Parent Academy TO GO Virtual Workshops

Advanced registration is required in order to participate in our workshops and chats. Participants will receive an email with the link to join prior to the event.

— We look forward to you joining us!



Moms Talking Teens

6:00-7:00 pm

Are you ready to tackle important issues/topics around raising teens? Join us for this two-part workshop series where we will discuss issues surrounding motherhood and strategies for parenting teens. Participants will set goals and share ideas with the support of a certified professional coach. Facilitated by Courageous Living. Recommended for families of middle and high school students.



Korean Family Workshop: Resources and Services During the COVID-19 Health Crisis

6:30-8:00 pm

This past year has been a very long and difficult time for many students and their families as they try to keep up with critical information. During this workshop, we'll share important information that can help support you and your child during this crisis:

  • School reopening
  • Summer school and career related summer internship program
  • Local food resources
  • Social service programs, including American Rescue Plan Act of 2021
  • Tips for social/emotional wellbeing of students during pandemic

Presented in Korean by MCPS staff. Recommended for families of elementary, middle and high school students.



Creative Students and the College Application Process

6:00-7:00 pm

Is your creative student interested in studying performing arts, visual arts, or digital media at college? In this workshop, we discuss how students can combine their creative interests with STEM and humanities studies, find their "best fit" schools, and apply to college. Presented by ARTriculate. Recommended for families of elementary, middle and high school students.



Supporting LGBTQ Youth

6:00-7:00 pm

Join us to learn about what kids mean when they talk about GSA clubs, nonbinary gender, they/them pronouns, and gender marker X. In this workshop, we will discuss best practices for connecting with LGBTQ youth, especially now during the COVID-19 pandemic. Participants will have ample time for questions and answers. Presented by Supporting and Mentoring Youth Advocates and Leaders (SMYAL). Recommended for families of elementary, middle, and high school students.




6:00-7:00 pm

How much do you know about these all-important tests? This workshop will help families understand the difference between the two college entrance exams in terms of content, question types, length, and skills tested, as well as what tests schools prefer. Unique to this presentation will be the sharing of a one-of-a-kind one minute assessment to determine which test is best for students. Facilitated by BREAKTHROUGH Test Prep. Recommended for families of middle school and high school students.