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2018-2019 Parent Education Information/Dates


Parent Education Program (Wednesday, March 7, 2018)
 As part of our Parent Ed program, Kelly Vaziri has arranged for Dr. Ryan Hansen to come speak at our next PACA meeting (Wednesday, March 7, 8:00-9:00 am Dining Hall - Fireplace). He is a professor of psychology at Ohio State and the head of the Ohio State Counseling and Consultation Service for the Office of Student Life. He specializes in the field of technology and mental health. He will deliver a visual presentation and lead an interactive discussion on the subject of "Technology, Social Media, and Adolescent Depression."

First PACA Parent Education Event  
"13TH"- An evening of Cinema and Courageous Conversation
Wed. Jan 24th - 6:30pm - 9:30pm, CA Dining Hall

Join PACA and MOSAIC for an evening of cinema and courageous conversation featuring a screening of the documentary 13th, followed by a facilitated discussion by Dr. Mark Lomax. 13th offers an in-depth look at the prison system in the United States and how it reveals the nation’s history of racial inequality. Dr. Mark Lomax is a critically acclaimed composer and recording artists and is also an active lecturer specializing in the socio-political and spiritual aspect of African-American music, race, and in using the arts to build community. Students in grades 7-12 are encouraged to attend with their families. Refreshments and childcare will be provided - children must be potty trained. More information about the event will be forthcoming, but please plan on attending as the evening will be enlightening and essential viewing and discussion for our times.  
For information about 13th and Dr. Lomax, click here: 13th Trailer Information about ThirteenthDr. Mark Lomax