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Partners in Parenting Education Evening

  1. Wednesday, September 5: Substance use and abuse prevention

  2. Wednesday, October 3: Health and safety in dating relationships

  3. Tuesday, November 13: Athletics, cultural identity, and spirituality

  4. Thursday, January 17: The digital life of teens

  5. Wednesday, March 27: Diversity and inclusivity

Please take a moment to make a note of these dates in your calendar. The evenings start at 6:30 to enjoy hospitality and community with other O’Dowd parents, the events begin at 7:00 and end between 8:30-9:00, to allow time for more conversation as needed.

These evening events are opportunities to come together as a community to learn about issues related to parenting teenagers. Events are geared toward parents and caregivers. Students are welcome to attend. All events typically take place in the O’Dowd theater.

Mark Lederer, Director of Health and Wellness, and Metra Vaba, Dragon Parent Education Chair, work in partnership to support the parent community through the Parent Education events. Please direct any questions and comments to or by phone at 510-577-9100 ex. 264 or Metra Vaba,

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