Preschool through IB Middle School

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.

Lessons in Executive Function through Movement

This event is being postponed to a future date yet to be determined. Thank you.

Presented by Brandon Slade, Founder and President of Stride Learning. As a student, Mr. Slade was diagnosed with ADHD and had to work through his own struggles with academics. Prior to founding Stride Learning, he taught Special Education in BVSD for 10 years. Now days, Mr. Slade helps students to handle academics, and life, with a plan and confidence.

Attendees will learn:
  • What is executive functioning?
  • How does this impact students?
  • How to develop these skills
  • How to “do” school

Developing Resilient, Upstanding Kids

This event is being postponed to a future date yet to be determined. Thank you.

Presented by - Sherry Lewis, Success Strategies 4 Kids
  • Resiliency – how to support your child
  • Upstanding – how to support your child
  • Bullying – how to support your child and resources
  • Conclusion, Resources, and Q&A
Sherry Lewis is a Licensed Professional Counselor in private practice in Boulder, working with kids, parents and families. She worked as a school counselor for 14 years, then for Adams County Mental Health as a school-based therapist for several years prior to starting a private practice. In 2001, Sherry was named Colorado School Counselor of the Year, following her work in Littleton Public Schools as a school counselor and as a Bully-Proofing and Violence Prevention trainer for the District. She taught parenting classes, professional development for educators and at the State School Counseling Conferences. In addition to her professional experience, Ms. Lewis is the parent of 5 adult children. 

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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.