The DHHS PTSA is proud to help parents and students navigate through their high school years. The following parent education events for 2020-2021 have been scheduled as online webinars unless otherwise noted.
JR/SR COLLEGE KNOWLEDGE NIGHT & VENDOR FAIR – Presenters: Lisa McLaughlin, EDvantage College Consulting & Breanne Boyle, Collegewise
Tuesday, September 1st – 6:30 pm | ONLINE WEBINAR - View the Recording on our College Knowledge page
Open to junior and senior students and their parents. DHHS Guidance Dept will also present the college application process for transcripts, test scores, and letters of recommendation.
NCAA INFORMATION NIGHT – Presenter: Katie Andersen
Tuesday, September 22nd – 6:30 pm | ONLINE WEBINAR - View the Recording on our College Knowledge page
Learn the proper timing and important steps student-athletes need to take to navigate the college athletic recruiting process.
COLLEGE PLANNING FOR STUDENTS WITH LEARNING DIFFERENCES - Presenter: Jan Kerchner, The College Blueprint
Tuesday, September 29th – 6:30 pm | ONLINE WEBINAR - View the Recording on our College Knowledge page
Open to parents and students with 504 or IEP accommodations.
YOUTH DRUG TRENDS – Presenters & Q&A Panel: Marci Mednick - Mission Hospital, Paige Petrus - NCADD-OC, Deputy Norwood - OC Sheriff, Susan Parmelee - Wellness & Prevention Center
Tuesday, October 13th – 6:30 pm | ONLINE WEBINAR - View the Recording on our Health & Safety Resources page
This presentation will update parents on current drug trends impacting our community.
COLLEGE KNOWLEDGE NIGHT – Presenters: Betsie Rugg-Stassen - Northern Arizona University & Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE), Milyon Trulove - Reed College & Colleges That Change Lives (www.CTCL.org)
Tuesday, October 27th – 6:30 pm | ONLINE WEBINAR - View the Recording on our College Knowledge page
Open to students grades 9-11 their parents.
MENTAL WELLNESS - Presenter: Dr. Lucy Vezzuto and Y Nguyen
Tuesday, November 10th – 6:30 pm | ONLINE WEBINAR - View the Recording on our Health & Safety Resources page
"How to Help Teens Cope With Stress" - This presentation is for parents only and will cover mental wellness and community resources.
Community College and Career & Technical Education Night – Presenters: Rania Mesri - Saddleback College, Nicole Berkman - CCA
Tuesday, February 2th – 6:30 pm | ONLINE WEBINAR - View the Recording on our College Knowledge page
Considering Community College or Technical Education? Join our experts from Saddleback College and College & Career Advantage to learn about these local resources.
TRANSITIONING TO COLLEGE - A special webinar for Seniors
Tuesday, April 20th | ONLINE WEBINAR - View the Recording on our College Knowledge page
6PM - Open to neurodiverse seniors and parents (1 hour presentation)
SPEAKER: Janice Royal, Royal College Consulting
7PM - Open to all seniors and parents (If you are not watching the first hour, join us at 7pm on the same Zoom link)
Christy Martinez-Saucedo & Omar Zuwayed - Chapman University, Resident Directors, Residence Life & First Year Experience
Noel Csermak, Shoreline Coaching
COLLEGE PLANNING PANEL OF EXPERTS - Admissions, Test Prep, Financial Aid, and Athletics
Tuesday, May 11th – 6:30 pm | ONLINE WEBINAR - View the Recording on our College Knowledge page
Join us for a panel discussion on college planning.