Parent Perks

Parent Perks is a parent education series featuring educators, psychologists, and writers who speak to the Lamplighter community several times during the school year. Local professionals talk about the important trends in the education world and help parents on topics that reflect the mission of our school. 

Experts in the series provide the Lamplighter community with guidance, the latest research, and practical solutions to our toughest questions. It is our hope that these discussions will assist us in our most important role: igniting young minds.

2020-2021 Schedule At-A-Glance
Offerings may be in-person or via Zoom.

Wednesday, September 16, 11:30 a.m.
Helping Children Cope with Change
Dr. Kristen M. Ohlenforst

Wednesday, October 14, 8:30 a.m.
The Avoidance Trap: Anxiety & Avoidance, Examining the Cycle
Dr. Grant Holland

Thursday, November 12, 11:30 a.m.
Raise Your Emotional Intelligence: Expressing and Understanding My Emotions as a Parent as a Path to Expressing and Understanding My Child's Emotions 
Dr. Teresa L. Jackson 

Thursday, February 4, 8:30 a.m.
Digital Kids: Parenting in the Age of Smartphones
Dr. Ryan Smith

Wednesday, March 10, 8:30 a.m.
Beyond the Birds and the Bees: Communicating About Sexuality From Childhood to Adolescence
Dr. Joanna Gentsch

Thursday, April 8, 11:30 a.m.
Conversations that Create Change: Talking to Kids about Injustice
Dr. Salena Brody

View the 2020-2021 Parent Perks brochure.

Reservations for Parent Perks events are greatly appreciated. Please respond to tls@thelamplighterschool.org or call 214-369-9201.

  • The Lamplighter School
  • 11611 Inwood Road
  • Dallas, Texas 75229
  • T: 214-369-9201
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