The PA is continuing our popular Speaker Series in 2022 – 2023 on Zoom. Every General PA Meeting will feature a different expert speaking on important topics we all care about as parents/guardians of high schoolers. The speaker presentation starts at the conclusion of the General Meeting. Look for more details in the monthly PA Newsletter.
2022-2023 Meeting Minutes and and Videos
May 11, 2022
Hunter College admissions rep, Joe Fantozzi, Ithaca College admissions rep, Jessica Kowalewski Dietrich, and Ms. Grande, iSchool college counselor.
Topic: The Changing College Application Landscape
April 13, 2022
Eva Vazquez, LMSW, NYC iSchool Social Worker: The focus of Eva’s presentation was on trauma.
March 9, 2022
Damasa Doyle: Damasa is a Brooklyn-based mom and Health & Wellness Practitioner/Consultant with a focus on trauma sensitive energy release, bodywork, meditation and movement. She is the Family Healing Ambassador from our iSchool community.
February 9, 2022
Dr. Michael Marshall: Mental Health and the Transition from Hight School to College – Setting your child up for success. The talk focused on the potential mental health-related risk factors facing students as they transition to college.
January 12, 2022
Dr. Rivera Mindt: Gender Identity across the Spectrum. Rivera Mindt will speak to parents, from the perspective of a scientist and a parent, on how to talk with and support their teens.
December 8, 2021
Special Speaker: Catherine Turso, iSchool Teacher Financial Literacy for Teens.
November 17, 2021
Special Speaker: Self Care Through Breath & Expression Workshop with Damasa Doyle
Everything You Need to Know about College Financial Aid
Financial Aid expert, Matthew Mulhern from College Funding Services spoke with our parent/caregiver community (Introduction provided by our own Director of College Counseling, Kate Beck).
You can view his presentation here.