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PARENT TALKS: Teens, Tuition & Teeth

By Jackie Burrell
Monday, January 28th, 2008 at 11:46 am in Parenting Issues.

Calm drivers ILLUS.jpgTeen drivers, college woes and baby teeth – here’s what’s up on the parent ed scene:
“Drawing Out the Best in Your Child”
Jan. 29 from 7 to 9 p.m., Diablo Vista Middle School, Danville
Speaker: Jon Pearson, learning skills consultant; sponsored by SRV Council PTA (Free, but rsvp)

“Drive Smart, Stay Safe: A Class for Teens and Parents”
Jan. 30 at 6 p.m., Acalanes High, Room 105, Lafayette
Sponsored by the California Highway Patrol. Teens and parents must attend together. (Free, but you must pre-register by calling 925-280-3980 ext. 8001.)

“Parents’ Day Out: Mt. Diablo Parenting Conference”
Feb. 2 from 8 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. at Concord High, Concord
Workshops include “Teen Stress and Depression: How Parents Can Help,” “Never Argue with Your Teen Again,” “Tools for Smart Parenting;” Sponsored by the Mt. Diablo District, or call 685-7340, ext.2773. ($25 per person or $40 per couple, incl. breakfast and lunch)

“Cash for College Workshops”
Now through Feb. 28 throughout Alameda and Contra Costa County

“Childhood Matters: Your Child’s Healthy Teeth”
Feb. 3 at 9 a.m. on 98.1 KISS-FM and 105.1 KOCN-FM radio
Speakers: Childhood Matters host Rona Renner, RN, and a panel of experts.

“Understanding Teens and Stress”
Feb. 4 at 7 p.m. Campolindo High Library, Moraga
Speaker: Lisa Lewis, MFT; Sponsored by Acalanes Adult Ed. (Free)

“Price of Privilege”
Feb. 6 at 6:45 p.m. Seven Hills School, Walnut Creek
Speaker: Madeline Levine, author of “The Price of Privilege”
Sponsored by Seven Hills School ($15)

“She’s All That Conference”
Feb. 9 for middle school girls
Sponsored by Soroptimists International of the San Ramon Valley. Follow the link to register.

“Family Matters Conference: Fertility, Infertility, Education”
Feb. 10 from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Golden Gate Club, The Presidio, San Francisco
Lectures, panel discussions and Q&A sessions on assisted reproductive technologies and other topics. ($40,
register online or call 888-917-3777.)

“Drive Smart, Stay Safe: A Class for Teens and Parents”
Feb. 12 at 6 p.m., Miramonte High Theater, Orinda
Sponsored by the California Highway Patrol. Teens and parents must attend together. (Free. Pre-register by calling 925-280-3980 ext. 8001.

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