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Parent University

All Parent University meetings will take place monthly on Tuesday evenings from 6 – 7 pm.
Childcare and Dinner provided

September 12, 2017 Meet the Teachers/ School Culture Night
Parents will meet and engage with their daughter’s advisory teacher to talk about the transition from elementary to middle school and learn firsthand about GLOW Academy’s approach to creating positive school culture.
Door Prize: 4 Passes to Scooters Family Skating Center

October 10, 2017Community Partners and Resources/Meet the Guidance Counselor
Parents will meet our new Guidance Counselor, ask questions and get connected to community partners and resources. We will invite community organizations with services to offer our students to meet parents. For example, Nourish NC to do a Farmers “MarKID” and talk about Nourish boxes, BRC to talk about their programming, local tutoring programs to talk about their services, etc.
Door Prize:  TBD

November 14, 2017AMI Kids – Workshop on Parenting Skills/Conflict Resolution in the Home
Door Prize:  TBD

December 12, 2017Managing Toxic Stress in the Home/ BRC OR AMI Kids
Abdullah Hafeedh, Community Outreach Coordinator at BRC, invites parents to learn and share on the topic of Emotional Intelligence and managing stress in the home for your daughter’s success. During an hour-long interactive workshop parents will:

Identify causes of toxic stress in the home and brainstorm ways to manage it
Learn research-based stress management strategies for personal use and to teach their children
Discuss types of stress and its impact on children

January 30, 2018Financial Literacy and Taxes Help
Parents will talk about practical financial best practices and get advice and guidance with how to complete their 2017 taxes for maximum financial benefit.
Door Prize: TBD

February 20, 2018Your Growing/Changing Daughter (Youth Mental Health)
Parents will have an opportunity to learn from an expert how they support the physical, emotional and mental development of their daughter as she goes through puberty and adolescence.
Door Prize:  TBD

March 13, 2018Summer Opportunities for GLOW Girls Information Session – Kids in the Kitchen sponsored by Junior League
Parents will hear from College Bound Counselor, Ms. Jahleese, about what summer enrichment and academic opportunities exist for GLOW girls and how they can apply for them.
Door Prize: TBD

April 24, 2018EOG Prep
Parents will learn best practices and exercises that can be implemented at home to help your child prepare for the EOGs with confidence. They will also learn more about the EOG schedule at GLOW Academy and ask questions to be more informed.
Door Prize: TBD

May 15, 2018Zumba and Summer Vacation Prep
Parent Enrichment Opportunity – Parents can participate in a Zumba class and learn more about summer opportunities for their daughter that they can engage with.
Grand Prize: TBD