NEWS Walnut Valley Unified School District
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 880 S. Lemon Avenue
January 28, 2013 Walnut, CA 91789
Kelli Gile, Office of Community Resources
(909)595-1261 ext. 31204
Walnut Valley Unified Offers Free Parent Workshops
WALNUT, CA--Walnut Valley Unified School District is pleased to offer a series of Parent Workshops in February, March, and April, 2013.
The workshops are titled: Homework Help: Strategies, Time Management and Organization Skills; Bullying Prevention Strategies; and Behavior 101: and Practical Tools for Managing Kids at Home.
These Parent Meetings will be held on February 6, March 13, and April 17 from 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at WVUSD elementary school multipurpose rooms. The meeting locations will be rotated so that parents will be able to attend all three.
Parents and members of the community are invited to these free workshops. All presentations will be in English.
“Homework Help” will be presented by Lorena Chavez, Elementary School Counselor. This presentation will go over tips and strategies to help make homework time with your child less challenging and more productive. Strategies for promoting academic success through time management and organization skills will be shared and discussed.
Presentation Schedule: February 6 – Walnut Elementary; March 13 – Castle Rock Elementary; and April 17 – Quail Summit Elementary.
“Bullying Prevention Strategies” will be presented by Debbie Kim, Elementary School Counselor. This presentation will give attendees the necessary information to support their child in becoming successful in social situations where bullying may occur. These skills include: healthy communication and coping strategies for conflict, stress and anger provoking situations. By using these strategies parents will be able to help their kids to foster positive per relationships and how to deal with bullying.
Presentation Schedule: February 6 – Evergreen Elementary; March 13 – Vejar Elementary; and April 17 – Collegewood Elementary.
“Behavior 101” will be presented by Patty Ma Cheng, Elementary School Counselor. Come join our elementary counselor for a fun evening to learn effective strategies to manage your kids at home, and to communicate better with them. In this workshop, you'll learn easy to use, practical and yet powerful tools to help you with your kids' behavior issues.
Presentation Schedule: February 6 – Collegewood Elementary; March 13 – Westhoff Elementary; and April 17 – Walnut Elementary.
Parent Meeting schedules and handouts will be posted on the District website at www.wvusd.k12.ca.us.