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  • Balancing Act: Parenting and Stress

    The dog ran away, juice was spilled on the remote and the toilet overflowed; just a typical day of parenting. Parenting can be stressful. We understand the feeling. Have a night out and join a parent educator with other families that are experiencing stress. Learn techniques to prevent stressful events and how to handle them when they happen. Free childcare is available. Register by 10/17.
  • Behavior Assistance Technical Support Team

    The Behavior Assistance Technical Support Team (BATS) is a voluntary program offered to childcare and early learning centers who are looking for behavioral support for students that are struggling. A trained parent educator will visit your location to promote early learning, knowledge and understanding of important developmental milestones. Early intervention for identified concerns helps improve the school experience for young children. Please call (651) 982-8300 to schedule a BATS visit.
  • Childcare Provider Visits

    If you care for three or more children, an early childhood teacher is available to come to your home three times per school year with fun filled, educational learning activities. These fun and engaging visits last for one hour and providers will be given a CEU for their participation. Limited availability. Please enroll in the course to complete your registration. Once your registration has been received an early childhood teacher will contact you to schedule a session that fits your schedule. If you have questions about the Childcare Provider Visits, please contact Bethany Hardy at bhardy@flaschools.org or (651)982-8315. Fall Session: 9/30-11/30 Winter Session: 12/1-2/28 Spring Session: 3/1-5/13 Participants may register for all three session at one time.
  • From Hitting to Hugging

    Children use their bodies to express themselves. Learn parenting skills to encourage hugging and decrease hitting. The class will also cover yelling to talking, refusal to follow directions and running to walking. We will talk about using visuals and expectations to encourage children and families to go from chaos to calm. Free childcare is available. Register by 1/21.
  • Parenting 'After Lights Out' Ages Birth to 5 Years Old

    ‘After Lights Out’ is an evening class for parents only to connect with and learn from other parents. A Parent Educator will lead discussion based on participant interests. Some possible topics may include parent-child relationships, child development and parenting during challenging times. This class is online only.
  • Parenting 'After Lights Out' Kindergarten-3rd Grade

    ‘After Lights Out’ is an evening class for parents only to connect with and learn from other parents. A Parent Educator will lead discussion based on participant interests. Some possible topics may include parent-child relationships, child development, and parenting during challenging times. This class is online only.
  • Parents As Teachers

    Parents as Teachers (PAT) is a voluntary parent education program offered to families who are expecting a child or have children under the age of kindergarten entry. PAT helps to establish positive partnerships between home, school and the community and plays a vital role in supporting families and children from the very beginning toward school readiness. A trained parent educator provides home visits with families to promote early learning, knowledge and understanding of important developmental milestones. Periodic screenings increase parents’ understanding of their children’s developmental progress, as well as inform them of any possible delays. Early intervention for identified concerns helps improve school readiness for young children. This evidence-based early childhood program is designed to offer regularly scheduled family personal visits, annual developmental screenings, monthly group connections and access to a network of resources. These components are integral in supporting and preparing children, families, schools and communities toward school readiness. The PAT program provides opportunities to assist families with a smooth transition into preschool and kindergarten. Once your registration has been received, an early childhood teacher will contact you to schedule a session that fits your schedule. If you have any questions about Parents As Teachers, please contact Bethany Hardy at bhardy@flaschools.org or (651)982-8315.
  • Single Parenting or Co Parenting

    Parenting alone is not easy! As a single parent, you may miss out on pats on your back for a job well done. You don't always have a second opinion to handle difficult behaviors and you can't take a few moments break while the other parent takes over. This session offers you many opportunities for recognition, information and support. Join other single parents who really understand your situation. Your children will benefit from a variety of activities and play with others. Free childcare is available. Register by 11/14.
  • Worry Warriors: Kids Coping with Anxiety

    Little people have anxiety and concerns just like adults. It could be small like the monster under the bed or big like "Will I ever have friends that like me?” Recognizing what children are scared of and what their anxious thoughts are about is the first step to help with their fears. Discover strategies to teach your child how to handle anxiety as it comes their way. Free childcare available. Register by 2/18.