“Journey to Becoming a Non-Racist Family” workshop with Kanesha Lewin

LWPTSA Council is hosting a two-part workshop, “The Journey to Becoming an Anti-Racist Family” with Kenesha Lewin, May 11 and 18 at 7:00PM. With a diversity-centered approach, Kenesha specializes in education training, community organizing, coaching, restorative practices, and racial justice consulting. The journey is long and it’s never too early to start conversations of being anti-racist. Register here: https://tools.ptoffice.com/Communicator/tinyurl.com/Anti-Racism-Talks

Questions? Contact Irene Neumann and Hae Sue Park, LWPTSA Council Parent Ed Co-Chairs.

Workshop, “Best Ways To Boost A Child’s Brain” with Staci Danford

Portrait photo of Staci Danford wearing a bright pink t-shirt with text, "Integrated Brain"

During this two-part workshop on Tuesdays, March 23 and 30 at 7:00PM, Staci Danford, an educational neuroscientist, TEDx Speaker, emotional intelligence, and personal development brainologist, will share with parents how to help your child think smarter, build healthy relationships, and let go of limiting beliefs. All parents of elementary and middle school-aged children are welcome. Connection details will be available here: http://www.lwptsa.net/familyengagement/parent-education/

Questions? Contact LWPTSA Parent Ed Chairs, Hae Sue Park & Irene Neumann at parent.ed@lwptsa.net

“Why the Great Outdoors is Our Happy Place” LWPTSA Parent Ed

color logo for Lake Washington Council PTSA with waves and text, "Every Child. One Voice"

Self-care series from LWPTSA Parent Ed — Join LWPTSA Fridays online here at 5:00PM on the dates below for a one-hour self-care strategy segment. All are welcome!

March 19: “Why the Great Outdoors is Our Happy Place”
April 16: “Gratitude as the Ultimate Mood Enhancer”
May 21: “Mindfulness and Meditation”
Organized by LWPTSA with support from LWSD. Questions? Contact the LWPTSA Parent Ed Chairs, Hae Sue Park & Irene Neumann.

Learn more about community support services

Join LWPTSA for a virtual Lunch & Learn short presentations and discussion on, “Community Support Services Roundtable.” Thursday, March 18 from 12:00-1:00 PM. An event link will be available at http://www.lwptsa.net/lunch-learn/.

Questions? Contact Yumna A. Green, LWPTSA Executive Vice President, EVP@lwptsa.net.

PTSA celebrates Black History Month

National PTA has created information on the unique challenges black children face and ways we can better support their families to achieve student success. Celebrate Black History Month with articles, guides and information from PTSA available here.

Also, join LWPTSA for its February Brown Bag Lunch & Learn presentation and discussion, “Unconscious bias and how it impacts our lives,” on Thursday, February 18, 12:00–1:00 PM. The Brown Bag is open to all community members and is hosted online. More information is available here. Questions? Contact Yumna A. Green, LWPTSA EVP, EVP@lwptsa.net.

Safety Night, “Emergency Preparedness for the Family”

The LWPTSA Emergency Preparedness Committee offers webinars throughout the year on a variety of safety and emergency preparedness topics. This week, learn ways to keep the whole family prepared for disasters that you might experience while at home such as earthquakes, wildfires, and winter storms.

Thursday, December 10, 7-8:00PM
Presenter: Pattijean Hooper, PhD, City of Redmond Emergency Manager

Please RSVP for the webinar. Questions? Contact eprep@lwptsa.net.

LWPTSA “Thanks for Giving Virtual Scholarship Auction”

Join us for the LWPTSA “Thanks for Giving Virtual Scholarship Auction”

Beginning Tuesday, check out the auction packages and experiences from dozens of Lake Washington Council PTSAs for the Thanks for Giving Virtual Scholarship Auction. All auction proceeds go toward scholarships for graduating seniors and district staff to assist with the costs of continuing education. The auction will be held online from Tuesday, November 10 at noon until December 2 at noon at https://www.lwptsa.net/. Happy bidding!

Books, gift cards and certificates – these local businesses ROCK! Clara Barton PTSA thanks them for their sponsorship of our PTSA auction entries. Check out their business hours and locations.

Brick & Mortar Books, Redmond Town Center
Chic-fil-A Kirkland, Totem Lake
Cold Stone Creamery, Redmond Town Center
The Guilt Trip, Redmond
Tropea Ristorante Italiano, Redmond
Panera Bread, Redmond