Parent Workshops

Parent Workshop Schedule 2019-2020

Please contact Neha for more information or to register:

780-455-8344 Ext 1116


Edmonton Public Library (EPL) – Literacy 

Presented by Lindsey Juke

Resources and Library Information Session

Date: September 16, 2019

Time: 4:00-5:00 pm


Jolly Phonics

Presented by Neha Ghorpade

Join us in an open discussion session to take an in depth look at our early literacy program. The Jolly Phonics program allows children the introduction to phonetic learning of the 42 letter sounds ( phonemes). Come view how the program is applied in each of our classrooms and how the progression allows children to learn to read and write in an innovative way.

Date: September 16, 2019

Time: 5:00-6:00 p.m.


Transitions/Separation Anxiety 

Presented by Ingrid Crowther

Children handle transitions in very individualized ways. Some children forever handle them with ease, going from school to home and different classrooms with no problem at all throughout the day. Other children have a hard time with transitioning through many portions of the day. As parents, there are many ways you can ease their anxiety and help them through the transition process.

Date: September 25, 2019 

Time: 4:30- 6:00 p.m.


Guiding Behavior Positively

Presented by Ingrid Crowther

This interactive workshop will cover typical child behavior and the reason behind them. It will also discuss seven steps to implement positive behavior, while providing parents with strategies to handle temper tantrums and what they should do if unwanted behavior persists.

Date: January 22, 2020

Time: 4:30-6:00 p.m.


Triple P Parenting Session #1: The Power of Positive Parenting

Power of Positive Parenting: Three-part session aimed to address your questions and concerns regarding all aspects of children’s development. 

Parents are introduced to the five key principles of positive parenting that form the basis of Triple P. These principles are:

    • Ensuring a Safe environment
    • Creating a Positive Learning Environment
    • Using Assertive Discipline
    • Having realistic expectations
    • Looking at yourself as a parent

Date: January 23, 2020

Time: 5:00-7:00 p.m.


Triple P Parenting Session #2: Raising Resilient Children

Parents are introduced to 6 core building blocks for children to manage their feelings and become resilient in dealing with life stress. These competencies are:

    • Recognizing and accepting feelings
    • Expressing feelings appropriately
    • Building a positive outlook
    • Developing coping skills
    • Dealing with negative feelings
    • Dealing with stressful life events

Date: February 20, 2020

Time: 5:00-7:00 p.m.


Negotiating with Children

Presented by Ingrid Crowther

This interactive workshop will cover what qualifies as a negotiation, and will go in depth into how a child processes negotiating. It will also give parents insight into how negotiations can be successful for both parties and how to address excess and persistent negotiating. 

Date: March 12, 2020

Time: 4:30-6:00 p.m.


Triple P Parenting Session #3: Raising Confident and Competent Children

Parents are introduced to 6 core building blocks for children to become confident and successful at school and beyond. These competencies are:

    • Showing respect to others
    • Being considerate
    • Having good communication and social skills
    • Having healthy self esteem
    • Being a good problem solver
    • Becoming independent

Date: March 19, 2020

Time: 5:00-7:00 p.m.


Edmonton Public Library (EPL) – Literacy

Presented by Lindsey Juke

Ready, set go! Ready for reading, set for learning, go to the library! The early years are essential for literacy. Edmonton Public Library presents a special guest parent session where you can get your family library cards, learn strategies for promoting early literacy and discover all the amazing resources available to help your child excel in school and beyond. Get connected with the library – it’s fun, free and informative!

Date: April 22, 2020

Time: 3:30–5:00 p.m.


Bringing Children Together Socially

Presented by Ingrid Crowther

This interactive workshop encourages parents to bring their children as the environment will be set up to facilitate social interactions with their peers. You will be able to observe these interactions and ask questions. The session will also cover strategies that parents can use to engage children with each other. It will also explore when parental intervention should be exercised.

Date: May 7, 2020

Time: 4:30 – 6:00 pm


Kindergarten Readiness

Presented by Ingrid Crowther

This interactive workshop will define what it means for kids to be “kindergarten ready” by presenting examples of readiness. It will also give insight into the benchmark concepts and skills children should have and how they may develop them. Finally, the session will provide strategies on how kids can become better prepared for a successful year!

Date: June 10, 2020

Time: 4:30 – 6:00 pm