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2017-18 Parent Education Programs

  • Right Under Your Nose: Recognizing Signs of Teen Alcohol & Drug Use

    NTPA

    The NTPA was pleased to host representatives from LEAD to present at "Right Under Your Nose: Signs of Teen Alcohol & Drug Use " on November 1.  Click here to view the E-cig/Vaping video mentioned during the presentation.   For further questions or comments please contact NTPA Program Chair Heather Pigott ( heather.pigott@live.com )

  • College Admissions 101: What’s the Right Fit for Your Student?
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    Wednesday, February 28, 7:00-8:30 PM, Cornog Auditorium (N)
    The NTPA's Class of 2019, in conjunction with the Post-High School Counseling Department, invite you to learn from a panel of admissions officers the kinds of students their schools are looking for.  Panelists will represent a cross-section of various types of academic institutions including a large state school, a highly selective private university, a small liberal arts school, and a community college.  The panelists will share information about their selection processes and the opportunities and experiences offered by schools of their kind.This program is for parents only.
  • Book Discussion of The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed by Jessica Lahey

    NTPA

    Wednesday, March 7, 9:00 AM and 7:00 PM, Winnetka Campus, Room W301. 
    Presented by the Classes of 2018 and 2019.  Discussions led by Principal Denise Dubravec. Please RSVP at this link https://goo.gl/forms/qshFUjwGhE8JCofH2

  • RACHEL SIMMONS, “ENOUGH AS SHE IS: HOW TO HELP GIRLS MOVE BEYOND IMPOSSIBLE STANDARDS OF SUCCESS TO LIVE HEALTHY, HAPPY AND FULFILLING LIVES”
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    Thursday, March 8, 7:00 PM, Cornog Auditorium (N)
    FAN and the New Trier Parents' Association present
    RACHEL SIMMONS, "ENOUGH AS SHE IS: HOW TO HELP GIRLS MOVE BEYOND IMPOSSIBLE STANDARDS OF SUCCESS TO LIVE HEALTHY, HAPPY AND FULFILLING LIVES"
  • Book Discussion of How To Raise An Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success by Julie Lythcott-Haims

    NTPA

    Tuesday, March 13, 9:00 AM and 7:00 PM, Northfield Campus, Room C234. 
    Presented by the Classes of 2020 and 2021.  Discussions led by Northfield Principal Paul Waechtler.  Please RSVP at this link https://goo.gl/forms/R5wbbj1EHdsNTXK42
  • DAN CHAMBLISS, PH.D., “How College Works: The Primacy of Personal Connection”
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    Thursday, March 15, 7:00 PM, Gaffney Auditorium (N)
    Presented by FAN and the NTPA.  Dr. Chambliss will discuss ways students can make the most of an any undergraduate education and the important role that personal relationships play in determining their success. Suitable for ages 12+

  • Pursuing Fine Arts in College
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    Monday, March 19, 7:00 PM, Winnetka Campus, McGee Theater
    New Trier's Post-High School Counseling staff will discuss pursuing the arts in college as a major, minor, or extracurricular. Also, meet with parents and hear firsthand how their NT graduates found the right fine arts experience for them, be it in art, dance, debate, music or theater.

  • Parent Discussion: Breaking Free from the Supergirl Mentality

    NTPA

    Monday, March 19, 9:00 AM, C234, Northfield Campus .
    Join other New Trier parents in a follow-up discussion of Rachel Simmons' book and FAN talk "Enough As She Is." New Trier Kinetic Wellness Teacher Kate Kalnes and Be Body Positive Program Facilitator Denise Hamburger  will help us understand how we can help our daughters learn to love their authentic selves in a world that tells them they should strive for perfection
  • The Class of 2018 Presents An Evening with C.L. Lindsay

    NTPA

    Monday, April 2, 7:00 PM, Winnetka Campus, McGee Theater
    Senior parents are invited to an evening with C.L. Lindsay, a nationally recognized leader in the field of student rights and academic freedom.  Mr. Lindsay will discuss a variety of legal concerns relevant to college students including plagiarism, digital citizenship, sexting, online safety, and sexual assault.  The following day Mr. Lindsay will be the featured speaker at New Trier's fifteenth annual Senior Institute Day where seniors and their advisers will attend a variety of workshops intended to encourage a safe, purposeful transition to the next phase of their lives.
  • Movin’ On Up: What Parents Need to Know About the Transition to Sophomore
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    Wednesday, April 11, 7:00-8:30 PM, Gaffney Auditorium (W)
    Freshman parents are invited to join Winnetka Principal Denise Dubravec, the Sophomore Adviser Chairs, and a panel of current students to learn more about the opportunities and experiences available to students at the Winnetka campus.  The panel presentation and Q&A will be followed by tours of the campus led by Student Ambassadors.  Presented by the Class of 2021.
  • New Trier 101: Introduction for Incoming New Trier Parents

    NTPA

    Tuesday, April 24, 7:00 PM, Northfield Campus, Room C234
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