Parent Trainings & Webinars

April 2020


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April Parent Trainings & Webinars

Wednesday, April 1, 2020, 9:00 a.m.--3:00 p.m.

(1 Hour Lunch Break Provided)

7 Habits of Successful Families

It’s no secret that many families today are in trouble. Stephen Covey’s 7 Habits of Successful Families training offers a much-needed framework for applying universal, self-evident principles that enable family members to communicate their challenges and overcome them

successfully together.

Session ID# 58872

Thursday, April 2, 2020, 9:00 a.m.--12:00 p.m.

College Knowledge for Parents

Facilitated by the UTSA Institute for P-20 Initiatives, “College Knowledge for Parents” provides parents with essential information regarding promoting a college going culture, college financial aid, scholarships, as well as college admissions information. Learn more about your critical role as a parent in helping your child reach their academic dreams.

Session ID# 59631

Webinar ID# 60047

Tuesday, April 7, 2020, 9:00 a.m.--12:00 p.m.

Texas Transition 101

Parents will receive an in-depth look at the Federal and Texas Transition process used in their child’s IEP to help them be successful after graduating from high school. This training will cover the importance of self-determination and involving your child in the transition process.

Session ID# 59582

Webinar ID# 59735

Wednesday, April 8, 2020, 9:00 a.m.--12:00 p.m.

For the Love of Writing Make and Take Session

This training will focus on strategies and activities that foster a love for writing while further developing your child’s writing skills. Parents will gain an understanding of the writing processes through a make and take session with hands-on activities. Parents will walk away with a resource of strategies ready to implement with their child. This session is appropriate for all ages.

Session ID# 58874

Tuesday, April 14, 2020, 9:00 a.m.--3:00 p.m.

Parenting the Love & Logic Way

(1 Hour Lunch Break Provided)

Love and Logic is an approach to raising children that provides loving support from parents while at the same time expecting children to be respectful and responsible. Love allows children to grow through their mistakes. Logic allows them to live with the consequences of their choices. Love and Logic is easy to use, raises responsible children, and changes lives. By attending this training, you will learn to use humor, hope, and empathy to build up your adult-child relationship, provide real limits in a loving way, and learn how to teach consequences and healthy decision-making.

Session ID# 58880

Wednesday, April 15, 2020, 9:00 a.m.--12:00 p.m.

Making Math Meaningful: How to Help Your Child “Get It”

Do you cringe when your child asks for help on their math homework? Do you look at their assignments and think “I never learned math this way?” This training will take a look at the reason for the shift in mathematics instruction, what it means for your child, and how you

can best support your child. It is actually easier than you think. You will leave this training with practical, ready to use applications you can use the very same day!

Session ID# 60030

Tuesday, April 21, 2020, 9:00 a.m.--12:00 p.m.

Success with Children with ADD/ADHD

In this training you will learn the symptoms of ADD/ADHD, how it is diagnosed, the most common forms of treatment, and most importantly--parenting tips and strategies.

Session ID# 59855

Webinar ID# 60048

Wednesday, April 22, 2020, 9:00 a.m.--12:00 p.m.

Unorganized, Unfocused, and Unprepared: The Impact of Executive Functioning Skills in the Classroom

Does your son or daughter have trouble organizing work, completing tasks, managing materials, managing time, paying attention or have social difficulties? These are all cognitive skills that are referred to as Executive Functioning Skills. Executive Functioning Skills greatly impact children’s achievement and are often an associated feature of developmental or learning disabilities, or caused by a mismatch between a child’s neuro-developmental stage and the demands of their environment. This training will focus on ways in which parents and teachers can use appropriate strategies to support children’s developing executive skills, while helping improve academic performance.

Session ID# 58875

Webinar ID# 59736

Tuesday, April 28, 2020, 9:00 a.m.--12:00 p.m.

Response to Intervention (RtI) & Section 504

Research has shown that establishing strong communication and relationships with parents can have positive and tangible effects on a student’s success in school. This informational session will provide parents with tips and tools to be knowledgeable and aware of their rights regarding Section 504 & RtI to foster positive relationships with your child’s teacher.

Session ID# Webinar Only

Webinar ID# 60040

Wednesday, April 29, 2020, 9:00 a.m.--12:00 p.m.

STEM Home Connections

In this training session, you will learn how to engage in the world of STEM with your child! This hands-on training will empower you to make family time fun by learning skills that will ENABLE our future to problem solve and become critical thinkers.

Session ID# 59768

Thursday, April 30, 2020, 9:00 a.m.--12:00 p.m.

Building Blocks--Supporting Children’s Strong Emotions in the Preschool Years

This workshop will explore the importance of acknowledging young children’s feelings and strategies for supporting children in learning to effectively express their emotions. A mini make & take to create an emotions visual choice board and breathing techniques will be provided.

Session ID# 58877

Registration Instructions

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Instrucciones De Registro

Haga clic aquí para ver los pasos para registrarse en un seminario web o capacitación para padres ESC-20

Webinar Participation

Participating via webinar?

After you register with the webinar session ID# and complete the registration process, you will receive a confirmation email that contains the webinar link and the link to download the handouts/materials.

If you do not receive a confirmation email, please check your junk/spam folder.

There is always an ESC-20 staff member on the other end of the webinar. Utilize the chat box to ask any questions for the presenter or if you are experiencing any technical difficulties.

The web manager will do a roll call and ask for your name if it is not clear when you log in. Please respond as we check off your name on the sign-in so you get credit for your attendance.

Have questions? Please contact Kimberly via email or (210)370-5431.

Parent Training Webinar Handouts

Handouts and resources from all the 2019-2020 parent training webinars are located HERE.

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Parent Training or Webinar Certificate

Click HERE for steps to access your ESC-20 Parent Training or Webinar Certificate. Certificates will be available 2-3 days after the training or webinar.

Certificado de capacitación para padres o seminario web

Haga clic aquí para ver los pasos para acceder a su certificado de capacitación para padres o seminario web ESC-20. Los certificados estarán disponibles 2-3 días después de la capacitación o seminario web.

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Consultant, Family Engagement-- Education Service Center, Region 20

Kimberly has worked in the field of special education for 19 years. She has been on staff at ESC-20 for 10 years. She spent 7 years as a special education curriculum specialist and is currently the Family Engagement Consultant.

Kimberly has become quite passionate about empowering families to be more involved in their child's education and future as well as challenging and supporting schools to increase their efforts to involve families in their child's educational journey and focus on Family Engagement as an instructional tool that improves student's academic outcomes.

Kimberly enjoys living out in the country with her husband, Tyson and two daughters, Lynette & Lucy Sue.