• Come take the journey with CPS!

    Parent-Community University is an opportunity for our K-12 parents and community members to learn more about the programs, supports, and long-range planning of Columbia Public Schools. In 2020, sessions will be virtual July 28-August 6 and will focus on topics related to school re-opening in the fall.  Whether you have a child in elementary, middle, or high school, each night will have information for you!

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    Parent-Community University
     

    Date  

    Social-Emotional

    Academic

    Getting Ready for School

    Technology

    July 28th

    Managing Stress for Caregivers and their Students

    The stresses of school closures and health worries impact everyone, but we all experience different feelings and show them in different ways  

    (Pre-Recorded Sessions Available Now)

    Parenting During COVID

    (17 minutes long) 

    Managing Stress During COVID

    (13 minutes long) 

    2:00 p.m.

    Navigating Schoology:

    Learn to easily navigate Schoology to keep up to date with your student’s learning.

    Session Recording: Navigating Schoology

     

    5:00 p.m.

    Activities and Athletics:

    Information and Question and Answer Session

    (Interpreted - Spanish, Arabic) 

    Session Recording: Activities and Athletics

    Arabic - CPS Activities & Athletics Webinar

    Spanish - CPS Activities & Athletics Webinar

    4:00 p.m.

    Tech Troubleshooting: 

    We are here to help! Learn from the CPS Technology Services tech experts troubleshooting ideas and tips and tricks of the trade 

    Session Recording: Tech Troubleshooting

    Low to no cost internet

    July 29th

    Structuring the day with your student for online learning

    This session will provide you with some easy to implement tips and strategies to help your learner stay focused and engaged with their education while at home

    (Pre-Recorded Session Available Now)

    Climate for Digital Learning at Home

    4:00 p.m.

    Navigating See Saw: 

    This session is designed for K-5 parents who want to view their student’s posts in various classrooms in the SeeSaw Family app.

    Session Recording: Navigating SeeSaw

    5:00 p.m.

    Fine Arts:

    Information, Question and Answer Session

    (Interpreted - Spanish, Arabic) 

    Session Recording: Fine Arts

    Arabic - CPS Fine Arts Webinar

    Spanish - CPS Fine Arts Webinar

    6:00 p.m.

    Tech Troubleshooting:

    We are here to help! Learn from the CPS Technology tech experts troubleshooting ideas and tips and tricks of the trade  

    Session Recording: Tech Troubleshooting

    Low to no cost internet

    July 30th

    Dr. Tashel Bordere: Trauma and Loss

    (60 minutes)

    Part 1: Led by Dr. Tashel Bordere, University of Missouri Certified Thanatologist  Assistant Professor, Human Development & Family Science State Extension Specialist, Youth Development

    Recorded Session: Trauma and Loss

    Link to print and video resources.

    Part 2 will be a live session held on August 5 at 6:00 p.m.

    Hygiene and Mask Wearing Practices

    Helping to keep our students safe and well we will share best practices

    (Pre-Recorded Session)

    Video

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    4:00 p.m.

    Navigating Schoology:

    Learn to easily navigate Schoology to keep up to date with your student’s learning.

    Session Recording: Navigating Schoology

    5:00 p.m.

    Practical Arts and CTE:

    Information, Question and Answer Session

    Session Recording: Practical Arts and CTE

    6:00 p.m.

    Staying Safe Online:

    Keeping our students safe is a high priority! Learn from our CPS media specialists how to  develop safe online practices 

    Session Recording: Staying Safe Online

    August 4

    Managing Stress for Caregivers and their Students

    The stresses of school closures and health worries impact everyone, but we all experience different feelings and show them in different ways  

    (Pre-Recorded Sessions Available Now)

    Parenting During COVID

    (17 minutes long) 

    Managing Stress During COVID

    (13 minutes long) 

     

    6:00 p.m. 

    Navigating Schoology: 

    Learn to easily navigate Schoology to keep up to date with your student’s learning  

    Session Recording: Navigating Schoology 

     

    5:00 p.m.

    Exceptional Learner Session:

    Gifted Education

    Session Recording: Exceptional Learner EEE 

     

    4:00 p.m.

    Staying Safe Online:

    Keeping our students safe is a high priority! Learn from our CPS media specialists how to develop safe online practices 

    Session Recording: Staying Safe Online 

    August 5

    6:00 p.m.

    Dr. Tashel Bordere: Trauma and Loss

    (30 minutes)

    Part 2: Led by Dr. Bordere, University of Missouri Certified Thanatologist  Assistant Professor, Human Development & Family Science State Extension Specialist, Youth Development

    Session Recording: Trauma and Loss

    Link to print and video resources.

     

    Hygiene and Mask Wearing Practices

    Helping to keep our students safe and well we will share best practices

    (Pre-Recorded Session)

    Video

     

    5:00 p.m.

    Exceptional Learner Session: English Learners

    Information, Question and Answer Session

    (Interpreted - Spanish, Arabic) 

    Session Recording: Exceptional Learner English Learners

    Spanish - English Learners

    Arabic - English Learners

     

     

    4:00 p.m.

    Tech Troubleshooting: 

    We are here to help! Learn from the CPS Technology tech experts troubleshooting ideas and tips and tricks of the trade.   

    Session Recording: Tech Troubleshooting

    Low to no cost internet

    August 6

    Structuring the day with your student for online learning: 

    This session will provide you with some easy to implement tips and strategies to help your learner stay focused and engaged with their education while at home

    (Pre-Recorded Session Available Now)

    Structuring the Day

     6:00 p.m.

    Navigating See Saw

    This session is designed for K-5 parents who want to view their student’s posts in various classrooms in the SeeSaw Family app. 

    Session Recording: Navigating See Saw

     5:00 p.m.

    Exceptional Learner Session: 

    Special Education

    Information and Question and Answer Session

    Session Recording: Exceptional Learner SPED

     

    2:00 p.m.


    Staying Safe Online

    Keeping our students safe is a high priority. Learn from our CPS media specialists how to develop safe online practices 

    Session Recording: Staying Safe Online