Western Oakland County Parenting Education Fair

Event Features a Dozen Strategies and a Dozen-Plus Speakers for Parents Preschool through 12th Grade

Parents, educators, teachers, administrators and childcare workers are invited to the Western Oakland County Parenting Education Fair, from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, November 21, 2015, at OCC’s Orchard Ridge Campus.

OCC marks its second year of partnership with Farmington, Huron Valley, Walled Lake, West Bloomfield school districts and PTAs, Oakland Schools, and Oakland County Youth Assistance.

The event features Keynote Speaker Kirk Martin. Martin and his son, Casey, will provide parents and teachers with a dozen strategies to eliminate defiance, disrespect, yelling, bullying, sibling fights and more that, characterize our homes and classrooms. Martin provides concrete, practical strategies that work with kids ages 2-22 in everyday situations. For more information on Kirk Martin and his message, visit www.celebratecalm.com.

BREAK OUT SESSIONS – The event features two tracks and three rounds of breakout sessions, and more than a dozen different presenters. Breakout sessions are geared to Preschool to fifth grade, and sixth to twelfth grade, and include topics such as:

  • Diary of a Real Bully
  • OMG! My Child is going to College Soon!
  • Taking the Hassle Out of Homework
  • ADHD: Understanding Your Child

A complete conference at a glance is available on the Western Oakland County Parenting Education Fair web site.

CHILDCARE at the event: Event organizers are pleased to offer child care during the event for a nominal fee: $3.00 for one child or $5.00 for two or more children, including lunch.

For more information and to register for the Western Oakland County Parenting Education Fair, visit www.wlcsd.org.

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