New parent series teaches readiness for challenges of tomorrow

A new parent engagement series is aimed at ensuring parents are ready for tomorrow's challenges.

The Future Ready Parent series, comprising six free classes throughout the 2018-19 school year, will provide the community with education surrounding relevant topics affecting today’s youth. Registration for each class is required.

Three upcoming classes, which will be held at the Forest View Educational Center, include:

  • 5 Things Great Students & Parents Do and The Growth Mindset with presenter Patrick Donohue, an author and certified coach, on Monday, September 24 from 7 to 8 p.m.
  • Vaping: What Parents Need To Know with presenter Dr. Aaron Weiner,  Ph.D. and Director of Addictions at Linden Oaks Behavioral Health, on Wednesday, October 17 from 7 to 8 p.m.
  • Behavioral Health & Your Teenager with presenter Cathreen Fay, MSN RN, Clinical Nursing Transformation Leader Behavioral Health Northwest Community Healthcare, on Monday, December 3 from 7 to 8 p.m.

To learn more about each class and to register, please visit, click on ‘Continuing Education’ and type the class name in the search bar.  

The Forest View Educational Center is located at 2121 S. Goebbert Road in Arlington Heights.

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