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Courses in Self-Esteem, Math, Relationships Open to Baltimore County Parents

Three workshops in July offer guidance for adults through Baltimore County Public Schools.

Parents can go back to school in Baltimore County this July.
Parents can go back to school in Baltimore County this July.

The following information was provided by Baltimore County Public Schools:

This July, Baltimore County Public Schools presents three courses through its Parent University program:

  • "Choosing to Control (My Destiny)" focuses on developing children’s self-esteem. Experts will discuss homework help, learning activities and study strategies to transform youths into confident, responsible learners. The course is from 9:15–10:45 a.m. on Tuesday, July 22, at Sandy Plains Elementary School, 8330 Kavanagh Road, in Dundalk. Contact Anani Negrete Garcia at anegretegarcia@bcps.org if interested.
  • "Countdown to Number Logic" explores strategies to hone basic number concepts and use math to develop children’s problem-solving, critical thinking and reasoning skills. The course will be from 9:15 a.m.–10:45 a.m. on Thursday, July 24, at Sandy Plains Elementary School, 8330 Kavanagh Road, in Dundalk. Contact Anani Negrete Garcia at anegretegarcia@bcps.org if interested.
  • "Nurturing Parenting Classes" is a six-week program for parents to learn strategies and techniques to strengthen their relationships with their children. Children up to age four may accompany their parents with prior submission of vaccination records. The course will be from 1–3 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays starting Monday, July 28. The workshop is at the Young Parent Support Center, 201 Back River Neck Road, in Essex. Contact Nancy Wagner at nancy.wagner@maryland.gov or 410-686-5479 if interested.

Parent University is a program created in 2013 to help educate and empower families.

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