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Upcoming events

    • April 02, 2015
    • 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
    • The Randall Museum 199 Museum Way SF
    Does your child struggle to thrive in a traditional educational environment? Are you looking for new ways to inspire and educationally motivate middle schoolers? Meet SF experts that have successfully implemented learning strategies that work for students with learning differences. The panel will share educational plans, strategies and tips to create an educational experience that will inspire and support student success.

    The panel includes:
    Beth Powell: Hands on Introduction to Algebra. 
    Beth is The Director of the Reading Clinic and Math Learning Specialist for My City School.

    Jonathan Bell: Hands on Science that aligns with the NGSS.
    Jon is the STEAM instructor for My City School and trains science teachers on how to implement the NGSS.

    Deborah Witherell: Tips and tricks for Organization and Executive Function
    Deborah is a San Francisco Learning Specialist specializing in PEP Program

    Please RSVP to jennifer@mycityschool.org

    For more information about My City School, please visit our website and virtual tour at www.mycityschool.org


    • April 15, 2015
    • 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
    • 3520 Mountain Blvd. Oakland, CA 94619
    Come visit our campus to learn more about our school, clinic program, and diagnostic program.

    We are starting ongoing drop-in campus tours/Q&A with Dir. of Admissions & Head of School, EVERY Wednesday morning from 9:30-11:00 starting April 15th – May 27th. For more information emailBaiocchi@hnu.edu, or check out our website at Raskobinstitute.org.


    • May 08, 2015
    • 8:00 AM
    • May 09, 2015
    • 5:00 PM
    • Santa Clara University
    For further information and to register, visit http://www.morrissey-compton.org/efri_professionals.php

    Join Morrissey-Compton Educational Center at this multi-disciplinary conference on executive function (EF). 

    Who should attend:

    Behavioral Health Professionals
    Educational Professionals
    Medical Professionals
    Researchers 

    This two day conference will present the most current research and applied work in the area of EF and learning differences. Dr. Lynn Meltzer, editor of Executive Function in Education: From Theory to Practice and Dr. Richard Guare, co-author of Smart but Scattered, will be the keynote speakers for Friday and Saturday, respectively. 

    Additionally, psychologists, teachers, researchers, physicians, neuroscientists, and educational specialists will provide cutting-edge talks on EF. The conference will be held in the Bay Area at Santa Clara University. 
    CEs and CEUs will be offered for psychologists and teachers (pending approval). 

    Santa Clara University, Center for Professional Development is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists, and maintains responsibility for this program and its content.


    • May 09, 2015
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Black Pine Circle School, Berkeley, CA
    Parents and educators are invited to this dynamic and innovative free seminar presented by David Berg, educational therapist and founder/director of the Making Math Real Institute.  Students are diverse and multi-dimensional, requiring and deserving instructional methods encompassing that diversity. The focus of this free seminar will be on how the Making Math Real Multisensory Structured Methods, K-12, can best serve our students’ diverse educational needs for addressing the demands of the CCSS.

    • What are the Common Core State Standards (CCSS)?
    • What is the “Why” of math?
    • What is “Mathematical Thinking?"
    • Why does my child/student struggle in math, and now even more with the CCSS?
    • Why does my child/student experience anxiety in math?
    • Why does my child/student still count on his/her fingers?
    • My child/student is really bright.  Why does she/he find math so hard?
    • Why does my child/student still not get it after I’ve explained it so many times?

    Come to this free seminar for the answers to these questions and more. 

    DATE: Saturday, May 9, 2015 in Berkeley
    TIME: 9am-12pm
    COST: FREE - Pre-registration is required due to limited space (see below).
    HOW TO REGISTER WITH MMR: This event is free and open to the public, but pre-registration is mandatory. Please email info@makingmathreal.orgwith your name and the number of people that will attend, in order to reserve your space at the Free Seminar.


    • June 15, 2015
    • 10:00 AM
    • June 26, 2015
    • 3:00 PM
    • Evolibri-2900 Gordon Ave. Ste. 103
    Transition Skills with a twist!
    Our new two-week program for older teens and young adults will change the way young adults do summer. 

    Drawing on our exceptional curriculum, this program
    will combine:
     Independent living instruction (meal prep, financial literacy, wellness)
     Executive functioning instruction (planning ahead, organizing)
     Pre-employment skills (resumes, interviewing skills, volunteering)
     Emotional regulation and stress management
     Social connection with peers

    …along with a whole lot of FUN, including a day trips to a local theme park, and a night out for older teen/young adult entertainment – which the group will decide on! Lunch and all materials included each day.
    Registration: $200
    Balance due 1 week prior to the program: $1750


    • July 20, 2015
    • 10:00 AM
    • July 31, 2015
    • 3:00 PM
    • Evolibri-2900 Gordon Ave. Ste. 103 Santa Clara, CA.
    Transition Skills with a twist!
    Our new two-week program for older teens and young adults will change the way young adults do summer. 

    Drawing on our exceptional curriculum, this program
    will combine:
     Independent living instruction (meal prep, financial literacy, wellness)
     Executive functioning instruction (planning ahead, organizing)
     Pre-employment skills (resumes, interviewing skills, volunteering)
     Emotional regulation and stress management
     Social connection with peers

    …along with a whole lot of FUN, including a day trips to a local theme park, and a night out for older teen/young adult entertainment – which the group will decide on! Lunch and all materials included each day.
    Registration: $200
    Balance due 1 week prior to the program: $1750

    For more information email: megan@evolibri.com


    • July 27, 2015
    • 9:00 AM
    • August 14, 2015
    • 12:00 PM
    • 1300 Grand Ave in Piedmont, CA
    ESPECIALLY DESIGNED FOR STUDENTS WHO STRUGGLE IN MATH!

    The 3rd Annual 2015 East Bay Kidz Summer Math Camp for 4th-8th graders will focus on the building blocks for success in math in an engaging and hands-on approach. This camp is taught by two of the Bay Area's most sought-after math learning specialists. Evan Delegeane and Michael Curry both come from the public school classroom and utilize Making Math Real methods in their teaching. This special 3-week, small group summer program will provide an investigative, prescriptive & fun environment for your child to get the extra support they may need to get a head start on the school year. 
    For more info: http://tlcsvcs.bigcartel.com/product/2015-east-bay-kidz-math-camp 
    EARLYBIRD & GROUP DISCOUNTS available: Email tlc.services@icloud.comfor a registration packet TODAY!


    • August 03, 2015
    • 9:00 AM
    • August 07, 2015
    • 10:00 PM
    • Evolibri - 2900 Gordon Ave. Ste. 103 Santa Clara, CA
    Springboard Program (ages 12-15)::
    Executive Functioning for School!
    We’re going to get your kids ready for back to school, by going over:
     Executive functioning strategies
     Back-pack checks
     Planner essentials
     Staying calm and destressed
     Study skills refreshers

    …as well as getting them up at an earlier time preparing for their first day of school. But – it’s not all work! We’ll also be having fun with cooking, games and activities, and we’ll have a day out to play! Lunch and materials included each day.

    Registration $200
    Remaining balance due 1 week prior to sessions: $550

    For more information and to register email: megan@evolibri.com


    • August 10, 2015
    • 9:00 AM
    • August 13, 2015
    • 11:00 AM
    • 3626 Geary Blvd., San Francisco
    Now in its 6th year, this engaging summer course takes a lighthearted approach to teaching some serious academic and organizational skills –and employs a set of proven tools to get it all done. Funny scenes from the movie Diary of a Wimpy Kid prompt lively activities and discussion, all geared toward boosting your child’s organization and written production.

    Students become proficient in using Inspiration Software
    Students learn to use Google Tools
    Students learn about their developing executive function

    The course also explores Sean Covey's The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens. Through funny stories about actual students and the Wimpy Kid's cast of characters, students explore the theme of choice and the benefits of building effective habits -in school and in life. 


    • August 10, 2015
    • 9:00 AM
    • August 14, 2015
    • 1:00 PM
    • Evolibri-2900 Gordon Ave. Ste. 103 Santa Clara, CA.
    Springboard Program (ages 12-15)::
    Executive Functioning for School!
    We’re going to get your kids ready for back to school, by going over:
     Executive functioning strategies
     Back-pack checks
     Planner essentials
     Staying calm and destressed
     Study skills refreshers

    …as well as getting them up at an earlier time preparing for their first day of school. But – it’s not all work! We’ll also be having fun with cooking, games and activities, and we’ll have a day out to play! Lunch and materials included each day.

    Registration $200
    Remaining balance due 1 week prior to sessions: $550

    For more information and to register email: megan@evolibri.com


Parents Education Network (PEN), 6050 Geary Blvd., Ste. 101A, San Francisco, CA 94121    Phone: (415) 751-2237

PEN is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, federal tax ID# 43-2008436.

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