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HARVARD COMMUNITY UNIT SCHOOL DISTRICT 50: District 50 Seeks Presenters for First Parent University – April 4


By Press release submission | Feb 6, 2020

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Harvard Community Unit School District 50 issued the following announcement on Feb. 5.

Harvard District 50 is seeking workshop presenters and resource fair vendors for its first Parent University. 

Parent University is a community collaborative to help parents and caregivers become full partners in their child’s education

The free event consists of a variety of workshops on specific topics related to academic support, career and college readiness, civil rights, extra-curricular activities and outreach, financial literacy, health and mental wellness, socio-emotional learning, and technology.

The day will feature concurrent workshops in English and Spanish, along with a resource fair. The event’s goal is to promote the active role parents take in their child’s education and connect families to local community agencies.

Those interested in presenting are encouraged to submit proposals here:

Submit Your Parent University Workshop Proposals

For agencies and vendors who only wish to participate in the resource fair, please submit your information here:

Resource Fair Vendor Application

Proposals for workshops and the resource fair are due by Friday, February 21. 

Potential workshop topics:

  • Career Development
  • College Readiness
  • Civil Rights/Immigration
  • Diverse Learner Services
  • Extra-Curricular Activities & Outreach
  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • Financial Literacy
  • Health & Wellness
  • High School Equivalency (GED)
  • Leadership Development
  • Parent Involvement
  • STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math)
  • Social-Emotional Learning
  • Social Media/Technology
Parent University provides practical information to help parents and caregivers successfully guide and support their children through school.

The free event is on Saturday, April 4, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at Harvard High School, located at 1103 N. Jefferson Street, Harvard, IL 60033.

Parent University is hosted by the district’s Parent Community Liaisons. For more information, please contact any one of our liaisons.

Harvard High School

Vanessa Mendoza

Parent Community Liaison

815-943-6461 Ext. 2581

Harvard Junior High

Rachel Garcia

Parent Community Liaison

815-943-6466 Ext. 2356

Jefferson Elementary

Kelley Crone

Parent Community Liaison

815-943-6464 Ext. 2448

Crosby Elementary

Vania De Almeida

Parent Community Liaison

815-943-6125 Ext. 2502

Washington School

Alisha Durán

Parent Community Liaison

815-943-6367 Ext. 2618

Original source can be found here.

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