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Parent Speaker Series

Gayle Carpenter Associate Principal | 310-378-8471 Ext. 204 |
Mrs. Paula Stapleton | Gr. 9-12: A-Da | Ext: 220 |
Ms. Megan Lichter | Gr. 9-12: De-H | Ext: 246 |
Ms. Kristin Nelson | Gr. 9-12: I-Mc | Ext: 293 |
Mrs. Merika McHugh | Gr. 9-12: Me-R | Ext: 217 |
Ms. Heidi Shulman | Gr. 9-12: S-Z | Ext: 216 |

The Palos Verdes Counseling office is excited to offer a series of parent presentations throughout the year that will address a range of topics relevant to raising healthy and happy teenagers. Topics are selected based on current student needs and issues. Parents of every grade level are invited to attend!
OCTOBER 2, 2018 at Palos Verdes Intermediate (MPR) from 6-7 pm
Academically Empowering Students
Presenter: DJ Fuller 
Learn how to help your child discover their strengths and passions, and establish a firm sense of their identity and purpose.  DJ Fuller, owner at FLOURISH Academic Empowerment Coaching, will talk about academically empowering students to develop confidence, drive, and intellectual curiosity.  
JANUARY 22, 2019 at Ridgecrest Intermediate (MPR) from 6-7 pm 
Empathy and Students
Presenter: Dr. Michele Borba
Dr. Michele Borba is the author of best-selling book, Unselfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-About-Me World.  Learn about proven and teachable habits to nurture children's empathy and why developing empathy is a key predictor to helping kids succeed in out global and digital-driven world.   
MARCH 26, 2019 at Miraleste Intermediate (TAB) FROM 6-7 pm
How to Build Grit
Presenter: Harlan Cohen
Harlan Cohen is a New York Times bestselling author of six books, a nationally syndicated advice columnist, and a speaker.  He works with middle schools, high schools, colleges, and professional organizations to help people build grit and get comfortable with the uncomfortable.