Michele Borba

Wed, Jun 15, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Unselfie: Is the Selfie Syndrome Undermining Our Kids’ Future?

Join us for at 6:30 pm pre-meeting reception welcoming all families new to Glenbard. Teens today are 40 percent less empathetic than they were thirty years ago.  Why is a lack of empathy—which...
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Christine VanDeVelde

Thu, May 5, 2016 @ 7:00 pm

Calming the Nerves: Everything You Need to Know About the College Admissions Process

Applying to college can be stressful, and getting into college can be complicated and competitive. Having an open family discussion about college issues so that stress doesn’t get in the way of...
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Mask Poster

Film Screening

Wed, Apr 27, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Mask You Live In

Research shows that boys in the U.S. are more likely to be diagnosed with a behavior disorder, prescribed stimulant medications, fail school, binge drink, commit a violent crime, and/or take their...
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RIchard Sheridan

Richard Sheridan

Tue, Apr 26, 2016 @ 7:00 pm

The Power of Joy in the Home

Richard Sheridan author of the book Joy, Inc. will present a program for the Glenbard Parent Series entitled The Power of Joy in the Home at Glenbard South at 7pm. Joy at work and joy at...
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Mariana Proske

Mariana Proske, Glenbard East High School Psychologist

Wed, Apr 20, 2016 @ 7:00 pm

Helping Girls Thrive: The Mother-Daughter Relationship

Estrategias para la Salud Mental (Presentacion en Español) Mariana Proske, Psicóloga de Glenbard East Miércoles, 20 de Abril – “Ayudando a las Chicas a ser Exitosas – La relación Madre e...
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Dr. Lynn Burks

Thu, Apr 14, 2016 @ 7:00 pm

Career Trends: Planning for the Future


Presented by GPS and GPS/FUSE: Families United for Students Excellence Dr. Lynn Burks, a senior professor at DeVry University in the College of Business and Management, will focus on occupations...
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Dr. Lourdes Ferrer

Fri, Apr 8, 2016

Grooming for Excellence/En el asiento del conductor (Spanish)

Viernes, Abril 8 , 6:30 a 8:00 pm; Glenbard East Sábado, Abril 9 , 10:30 a 3:00 pm; Glenbard East Este taller de trabajo académico, diseñado y presentado por la Dra. Lourdes Ferrer, ofrece a...
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McElroy Family

Ray McElroy

Sat, Mar 19, 2016 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Awards Program and the Secrets to High School Victory

The African American Parent Committee: (FUSE) Families United For Students’ Excellence and Glenbard Parent Series present the Secrets to High School Victory. Ray McElroy, a former Chicago Bear...
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Dr. Patrick McGrath

Wed, Mar 16, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Don’t Try Harder, Try Different: Managing Anxiety and Stress

Every teen feels anxiety, fear, uncertainty or worry at some time. These normal emotions and reactions help people protect themselves, stay safe and solve problems. Usually these feelings don’t...
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Jonathan Mooney

Thu, Mar 3, 2016 @ 7:00 pm

Learning Outside the Lines: The Tools for Academic Success

Mooney's Documentary:  The Short Bus Part one Mooney's documentary: The Short Bus Part two   What are the criteria that allow one person to soar intellectually, while another...
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Josh Shipp

Thu, Feb 18, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Grownups Guide to Teenage Humans

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oZBdZEG7PSI Josh Shipp Website   Have you ever wished for the secrets to successful communication with your student or the tools to help your teen open...
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Dr. Lourdes Ferrer

Sat, Feb 6, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm

Grooming For Excellence (Spanish)

Sábado, Febrero 6, 10:30 a 2:00 pm; Glenbard East; “En el asiento del conductor” Dra. Lourdes Ferrer Este taller de trabajo académico, diseñado y presentado por la Dra. Lourdes Ferrer,...
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Gloria Mueller

Sat, Feb 6, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

The College Transition: Movin’ On/The Road to Adulthood & FAFSA Financial Aid Completion Workshop


Handouts: Mueller - College Transition Tips These books are recommended reading from Gloria Mueller: 1. Letting Go: A Parent's Guide to Understanding the College Years by Karen Levin Coburn and...
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Dr. Scott Bellini

Thu, Feb 4, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Building Social Relationships: A Systematic Approach to Teaching Social Interaction

Bellini BSR presentation slides This workshop will provide an overview of Scott Bellini’s “Building Social Relationships” model, which is a five-step systematic and comprehensive framework to...
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Dr. Laurence Steinberg

Tue, Jan 26, 2016 - Wed, Jan 27, 2016

Teen Behavior Explained: The Essential Guide to Adolescents

Website for Laurence Steinberg. Ph. D YouTube Link to Dr. Steinberg's presentation on January 27, 2016 A parent's notes from Dr. Steinberg's presentation on January 26, 2016 Age of...
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Mariana Proske

Mariana Proske, Glenbard East High School Psychologist

Wed, Jan 20, 2016 @ 7:00 pm

Understanding the High School Blues

Estrategias para la Salud Mental (Presentacion en Español) Mariana Proske, Psicóloga de Glenbard East Miércoles, 29 de Enero, 7:00 PM; Glenbard East – “Entendiendo la depresión en High...
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Dr. Brenda Gorman

Wed, Jan 20, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Instructional Strategies and Literacy Development in Dual Language Learners

Handout: “Instructional Strategies and Literacy Development in Dual Language Learners” This presentation is designed to cultivate educators’ and parents’ background knowledge and skill...
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John Healy, English presentation & Susanna Melon, Spanish presentation

Tue, Jan 12, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Study Skills Workshop, Resources, ACT Test Tips for Freshmen, Sophomores and Juniors


Freshmen through juniors are encouraged to attend Everything You Need to Know About the ACT /College Tests and Study Skills Workshop. Glenbard North Assistant Principal of Instruction, John Healy...
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Tue, Jan 12, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

FAFSA Financial Aid Completion Workshop for Seniors


High school seniors and their parents are encouraged to attend this FAFSA Financial Aid Completion Workshop in the Glenbard North computer lab. Families will receive one-on-one assistance filing the...
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Dr. Greg Baker and Dr. Raquel Wilson

Wed, Dec 9, 2015 @ 7:00 pm

“Resources, Skills and Strategies to Achieve” & Holiday Gathering

Parents and guardians of African-American students in Glenbard District 87 are invited to an important meeting of FUSE: Families United for Students’ Excellence when Raquel Wilson PhD, principal of...
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Dr. Marc Brackett

Wed, Dec 2, 2015 @ 7:00 pm

Raising a Happier, Healthier, More Competent and Compassionate Teen

Website for Marc Brackett/RULER Brackett's Emotional Intelligence presentation slides Notes on Brackett's Mood Meter The practice of emotional intelligence to reduce stress, gain inner...
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Ken Ginsburg, M.D.

Tue, Nov 17, 2015 - Wed, Nov 18, 2015

The Skills to Succeed: Mastering the Tools to Thrive in a High-pressure Culture Now and in the Future

Website for Ken Ginsburg/Fostering Resilience Wellness Expo on November 17, 6:15 p.m., preceding Dr. Ginsburg's presentation at COD Every parent wants to raise children who are successful, happy,...
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Chris Lubiniecki, English presentation & Norma Vega Rodriguez, Spanish presentation

Sat, Oct 24, 2015 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

The College Application Process and Web-Based College Research Tool – Naviance


"The College Application Process From Start to Finish and Web-based College Research Tool-Naviance" presented by school counselors Chris Lubiniecki, who will present in English, and Norma...
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Dr. John Dominguez

Thu, Oct 22, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

A Paradigm Shift: Helping Kids Create an Environment Where Bullying is Obsolete

Notes: Bullying Prevention in School Texting, Facebook, and Snapchat provide unlimited, unsupervised and peer-driven social interactions ripe for bullying and other forms of unkindness. Bullies...
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Mariana Proske

Mariana Proske, Glenbard East School Psychologist

Wed, Oct 21, 2015 @ 7:00 pm

Stress Management Techniques

Estrategias para la Salud Mental (Presentacion en Español) Miércoles, 21 de Octubre, 7:00 PM; Glenbard East -“Técnicas para el Manejo del Estrés” Mariana Proske, Psicóloga e...
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Dr. Alec Couros

Tue, Oct 13, 2015 @ 7:00 pm

Raising the Selfie Generation

The opportunities and implications of growing up in today's digital world. Critics of technology speak of a narcissistic, disconnected and disengaged generation lacking social abilities and...
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Dr. Randy Sprick

Mon, Oct 12, 2015 @ 7:00 pm

Positive Parenting: Mastering Motivation, Attitude and Responsibility

Website for Dr. Randy Sprick/Safe & Civil Schools Dr. Sprick's Handout from this event (pdf):  Positive Parenting: Practical Solutions for Positive Results Practical strategies to impart...
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Julie Lythcott-Haims

Thu, Oct 8, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

“How to Raise An Adult: Break Free from the Over-parenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success”

WGN TV on October 14, 2015: Parenting expert Julie Lythcott-Haims on ‘How to Raise an Adult’ Julie Lythcott-Haims' website: How to Raise an Adult Throw out the checklisted childhood |...
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Frank Palmasani, English presentation & Norma Vega Rodriguez, Spanish presentation

Sat, Sep 26, 2015 @ 10:30 am - 11:55 am

Conquering the Challenges of College Costs

Frank Palmasani's Powerpoint Presentation: Conquering College Costs 2015 (pdf) Handouts from this event: Financial Fit Handout (pdf) Website for Frank Palmasani/College...
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Dr. Kelly McGonigal

Tue, Sep 15, 2015 - Wed, Sep 16, 2015

The Upside of Stress: Why its Good for You and How to Get Better at it-Embracing Stress for Better Self Control to be Stronger and Smarter

Follow Up on "The Upside to Stress"event View TEDtalks Video Kelly McGonigal: How to make stress your friend Website for Dr. Kelly McGonigal McGonigal is a renowned Stanford psychologist...
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Carlotta Walls LaNier

Thu, Aug 27, 2015 @ 7:00 pm

Family Read – A Mighty Long Way: My Journey to Justice at Little Rock Central High School


The Little Rock 9 - Arkansas 1957 (YouTube) Little Rock Nine - WTTW Chicago Tonight, May 19 2015 Parent Take Aways from this event "When fourteen-year-old Carlotta Walls walked up the stairs of...
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John Underwood

Tue, Aug 18, 2015 - Wed, Aug 19, 2015

Fall Sports Orientation: Life of an Athlete/Pure Performance to Maximize Your Potential

Website for "Life of an Athlete" Power Back Diet (Nutrition Summary for Athletes) Sleep Manual (Recovery and Rest for Athletes) Event Summary Director/Founder Life of an Athlete A former NCAA...
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