Presentation Proposal

Calling All Presenters

Requesting presentation proposals from teacher experts, community members and others for the School District of Washington’s Parent Summit on November 17, 2020. If interested in sharing your knowledge in any of the areas listed below, submit a proposal by April 3, 2020. Plan for roughly a 45-minute presentation. See presentation topics below. Other topics also can be proposed. Click here to submit a proposal.

Pre-K Through Sixth Grade Topics

*What does it mean to be Kindergarten ready? What skills should my child know?

*Impact of proper nutrition on the brain and body.

*Mindfulness and improving emotional awareness in children.

*The importance of early childhood education to create a solid foundation for learning.

*How do I get my kids off electronics and what are the risks if I don’t?

*Boosting reading, vocabulary and language concepts.

*Supporting my child in math.

*Strategies that can help break cycles of misbehavior at home and school.

*Internet safety and what I need to know.

*Gifted students at the elementary level.

*What’s new in science?

*Google for parents.

*Using technology tools to monitor and support my student’s progress through the Lumen Parent Portal.

*Apps for parents.

*Study skills.

*What is PBIS?

*Other


Middle School Topics

*Life as a Washington Middle School Blue Jay.

*Impact of proper nutrition on the brain and body.

*Mindfulness and improving emotional awareness in children.

*Juuls and Vaping: What do parents need to know?

*Understanding my middle school aged child.

*Internet safety and what I need to know.

*Gifted students at the secondary level.

*Strategies that can help break cycles of misbehavior.

*The importance of being involved in school activities.

*Using technology tools to monitor my child’s progress with the Lumen Parent Portal.

*Google for parents.

*Apps for parents.

*Study skills.

*Career exploration opportunities in middle school.

*Helping my child with anxiety, teenage issues and coping skills.

*Other


High School Topics
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*Life as a Washington High School Blue Jay.

*Impact of proper nutrition on the brain and body.

*Mindfulness and improving emotional awareness in children.

*Juuls and Vaping: What do parents need to know?

*The Four Year Plan of Study to successfully transition to college or career.

*Internet safety and what I need to know.

*Gifted students at the secondary level.

*Navigating the Freshman Year.

*A+ Scholarship Program.

*ACT Prep – Maximize your child’s potential.

*Using technology tools to monitor my child’s progress with the Lumen Parent Portal.

*The college admissions process and scholarship opportunities.

*Cell phone addiction, managing the urge of distraction.

*Career prep programs and high demand fields.

*Meet your child’s high school counselor.

*Getting involved in high school and why it’s important – clubs/activities/athletics.