Parent Education

Build Your School List - Private School

 

 

In this self-guided course, parents will learn how to build a possible school list and source questions that parents often neglect to ask during the application process. Financial aid process and tips are also included in this course. It can be used for kindergarten through grade 11 admissions to private day schools.

Sign up for this course, take it at your own time. 

 

Benefits of this workshop include:

URLs & Searches to Find Private Schools

We give you some options!

How to Understand School Lingo and Websites 

We break down some key areas of sites and explain how you can understand them. We also teach you how to form important questions based on what you read.

Questions You Aren’t Asking, but Should.

We share some key questions you need to ask of schools.

Financial Aid Tips and Timelines

We share some tried and true tips and timelines for this part of the process.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion & CRT for Parents

 

In this self-guided course, parents will learn about what critical race theory is and is not, the curriculum used in K-12 schools, considerations for school admissions, and how to support their child’s learning. A private, 1-1 consultation ensures your questions are answered and that you have ideas about how to support your child.

Sign up for this course, take at your own time and book 1-1 consultation with Dr. Wise. 

Benefits of this workshop include:

Four Videos and a 1-1 Private Consultation

Easy and digestible definitions and concepts are explained in video and text formats. A 45 minute, 1-1 private consultation is included in the fee for this course.

What is CRT? Understanding DEI Curriculum in a K-12 Education Setting. 

In this first video, parents learn what CRT is and is not and how to understand their child’s DEI curriculum.

Ways to partner with schools on DEI/CR-S curriculum development. 

In this second video, parents learn specific approaches to partner with their child’s school.

How to approach DEI within the school admissions process. earn about your child.

In this third video, parents learn about how to consider schools along with their DEI initiatives and curriculum.

How to talk with and support my student with DEI/CR-S curriculum. 

In this final video, parents learn ways to support their students. Following this, parents may schedule their private, 1-1 consultation with Dr. Wise.

For Middle and High School Students: Changing C's to A's and Keeping A's as A's

This workshop teaches middle and high school students how to uncover what they want out of their learning experience, as well as what is available to them in their learning journey. They end with creating a plan for learning new skills and tools.

Sign up for this course and take on your own time!

Benefits of this workshop include:

Learn about what defines success for students in 2022.

Uncover what YOU want out of your learning experience.
Most of the time kids don’t have the opportunity to discover this for themselves, yet it is a crucial component of learning well.

Engage in short, fun exercises that show you what is possible.
You will become more aware of you own experience and what you want out of it.

Define the way you want to go forward. 
Reflect, review and react to what has been shared, and engage with Mary Miele to ask your questions and get personalized feedback.

CLIP of Course

Your Child has ADHD, Now What?

This workshop teaches parents of students with ADHD about the symptoms, ways to parent school-aged children with ADHD and how to advocate for them.

Sign up for this course and take on your own time!

Benefits of this workshop include:

Learn about the Brain and ADHD.
You’ll learn the fundamentals about the brain and ADHD.

Assess your child’s symptoms.
You’ll take time to inventory your child’s symptoms at school, home, and within extracurricular activities.

View successful strategies and roadmaps.
You will discover ways that a variety of parents have successfully advocated for their child with ADHD.

Prepare for how you will advocate for your child.
Reflect, review and react to what has been shared, and have support to handle your advocacy plan.

Preparing for College - as a Freshman in High School (PLEASE START NOW!)

We’ll teach you about the freshman year of high school, the present college admissions landscape, and how to advocate for your child when they are a freshman in high school.
(attendance is confidential as there is no video and attendees can anonymously participate) 

Sign up for this course and take on your own time!

Benefits of this workshop include:

Learn about the changing college admissions landscape. 
You’ll learn what colleges are prioritizing in their admissions rubrics and processes, and what your child can do NOW to maximize opportunities and best-fit admissions experiences.
 
Assess a year-by-year guide.
You’ll view the tasks students can take in freshman, sophomore, junior and senior year.

View college resources and types of schools.
You will be acquainted with the college and university landscape and be given important resources.

Prepare for how you will advocate for your child.
Reflect, review and react to what has been shared, and have support to handle your advocacy plan.

Prepare for your Parent-Teacher Conference

This workshop provides parents with tools to work through five steps to prepare for their child’s parent-teacher conference. With these steps, you will be in a position where you can advocate for your child’s learning success with confidence and clarity.

Sign up for this course and take on your own time!

Benefits of this workshop include:

Learn about your child.
You’ll know what to listen for and how to approach important questions.

Assess your child’s academic, learning, social, emotional and physical development.
You’ll have access to checklists and milestones to serve as a reference point.

Organize your concerns and talking points.
You will have time to organize your thoughts and ideas for your child’s conference.

Prepare for how to handle the information provided.
Reflect, review and react to what has been shared, and have support to handle all that you need to process.