Category Archives: Parent Ed

Palo Alto Parent Ed series

PALO ALTO PARENT EDUCATION SERIES
The Self-Driven Child — The Science and Sense of Giving Your Kids More Control Over Their Lives 
Tuesday, March 12, 2019, 7:00pm – 8:30pm
Palo Alto High School – Performing Arts Center, 50 Embarcadero Road, Palo Alto, CA 94301
 
All parents want children who are confident, self-directed, and goal-driven. In this presentation, authors Dr. William Stixrud, a clinical neuropsychologist, and Ned Johnson, a national test-prep expert, distill the latest research and share tools that parents can use to enhance a child’s drive, motivation, and healthy decision-making.
 
Parents, students, and educators welcome! Free admission and light refreshments. Spanish and Mandarin interpretation will be available.
Palo Alto Parent Education Series events are jointly sponsored by Paly PTSA and Gunn PTSA.

PTSA Parent Education: “Rethinking the college arms race: What do companies really want?”

Tuesday April 10, 2018, 7 PM, doors open at 6:30 PM, Paly PAC

Moderated panel discussion. Panelists have substantial experience with major Silicon Valley companies, like Amazon, HP, Google, Kleiner Perkins, Riviera Partners, Blue Jeans Network. Parents AND students welcome. Simultaneous translation into Spanish and Mandarin available on request. Seating limited. Advance registration required: http://whatcompanieswant.eventbrite.com. Sponsored by Palo Alto Parent Education Series, a joint venture of Gunn and Paly PTSA Parent Education Committees.

Escuchamos mucho sobre las “habilidades del siglo XXI”, pero ¿qué significa eso realmente? ¿Qué habilidades o cualidades buscan REALMENTE las empresas en sus nuevas contrataciones? ¿Que es lo que les importa a las universidades ? ¿Qué hay de las pasantías de verano?  Escuche a un panel de profesionales de recursos humanos (RR.HH.) por sus siglas en ingles, de Silicon Valley responsables de obtener el talento para sus empresas. Aprenda qué es lo más importante, y qué no, al decidir a quién contratar. http://whatcompanieswant.eventbrite.com.

我们听到很多关于“21世纪的技能,但这到底意味着什么?有哪些技能或品质是公司在寻找员工时最看重的?名牌大学真的很重要吗?那暑期实习呢?请您来听硅谷专门为公司负责招聘的人力资源专家的意见,了解他们在招聘中最看重什么,不看重什么, 怎样决定谁被招聘。http://whatcompanieswant.eventbrite.com.

RISE Task Force: JACKSON KATZ: Leadership For Violence Prevention

As a part of PAUSD’s ongoing sexual harassment and misconduct prevention efforts, The Superintendent’s RISE Task Force has created a series of events to help inform and empower parents, students, teachers and staff about these issues.  In February, national expert Anea Bogue led related discussions with Gunn and Paly students and the PAUSD community.  On April 11th & 12th, we welcome our second speaker, internationally renowned educator, author, filmmaker and cultural theorist, Dr. Jackson Katz, who will present a multimedia program on issues of gender, race and violence.

JACKSON KATZ, Ph.D.

Leadership for Violence Prevention

Activating Bystanders to shift social norms

APRIL 11, 2018 – 7:00 – 8:30PM

PALO ALTO HIGH SCHOOL, PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

Register on Eventbrite

Childcare will be provided.

Spanish & Mandarin interpretation will be available

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