Parent Education & Resources

Lectures and Talks

Throughout the school year (October through May), our preschool hosts or helps bring in distinguished speakers to present on a variety of parenting topics. While mandatory for co-op members, they are often available to the public for free. Please contact our director for information about attending an upcoming topic.

Topics for 2020-2021

OctoberBarb Yasui: How to Raise Anti-Racist Children
NovemberDuncan Frost: Bridges to Reality: Dramatic Play for Resilient FamiliesFoundry 10 Newsletter Sign Up
DecemberLakaya Renfrow: Identity & Choosing Books and Media that Avoid the Pitfalls of a Single StoryChimamanda Ngozi Adichie: The Danger of a Single Story
JanuaryCoach Sheri, Founder of Teen Wise: Creating Space For Joy
FebruaryCher Anderton, MSW: Emotional Regulation
MarchMary Beth George (Certified Gottman Therapist): Parenting In The Pandemic
AprilEmily Cherkin, “The Screentime Consultant“: Parenting in the Digital Age: Helping Our Children (and Ourselves) Find Balance with Screens
MayDr. Anne Browning from the UW Resilience Lab

Parent Resources