May 2019
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  • 8:15a Zumba Class (Perex School - Parent University Room)
    Zumba Class
    Mon, April 29 , 8:15am
    Perex School - Parent University Room
    A fitness program that combines Latin and international music with dance moves. Zumba routines incorporate interval training--alternating fast and slow rhythms--and resistance training.

    For more information contact Cristina Carreto at ccarreto@cps.edu
  • 9:30a ESL Class (Perez School - Parent University Site)
    ESL Class
    Mon, April 29 , 9:30am
    Perez School - Parent University Site
    The English course will implement an open space where parents will have the comfort to express themselves in a different language by practicing hands-on academic and artistic activities

    For more information contact CCarreto@cps.edu

    This class is free.
  • 12:00p Book Club (Perez School at Parent University Site)
    Book Club
    Mon, April 29 , 12:00pm
    Perez School at Parent University Site
    For learners who have a passion for reading. Club members will be given a book to read which will be discussed on a weekly basis. This is a free class. For more information contact Cristina Carreto at ccarreto@cps.edu
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  • 9:00a A Knock at Midnight Parent Bootcamp Series (Bouchet Elementary - Parent University Site)
    A Knock at Midnight Parent Bootcamp Series
    Tue, April 30 , 9:00am - 10:00am
    Bouchet Elementary - Parent University Site
    A Knock at Midnight understands that Parents are the first teachers for our students. This course is for parents to increase involvement in academic success for the 21st Century Learner.
  • 10:00a Parent Leadership Institute (Sullivan High School - Rogers Park Parent University)
    Parent Leadership Institute
    Tue, April 30 , 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Sullivan High School - Rogers Park Parent University
    The Parent Leadership Institute (PLI) is a rigorous eight-week parent leadership development program that exposes participants to research-based standards linking family and community engagement to school success. For more information contact Les Kniskern at lpkniskern@cps.edu
  • 10:30a Technology for Parents (Perez School - Parent University School)
    Technology for Parents
    Tue, April 30 , 10:30am
    Perez School - Parent University School
    Parents will actively engage in learning how their smartphone can be an educational resource. They will learn about educational apps, how they can be used as resources for student homework or projects, as well as learn how to navigate important CPS websites on their mobile device that can result in better communication with their school and with the district. For more information contact Cristina Carreto at ccarreto@cps.edu.
  • 11:00a Cyber Spanish (Michele Clark High School - Parent University Room)
    Cyber Spanish
    Tue, April 30 , 11:00am
    Michele Clark High School - Parent University Room
    Practice Spanish in this workshop free of charge. Contact Juan Maldonado jjmaldonado@cps.edu for more information.
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  • →  CPR Certification Class (Cleveland Elementary 3121 w. Byron)
    CPR Certification Class
    May 1 , 9:00am - May 2 , 12:00pm
    Cleveland Elementary 3121 w. Byron
    For more information contact Ellen Rosenfeld at erosenfeld@cps.edu
  • 10:00a Healthy Eats Class (Roosevelt HS 3436 W. Wilson)
    Healthy Eats Class
    Thu, May 2 , 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Roosevelt HS 3436 W. Wilson
    An interactive learning experience where parents learn to shop and cook with healthier options. Parents will receive samples of food.

    For more information contact Ellen Rosenfeld at erosenfeld@cps.edu
  • 10:00a Kindergarten Readiness (Dyett High School - 555 E. 51st St)
    Kindergarten Readiness
    Thu, May 2 , 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Dyett High School - 555 E. 51st St
    The transition to kindergarten is a major milestone for children and families as well. A smooth transition can help ensure your child is successful in school! This parent workshop will focus on strategies to help your 4-year-old child as they enter Kindergarten.

    There will be free backpacks, and books to raffle off, along with refreshments will be provided. Space will be limited and a reservation is required. The parents must reserve a spot by calling or emailing the Office of Early Childhood Education. For more information contact Pete Johnson at psjohnson@cps.edu



  • 10:00a Self-care Workshop Series (Dyett HSFA 555 E. 51st St)
    Self-care Workshop Series
    Thu, May 2 , 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Dyett HSFA 555 E. 51st St
    Three part series on self-care practices, setting positive boundaries and practical skills that encourages living well and breaking unhealthy life cycles. For more information contact Pete Johnson at psjohnson@cps.edu
  • 11:00a Cyber Spanish (Michele Clark High School - 5101 W. Harrison)
    Cyber Spanish
    Thu, May 2 , 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Michele Clark High School - 5101 W. Harrison
    A free workshop for parents and community members who are interested in learning Spanish. For more information reach out to Juan Maldonado at jjmaldonado@cps.edu
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  • Raising Highly Capable Kids (Dyett High School - 555 E. 51st St)
    Raising Highly Capable Kids
    Fri, May 3
    Dyett High School - 555 E. 51st St
    A 13-week course providing parents with an interactive, practical and hands-on tool to engage and build community with other parents. Through relevant stories and exercises, parents will learn about the essential building blocks that can maximize their child's potential and empower the whole family. For more information reach out to Pete Johnson at psjohnson@cps.edu.
  • 9:30a First Aid/CPR Class (Sullivan HS - 6631 N. Bosworth)
    First Aid/CPR Class
    Fri, May 3 , 9:30am - 2:30pm
    Sullivan HS - 6631 N. Bosworth
    Learn how to respond to emergencies and get CPR/First aid trained. This workshop is free for all parents and community members. For more information contact Les Kniskern at lpkniskern@cps.edu
  • 9:30a ROGERS PARK First Aid/CPR Certification (Rogers Park Parent University, 6631 N Bosworth)
    ROGERS PARK First Aid/CPR Certification
    Fri, May 3 , 9:30am - 2:30pm
    Rogers Park Parent University, 6631 N Bosworth
  • 10:00a Cooking Matters (Michele Clark High School 5101 W. Harrison)
    Cooking Matters
    Fri, May 3 , 10:00am - 12:30pm
    Michele Clark High School 5101 W. Harrison
    Join Parent University for a workshop on healthy eating and cooking lessons. This event is free for all parents and community members. For more information contact jjmaldonado@cps.edu
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  • 3:15p Garden Scientists (Sullivan HS - 6631 N. Bosworth)
    Garden Scientists
    Mon, May 6 , 3:15pm - 5:00pm
    Sullivan HS - 6631 N. Bosworth
    Sullivan Garden Scientists is a joint venture between Sullivan HS Community Schools Initiative, Northeastern University, and Parent University which combines Master Gardener Anne Gill-Bloyer with students and parents to learn how to grow, manage, and produce in the garden beds at Sullivan. For more information contact Mr. Les Kniskern at lpkniskern@cps.edu.
  • 3:15p ROGERS PARK Pretty Brown Girl (Rogers Park Parent University; 6631 N Bosworth)
    ROGERS PARK Pretty Brown Girl
    Mon, May 6 , 3:15pm - 5:00pm
    Rogers Park Parent University; 6631 N Bosworth
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  • 10:00a Naviance Workshop Part 1 (Joplin Elementary - 7927 S. Honore)
    Naviance Workshop Part 1
    Tue, May 7 , 10:00am - 2:00pm
    Joplin Elementary - 7927 S. Honore
    In this workshop, you'll learn how to navigate Naviance - Naviance by Hobsons is a comprehensive K-12 college and career readiness platform that enables self-discovery, career exploration, academic planning, and college preparation for millions of students across all ages and around the globe.

    This workshop is free for parents and community members. For more information contact Mirlene Dossous at mdossous@cps.edu
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  • 6:00p Grant Writing
    Grant Writing
    Wed, May 8 , 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    We are excited to offer our Grant Writing 101 workshop series. We have two free sessions at our Parent University Auburn Gresham. For more information contact Mirlene Dossous at mdossous@cps.edu.
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  • Raising Highly Capable Kids (Dyett High School - 555 E. 51st St)
    Raising Highly Capable Kids
    Fri, May 10
    Dyett High School - 555 E. 51st St
    A 13-week course providing parents with an interactive, practical and hands-on tool to engage and build community with other parents. Through relevant stories and exercises, parents will learn about the essential building blocks that can maximize their child's potential and empower the whole family. For more information reach out to Pete Johnson at psjohnson@cps.edu.
  • 10:00a Cooking Matters (Michele Clark High School 5101 W. Harrison)
    Cooking Matters
    Fri, May 10 , 10:00am - 12:30pm
    Michele Clark High School 5101 W. Harrison
    Join Parent University for a workshop on healthy eating and cooking lessons. This event is free for all parents and community members. For more information contact jjmaldonado@cps.edu
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  • 3:15p Garden Scientists (Sullivan HS - 6631 N. Bosworth)
    Garden Scientists
    Mon, May 13 , 3:15pm - 5:00pm
    Sullivan HS - 6631 N. Bosworth
    Sullivan Garden Scientists is a joint venture between Sullivan HS Community Schools Initiative, Northeastern University, and Parent University which combines Master Gardener Anne Gill-Bloyer with students and parents to learn how to grow, manage, and produce in the garden beds at Sullivan. For more information contact Mr. Les Kniskern at lpkniskern@cps.edu.
  • 3:15p ROGERS PARK Pretty Brown Girl (Rogers Park Parent University; 6631 N Bosworth)
    ROGERS PARK Pretty Brown Girl
    Mon, May 13 , 3:15pm - 5:00pm
    Rogers Park Parent University; 6631 N Bosworth
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  • 10:00p 5:30 Scholars - Increasing your child's math skills (Joplin Elementary - 7927 S. Honore)
    5:30 Scholars - Increasing your child's math skills
    Wed, May 15 , 10:00pm - 11:30pm
    Joplin Elementary - 7927 S. Honore
    5:30 Scholars is a course that provides math support and classes. Each participant receives a complimentary assessment that identifies their growth opportunities as well as their strengths so that we can provide a completely customized curriculum to maximize results. For more information reach out Mirlene Dossous at mdossous@cps.edu
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  • 10:00a ODLSS: What is Multi-Tiered System (MTSS), Progress Monitoring and the IEP Report Card? (Avondale/Logandale - 3212 W. George Street)
    ODLSS: What is Multi-Tiered System (MTSS), Progress Monitoring and the IEP Report Card?
    Thu, May 16 , 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Avondale/Logandale - 3212 W. George Street
    In this course, parents will learn the basic framework for the Multi-Tiered System, the type of data collected for progress monitoring and how to read an IEP report card. Parents are encouraged to bring in their student's IEP report card and have them reviewed by members of the ODLSS team. For more information reach out to odlssparentsupport@cps.edu.
  • 10:00a ODLSS: What is Multi-Tiered System (MTSS), Progress Monitoring and the IEP Report Card? (Corliss High School - 821 E. 103rd Street)
    ODLSS: What is Multi-Tiered System (MTSS), Progress Monitoring and the IEP Report Card?
    Thu, May 16 , 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Corliss High School - 821 E. 103rd Street
    In this course, parents will learn the basic framework for the Multi-Tiered System, the type of data collected for progress monitoring and how to read an IEP report card. Parents are encouraged to bring in their student's IEP report card and have them reviewed by members of the ODLSS team. For more information reach out to odlssparentsupport@cps.edu
  • 10:00a Self-care Workshop Series (Dyett HSFA 555 E. 51st St)
    Self-care Workshop Series
    Thu, May 16 , 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Dyett HSFA 555 E. 51st St
    Three part series on self-care practices, setting positive boundaries and practical skills that encourages living well and breaking unhealthy life cycles. For more information contact Pete Johnson at psjohnson@cps.edu
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  • Raising Highly Capable Kids (Dyett High School - 555 E. 51st St)
    Raising Highly Capable Kids
    Fri, May 17
    Dyett High School - 555 E. 51st St
    A 13-week course providing parents with an interactive, practical and hands-on tool to engage and build community with other parents. Through relevant stories and exercises, parents will learn about the essential building blocks that can maximize their child's potential and empower the whole family. For more information reach out to Pete Johnson at psjohnson@cps.edu.
  • 10:00a Cooking Matters (Michele Clark High School 5101 W. Harrison)
    Cooking Matters
    Fri, May 17 , 10:00am - 12:30pm
    Michele Clark High School 5101 W. Harrison
    Join Parent University for a workshop on healthy eating and cooking lessons. This event is free for all parents and community members. For more information contact jjmaldonado@cps.edu
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  • 3:15p Garden Scientists (Sullivan HS - 6631 N. Bosworth)
    Garden Scientists
    Mon, May 20 , 3:15pm - 5:00pm
    Sullivan HS - 6631 N. Bosworth
    Sullivan Garden Scientists is a joint venture between Sullivan HS Community Schools Initiative, Northeastern University, and Parent University which combines Master Gardener Anne Gill-Bloyer with students and parents to learn how to grow, manage, and produce in the garden beds at Sullivan. For more information contact Mr. Les Kniskern at lpkniskern@cps.edu.
  • 3:15p ROGERS PARK Pretty Brown Girl (Rogers Park Parent University; 6631 N Bosworth)
    ROGERS PARK Pretty Brown Girl
    Mon, May 20 , 3:15pm - 5:00pm
    Rogers Park Parent University; 6631 N Bosworth
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  • 10:00a ODLSS: What is Multi-Tiered System (MTSS), Progress Monitoring and the IEP Report Card? (Bogan High School - 3939 W. 79th Street)
    ODLSS: What is Multi-Tiered System (MTSS), Progress Monitoring and the IEP Report Card?
    Thu, May 23 , 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Bogan High School - 3939 W. 79th Street
    In this course, parents will learn the basic framework for the Multi-Tiered System, the type of data collected for progress monitoring and how to read an IEP report card. Parents are encouraged to bring in their student's IEP report card and have them reviewed by members of the ODLSS team. For more information reach out to odlssparentsupport@cps.edu.
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  • Raising Highly Capable Kids (Dyett High School - 555 E. 51st St)
    Raising Highly Capable Kids
    Fri, May 24
    Dyett High School - 555 E. 51st St
    A 13-week course providing parents with an interactive, practical and hands-on tool to engage and build community with other parents. Through relevant stories and exercises, parents will learn about the essential building blocks that can maximize their child's potential and empower the whole family. For more information reach out to Pete Johnson at psjohnson@cps.edu.
  • 10:00a Cooking Matters (Michele Clark High School 5101 W. Harrison)
    Cooking Matters
    Fri, May 24 , 10:00am - 12:30pm
    Michele Clark High School 5101 W. Harrison
    Join Parent University for a workshop on healthy eating and cooking lessons. This event is free for all parents and community members. For more information contact jjmaldonado@cps.edu
  • 10:00a ODLSS: What is Multi-Tiered System (MTSS), Progress Monitoring and the IEP Report Card? (Perez Elementary School - 2001 S Throop)
    ODLSS: What is Multi-Tiered System (MTSS), Progress Monitoring and the IEP Report Card?
    Fri, May 24 , 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Perez Elementary School - 2001 S Throop
    In this course, parents will learn the basic framework for the Multi-Tiered System, the type of data collected for progress monitoring and how to read an IEP report card. Parents are encouraged to bring in their student's IEP report card and have them reviewed by members of the ODLSS team. For more information reach out to odlssparentsupport@cps.edu.
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  • Raising Highly Capable Kids (Dyett High School - 555 E. 51st St)
    Raising Highly Capable Kids
    Fri, May 31
    Dyett High School - 555 E. 51st St
    A 13-week course providing parents with an interactive, practical and hands-on tool to engage and build community with other parents. Through relevant stories and exercises, parents will learn about the essential building blocks that can maximize their child's potential and empower the whole family. For more information reach out to Pete Johnson at psjohnson@cps.edu.
  • 10:00a Cooking Matters (Michele Clark High School 5101 W. Harrison)
    Cooking Matters
    Fri, May 31 , 10:00am - 12:30pm
    Michele Clark High School 5101 W. Harrison
    Join Parent University for a workshop on healthy eating and cooking lessons. This event is free for all parents and community members. For more information contact jjmaldonado@cps.edu
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