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JumpStart Parent Education Conference
The Annual JumpStart Parent Education Conference inspires, connects, and motivates parents as they kick off the school year. The conference features a keynote address, over 50 educational break-out sessions, and the opportunity to network with other parents. Break-out sessions include various topics to address the needs of TK-12 students, from learning to read to preparing seniors for college. This event is free for all Classical Academy parents.
This year's JumpStart Parent Education Conference will be on Thursday, August 15, 2024, at Classical Academy High School.
Jumpstart Speaker - Tom Kersting
No Nonsense Parenting: Raising Healthy, Happy Children in an Ever-Changing World
Jumpstart your school year with nationally renowned family psychotherapist, school counselor, and parenting expert Tom Kersting.
While the unique challenges students face today are rising, there is good news. You can intentionally guide your children to a healthy and happy life with back-to-basic, time-tested, and science-based proven strategies. Learn how to help students develop robust social and emotional skills, reclaim a structured day, engage in meaningful conversations, spend more time outdoors, and break the cycle of anxiety and depression.
Tom has been featured on CBS, MSN, FOX, A&E, Today, and Oprah Wellness Network and is the founder and owner of Valley Family Counseling Center in Park Ridge, NJ.