Join Us October 13, 2018!

What if what you experience in four hours could change your child’s entire experience of school?

Julia Morgan School for Girls in partnership with SOS4Students is offering a half-day conference for parents of 4th through 9th graders that will provide you with the tools you need to help your children successfully transition from childhood to young adulthood. By the end of the workshop, you will have new information and insights that will equip you to help your children thrive both personally and academically as they enter their middle school and high school years.  
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Saturday, October 13, 2018, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
at Julia Morgan School For Girls
(Mills College Campus)
5000 MacArthur Blvd, Oakland, CA 94613
Tickets: $100 per person; $75 for additional partner, co-parent, or caregiver
Presented By

Julia Morgan School for GirlsJulia Morgan School for Girls is the first and only all-girls middle school in the East Bay. Our mission is to prepare students to be the confident, capable, creative, and compassionate women of tomorrow.
Founded in 1994, SOS4Students is the premier provider of academic coaching and workshops for tweens, teens, parents, and teachers in the Bay Area, as well as online resources.

Kudos from Last Year’s Attendees

  • “Well-run and thoughtful presentations. Having these workshops for parents is truly a great resource. Thank you!”
  • “Helpful and energizing”
  • “Inspiring presenters”
  • “I really enjoyed the variety of topics and the excellent speakers…I was able to learn about three different topics in one day.”
  • “Everything was really perfect!”

KEYNOTE: Overscheduled, Overworked, and Overwhelmed: Strategies to Take Care of Your Kid and Yourself

Michael Tompkins, PhD, is a licensed psychologist, Assistant Clinical Professor at U.C. Berkeley, and the Co-Director of the San Francisco Bay Area Center for Cognitive Therapy. He is the author of several books, including: My Anxious Mind: A Teen’s Guide to Managing Anxiety and Panic. In this talk for parents, Dr. Tompkins will share what these strategies are, why they work, and concrete actions you can take today to help your kids—and yourself!—at home.

› Learn More About Michael Tompkins

› Learn More About the Keynote Presentation

Breakout Sessions & Speakers

Expert Presentations and Engaging Breakout Sessions Provide Valuable Information and Advice for Parents

  • Talking to tweens about sex
  • Parenting in an age of anxiety
  • Building resilience
  • Understanding and enhancing executive functioning
  • Stress reduction
  • Gender differences in cognitive development
  • Self-advocacy
  • Self-care for parents of emerging teenagers
  • Homework help for harried parents
  • Dealing with the digital onslaught and setting boundaries
  • … and much more!

› Learn More About Breakout Sessions

Program Details & Contact Info

Important Details

Date: Saturday, October 13, 2018

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Tickets: $100 per person; $175 for two

Got Questions? Need More Information?

Don’t hesitate to call us at (510) 531-4767 or send email to us at

Program Agenda

To Be Announced Shortly.

Program Materials


Space Is Available

We have room for 150 attendees. We expect the seats to fill fast due to the popularity of the keynote speaker and the breadth of topics being offered in breakout sessions.

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