Prior Speakers

2014 to 2015

SpeakerTitle
SpeakerTitle
Melissa King, Parents Helping ParentsUnderstanding and Overcoming Barriers to Learning
7:00pm to 9:00pmMay 5 @ Van Meter School Auditorium
Jared FinkelsteinQuality of Connection: Building Heart-full Families
7:00pm to 9:00pmJan 6 at LGHS Library
Kleinmen & McSherry College Planning for Junior Parents
7:00pm to 9:00pmJan. 20, 27 and Feb. 2 and Feb. 10 @ LGHS Library
Dr Devin Prouty Eat, Breathe, SLEEP: The Science of Sleep and its Impact on Health, Performance, and Well-Being
7:00pm to 9:00pmJanuary 21 @ LGHS Theatre
Dr. Shauna ShapiroMindful Parenting
7:00pm to 9:00pmNovember 18 @ LGHS Theatre
STEAM Panel A panel of female professionals and LGHS students representing Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math
7:00pm to 8:30pmOct 7 @ LGHS Library
Monthly Parenting Book Discussion Group First Friday of every month from 8:30am - 10:00am at Panera Bread
Parents Supporting Parents Third Thursday of every month from 7:00pm to 8:30pm in the New Millenium Room at LGHS

2013 to 2014

SpeakerTitle
Felicia Fahey, PhDFinish That College Essay
7:00pm to 9:00pmSeptember 26 @ SHS Library
Benjamin ZanderAwaken the Possibility in your Family
7:00pm to 9:00pmOctober 7 @ LGHS Auditorium
Kleinman & McSherryCollege Planning for Junior Parents
7:00pm - 9:00pmJan 21, Jan 27, Feb 3, & Feb 10 LGHS Library
Dr. John Mendelsson, M.D.Cirtical Conversations on Substance Use
7:00pm-9:00pmFeb 11 LGHS Library
Joanne Rodgers & Donna BogerSTEP Parenting Class - Systematic Teaching for Effective Parenting
7:00pm to 9:30pmTuesdays, Feb 11th to March 25th LGHS Library
Genevieve Keller & Marina BarnesCultivating Connection in our Families
7:30pm-9:00pmApril 2 LGHS Library
Dr. Brad SachsGood Enough Parenting
7:00pm-9:00pmApril 22 Fisher Middle School Multi-Purpose Room

2012 to 2013

SpeakerTitle
Lisa FraserFostering Empathy in Action A Response to Bullying in our Schools
7:00pm to 9:00pmOctober 3 @ Fisher Middle School Library Admission is free
Dr. Michael BradleyChallenges of Adolescence: The Why, The How, & What do do NOW Watch the video here
7:00pm to 9:00pmOctober 16 @ LGHS* Auditorium Admission is free
Joanne Rodgers & Donna BogerSTEP Parenting Class - Systematic Teaching for Effective Parenting
7:00pm to 9:30pm6 Tuesdays: October 9 to November 13 @ LGHS* New Millenium Room: $80/person
Dr. Julie Tran and Mariana Friedman from PharmacaAlternative Health Solutions for Happy Families Watch the video here
7:00pm - 9:00pmNovember 15th @ Fisher Middle School Library
Dr. Marie AlcockThe Common Core State Standards: What They Will Mean to Your Child’s Education
7:00pm - 9:00pmDecember 5th @ Blossom Hill Cafeteria
Kleinman& McSherry College Planning for Junior Parents
7:00pm to 8:45pm4 Tuesdays: January 15 to February 5 @ LGHS* Library: $135/person; $160/couple
Kleinman& McSherryCollege Planning for Junior Parents
7:00pm to 8:45pm3 Mondays: February 25, March 6, March 13 @ LGHS* Library: $110/person; $135/couple
Dr. Madeline Levine Parenting for Authentic Success
7:00pm to 9:00pmMarch 5 @ Saratoga High School's McAfee Theater Admission is free
Karen Gedig Burnett Choose Your Life
7:00pm to 9:00pmMarch 13 @ Fisher Middle School's Library
LGHS Substance Use & Community DiscussionLGHS Assistant Principals: Kristi Krasty, Kevin Rogers, & Amy Drolette; CASSY: Darin Conway, LCSW; LG / MS Police Dept: Jaime Field
7:00pm to 9:00pmApril 10th @ Los Gatos Adult Recreation on 208 E. Main St.
Raising HappinessDr. Christine Carter
7:00pm to 9:00pmApril 30 @ Fisher Middle School's Multi-Purpose Room

* Los Gatos High School

2011 to 2012

SpeakerTitleDate - 2011Time
Dr. Rafael PelayoSleep ChallengesOctober 3 @ Fisher Middle School Library7:00pm to 9:00pm
Joanne Rodgers & Donna BogerSTEP Parenting Class - Systematic Teaching for Effective Parenting6 Tuesdays: October 9 to November 13 @ LGHS* New Millenium Room7:00pm to 9:00pm
Kleinman & McSherryCollege Planning for Junior Parents4 Mondays: January 15 to February 5 @ LGHS* Library7:00pm to 8:45pm
Katy DawsonParenting From Your HeartJanuary 31 @ Fisher Middle School Library AND February 1 @ Van Meter Elementary Schoolboth from 7:00pm to 9:00pm

2010 – 2011

SpeakerTitleDate - 2010Time
Jane Weed-Pomerantz; C.P.D.A. & Susi Steiner; M.Ed, C.P.D.A.Why Rewards and Punishment Don't Work ... and What DoesSeptember 21 AND September 28 @ Fisher Middle School Library7:00pm to 9:00pm
Jon Talbert; B.A., M.A.Unleashered: The Power of ServiceOctober 13@ LGHS* Library7:00pm to 9:00pm
Jon Talbert; B.A., M.A.The Free Comedy ShowOctober 18 @ LGHS* Auditorium for Students AND October 19 @ SHS* Library for Parents7:00pm to 9:00pm
Kleinman & McSherryCollege Planning for Junior Parents4 Thursdays: January 13 to February 107:00pm to 8:45pm
Ralph CantorAlcohol and Drugs: New Ways to Look at an Old ProblemApril 25 @ SHS* Library

* LGHS – Los Gatos High School
SHS – Saratoga High School