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 Sessions

Parent Ed with Tina Bryson and Expert Panel: A Conversation about Neurodiversity

Wednesday, March 1 |  6 pm, Community Hall

There is a wide range of ways that people perceive and respond to the world, and these differences are to be embraced and encouraged. Come join us for A Conversation About Neurodiversity: What is it? How can we, as parents, be more neuro-affirming within our community and help our neurodivergent kids thrive?

Pediatric Psychotherapist and Saint Mark’s Child Development Specialist, Dr. Tina Payne Bryson has put together an expert panel, including a pediatric clinical psychologist, an educational therapist, an occupational therapist, and a speech and language pathologist. Dr. Bryson will facilitate the discussion among our panelists and question and answer time. Click here to view full lineup of panelist.

Childcare available. Click here to RSVP for currently enrolled Saint Mark’s students.

About Dr. Tina Bryson

Dr. Tina Payne Bryson is on staff at Saint Mark’s and serves as our consulting Child Development Specialist. She is also the author of Bottom Line for Baby (Random House 2020) and co-author (with Dan Siegel) of THE POWER OF SHOWING UP (Random House 2020) and THE YES BRAIN (Random House 2018), as well as two New York Times bestsellers — THE WHOLE-BRAIN CHILD (Random House 2011), and NO-DRAMA DISCIPLINE (Random House 2014) — each of which has been translated into over fifty languages.  THE WHOLE-BRAIN CHILD has now sold over a million copies.

Tina is a psychotherapist and the Founder/Executive Director of The Center for Connection, a multidisciplinary clinical practice, and of The Play Strong Institute, a center devoted to the study, research, and practice of play therapy through a neurodevelopment lens.