning multiplication and division tables.
Click here to reserve your place.

ROGER BRIDGES
MAKING THE CASE FOR BOYS IN INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS: AN EQUITY (AND INCLUSION) ISSUE
Wednesday, October 10 | 6:30 pm, Community Hall
Roger Bridges, Assistant Head of School and Director of Counseling at Echo Horizon School in Culver City, will invite us to engage in a conversation about the ways in which we could and should support boys to thrive academically, socially, and emotionally. He will provide practical examples of effective programming and supports for boys and lead us in discussions about self-regulation and discipline as they relate to best practices and positive outcomes for boys.
RSVPs requested. Child care will be provided for Saint Mark’s students. Click here to RSVP or request child care.

DR. MELISSA JOHNSON
CLIQUES, CONFLICTS, & CONNECTIONS
Tuesday, October 16 | 6:30 pm, Community Hall
Dr. Melissa Johnson, psychologist and founder and CEO of the Institute for Girls’ Development, will offer practical strategies to help you empower your daughter. Dr. Johnson’s popular parent presentations provide tools for helping girls navigate their social and emotional worlds with connection and zest.
RSVPs requested. Child care will be provided for Saint Mark’s students. Click here to RSVP or request child care.

LORI GETZ
OUR RELATIONSHIP WITH TECHNOLOGY
(5th & 6th Grade Students & Parents)
Tuesday, December 4 | 8:30-10:30 am, Community Hall
Lori Getz returns to Saint Mark’s for a second year. In this session, she will help facilitate more meaningful conversations between students and their parents regarding stranger awareness, personal safety, screen time, gaming, texting, and social networking interactions.
To RSVP, please click here.

 

Past Sessions:

View an archive of past sessions.