Parent Education Events

Common Ground Speaker Series

Common Ground Speaker Series:

DESIGNING YOUR FAMILY LIFE - Reframing College (and Your Kids!)

Featuring Dave Evans and Kathy Davies

Stanford Life Design Lab

Thurs Jan 14

7pm–8:15pm PST

Online Zoom Webinar: Register to Attend (Registration closes at 5pm the day of the event) 

Dave Evans, co-founder of Stanford’s Life Design Lab, and Kathy Davies, its managing director, will guide parents through the design thinking process to inspire our pre-college kids to confidently design their own futures in a changing world. They will share design thinking strategies that will help our students reframe thinking, problem solve like designers and apply these strategies to planning college (and beyond). 

Mark your calendars for Common Ground’s new Winter/Spring Season Lineup.

As a reminder, videos of prior Common Ground events are available on a password protected page on the Common Ground’s website.  Please contact Anne Fazioli-Khiari ( or Teri Wolf ( for access.

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The Parent Forum


Helping Your Child or Teen Develop Good Habits

Eran Magen, PhD, Founder, Parenting for Humans

Friday, January 15, 2021
2:00pm–1:00pm PT

Register: CLICK HERE

Join us for a new Parent Forum (English) with Eran Magen, PhD, CEO of Circles of Support and founder of Parenting for Humans. This series of (virtual) parent discussion groups will focus on parent-child communication and managing relationships with your child or teen.

Parents and caregivers welcome! Free admission. The Parent Forum is an initiative of Sequoia Healthcare District, in partnership with The Parent Venture. Space is limited, so sign up early.

Questions? Contact Charlene Margot, MA, Co-Founder and CEO, The Parent Venture, at

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Prepared or Petrified? How to be an Askable Adult for your ‘Quaranteen’

Vanessa Kellam, Parent Engagement Manager, Health Connected

Wednesday, January 20, 2021
12:00pm – 1:00pm PT

Register: CLICK HERE  

This live (virtual) event aims to inspire and equip parents to engage their 'quaranteen' in meaningful conversations about sexual health and relationships. Join Vanessa Kellam, Parent Engagement Manager at Health Connected, for a timely conversation.
Parents, students, educators, clinicians, and community members welcome! Free admission. This presentation is sponsored by SHSEF, SUHSD, Sequoia Healthcare District, Peninsula Health Care District, and The Parent Venture.

Questions? Contact Charlene Margot, MA, Co-Founder and CEO, The Parent Venture (The Parent Education Series), at