Montair School

Parent Education

Parent Education Topics Past -Present- and Proposed

Proposed Topics for Parent Education 2017-2018


George Pappageorge


Soul Shoppe- Parent Training


Teen Esteem- keeping kids safe with technology


Family Math Night (TBA)


Family Literacy Night (TBA)



Parent Education Topics 2016-2017


George Pappageorge- Working with our pre-Teens

Teen Esteem

Jill Bates- What do do when your kids push your buttons

Family Math Night- Fall and Spring



Parent Education Topics 2015-2016


Keep Calm and Say Hello to Middle School 

Montair PTA was thrilled to have the principals from Charlotte Wood, Los Cerros, and Stone Valley Middle Schools engage with our 4th and 5th grade communities and to help ease transition fears from elementary to middle school. 


How to Become Closer With Your Child 

Montair PTA was thrilled to welcome Sean Donohue of Teen Esteem on January 20, 2016.  If you missed this presentation, you can learn more about Teen Esteem and Sean Donohue by clicking on the links above. 


Start a Tradition and Give Back and Give Thanks! 

Montair PTA was thrilled to have the creators of Turkey on the Table and the Founder/Director of Pledge to Humanity present to our community.  If you missed this presentation, click on the above links to find out how you can be more thankful everyday and how to give back to those in need.


Parenting with Positive Discipline with Heather Cantero -  A 7 week series workshop Sept 23rd-Nov 4th   

A follow-up to Parenting the Positive Discipline Way, Heather Cantero provided insight and hands-on proven methods to help meet today's challenges of parenting. 




Parent Education Topics 2014-2015


Heather Cantero Visits Montair Wednesday April 22nd 

Heather Cantero visited Montair Elementary and gave an insightful presentation on Parenting the Positive Discipline Way.  If you missed this presentation, you can access the workshop handouts here


Dr. Vicki Zakrzewski of the Greater Good Science Center, UC Berkeley Visits Montair Wednesday February 18th

Education Director Vicki Zakrzewski, Ph.D.,of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley visited Montair's MPR for an insightful presentation on fostering positive emotions and skills in children. Drawing on cutting-edge research from psychology and neuroscience, Dr. Zakrzewski will highlight the strong connections between the cultivation of a meaningful life and childrens’ social-emotional well-being and academic achievement.   If you missed this presentation, please visit the Greater Good Science Center for more information. 


Raise the Child You’ve Got - Not the One You Want 

Parenting Expert and Author, Nancy Rose, visited Montair’s Multi-Purpose Room on Wednesday, October 22nd at 9 a.m. to discuss her book Raise the Child You’ve Got - Not the One You Want.  



Nancy Rose has been featured on The Today Show, The Huffington Post Live, and CBS TV News 8 Las Vegas.  This is her first book and was selected as the Winner of the 2014 National Indie Excellence Award.


A fresh voice and original thinker in the parenting field, Nancy Rose, the “Acceptance Advocate”, speaks and conducts parenting programs throughout the country.  A former tax attorney and CPA, she now puts her solid credentials and entrepreneurial spirit to use in service of her passion: making sure every child is given license to shine. 


If you missed this presentation, you can learn more about Nancy Rose at

Montair PTA is thrilled to welcome Sean Donohue of Teen Esteem on January 20, 2016.  Don't miss this special presentation and learn the 7 parenting actions that you should be practicing and why most parents may not be doing them.    



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