Parent Workshops & Speakers


Middle School Panel & Information Session

October 25, 2019: RSVP and let us know what schools you're most curious about

  • Learn about some of the most popular area middle schools. 
  • Hear from WHPS alumni parents and students about their experience.
  • Learn the DOs and DON'Ts for visiting schools (etiquette tips to increase your chances of acceptance at your top choice schools).
  • Learn about preparing for the Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE) and get a jump start on the process.
  • Learn what 3rd and 4th grade families should be doing NOW.
  • Designed for families in 3rd grade and up, but open to ALL families.
    • 4:30-5:30 p.m. @ Oxnard Campus Library

TK-5th Grade Information Sessions

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Anxiety! Parent Workshop

November 21, 2019: RSVP now, FREE Childcare

  • Learn how to identify anxiety your child (and surprising ways anxiety can manifest). 
  • Learn about common types of anxiety. 
  • Learn tools to help your child manage anxiety. 
  • Learn tools to model anxiety management and emotional regulation for your child.
    • 6-7:30 p.m. @ Oxnard Campus Library



Giftedness 101 Parent Workshop

January 29: RSVP now, FREE Childcare

Bust the myths associated with giftedness! During this presentation, we will discuss giftedness through the lens of intensity and asynchrony. You will learn about Dabrowski’s Overexcitabilities and discover the true primary characteristics of giftedness. Find out how these characteristics impact behavior and create the potential for misdiagnoses. Learn strategies and gain resources to support and guide gifted children academically, socially and emotionally. After attending this presentation, you will better understand gifted children in their classroom, home, and community environments. Question and answer to follow. 

  • 6-7:30 p.m. @ Oxnard Campus Library


Prior Workshops from 2019-2020 School Year

Effective Home-School Partnerships

October 2-4, 2019: RSVP Now, Free Childcare at October 3 Session ONLY

  • Effective Parent-School Partnerships is a critical workshop that discusses key methods on how to best ensure that your child is successful in school and how you can get the MOST out of your family's investment in a WHPS education. Strategies discussed are for both preschool or elementary families.
  • Choose one of these dates.
    • October 2: 9-10 a.m. @ Collins Campus
    • October 3: 4:30-5:30 p.m. @ Oxnard Campus Library
    • October 4: 8:30-9:30 a.m. @ Oxnard Campus Library

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