A unique and free event will be held in the Neenah Joint School District to connect elementary school parents with professionals from various local services and organizations.
Parents of Neenah elementary students are invited to attend the second annual “Parents Connect Convention,” which will be held on Tues. Oct. 7 from 5-7:30 p.m. at Horace Mann Middle School. Presenters will cover a wide range of topics and include representatives from a variety of different backgrounds and organizations.
The purpose of the convention is to respond to the needs of families and connect them with professionals who can provide information, support, and resources necessary to encourage their child’s success. The event also aims to strengthen families through education, and foster relationships within the community.
NJSD teacher Sara Kokko will provide parents with practical tools and tips to support students facing obstacles. NJSD Wellness Coordinator Kelly Kelderman will provide parents with tips to encourage whole family activities. Professional organizer Jennifer Strachen will help parents balance school and family activities. Lisa Bakken from the Free Market will prove easy recipes to encourage healthy family eating. Hoover Counselor Katie Kessen-Checki will provide strategies for parenting positively and productively. Shattuck Police Liaison Officer Jeremy Bauman will discuss strategies for keeping children safe and secure. Library/Media Specialist Amy Pritzl will show how to find entertaining, interactive and educational websites.
Dinner will be provided and free child care is available for children ages two years old through fifth grade.
To register for any of the seminars, please go to the following link:
Any questions about the event can be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org