Registration is free. Only one registration needed per family.
Attendees will park at the Student Center Parking Structure, which is located directly across from the Student Center. Permits are required 24/7. A permit can be purchased for $10/day at the Student Center Parking Structure entrance located on Pereira Drive.
1:15-2:00 pm – Exploring Different Models of Education
Moderator – Carrie Mizera
Democratic Free School – The Open School – Cassi Clausen
Robin Podway – Fusion Academy
Language Immersion – LILA – Franck Reynaud
Progressive – Anneliese Schools – Maria Onesi or Maria Banshaw
Is your head spinning with all of the different types of school there are? Join this informative panel discussion with representatives from a variety of schools around the county about the fundamentals of their model. Whether you’re curious about Waldorf or want to know what makes a Montessori school a Montessori, this is the discussion for you.
2:15-3:00 pm – Affording Private Education
Speaker – David Jackson
Many parents know the benefits of private school, from lower class sizes to unique educational models, but they think they can’t afford it. What if you found out that you could? David Jackson of Fairmont Schools has helped hundreds of families afford private school. And, with the new tax code, there are even more ways to help you make private school affordable. Give your child the gift of a private education without breaking the bank!
3:15-4:00 pm – Be Compassionate with Your Kids Without Being Permissive
Speaker – Meike Lemmens
Meike Lemmens is the only the Master Trainer for Parent Effectiveness Training (or P.E.T.) in Los Angeles and Orange County. Meike has received her B.A. in Psychology and her M.A. in Communications from the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands. She has extensive experience in educational research and development of training curriculum for parents and teachers and has published in all of these areas. Her work was most recently published in the Journal for Issues of Mental Health Nursing. Meike is also a mother of two and has been teaching parents, teachers and P.E.T. Instructors for nine years.
Getting kids to listen sometimes feels impossible! Thankfully, Meike Lemmens of Parenting Classes OC has some tools you can use immediately. This workshop focuses on parenting with love, and learning how to be compassionate without becoming permissive. Leave this workshop feeling inspired and equipped to get your kids to listen.
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