Parent Engagement

Learn - Connect - Make a Difference

District 129 regards parent engagement as fundamental to promoting the success of our school community. As a learning organization we believe that parent engagement is a means to empower our parents and community. Through continuous learning, we will positively impact our students.

For questions regarding parent engagement events please contact

Lulu Hertenstein

Community Outreach Specialist

Parent Leadership Series

August

Date Location Time Presentation  
Thursday, August 15, 2019 Early Learning Academy Parking Lot 3:00 - 5:00 PM Back to School BASH: To provide school supplies and resources to be ready for the start of school year.

West Aurora families.

September

Date Location Time Presentation  
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 West Aurora High School Library, Door 1 6:30 - 7:00 PM Financial Aid Process Presentation: This presentation covers college costs, types of financial aid, how to apply for financial aid (including the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA), financial aid award packages, and other important information.

Parents of Juniors and Seniors Only. NO CHILDCARE

Interpretación en español disponible

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 West Aurora High School Library, Door 2 7:00 - 8:00 PM Waubonsee Community College Information: Programming-certification programs and associate degrees information

Parents of Juniors and Seniors Only. NO CHILDCARE

Interpretación en español disponible

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 West Aurora High School Library, Door 1 6:30 - 7:00 PM Financial Aid Process Presentation: This presentation covers college costs, types of financial aid, how to apply for financial aid (including the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA), financial aid award packages, and other important information.

Parents of Juniors and Seniors Only. NO CHILDCARE

Interpretación en español disponible

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 West Aurora High School Library, Door 2 7:00 - 8:00 PM Waubonsee Community College Information: Programming-certification programs and associate degrees information

Parents of Juniors and Seniors Only. NO CHILDCARE

Interpretación en español disponible

October

Date Location Time Presentation  
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 West Aurora High School Auditorium 7:00 PM Recruiting Realities Interpretación en español disponible

November

Date Location Time Presentation  
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 West Aurora High School Library, Door 1 6:00 - 8:00 PM FAFSA Workshop Completion: This workshop will include a brief FAFSA overview. Attendees will be able to complete the FAFSA at their own pace with members from the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) and counselors providing one-on-one support, as needed.

For Parents of Seniors and their Students. NO CHILDCARE

Interpretación en español disponible

January

Date Location Time Presentation  
Thursday, January 16, 2020 West Aurora High School Library, Door 2 6:00 - 7:00 PM Give Something Back Foundation Turnback Night

Freshmen NO CHILDCARE

Interpretación en español disponible

April

Date Location Time Presentation  
Tuesday, April 7, 2020 West Aurora High School Library, Door 1 6:30 - 8:00 PM 5 Simple Rules For Parents: How to raise gritty, resilient, and passionate people, by Author Harlan Cohen: New York Times bestselling author Harlan Cohen offers parents a framework to help, guide, and support their children through middle school, high school, college, and the years beyond. Harlan combines insightful advice with facts, stats, humor, and the latest trends to help parents empower their children to become strong self-advocates.

For Parents of Middle and High School Students 

Interpretación en español disponible

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 West Aurora High School Library, Door 1 6:00 - 7:00 PM Financial Aid Process Presentation: This presentation covers college costs, types of financial aid, how to apply for financial aid (including the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA), financial aid award packages, and other important information.

Parents of Juniors and Seniors Only. NO CHILDCARE

Interpretación en español disponible

Talleres en Español

Todos los talleres para padres serán en la Escuela Primaria Greenman
729 W. Galena Blvd., Aurora, IL 60506
5:00-7:00 p.m.

Las presentaciones son solo en español.

Cuidado de niños de 4-10 años de edad

El Dr. Mario Guzman es autor del libro "La transformacion del adolescente" entre otros artfculos y publicaciones. 

Cuenta con una licenciatura en psicologfa, dos maestrfas en psicoterapia y un doctorado en psicologfa. Sus estudios fueron realizados en Mexico, Europa y EU. 

Actualmente es profesor en Trinity Christian College, Illinois. Donde actualmente reside. 

Ademas cuenta con mas de 17 anos de experiencia como psicoterapeuta de adolescentes y adultos. 

Día Evento Description
Viernes, Septiembre, 27, 2019 Que es la dolescencia?  
Viernes, Octubre, 25, 2019 El adolescente y la familia  
Viernes, Noviembre, 8, 2019 El desarrollo social del adolescente  
Viernes, Enero, 10, 2020 El adolescente, redes sociales y tecnologia  
Viernes, Febrero 7, 2020 Conductas de riesgo en la adolescencia: Que y Cuales son estas conductas  
Viernes, Marzo 20, 2020 Conductas de riesgo en la adolescencia: Identificaion y tratamiento de estas conductas  
Viernes, Abril 24, 2020 La transformacion del adolescente en positivo