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MDUSD to host free 2022-23 Parent Conference on Saturday, Aug. 13th!
Posted 7/30/22

The Mt. Diablo Unified School District will host a free 2022-23 Parent Conference for families of students in grades TK through high school from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13th at the Loma Vista Adult Center, 1266 San Carlos Ave. in Concord.

 

The event will include:

 

Keynote speaker: Dr. Lamont Francies discussing "Families, schools and communities working together for student success." This keynote will focus on equity and shared vision, setting students up for an amazing and rewarding 2022-23 school year.

 

More than two dozen workshops on topics including Early Childhood; Primary, Middle and High School; Special Education; General Parenting; English Learners; and Afghani-focused issues. Workshops will be offered in English, Spanish and Dari, with translation offered for some workshops into Spanish and Dari.

 

Workshops titles include: 

  • "Staying Connected: School to Home Connection"
  • "Learning through Play" (English and Spanish)
  • "Support your TK-5 Scholar in Math" 
  • "Growing Your Child as a Reader, K-5th grades" 
  • "Learning Styles" 
  • "Building Independent Learners"
  • "Becoming a More Effective Parent through Understanding Your Parenting Style and the Temperament of Your Child" 
  • "Supporting Healthy Behavior in School Age Children"
  • "How to Support Your Child in Following Directions"
  • "Tobacco and Teens: What Parents Need to Know" 
  • "Stress - Effects on Thinking and Health"
  • "Supporting our Kids in Managing Anxiety and Stress"
  • "Setting Rules and Boundaries" (Spanish)
  • "Character in our Children: The Best Way to Fight Bullying" (Spanish)
  • "Pathway to Graduation for English Learners" 
  • "Supporting Your Child at Home with English Language Development (ELD), the ELPAC Test and Reclassification" (English/Spanish)
  • "El Estres en los Adolescentes" (Spanish)
  • "Participation in the English Learner Advisory Committee (ELAC) at schools/District English Learner Advisory Committee (DELAC)" (English and Spanish)
  • "Learning Disabilities Tips and Tricks"
  • "Serving Students with Disabilities 504 or IEP" 
  • "How to be an Effective IEP Team Member" (English and Spanish)
  • "Special Ed: Who You Gonna Call?" 
  • "Helping Your Children Succeed in School" (Dari)
  • "Orientation to Life in the U.S. - Employment and Cultural Tips" (Dari)

Free Lunch provided by the District's Food and Nutrition Services Department

 

Free On-site childcare for children ages 3-10 (no diapers, please)

Backpack and school supplies giveaway

 

Resources including: District and Community organizations

 

For questions, please contact:

Mt. Diablo Adult Education Parent Education Office

Phone: (925) 685-7340 ext. 6720

Email: parented@mdusd.org