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Parent University

Last Updated: 10/25/2021 7:30 PM

Parent University                

 

What is Parent University?

Why be involved? Research shows that family engagement is one of the most powerful predictors of children development, educational attainment and success in school and life. Families who are engaged in their children's learning have the opportunity to strengthen home-school partnerships to support the whole child.

Parent University is a series of educational opportunities that will be provided by the Cherokee County School District Department of Special Education throughout the school year free of charge to all participants. Information about helping students with disabilities succeed academically and socially will be provided by the CCSD staff, community professionals, and invited speakers. Parent University is designed for private school teachers, parents who are homeschooling their children, and parents of students with disabilities; however, anyone is welcome to attend.  Parent University strives to empower families to raise children to be safe and successful in school and in life. 

Parent University presentations will consist of various separate sessions/topics.  Each presentation will be done via Teams. 

 

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October 25, 2021 Parent University Presentations materials

Jessie Moreau - Click here for recorded presentation

         - November Home School calendars

         - Family Webinar

         - Routines

         - Home Schedule Symbols

Caroline Musselwhite

        - Family Support for AAC: Making it Fun

Christopher Bugaj

        - Reading Strategies That Work for Everyone

Katie Greer

        - Parenting in the Digital World

 

SY 2020-21 Parent University Presentations Archive

 

PLEASE SEE LINKS BELOW TO JOIN PRESENTATIONS

To join via phone, dial the numbers below. By calling into the phone number, you will only have access to audio and will not be able to view the presentation. You will need to join via computer or mobile Teams app to view the visuals. 

MONDAY, OCTOBER 25

Reading Strategies That Work for Everyone! by Christopher Bugaj 

9 AM - 10 AM 

Click here to join the meeting 

Or call in (audio only)  

470-582-0200 Phone Conference ID: 681 726 470#  

 

Presuming Potential and Strategies to Support Early Language Learning by Christopher Bugaj 

10 AM - 11 AM 

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Or call in (audio only)  

470-582-0200 Phone Conference ID: 616 045 743#  

 

Family Support for AAC: Making it Fun! by Caroline Musselwhite 

11 AM - 12 NOON

Click here to join the meeting 

Or call in (audio only)  

470-582-0200 Phone Conference ID: 230 029 086#  

 

Parenting in the Digital World by Katie Greer 

1 PM - 2 PM

Click here to join the meeting 

Or call in (audio only)  

470-582-0200 Phone Conference ID: 518 194 519#  

 

Increasing Independence Using Schedules & Calendars by Jessie Moreau  

2 PM - 3 PM

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Or call in (audio only)  

470-582-0200 Phone Conference ID: 543 705 929#  

 

Parent University Future 2021-22 Presentations

December 1st (Wednesday) 9:00-12:00 and 1:00-4:00 VIRTUAL 

Time 

Topic  

9:00-12:00

Social Emotional Engagement: 

The Neurochemistry of Learning, by Emily Rubin 

1:00-2:00

Helping Your Student With Writing Strategies, by Chris Bugaj  

2:00-3:00

Necessary Considerations When Learning Language With AAC, Part 1—Core Vocabulary, Chris Bugaj 

3:00-4:00

AAC Communication/Literacy, Caroline Musselwhite 

(recorded)  

March 5th (Saturday) 1:00-4:00 VIRTUAL 

Time 

Topic  

1:00-2:00

Executive Functioning—Getting You, Your Child, and Your Family Organized and On the Same Page, by Chris Bugaj   

2:00-3:00

Necessary Considerations When Learning Language With AAC, Part 2—Aided Language Stimulation (Modeling), by Chris Bugaj  

3:00-4:00

AAC Communication/Literacy, Caroline Musselwhite (recorded)  

May 3rd (Tuesday) 5:00-8:00 VIRTUAL  

Time 

Topic  

5:00-6:00

Exploring Hidden Usability Features in Common Devices—I Bet You Didn’t Know Your Device Could Do That!, by Chris Bugaj  

6:00-7:00

Necessary Considerations When Learning Language With AAC, Part 3—Keeping the Buttons in the Same Spot, by Chris Bugaj  

7:00-8:00

AAC Communication/Literacy, by Caroline Musselwhite (recorded)