Beyond School Supplies: Preparing Your Child Physically, Mentally, and Emotionally for Back To School

Family involvement in school is crucial to our children's success, but for many busy parents, making time to support academic success can be a challenge. It can be easy to assume that your child's education is the sole responsibility of schools, but remember that education is most effective when families and schools work together. By practicing a few simple steps for preparing your kids for school, and doing what you can to encourage learning outside of school, you’ll be helping your child succeed in school—and in life!

In this webinar you will…

  • Get tips to help you and your child prepare for and transition into the school year—physically, mentally, and emotionally.
  • Find out ways to engage in your child’s academic life early-on and support your child’s academic success throughout the school year.
  • Get organization and time-management resources to help you and your child settle into a constructive school routine.
  • Discover ways to minimize your child's stress, anxiety and school problems and maintain classroom engagement.
  • Walk away with tips for enhancing your own relationship with your child as well as learn how to expand your child's academic support system to include grandparents, aunts, uncles, older siblings, and other caring adults.
  • About the Expert

    Flora Sánchez is a wife, mother of two, and grandmother of three. A retired school counselor and teacher, Sánchez currently serves as a consultant, presenter, trainer, and facilitator with extensive knowledge and experience in Search Institute's Developmental Assets model and research. Other expertise lies in the areas of community mobilization, youth development, healthy communities and healthy youth initiatives, conflict resolution and mediation, and cultural diversity.

    Sánchez is owner and president of FMS & Associates where she serves as senior trainer and consultant, and is involved in group facilitation, conflict resolution, negotiation, mediation, and multiparty disputes. Over the span of her career, she has been elected member, three-term president of the New Mexico State Board of Education, Consultant to U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services and Education, Director, Student Assistance Program, Albuquerque Public Schools, and counselor and teacher in the Albuquerque Public School system.

    Sánchez earned her B.S. in education and music at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque and her Master's in guidance and counseling at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque. She resides in Albuquerque with her husband, children, and grandchildren.

    Contracted by Search Institute since 1995, Sánchez has provided over 500 presentations, keynotes, and trainings in 48 states, Canada, Brazil, Bermuda, South Korea, China, Albania, Armenia, and Qatar.



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