Program Details

Parenting U — Empowering Parents for the Road Ahead

8:30 – 9:00 am    Registration & light breakfast

9:00 – 10:00 am    Keynote

10:00 – 10:15 am    Break/Transition

10:15 – 11:30 am    Breakout Sessions 1

  • Breaking Silences: Conversations about Race and Racism, Madeleine Rogin
  • Fear of Missing Out and Fear of Messing Up: The Link Between Social Media and Social Anxiety, Michael A. Tompkins
  • Gender and the Brain, Jason Baeten
  • Is That Me Yelling?, Rona Renner
  • Mindful Parenting: Practical Tools for Distraction- Free Parenting, Margie Jacobs
  • Parenting Tweens and Teens in a Digital Age — from Surviving to Thriving, Claudia L’Amoreaux
  • Remedial Media Literacy for Grownups, Jennifer Berger
  • Talking with Kids about Sex in the Media, Anya Manes

11:30 – 11:45 am    Break/Transition

11:45 – 1:00 pm    Breakout Session 2

  • The Art of Inspiring Students to Study: 5 Ways Parents Can Nag Less And Change the Conversation About Studying, Homework and Grades, Gretchen Wegner
  • Financial Literacy for Children, Liz Campbell
  • Middle Childhood Writing: Challenges and Opportunities, Julie Thi Underhill
  • Sleep Science into for Tweens and Teens — Evidence Based and Reality Tested Interventions to Improve Teen Sleep, Monique Thompson
  • STARS: Skills to Achieve Real Success (in Middle School and Beyond), Jess Dang
  • Beth Samuelson and Caroline Gudorf

Times and presenters are subject to change.