• ParentU

    Strengthening Partnerships through Education

    Parent 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: Optimistic Thinking: Virtual September 2 Optimistic thinking is one of the Great 8 Social Emotional Learning Skills that Humble ISD teaches to students.  Join us to learn how you can encourage your child to be more resilient when facing challenges by using optimistic thinking. Missed it?  Get the handouts here

    Together for Mental Health:  A Learning Series for Caregivers Virtual October 28 Mental health and suicide can affect anyone regardless of age, gender or background. In this workshop, we will raise awareness of mental health crises and suicidal thoughts. You will receive information about warning signs, risk factors, and resources to navigate a mental health crisis.
    Register Here

    Social & Emotional Learning Series: Self Management - Virtual November 4
    Is your child feeling overwhelmed with school assignments?  Are extracurricular activities causing more stress than fun?  Self-management is one of the Great 8 Social Emotional Skills taught in Humble ISD and crucial for students in achieving their goals.  Join us to find out ways to support your child as they learn to self-manage. Register Here

    The Mark of Your Digital Footprint:
     Virtual November 9 Every email, post, photo and click you make online leaves a trail. By just visiting an online article, you’re adding to yourever-growing string of breadcrumbs online. It’s permanent, it follows you for life and it’s not going anywhere—it’s your digital footprint. Learn what you need to know about managing your online presence and how to talk to your kids about theirs! Register Here

    Social & Emotional Learning Series: Goal Directed Behavior - Virtual February 3 Do you think about what you want to accomplish, how to accomplish it and then do it? That is goal directed behavior.  Join this session to learn how you can encourage this behavior in your child at home and school. Register Here

    Social & Emotional Learning Series: Relationship Skills:
     Virtual April 7 Connecting with others is important!  But does your child have the relationship skills to build strong connections?  Join us to learn how to support your child in building healthy relationships with others. Register Here

  • Navigating Education

    Gifted & Talented Awareness: Should I Refer My Child?: Virtual August 30  Come and explore the common characteristics of Gifted and Talented students. Learn what to do if you feel your child has particular advanced academic needs. Parents will learn how and when to refer children for gifted services. Missed it?  Get the handouts here.

    Volunteer

    101 Ways to Volunteer: Virtual September 30 There are 101 ways to volunteer at your child’s school and still have time to prepare dinner for your family. Find your passion volunteering to serve in ways that make a difference. Cut out laminating, sort colors and numbers while watching TV. Write a note thanking a teacher. Teach an art class. Join this virtual workshop to learn the many ways you can do what you love to do to help others. Register Here

    The Art of Communication: Virtual October 21 Communication is the key to building strong relationships and growing leaders. Learn the techniques to help become a better communicator. Topics discussed will be verbal and non-verbal communication cues, seven social skills to avoid, and four skills to incorporate when communicating. Register Here

    Fun Ways to Start a Meeting: Virtual November 11 Take away the awkwardness and stress of a meeting with an ice breaker. Ice breakers help volunteers learn more about one another through games, questions, and scavenger hunts. Ice breakers are a great way to bond and find commonality. Register Here

    Recruiting Future Leaders: Virtual January 20 How do you spot a leader? Do they solve problems quickly? Seeing a need and jumping in right away? Come and learn the traits of a leader with a heart to serve. Register Here

    Appointed or Elected? Guidelines for Nomination Committees: Virtual February 17 Do Parent Group leaders magically appear at the start of a new school year? How does a Nomination Committee work and what is the proper process? Attend this session and participate in a mock Nomination Committee meeeting. Register Here

    Delegating: A Time Management Skill: Virtual April 21 Busy. Busy. No time left in the day to get everything accomplished. Delegating tasks is a skill. Join us and learn the basic strategies of delegation and have more time for yourself and family. Register Here

    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

    Mosaic Transition College Outreach Program: Watch the video here

     

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