District Schedule:Normal

Parent Academy 

Academy District 20 offers Parent Academy topics free to the public throughout the fall and spring semesters. We invite you to join us for one of these sessions! You can also view a recording of one of our live sessions.


Unless otherwise noted, sessions will be held at the Education and Administration Center, 1110 Chapel Hills Drive. 

Parent Academies

Common Mental Health Challenges in Youth

This session gives parents practical first aid strategies on recognizing and addressing common and potentially serious mental health challenges.


Details:

  • Date: 1/22/2019 6:00 PM

  • Location: Education Administration Center Spruce I and Spruce II

  • Presented by: Learning Services

  • Type of Presentation: In Person

  • Who is Invited: Parents and Community Members

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Vaping: What All Parents Need to Know

This session will be provided by Emma Cook, Community Health Educator with the Tobacco Education and Prevention Partnership of El Paso County Public Health in conjunction with Dr. Grace Houser, a pediatric pulmonologist from Children’s Hospital Colorado. This presentation is a must for parents to better understand current trends in vaping and its harmful effects on children and teens.


Details:

  • Date: 2/19/2019 6:00 PM
  • Location: Education Administration Center Spruce I and Spruce II
  • Presented by: Learning Services
  • Type of Presentation: In Person
  • Who is Invited: Parents and Community Members



Keeping Kids Safe and Healthy 

This session will provide parents with practical tips on helping kids to be emotionally and physically healthy. Discussion will include protective factors that increase resiliency in children and teens. This session will be presented by ASD20 mental health professionals.


Details:

  • Date: 3/12/2019 6:00 PM
  • Location: Education Administration Center Spruce I and Spruce II
  • Presented by: Learning Services
  • Type of Presentation: In Person
  • Who is Invited: Parents and Community Members

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Self-Injury: What Parents Need to Know


This session will provide parents with important information about cutting and other types of self-injury and how to help children and teens who are exhibiting these behaviors.

This presentation will be provided by Dr. Kristina Glover, UC Health Medical Director of Behavioral Health and Billie Ratliff, licensed social worker(LCSW) and manager of Behavioral Health with Memorial Hospital.


Details:

  • Date: 4/9/2019
  • Location: Education Administration Center Spruce I and Spruce II
  • Presented by: Learning Services
  • Type of Presentation: In Person
  • Who is Invited: Parents and Community Members

Register Now