Parent University Spring 2017

PTA Council Presents Parent University

April 4, 2017

Jericho Middle School Library



Guest Speaker: 6:30-7:15 PM – Guest Speaker Liz Repking will speak about Digital Citizenship; educate parents on the dangers that children face every day in their online lives; and provide them with practical strategies to parenting in this hyper digital age.


Parent University Workshop #1 - 7:30-8:10

Parent University Workshop #2 – 8:15-8:55


Parents will have the opportunity to attend two of the following workshops. Each workshop will run twice.


High School Pathways – Let your child explore a passion! There are many pathways, including engineering, available to students as they navigate high school. Come learn about these pathways from our high school principal and guidance counselors.
Led by Joan Rosenberg and High School Guidance Counselors


Putting the A in STEAM – What role does art play in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math)? Experience how art at all levels is a part of STEAM.
Led by Laura Gilfedder & Jeff Shanzer


Robotics & Coding – What robotics and coding activities and classes are available to Jericho students district-wide? Learn about robotics and coding at the elementary, middle and high school levels.
Led by Brian Cummings, Dave Herbert, Matt Pagliari and Jacquie O’Neill

Understanding Advanced Math & Computer Science – Pre-calculus Research? Multivariable Calculus? Advanced Computer Science? What’s taught in each of these classes? This workshop will explore some of the advanced math and computer science classes that are offered in Jericho. 
Led by Helene Kriegstein, Matt DeMarinis, and Jennifer Diskin


What is a MakerSpace? – Discover MakerSpaces and how our students are using them.

Led by Ivy Sherman and Joseph Wiener