Educating Families for Student SuccessParent 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 registration. 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 Engagement.
Skills for Life
Substance Abuse: Virtual - October 13 Learn about signs, symptoms and mental health risks of substance use. In this workshop you will identify ways for early intervention and how to identify behavioral impact of substance use and physical changes. Preventative measures will also be discussed.
Supporting Family Members: Virtual - December 1 Mental health can affect anyone regardless of age, gender or background. In this workshop, we will raise awareness of mental health crises. You will receive information about warning signs, risk factors, and resources to navigate a mental health crisis.
Healthy Relationships: Virtual - January 26 Learn about the characteristics of healthy and unhealthy dating relationships, early warning signs and factors that may increase risks for dating violence and ways you can promote healthy relationships. We will discuss the media's portrayal of healthy and unhealthy relationships and how you can bring awareness to the community in February for Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month. Register
Social & Emotional Learning Series: Optimistic Thinking: Virtual 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. Get the handouts here
Together for Mental Health: A Learning Series for Caregivers: Virtual 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. See the video presentation here.
Social & Emotional Learning Series: Self Management: Virtual 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. Get the handout here.
The Mark of Your Digital Footprint: Virtual Every email, post, photo and click you make online leaves a trail. By just visiting an online article, you’re adding to your ever-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! Get the handout here. See the video presentation here.
Together for Mental Health: Managing Holiday Stress Virtual There can be pressure to do everything in November, December and January - planning the holiday events, traveling to visit family, saying yes to every event, finishing year-end responsibilities and the financial burdens of holiday shopping is a lot. The holiday hustle and bustle can take a toll on everyone, even those that may have never experienced a mental illness. Join us as we discuss coping skills, setting boundaries, and being present while all the presents are being open. See the video presentation here.
Together for Mental Health: Love is Respect Virtual Learn about the characteristics of healthy and unhealthy dating relationships, early warning signs and factors that may increase risks for dating violence and ways you can promote healthy relationships. We will discuss the media's portrayal of healthy and unhealthy relationships and how you can bring awareness to the community in February for Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month. See the video presentation here.
Social & Emotional Learning Series: Goal Directed Behavior - Virtual 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. Get the handout here.
Mental Health & Wellness Fair: Atascocita High School - February 23 / 6 PM This event will spotlight providers in our community. We will offer resources to the community that includes primary care providers, mental health providers and other overall wellness providers.
Vaping Awareness Night for Parents: TBA - MARCH 7 / 6 PM Vaping Awareness Night for Parents will provide an opportunity for parents to identify vaping among their teens, presentations on vaping, and a panel to answer questions. Register
Summer Safety Fair: Summer Creek High School - May 11 / 6 PM This event will spotlight summer jobs and vocations, district wide and local summer camps (High Schools, YMCA, LoneStar College, ect.), community resources and local vendors that provide safety classes, physical activities and mental health groups.
Gifted & Talented Awareness: Should I Refer My Child?: 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. Here's the handout and here's the recording.
Rigorous Coursework - AP, Dual Credit, IB or OnRamps: Virtual Get information about navigating which advanced learning options are best for your student. We'll provide information about advanced coursework including Advanced Placement, Dual Credit, UT OnRamps, International Baccalaureate, AVID, as well as Sconzo Early College High School. Here's the handout and Here's the recording
SAT? ACT? Which Test is Right for Your Student and How to Prepare: Virtual With options of both SAT and ACT for college entrance, what's the difference between the two and which one should you take? After choosing an exam, what's the best way to prepare for the exam to maximize your score? Come learn the ins and outs of both the SAT and ACT suite of assessments and see what Humble ISD provides for all high school students as they prepare to take these exams. Time will be spent providing an overview of both exam suites, test preparation resources, and addressing the impact of test-optional college admission. Get the handout here.
Dual Credit Summer Academy 2023: Virtual - February 13 Did you know that students in Humble ISD have the opportunity to earn both original high school credit AND college credit during the summer? This allows students to free up their schedule during the school year to take other courses they may be interested in. Come hear about the dual credit offerings for this upcoming summer along with the process of enrolling. Register
Spring Into Literacy: ISC Building - March 23/ 5PM Spring into literacy and broaden your reading comprehension skills by exploring ways to support your child at home. Parents will learn engaging activities to support, enrich, and extend their child’s literacy skills. Register
Special Education Resources
Child Find and the Special Education Process:
Watch the video here
The Admission, Review and Dismissal (ARD) Process: Watch the video here
Mosaic Transition College Outreach Program: Watch the video here