• Parenting Workshops

  • Back To Basics

    Back to Basics

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    While there is no recipe for raising successful children, there are key parenting ingredients that will produce strong families. Make the commitment to improving parent/child relationships at home. Learn to talk so your children WILL listen & avoid power struggles. Your child will thank you!

    January — May 2020
    6:30-8:30 p.m.

    1/13   Peer Pressure
    1/27    Normal Adolescent Behavior
    1/30    Teaching Responsibility

    2/3      Managing Anger
    2/24    Effective Discipline
    2/27    Managing Stress

    3/2      Effective Communication
    3/23    Sibling Rivalry
    3/26    Conflict Resolution

    4/6     Self-Esteem in Parents & Children
    4/20   Normal Adolescent Behavior
    4/23   Self Esteem for Parent & Children

    5/4     Effective Discipline
    5/18   Managing Stress
    5/21   Effective Communication

    : Bird Center—Building B
    1300 19th Street
    Plano, TX 75074
    **Enter door on 18th St. Parking lot

    Registration not needed✧✧✧✧Childcare is not provided

    Family Education & Guidance Services 469-752-5580

  • Parenting a Strong Willed Child

    Strong Willed Child 

    Screaming Little Girl

    Parenting the Strong Willed Child - 4 week Series

    Parenting is one of the most difficult jobs you will ever have, and temperamental clashes with strong-willed children can make it even more challenging.
    Join us to share and learn techniques that will:

    •  Enable you to better understand Temperament Traits
    •  Improve the atmosphere in your home
    •  Help you handle power struggles
    •  Enable all members of your household to feel like winners

    2020 Schedule - Child Care will be available - 6:30-8:00 pm only.Thursdays  6:30 - 8:00pm
      Bird Education Center1300 19th Street Plano,  75074
    Enter through the door on 18th Street parking lot

    February 6,13,20, 27

    Thursdays  12:00 - 1:30pm
    Location:  Cox Building, 1517 Avenue  H, Plano,  75074

    March 19, 26
    April 2,9
    We get it! We can help.
    Do POWER STRUGGLES charge the atmosphere in your home?
    What METHODS will defuse disagreements so parents AND children can be winners?
    When Screaming doesn't work!
    Creating Harmony in your Home
    Learn ways to Understand your Strong Willed Child

  • Understanding and Parenting a Child with ADHD

    May I Have Your Attention, Please?

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    Understanding and Parenting a Child with ADHD  - 4 Week Series

    Join others in the struggle, and learn effective ways to be successful at parenting a child with ADHD!
    You will learn:

    •  The ADHD mind; causes and treatments of ADHD
    •  Discipline that works
    •  To see your child in an entirely different light
    •  How to communicate effectively
    •  How to help with social skills
    •  Organizational tools
    •  Communicating with the school
    •  And more!

    Schedule 2020  - Child Care will be available - 6:30-8:00 pm only.Thursdays  6:30 - 8:00 pm
      Bird Education Center1300 19th Street Plano,  75074
    Enter through door on 18th Street parking lot

    March 19:
      Understanding ADHD
    March 26:  Understand and Connect with Your Child
    April 2:   Discipline that Works
    April 9:   Partnering with the School 
    Thursdays  12:00 - 1:30 pm
    Location:  Cox Building, 1517 Avenue  H, Plano,  75074

    February 6:
        Understanding ADHD
    February 13:  Understand and Connect with Your Child
    February 20:  Discipline that Works
    February 27:  Partnering with the School
    We get it! We can help.
    Tired of screaming matches?
    Homework a hassle?
    Does your child have a hard time keeping friends?
    Not sure if you should try medication?
    Tired of repeating instructions?

Campus Parent Education Workshops

  • Requesting a Parent Education Workshop

    1. Complete a Parent Education Request form and email to DeLynn.Brennan@pisd.edu
    2. You will receive a confirmation email and will be notified which parent educator is scheduled to facilitate your class.
    3. A reproducible flyer will be emailed to you for your school publication.
  • Parent Workshop Calendar

     Workshops marked with * are presented in English and Spanish

  • Contact UsFamily Education and Guidance Services is located in the historical Cox Building.

    1517 Avenue H , Plano, TX 75074
    (469) 752-5580

  • All
  • Aldridge Elementary School
  • Andrews Elementary School
  • Barksdale Elementary
  • Beaty Early Childhood School
  • Bird Center 1300 19th St. Plano, TX 75074
  • Bird Center 1300 19th St. Plano, TX 75074, Building B
  • Carlisle Elementary School
  • Cox Building 1517 Avenue H Plano, TX 75074
  • Cox Building 1517 Avenue H Plano, TX 75074, Room 206
  • Daffron Elementary School
  • Davis Elementary School
  • Haun Elementary School
  • Hedgcoxe Elementary School
  • Hickey Elementary School
  • Hightower Elementary School
  • Huffman
  • Hughston
  • Hunt Elementary School
  • Isaacs Early Childhood School
  • McCall Elementary School
  • Miller Elementary School
  • Mitchell Elementary School
  • Pearson Early Childhood School
  • Rasor Elementary School
  • Robinson Middle School
  • Saigling Elementary School
  • Shepard Elementary School
  • Skagg s Elementary School
  • Thomas Elementary School
  • Weatherford Elementary School
  • Wells Elementary School
  • Williams High School
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  • 2| February
  • 3|March
  • 4|April
  • 5| May