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Just Breathe: Mental Health Maintenance for Students (MCPS Parent Academy) – VIRTUAL

Students are facing an unprecedented amount of stress and in many cases loneliness. They’re disconnected from typical activities, such as being around friends, playing sports, or going to the movies. This workshop will provide suggestions and resources that can help you support your child’s social-emotional well-being. Recommended for families of […]


A Family Approach to Digital Well-Being (MCPS Parent Academy) – VIRTUAL

With an ever-changing learning landscape, how can we ensure the digital well-being of our kids? Join us as we explore practical ways to use media and tech to create, connect, communicate, and learn. Families will leave with resources and strategies to support learning and digital well-being at home. Presented by […]


Show Me the Money (MCPS Parent Academy) – VIRTUAL

Applying for scholarships? Overwhelmed with applications? Don’t know where to start? This presentation will provide information and tips to help students and families understand and navigate the scholarship process so that they can secure funding for college. Presented by Faith in Motion College Admission Consulting Services. Recommended for families of […]


Communicating with Teens (MCPS Parent Academy) – VIRTUAL

Do you feel like it’s difficult to communicate with your teen? Are you wondering how to have a real conversation? In this workshop, you will learn helpful and practical skills to encourage communication between you and your teenager and strategies that can help reduce problems. Recommended for families of middle […]


Online Resources for Families During Distance Learning (MCPS Parent Academy) – VIRTUAL

Virtual learning can be difficult to navigate. Let MCPS school library media programs be your guide. Support your children by exploring the many online resources available for students to tap into while learning from home. We will include the fundamentals of the inquiry process of research and how to encourage […]


Navigating the College Experience with ACES (MCPS Parent Academy) – VIRTUAL

Achieving Collegiate Excellence and Success [ACES] is a collaborative program among MCPS, Montgomery College, and the Universities at Shady Grove that provides an individualized and supportive pathway for students to thrive in college and enter into a successful career, especially among student groups that are underrepresented in higher education. ACES […]


Mindfulness: Managing Stress During Difficult Times (MCPS Parent Academy) – VIRTUAL

Effective focus, motivation, handling frustrations, and communication depend on the ability of students to understand and manage their emotions. These are basic competencies that are crucial to student well-being and success. With the recent pandemic and unrest, this virtual workshop will focus on how to include Mindfulness practices in both […]


Maintaining Positive Communication During COVID-19 (MCPS Parent Academy) – VIRTUAL

What to say and what not to say is the question. Fear, uncertainty, and being at home to slow the spread of COVID-19 can make it tough for families to keep a sense of calm. Get strategies for communicating to keep the home a happy place to be. Presented by […]