|When:||Saturday, April 16|
9:00 am – 1:00 pm
|Where:||South High School|
3131 19th Ave S
(Free childcare available)
HOW TO REGISTER:
For more information, contact Ryan Brownell, at 612-668-1830 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Hmong: Kou Vang at 612-668-3709
Spanish (español): 612-668-3700
Somali: Said Garaad at 612-668-4134
SPRING CONFERENCE REGISTRATION FORM
Saturday, April 16, 2011
DO YOU NEED CHILDCARE? ____NO ____YES
(IF YES, NUMBER OF CHILDREN ______ )
The World of Internet and Social Media: What’s Appropriate and What’s Not
Receive information on Internet safety issues such as Facebook, cyberbullying and cell phone usage.Find out what you can do to protect yourself and your children when on the Internet.
Healthy Kids Focused Students
When children are physically active and eat well, they do better on tests, have better school attendance, decreased behavior incidents, and are more focused in their learning. Healthy Kids Focused Students staff will share specific ways to integrate physical activity into the classroom, identify alternatives to food as rewards, and encourage biking and walking to school.
Hey Look Me Over! Development in the First Three Years
This workshop highlights the skills babies are born with and shows how to track developmental milestones through the first three years of life. Learn about the help that is available when there are concerns about an infant’s or toddler’s development through Minnesota’s Early Intervention system.
The Road to Kindergarten
Learn the skills children need to develop between ages 3-5 to be ready for kindergarten and why pre-school screening as early as age three is important. Also learn the important role parents play in helping their child succeed in school and how parents can become involved.
Bullying: What Do Families Do When Some Children Don’t Play Nicely?
Bullying is not just a school or park problem, it is a societal problem. Learn how the language we use and the images we see in the media influences children’s behavior. Learn to recognize and redirect aggressive behavior and talk.
Drugs, Tobacco and Alcohol “Oh My!”
Learn to recognize the language of kids and how to communicate your families’ values about use, abuse and experimentation.
Special Education: What Do I Need to Know?
How does special education meet the unique needs of children with disabilities? This workshop for parents of children with special needs will answer questions such as: Why is it important that parents be involved? What do I need to know about the evaluation process? How do special education and regular education work together?
School Testing: How Do I know if My Child is at Grade Level?
Standardized assessments are one way of measuring if your child is learning at grade level. When students fall behind early, it can be harder for them to catch up. This workshop will help parents to understand the importance of these tests and how they can help their children prepare for and do their best on them. Learn what testing is done and what the scores mean.
La Importancia de la Participación en la Educación de su hijo (español):
La importancia de participar en el proceso educativo de su hijo Después del taller los padres son capazes de saber que ellos son los primeros educadores y comunicadores y de cómo participar positiva- mente en la escuela y en el sistema formal de educación. Algunos de los temas incluidos en este taller son:
- La familia como primera educadora
- Diferentes formas de participar en su escuela
- El lenguaje no es una barrera para participar en educación de su hijo
- Trabajar juntos como una comunidad
Higher Education – College and Financial Aid
Too often students are accepted to colleges or universities but after their first semester they are left wondering how they will pay an outstanding bill. What is the difference between a loan and a grant and how do they know what they qualify for? This class is geared to teach families about college admission and to navigate through the financial aid process. All parents and college bound students are encourage to attend.
Success in High School and Beyond
The session will focus on the personal and academic habits students need to be successful in high school and in the post-secondary plan of their choosing. It will give tips to parents to help support their child’s achievement. Information will be given on the importance of students exploring career options and relating this to a college or continuing education plan. Participants will also leave with knowledge on the steps needed to enter and succeed at college.
Maintaining Hmong Culture in a Multi-Cultural Society
Peb Hmoob yog ib haiv neeg ntawm cov haiv neeg qub tshaj plaws nyob rau Tuam Tshoj teb (Suav teb). Ib tiam dhau ib tiam los, peb Hmoob raug tsov rog thiab raug luag lwm haiv neeg rhuav tshem ua rau peb Hmoob tau tsiv puag Tuam Tshoj teb los rau Xov Tshoj (Indochina). Yav dhau los, luag lwm haiv neeg loj txawm xav muab luag tej txuj ci los nqos peb Hmoob tej kev lij kev cai npaum li cas los peb Hmoob muaj lub peev xwm ceev tau peb Hmoob tej txuj ci tseg cia ua puav pheej rau peb Hmoob tej me tub me nyuam thiab tej xeeb leej xeeb ntxwv ib tiam dhau ib tiam. Tiam sis los txog niaj hnub no, Hmoob tej me tub me nyuam tuaj yug nyob lub teb chaws vam meej no, lawv cia li pib tsis txawj hais lus Hmoob thiab tsis paub Hmoob tej kev lij kev cai tas lawm. Vim li no, lub rooj sab laj sib tham yuav tuaj no thiaj yuav coj ib cov tswv yim tshiab thiab muab ib co lus nyiaj lus kub tuaj cob qhia rau Hmoob cov niam txiv tuaj koom lub rooj sab laj kom tau coj mus pab txhawb qhia lawv tej me tub me ntxhais kom txawj npaj thiab mus txhim kho tau ib lub neej muaj koob meej nto moo nrog luag tsoom haiv neeg ua pej xeem Amelikas nyob hauv lub teb chaws Amelikas vam meej no.
Soomaali Early Education and Parent Involvement
"Waalidku waxay heli doonaan ilaha ay u baahan yihiin ee ilmahooda u diyaarin kara dugsiga, waxayna awoodi doonaan inay si wanaagsan ilmahooda ugu diyaariyaan dugsiga."