Parent Education

Parent Education at Valley

The mission of the Parent Education Committee, in partnership with the Families at Valley Committee, is to ensure Valley School families have access to educational opportunities and resources that enhance their experience both as parents, and as members of our school community. 

 

2020-2021 Parent Education Committee Co-Chairs: Susan Moore and Kathi Rosen

Feel free to send us an email!  ParentEd@thevalleyschool.org 

 

We hope you enjoyed:

Sleep Across the Ages: Pandemic or Not!
 
You are not alone if sleep has fallen apart within your family. We know that good sleep is tied to more positive outcomes, and we all certainly need some of that in 2021. So join us for a lively evening of learning how sleep really works, and what we can all do to make it better.
 
Dr. Maida Chen is director of the Pediatric Sleep Center and attending physician at Seattle's Children's Hospital, and associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Washington School of Medicine. Her medical training culminated in a pediatric pulmonary fellowship at Children's Hospital Los Angeles with special focus on respiratory control and sleep medicine. In addition to her amazing clinical care, Maida has worked with the Seattle Public Schools system to address school start times, has done numerous talks like this to help families, and is a cherished local resource for all things sleep.
 

Valley Parent's currently-reading book montage

Mindset: The New Psychology of Success
Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder
Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience
The Essential Conversation: What Parents and Teachers Can Learn from Each Other
Whistling Vivaldi: And Other Clues to How Stereotypes Affect Us


Valley Parent Ed's favorite books »