Category Archives: Parent Education

Through enriching presentations from local and national experts on topics of interest to parents, faculty and staff, the MVLA Schools Parent Education Speaker Series seeks to contribute to the academic, physical, and emotional health of our students. All events are free of charge and are for parents, faculty and staff in Los Altos and Mountain View public schools.

Parenting in the Age of Social Media

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

7:00-9:00PM

My Digital TAT2

Gloria Moskowitz-Sweet, LCSW and Erica Pelavin, LCSW, Ph.D.

Target Audience: Parents of students in grades 5-9
Mountain View High School Spartan Theatre
Digital TAT2 Flyer    Digital TAT2 Flyer Spanish

Admission: FREE

Sponsors:

Brad Sachs, Ph.D.

Thursday, April 24, 2014
7:00-9:00PM

Good Enough Parenting:
Creating Conversations that Change Children’s Lives

Target Audience: Parents of students in grades 5-12

Los Altos High School Eagle Theatre
201 Almond Ave

Sachs Flyer

Sponsors:

  • Mountain View-Los Altos High School Foundation
  • Los Altos Educational Foundation
  • Los Altos-Mountain View PTA Council

Planning Ahead for the College Selection Process

Jerrold Shapiro, Ph.D. 

Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 7:00-9:00PM
Mountain View High School Spartan Theatre

Target Audience: High School Parents and Counselors

Admission is free

The 2013-2014 MVLA Schools Parent Education Series is made possible due to the generous financial support of our sponsors:

  • Mountain View-Los Altos High School Foundation
  • Los Altos Educational Foundation
  • Los Altos-Mountain View PTA Council

Link to PowerPoint Presentation

Shapiro Flyer

Our Distracted Mind: Brain, Memory and Multi-tasking

Wednesday, November 13th, 7 – 9 pm

Adam Gazzaley, M.D., Ph.D.
Target Audience:   Parents of 4th -12th grade students
Eagle Theater, Los Altos High School

Admission is free

English flyer Spanish flyer

The 2013-2014 MVLA Schools Parent Education Series is made possible due to the generous financial support of our sponsors:

Teach Your Children Well: Parenting for Authentic Success

Tuesday, October 8th, 7 – 9 pm

Madeline Levine, Ph.D.
Target Audience: Parents of K – 12th grade students
Eagle Theater, Los Altos High School

English flyer Spanish flyer

The 2013-2014 MVLA Schools Parent Education Series is made possible due to the generous financial support of our sponsors:

College Unbound: The Changing Landscape of Higher Education

Tuesday, September 17th, 7 – 9 pm
Jeffrey Selingo

Target Audience: Parents of 6th - 12th grade students
Spartan Theater, Mountain View High School
English Flyer Spanish flyer

Selingo PowerPoint Presentation

The 2013-2014 MVLA Schools Parent Education Series is made possible due to the generous financial support of our sponsors: