Denise Pope, Ph.D., Stanford University, Challenge Success Co-Founder, Strategic Advisor, and Author;
Margaret Dunlop, M.A., Stanford University, Senior School Design Partner, Transformative Coaching & Leadership
provided information about the college admissions process and how it can be a source of stress and anxiety for students and parents alike. This research-based workshop addressed many of the important questions we hear from families.
What do college rankings really measure?
Are students who attend more selective colleges better off later in life?
What is “fit” and why does it matter?
Participants learned practical strategies to help reduce unnecessary pressure around the college admissions process and ways to support their student’s overall well-being and readiness for life in college and beyond.
Questions? Contact Lisa Chung or Kelly Proctor at (818) 952-4232.
Vaping is BIG Business, and our kids are the target. The drug culture is propagated by social media as well as easy online access to vape devices and other liquefied drugs. Clayton Cranford, a nationally recognized school safety expert and author of Parenting in the Digital World, will revealed the vape industry's strategy to market their addictive product to teens and how parents and educators can counter their deceptive messages with science-based facts.
Talking About Vaping - Discussion Questions
The LCUSD Family Learning Series will be presenting a workshop titled “Cliques, Conflicts, and Connections: Practical Strategies to Help Children Build Emotional Resilience and Strong Friendships”. This workshop will be held in-person and live-streamed at the district office on Tuesday, April 11th from 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm.
Presented by Dr. Melissa Johnson of the Institute for Girls’ Development, the workshop will focus on empowering skills for building emotional resilience and strong friendships. These skills for life include how to be a good friend, managing big feelings, resolving conflicts, and using one’s voice to be a bold bystander and a compassionate human. Dr. Johnson will share tips and tools for helping your child navigate their social world and get empowered with resources for your own positive connection with your child.
If you would like to participate virtually, please select the webinar link below and register to participate. We look forward to seeing you tomorrow.
Register in advance for this webinar:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
The LCUSD Family Learning Series will be presenting a workshop titled “Personal Finance: The Basics”. This workshop is targeted toward students in grades 7-12 and all TK-12 parents/caregivers. This workshop will be held in-person and live-streamed at the District office on Wednesday, May 3rd from 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm.
Presented by Mr. Brandon Bond and Mr. Todd Reynolds the workshop will begin at 6:30 pm with a 20-minute presentation by Mr. Bond to students about spending less than they make. He will also review simple investment options for those students who have cobbled together some savings, as well as some basic tips on picking stocks.
Mr. Reynolds will then speak for 20 minutes to parents about the basics of personal finance as a family (ie: saving for college and retirement, managing a personal balance sheet, insurance, and estate documents).
Students and families will have the opportunity to take part in a Q&A during the final 15 minutes of the presentation.
To register for this workshop, please complete the RSVP attached here.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email.