Parent Resources

Sly James

Mayor James reviews Paul Tough's latest book: How Children Succeed

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Parent Opportunities


The Art of Effective Advocacy

Thursday, Aug. 21st, 1:30 p.m.     8301 State Line, KCMO

Parents are invited to participate in a free training to advocate for their children with disabilities or special needs. Register online or call 1-800-743-7634.

Banishing Bullying Behavior - Event Title Only

Presented by SuEllen Fried  with KCPT's Nick Haines

Monday, Sept. 15th, 7 p.m.     KCPT (125 E. 31st St, KCMO)

Close to half of all children will experience school bullying at some point during their elementary or high school years. SuEllen Fried, creator of BullySafeUSA, a bullying prevention program introduced to over 80,000 students in 36 states, will share advice and strategies with parents to banish bullying behavior in their own children’s lives.

Co-hosted by Show Me KC Schools & KCPT