Our apologies, this event has been canceled -- Jodi Norgaard, Founder of Dream Big Toy Company

Tue, Jan 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

To Be Rescheduled: Moving Beyond Stereotypes: Empowering Girls and Boys to Develop their Unique Talents

---  CANCELED  --- Due to unforeseen circumstances, this event will be rescheduled for next year.  Sorry for any inconvenience.   Research shows that children’s interests, ambitions,...
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Jeff Feucht

Jeff Feucht, Ed.D.

Tue, Dec 12, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

SAT Information Night for Parents and Students

PDF of slides from this event: https://goo.gl/g6Ae67 SAT Links & QR codes Parents and students, learn more about the SAT exam during a district-wide presentation at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec....
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Dr Raquel Wilson with a Distinguished Panel

Thu, Dec 7, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Find Your Future at College Night

The Minority Student Achievement Committee (MSAC), Families of African American Students United for Excellence (FUSE), and the Glenbard Parent Series will present~Find Your Future at College Night at...
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Jessica Minahan, M.Ed.

Wed, Dec 6, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Children who Challenge Us:  Effective Behavior Management for Reducing Anxiety, Increasing Self-Management and Executive Functioning

Internationally celebrated author and speaker, Jessica Minahan will discuss approaches to understanding and intervening in patterns of problem behavior. Through the use of humorous stories, and...
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Brenda Nelson

Dr. Brenda Nelson

Thu, Nov 30, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Mindfulness and Social Emotional Learning: An Approach for Sailing the Rough Seas of Adolescence

Mindfulness, along with emotional intelligence, resilience, and social-emotional learning, are big buzz terms in today's world--and for good reason. Adolescents are in an especially opportune period...
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Jessica Lahey, JD

Tue, Nov 14, 2017 - Wed, Nov 15, 2017

The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed

What's the best way to motivate students to own their education, learn deeply and durably, and develop resilience? Research has shown that the key to all these things is intrinsic motivation, or...
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Dr. Lourdes Ferrer

Fri, Nov 3, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

En la Silla del Conductor: Una Academia de Liderazgo para Padres Hispanos/Parents in the Driver’s Seat Academy

La serie de seminarios para padres de las Escuelas Glenbard (GPS), Fomentando Familias Saludables, presentara “En la Silla del Conductor: Una Academia de Liderazgo para Padres Hispanos",...
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Liz Repking, Linda Lewaniak and Teen Panel

Wed, Nov 1, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Straight from the Source: Teens Panel on Living in the Digital Age

Parenting our children in the digital age can be a tremendous challenge. But what challenges do our children feel they face as they grow up in this tech obsessed world. How do they stay connected and...
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Pam Goble

Dr. Pam Goble and Ryan Goble, M.Ed

Mon, Oct 16, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

New Ways to Enhance Learning (through Media and Technology): Study Tips and FASFA Completion Assistance


Ryan Goble FAFSA Workshop begins at 6:30 p.m. with program following at 7:00 Most students need help navigating today’s media-rich world. To be literate now means being able to read,...
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Effie Rouse in English and Ercilia Jonas in Spanish

Sat, Oct 14, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

The College Admission Process\Tips to Prepare for the New SAT and FAFSA Completion Assistance


Three special events on Saturday, Oct. 14 at Glenbard East, presented in English and Spanish. FAFSA Workshop begins at 10:00 a.m. with programs following at 10:30 The New SAT College Admission...
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Dr. Scott Barry Kaufman

Mon, Oct 9, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Intelligence and Creativity Re-examined: The Many Paths to Greatness

Scott Barry Kaufman web site A New Theory of Human Intelligence | Scott Barry Kaufman | TEDx (YouTube) The Psychology Podcast with Dr. Scott Barry Kaufman  Pre-meeting Columbus Day Dinner at...
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Dr. M. Joann Wright

Tue, Oct 3, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Dousing the Flame: Extinguishing Challenging Behaviors and Anxiety

Dousing the Flame, presentation slides by Dr. M. Joann Wright YouTube video: GPS: M. Joann Wright, Ph.D. - Dousing The Flame Extinguishing Behaviors and Anxiety on 10/3 Dousing the Flame - In...
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Kevin A. Sabet, PhD

Thu, Sep 28, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Myths of Marijuana

Drug Policy…and My Journey Into The Arena by Kevin Sabet Myths of Marijuana, Is Marijuana the New Big Tobacco?  Web site for Kevin A. Sabet: Clear thinking about drug policy Web site for SAM...
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Frank Palmasani

Sat, Sep 23, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Conquering the Challenges of College Costs

Website for Frank Palmasani/College Countdown Conquering College Costs 2017 presentation slides Conquering College Costs Handouts 2017   Frank Palmasani, author of "Right College, Right...
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Ercila Jones

Ercilia Jonas

Sat, Sep 23, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Cómo Pagar los Estudios Universitarios/Paying for College

Amplíe su conocimiento sobre el proceso de ayuda financiera y las diferentes opciones que existen para ayudar a pagar los estudios universitarios. Aclare dudas que tenga en cuanto a la importante...
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Jacy Good

Thu, Sep 21, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Hang Up and Drive: The Jacy Good Story

Hang up and Drive web site PSA:  Wait for it... this could save your life (YouTube video) Jacy Good shares her unbelievable story of survival on WGN TV, Sept. 19, 2017 Glenbard East Speaker...
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Troy Cicero

Sat, Sep 16, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Goals Today/Success Tomorrow and Academic Recognition Program

FUSE: Families of African American Students United for Excellence and the Glenbard Parent Series will host a Back to School Luncheon on Saturday, Sept. 16 at 11:30a.m. in the Student Cafeteria at...
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9:30am, Noon & 7pm

Wed, Sep 13, 2017

A Day with Deborah Gilboa: “Ask Dr. G”

Dr. G's web site here Dr. G's Free Resources here Dr. G's Chore Chart by Age here Dr. G's Parenting Blog Dr. G's Twitter and Facebook Dr. G's YouTube here - or text to 412-212-7679 to...
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Julian Lazalde

Wed, Aug 23, 2017 @ 7:05 pm - 8:30 pm

Organizará una comida de Regreso a la Escuela/Navigating the American Educational System @ 6pm

el miércoles, 23 de Agosto a las 6:00 pm / Wednesday, August 23 at 6:00 pm Julián Lazalde of the Latino Policy Forum will join us for a program in Spanish entitled Navigating the Educational...
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Sonia Nazario

Sonia Nazario, MA

Wed, Aug 23, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

GPS Common Read: Enrique’s Journey

Take away and resource links from our fantastic event with Sonia Nazario/Enrique's Journey on August 23 can be found HERE The Glenbard Parent Series has selected Enrique's Journey as its...
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Doug Petit, Levar Fisher, and Dr. Greg Dale

Mon, Aug 14, 2017 - Tue, Aug 15, 2017

Back to School Athlete Night

Tips on teen drinking – Doug Petit on WGNtv, AUGUST 10, 2017 (story and video) HERE Fall Sports Orientation: Parent and Athlete Meetings   Monday, August 14 Doug Petit: One Father's...
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