Parent University - Madison School District

Parent University

New for the 2019-2020 school year, Madison School District will be hosting seven Parent University engagement nights focused on a variety of topics for parents to help support their student’s social/emotional wellness and success. For more information, please call (602) 664-7927.

You can view information and resources from past Parent University sessions here.

2019-2020 Schedule

All Parent University sessions will be held at the Madison Center for the Arts – 5601 N. 16th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85016 at 6 p.m. View the Parent University flyer.

  • August 28, 2019 – 6 p.m. View Event Flyer | View Resources & Video
    “Growth Mindset: Why Every Parent Needs One”
    Dr. Karen Benson, Director SW Region Imagine Schools
  • September 25, 2019 – 6 p.m. View Event Flyer | View Video (coming soon)
    “Under Pressure: How Parents Can Best Support Youth and their Mental Health and Wellness”
    Dr. Aaron Krasnow, Associate Vice President/Counseling and Health Services, Arizona State University
  • October 16, 2019 – 6 p.m. View Event Flyer | View PowerPoint | View Video (coming soon)
    “The Middle Years: How to Create an Incredible Student Experience”
    James Martin, Principal, Kyrene Altadena Middle School
  • November 20, 2019 – 6 p.m.
    “All the Screens, Tweens, and Teens: How to Mentor, Monitor, and be Mindful”
    Katey McPherson, Common Sense Media Advisory Board Member
  • January 22, 2020 – 6 p.m.
    “How to Create a Life of Drama-Free Homework”
    Joann Crohn, No Guilt Mom
  • February 19, 2020 – 6 p.m.
    “Vaping 101: What Every Parent Needs to Know”
    Shane Watson, NotMYKid, Inc.
  • March 25, 2020 – 6 p.m.
    “High School Matters: How to Reach, Teach, and Support Your Rising 8th Grader”
    Shawna Thue, ASU Prep Academic Success Counselor