Parent Education Series

The BCD Parent Education Series offers free, public presentations designed to help parents navigate their roles and responsibilities in the face of an increasingly complex world. Speakers and topics are selected based on current relevance to children and parents. Past topics include: Media and Internet Safety, Understanding the Gifted & Talented personality, Healthy Eating Habits, and Anti-Bullying.

Most events are open to the public. All events are free. Please review our schedule and come join us.

2018-19 PES Events

Love & Logic Basics - September 18th

September 18th from 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Do you ever wish-
Kids would just listen the FIRST time?
You could get chores done without a struggle?
You had a way to instantly stop the arguing?
...And more daily child related challenges.....

Then join us on September 18th for: Avoiding Power Struggles, a Parenting w/Love & Logic workshop. Love & Logic is a proven, evidence based program that made a HUGE difference in your family. Presented by Tonya Lewis of Love & Logic.
NOTE: These techniques are SUPER helpful when dealing with strong willed kiddos!

Open to the public. Click here to RSVP for this event.

Catherine Zakoian on Giftedness - September 25th

September 25th from 7:00pm – 8:30pm

Boulder Valley Gifted and Talented
 (BVGT) presents Catherine Zakoian on Giftedness. 

Please RSVP for this event via the Boulder Valley Gifted and Talented website.

High School Fair - October 10, 2018

October 10th from 6:30pm to 8:00pm 

Open to the public - all of Boulder County middle school students and families welcome
70+ public, private, and boarding schools attending

The Value of an IB program in Middle School - October 24th

October 24th from 6:30pm - 8:00pm

The benefits of an International Baccalaureate (IB) program are well known within the high school realm, but what are the benefits of IB during the middle school years? Join us as a panel of representatives from three Boulder-area middle schools offering the IB MIddle Years Program (MYP) (BCD, Sunset middle school and Makintosh Academy) and IB Consultant, Lou Marchesano, discuss how the MYP is implemented and the benefits to young adolescent students.

Child Assault Prevention - November 5, 2018

November 5th from 8:15am to 9:30am
This event is for BCD parents only. Thank you. 

CAP is a comprehensive child assault prevention program is designed to teach children how to prevent:

• Bully assault
• Stranger abduction
• Sexual assault

Before FRCAP visits a school to teach prevention skills to children, they first conduct a Parent Workshop, where parents have the opportunity to:

• Hear for themselves exactly what their children will be learning
• Learn how they can continue to teach prevention at home after the classroom workshops are over
• Ask any the questions they have regarding bully assault, stranger abduction and sexual abuse

iThrive - December 4, 2018

December 4th, 2018 from 8:15am - 9:30am

Colt Smith of iThrive will discuss drug and alcohol addiction and peer pressure concerns for parents with children of all ages.

How to Find Us

Resource List from prior PES events

BCD Faculty share ideas on how to Bring Responsive Classroom Home.

Presentation by Brian Dino
, Media Program Coordinator of Common Sense Media on social media, cell phone use, and internet safety.

Video of Dr. Dan Siegel's presentation on the Adolescent Mind.

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Boulder Country Day School, where academic distinction meets education with character. BCD is a top-rated, accredited private school in Boulder, Colorado where every child has the opportunity to discover his or her own unique excellence. Distinguished by small class sizes, outstanding faculty, engaging academics and a focus on community, our preschool, elementary and IB middle school teachers strive to create a well-rounded educational environment that balances traditional subjects with the arts, world languages, athletics and project-based learning.