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Parent University Schedule and Resources


At AEA, we believe that families play an integral role in our learning community. Parent Universities are an opportunity for parents to learn and dialogue about topics important to both student learning and socio-emotional development. All Parent Universities are available virtually on Zoom and offer live Spanish and ASL interpretation.

 

 

Parent University Feedback on Topics

Please fill out the following forms to provide feedback on the Parent University topics you’re interested in. If you have any questions or concerns, do not hesitate to email Mrs. Solorio (mosolorio@aeacs.org). Thank you!

Elementary School- English Feedback Form

Elementary School – Spanish Feedback Form

Middle School – English Feedback Form

Middle School – Spanish Feedback Form

 

2023 – 2024

Supporting Your TK/Kindergarten Reader

When: Thursday, February 15, 2024 from 6:00-7:30 pm

Location: Room B18 on AEACES Campus (3035 Ash St, San Diego, CA 92102)

Description: Join us to talk about early literacy skills and how children learn to read. Discover how you can partner with your child’s teacher(s) to support your child on their way to becoming a skilled and confident reader and writer.

Presenters: Shawn Powell (TK-3 Literacy Specialist), Leslie Kitzman (English Kindergarten teacher) and Eryn Holt (German Kindergarten teacher)

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Click here for Informational Presentation Slides

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Taller para padres: Cómo apoyar a su lector de Kinder

Cuándo: Jueves, 15 de febrero de 2023 de 6:00 a 7:30 pm

Localización: 3035 Ash St, San Diego, CA 92102 (escuela primaria)

Descripción: Acompáñenos para hablar sobre las habilidades de alfabetización temprana y cómo los niños aprenden a leer. Descubra cómo puede colaborar con los maestros de su hijo para ayudarle a convertirse en un lector y escritor hábil y seguro de sí mismo.

Presentador: Shawn Powell (Especialista en alfabetización TK-3)

Social Conflict (Bullying) - Bullying as a Symptom

When: Thursday, January 25, 2024 from 6:00-7:30 pm

Location: Room 213 on the AEACMS Campus (458 26th St, San Diego, CA 92102)

Description: Early adverse experiences (social conflicts) affect overall healthy development, which provides foundations for behavior, emotional health, and social skills. Supporting children’s emotional development is critical for a healthy social peer development. Children’s responsive healthy relationships, growth promoting experiences, and social and emotional healthy environments are essential to develop social conflict skills and identify alternatives to aggressive behavior. This presentation offers a rigorous, structured, and didactic approach to address children and adolescent conflicts.
Presenters: Hector Meza (AEACES School Counselor)


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Click here for the “What is Not Bullying” document

Click here for the “Children see, Children learn” Video

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Supporting Your First Grade Reader

When: Thursday, December 7, 2023 from 6:00-7:30pm

Location: Room B23 on the Elementary Campus

Description: Please join us to talk about literacy in 1st grade. Learn about the particular needs of this year’s group of students based on beginning of the year assessments and how you can partner with teachers to support your child at home to become a confident reader and writer. Our conversation will be guided by AEA’s TK-3 Literacy Specialist, a 1st grade English teacher, and a 1st grade German teacher.

Presenters:
Shawn Powell (TK-3 Literacy Specialist), Megan Crim (1st Grade English Teacher), Andrea Tollison (1st Grade German Teacher)

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Safety Net (from the San Diego Police Foundation) for TK-8th Grade

When: Thursday, October 26, from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Where: The presentation will be held in person at the Middle School Campus (Room 213)

458 26th Street San Diego 92102

Presenters: Tracy Brooks Hardin (Presenter from the San Diego Police Foundation)

Every time a student uses a smartphone, tablet, or computer or even logs on to a game, the door is open to a virtual world populated by cyberbullies, hackers, and even predators. Question is, what can you do to keep your kids and the children in your community safe? It all starts with involvement and education. SafetyNet: Smart Cyber Choices is an innovative program that empowers students of all ages to identify and avoid these threats through in-school internet safety assemblies and provides information for parents/caregivers to keep their kids safe online.

Topics covered include:

• Cyberbullying

• Privacy

• Computer security

• Predators

• Sexting

• Identity theft

• Plagiarism

2022 – 2023

Safety Net (from the San Diego Police Foundation) for TK-8th Grade

Thursday, April 13 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Every time a student uses a smartphone, tablet, computer, or even logs on to a game, the door is open to a virtual world populated by cyberbullies, hackers, and even predators. Question is, what can you do to keep your kids and the children in your community safe? It all starts with involvement and education. SafetyNet: Smart Cyber Choices is an innovative program that empowers students of all ages to identify and avoid these threats through in-school internet safety assemblies and provides information for parents/caregivers to keep their kids safe online.

Topics covered include:

• Cyberbullying

• Privacy

• Computer security

• Predators

• Sexting

• Identity theft

• Plagiarism

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Zoom RSVP Link

In-Person RSVP

K-5 German Support
Thursday, March 2 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Please join us for a Parent University to learn strategies to use in order to help support your students with their German learning. This will be an in-person event only but recording will be available to watch later. Spanish Interpretation will also be available.

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Click here for our live stream (English)

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Supporting Your Beginning Reader
Thursday, January 19 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

This presentation will be focused on foundational pre-reading and reading skills for beginning readers. Families will learn the basics about learning to read, along with some of the terminology used when talking about reading skills. Strategies for building your child’s foundational literacy skills through games and activities will be shared, resources will be provided, and there will be time for questions and answers.

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ABCs of Behavior
Thursday, November 17 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

The workshop’s purpose is to provide parents and guardians with tips on managing challenging behaviors at home.

This Parent University will be held in person, available via Zoom, and live-streamed on YouTube. A video recording will be available on YouTube to watch later. Spanish and ASL translation services will be available during the presentation.

For in-person attendees, childcare is available ONLY FOR SCHOOL-AGE CHILDREN. Childcare for toddlers or babies is not available.

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Canvas, PowerSchool and IB Assessment (Sixth through Eighth Grade Families)
September 15, 2022

Information will include a general overview of Canvas, including how to log-in as a parent and see student information such as courses, grades, missing work. There will also be break-out sessions and time for questions and answers.

This Parent University will be held over Zoom and live streamed on YouTube. A video recording will be available on YouTube to watch later. Spanish and ASL translation services will be available during the presentation.

Click here for our youtube video

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2021 – 2022

Stress and Anxiety in Children Post Pandemic Times for 5th-8th
Thursday, June 9 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

The pandemic came to teach and remind us of so many things, including how wellness truly looks like, and now, we are learning how we can grow from those valuable lessons. This presentation will go over how anxiety and depression may present after the pandemic, how it may affect families and students, as well as some practical tools to address it. The presenter will also cover how to promote wellness after the pandemic. The presentation will focus on the needs of students in 5th through 8th grade. 

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Stress and Anxiety in Children Post Pandemic Times for Kinder-4th
Thursday, June 2 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

The pandemic came to teach and remind us of so many things, including how wellness truly looks like, and now, we are learning how we can grow from those valuable lessons. This presentation will go over how anxiety and depression may present after the pandemic, how it may affect families and students, as well as some practical tools to address it. The presenter will also cover how to promote wellness after the pandemic. The presentation will focus on the needs of students in Kinder through 4th grade. 

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Triple P – Positive Parenting Program
Thursdays, April 28, May 5 and May 12 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

The Positive Parenting Program (Triple P) is an evidence-based, preventive, early-intervention parent education program focused on improving child behavior. Triple P gives parents simple and practical strategies to help them build strong, healthy relationships, confidently manage their children’s behavior and prevent problems developing. The goal is to help promote improved effectiveness and wellness of parents which, as research attributes, is the foundation for healthy and well-adjusted students. Parents/caregivers could benefit from the information that is shared at the seminars to help better understand why children behave the way they do, why we respond the way we do and what we can do to help the child to better self-regulate for improved behavior.

Seminar 1 – April 28, 2022

The Power of Positive Parenting

• Ways to help your child learn 

• Strategies for carrying out positive discipline 

• Keeping realistic expectations 

• Creating workable family routines 

• The joys and challenges of being a parent 

Seminar 2 – May 5, 2022

Raising Confident, Competent Children

Help your child to: 

• Be respectful and considerate 

• Become a problem solver 

• Learn social skills and build friendships 

• Feel confident in the world 

Seminar 3 – May 12, 2022

Raising Resilient Children 

• Great information for parents experiencing  difficult economic times 

• Recognizing and expressing feelings  as a family

• Modeling positive thinking for your children

• Strategies for dealing with stressful life events

This Event was prohibited from being Live Streamed.

Se prohibió la transmisión en vivo de este evento.

Shifting the Mindset about Adolescent Sexual Health Education: What your student will learn in middle school
April 14, 2022

In this presentation, middle school families will have the opportunity to learn and preview materials that their student(s) will see as part of the adolescent sexual health education curriculum. The curriculum will include education on reproductive health basics, pregnancy and contraceptives, STI/HIV prevention, risk reduction, health decision making, and teen rights and resources. The curriculum was developed using the most recent medically accurate research on human sexuality, healthy relationships, pregnancy, and HIV and other sexually transmitted infections.

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Click here for our Spanish Live Stream

Click here for our slideshow presentation 

Safety Net
March 24, 2022

Every time a student uses a smartphone, tablet, computer, or even logs on to a game, the door is open to a virtual world populated by cyberbullies, hackers, and even predators. Question is, what can you do to keep your kids and the children in your community safe? It all starts with involvement and education. SafetyNet: Smart Cyber Choices is an innovative program that empowers students of all ages to identify and avoid these threats through in-school internet safety assemblies and provides information for parents/caregivers to keep their kids safe online.

*This was not a recorded presentation.

German Support
Introduction to the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (IB MYP)
February 3, 2022

This is a great opportunity for our parent community to learn about the unique qualities specific to the Middle Years Programme (6th-8th). Find out what makes an International Baccalaureate school different from other schools.

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Introduction to the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB PYP)
January 27, 2022

This is a great opportunity for our parent community to learn about the unique qualities specific to the Primary Years Programme (K-5th). Find out what makes an International Baccalaureate school different from other schools.

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Click here for the Slide Presentation

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Kinder-First Beginning Reading
January 13, 2022

Acquire knowledge about our phonics and handwriting programs, while learning how to provide valuable support at home. Strategies for building your student’s literacy skills through quick and easy games and activities will be shared.

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Virtual High School Night
October 14, 2021

Information will include a general overview of enrollment options and the School Choice process for San Diego Unified School District. School representatives will present information on their schools in breakout sessions.

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Click here for the Slide Presentation

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K-8 Families-Canvas Learning Management System
October 7, 2021

Information will include a general overview of Canvas, how to log-in as a parent and see student information such as courses, grades, missing work. Break-out sessions with specific information related to elementary school and middle school canvas experiences and time for questions and answers.

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2020 – 2021

Supporting your Student’s Mental Health
May 27, 2021

A brief overview of mental health conditions, how to help your student manage everyday stressors, and will provide you with the tools to best support your students during this time.

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Self Regulation Skills
April 22, 2021

A brief overview of the Zones of Regulation, the self-regulation strategies being taught to kindergarten/first grade students, and how these self-regulation strategies can be used and supported at home.

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Know Your Rights
February 23, 2021

A Parent University focused on learning about your rights in the U.S., your options to immigrate inside the U.S., and your options to immigrate outside the U.S.

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K-1 Beginning Writer
February 11, 2021

Acquire knowledge about the developmental stages of writing, as well as the writing process. You’ll also learn ways to help your child grow as a writer at home.

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German Support for Kindergarten through Eighth Grade Families
January 28, 2021

A Parent University focused on how you can best support your child’s German language learning. Faculty will provide useful strategies and resources for you to use at home.

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K-1 Beginning Reading
January 14, 2021

A Parent University focused on how you can best support your child’s reading skills. Will provide useful strategies and resources for you to use at home.

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Canvas Learning Management System
October 7, 2020

A Parent University focused helping your child navigate and use Canvas. Will provide step by step instructions on how to use Canvas.

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