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. We are committed to providing a Parent University at least once a month for both campuses. All Parent Universities are held virtually on Zoom and offer live Spanish and ASL interpretation.
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.
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.
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
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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.
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.
March 10, 2022
To learn strategies to use in order to help support your students with their German learning.
Introduction to the 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.
Introduction to the 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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.