District Hosts Annual Parent University Expo
Family members gathered at Levittown Memorial Education Center for the Levittown School District's second Parent University Education Expo on Oct. 25. Aimed at assistingfamilies in supporting their children and preparing them for success, the evening consisted of engaging discussions led by administrators, staff and others on various topics.
The program featured two sessions and about 19 different topics which families had the opportunity to sign up for based on their interests. Attendees were welcomed to food and refreshments as they arrived, courtesy of one of the event's sponsors, Chipotle. Superintendent of Schools Dr. Tonie McDonald greeted family members as they entered the auditorium and Todd Winch, assistant superintendent of instruction, kicked off the event with a raffle. Gift cards were handed out to lucky winners courtesy of the various Parent University sponsors.
After the welcome, family members dispersed to their designated classrooms for their first session. Topics included College Prep, Intervention Strategies for Addressing Challenging Behaviors, Study Skills, Setting Limits Regarding Social Media, Encouraging a Positive Mindset in Your Childs Life and more. High school volunteers helped attendees navigate the building and find their session locations, while child care was offered for those that needed a babysitter for the evening.