Parent Education Evenings 2021-2022

Our Parent Education Events for 2021-2022 are being developed in response to a parent feedback survey, our school climate survey, and in coordination with school initiatives. Program topics, information, and dates are shared in the Weekly e-news to families and are announced at the start of the school year.


  • Wednesday, August 18: Parenting Past the Pandemic – link to RSVP
  • Tuesday, October 5: Maintaining Mental Health and Wellness – link to RSVP
  • Thursday, October 28: Substance Use and Abuse Awareness and Prevention – link to RSVP
  • Tuesday, January 18: Gender Justice and Community Healing – link to RSVP
  • Thursday, February 10: Racial Justice and Community Healing – link to RSVP
  • Wednesday, March 23: Supporting Seniors in the Transition from High School to College – link to RSVP


Questions? Contact Mark Lederer, Director of Health and Wellness and Clinical Services at or Maisha Wilson, Dragon Parent Education Chair at

Social and Emotional Supports

Mental Health Resources

Staying informed about recent trends in research and initiating conversations about mental health are valuable ways to support the safe and healthy growth of your student sense of self, well-being, and place in the world.  Please consider these resources in talking with your teen.


Screen Time, Digital Citizenship, and Online Safety

Taking some time to sit down with your student to discuss, clarify, and commit to rules regarding the use of digital devices in your home can be a great way to grow as a family. Please consider these resources for this purpose.


 Parenting Supports

The following Alameda County Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies are able to refer those seeking child care to providers:


The Child Mind Institute’s new parent program is designed to support parents as you prepare to send your children back to school virtually or in person this fall.


Substance Use and Abuse Prevention

Awareness, information, and courage to directly address issues of substance use is essential in starting a conversation with your teen about risks and harms and developing healthy habits.  Please consider these resources useful in talking with your teen about the alcohol, nicotine, marijuana, prescription drugs, and other psychoactive substances.