Strengthening Partnerships through EducationParent University is a series of classes that educate families on how to best prepare their students for success. The workshops cover a wide range of topics such as life skills, college and career readiness, health and wellness and much more. Anyone can register for the free Parent University classes and new classes will be added to the schedule throughout the year.Parent University utilizes Eventbrite for online registrations. You will need to create a free account to register for any of the workshops below.If there are topics you would like to see addressed in a future Parent U class, please email Community Development.
Skills for Life
Social & Emotional Learning Series: Decision Making: Virtual September 10 Learn the Great 8 Social Emotional Learning Skills that support the Humble ISD Portrait of a Graduate. This 1 hour session will highlight the key concepts of Decision Making.
Missed it? Here's the handout
Social & Emotional Learning Series: Personal Responsibility: Virtual November 5 Learn the Great 8 Social Emotional Learning Skills that support the Humble ISD Portrait of a Graduate. This 1 hour session will highlight the key concepts of Personal Responsibility. Watch the video here
Basic Automotive Care: February 4 Hands-on training on regular automotive maintenance needs.
More info to come
Social & Emotional Learning Series: Self Awareness: Virtual February 18 Learn the Great 8 Social Emotional Learning Skills that support the Humble ISD Portrait of a Graduate. This 1 hour session will highlight the key concepts of Self Awareness. Register
Welding 101: March 11 Introductory information & hands on training for welding. More info to come
Serving As Role Models for our Children: March 17 As parents, it is important to show our children the importance of the six traits of the Portrait of a Graduate: Communicator, Global Thinker, Critical Thinker, Creative Innovator, Leader, Collaborator, and being personally responsible. How many of these traits do we use everyday? Each team will be a given a project to complete. Register
Basic Emergency Response & First Aid: April 8 Hands-on training for what to do in the case of a medical emergency. More info to come
Social & Emotional Learning Series: Social Awareness: April 22 Learn the Great 8 Social Emotional Learning Skills that support the Humble ISD Portrait of a Graduate. This 1 hour session will highlight the key concepts of Social Awareness. Register
Health & Wellness
Mental Health Recovery from Crisis: Virtual September 22 Join via Zoom for a discussion with Dr. Megan Mooney on helpful tips on how parents can support their student's mental health and how best to help navigate feelings during school re-openings.
Missed it? Here's the handout
Physical Recovery: Virtual November 17 Everyone has stress. It is a normal part of life. You can feel stress in your body when you have too much to do or when you haven't slept well. Whatever your stress level, you need coping tools to help your body recover from the effects stress leaves behind. Dr. Bruce Guillory will share ways to reduce stress in our lives and how to help our bodies recover when we do experience it. Here's the handout
Financial Recovery: Virtual January 26 A financial crisis can come in many forms. A natural disaster, unemployment, and an unforeseen medical expense are just three common examples. Not only do these events create havoc in our lives, they can ruin our finances too. Join us for a discussion with Brittany Samperi, as she shares tips and strategies to not only recover from financial crises but to also prevent them. Register
Mental Health Recovery from Daily Stress: Virtual February 23 Stress, whether large or small, is a fact of life. You may have too much to do in too little time or face stressful conflicts in your personal relationships or parenting role. Dr. McClain will talk to us about recognizing the signs of a depleted mental health state, and how to focus on not only getting better, but achieving a full and satisfying life. Register
GT Awareness & Referral: Virtual August 24 Learn about the Humble ISD identification process.
Missed it? Here's the handout.
SEL/Academic Recovery: Virtual October 20 Schools have been greatly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. We know much uncertainty exists in all aspects related to this crisis, including the process of recovery as schools begin resuming activities.
Missed it? Here's the handout.
Rigorous Coursework: AP/DC/IB or OnRamps?: Virtual December 3 Learn how taking rigorous courses can prepare your child for college and beyond. Watch the video here
Getting Ready for the SAT: Virtual January 28 Join us as we take a deep dive into the SAT! Learn about the subjects tested, preparation resources, and interpreting exam results. This session is ideal for parents/guardians of students in grades 6-12. Register
Getting Ready for the ACT: Virtual February 4 Join us as we take a deep dive into the ACT! Learn about the subjects tested, preparation resources, and interpreting exam results. This session is ideal for parents/guardians of students in grades 6-12. Register
Financial Planning for Post-Secondary: Virtual March 20 Financial planning will differ based on the student's postsecondary goals and career plans. In all cases, however, the student and/or family should carefully explore the options and develop a finance plan BEFORE making any postsecondary commitments. Brittany Samperi returns to share information about available financial resources for students and their families, as they plan for their future. Register
How to Build an Inclusive Parent Group Community: Virtual September 25 This workshop will guide leaders in creating a collaborative school community representing all parents. Missed it? Here's the handout
Self Care for Successful Leadership: Virtual November 17 Join the fun in learning simple yoga poses to help with self-care, breathing techniques, and mindfulness before the mad rush of the holidays and deadlines for projects. Enjoy learning what we can do each day to love ourselves and recharge our batteries. Missed it? Here's the handout
The Successful Art of Mediation: Virtual January 19 Decisions made by parent group boards can often lead to a difference in opinions. Through interactive exercises, learn the valuable skills of reflective listening and demonstrating empathy. Register
Growing and Recruiting New Leaders : Virtual February 18 Learn to recognize potential leaders in your parent groups and begin mentoring these individuals for future leadership roles. Register
Financial Resources for Parent Groups: Virtual April 21 As a leader, keeping track of the financial records and transactions can be a daunting task. Come and listen to Treasurers from different parent groups share their effective strategies for meeting deadlines. Register
Special Education Resources
Child Find and the Special Education Process:
Watch the video here
The Admision, Review and Dismissal (ARD) Process: Watch the video here