Free Parent Seminars
Each year, Marburn Academy offers a series of free parent education seminars, which focus on current research and innovation in the area of learning differences.
The seminars are scheduled on Tuesday evenings at the school, and topics include reading, writing, spelling, math, and self-management as they relate to students who struggle in school.
The seminar series is offered at NO COST to parents in the Central Ohio community who have students who learn differently, and to professionals for a fee of $40.00 per session.
2018–2019 Free Community Parent Seminars
Seminars will take place at our NEW location — 9555 Johnstown Rd. New Albany, OH 43054
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED – PLEASE CALL 614.433.0822 or fill out the form below.
September 13, 2018 – Understanding and Supporting Your Child in Mathematics: A Discussion for Parents
Time: 7:00 pm
Speaker: Paul J. Riccomini, Ph.D.
Location: Marburn Academy – 9555 Johnstown Road, New Albany
Description: Mathematics is an area that both parents and kids struggle with across their educational experiences. Kids struggling in mathematics have trouble in several areas that include computing accurately and fluently, problem-solving, and reading and understanding the language of mathematics. Parents find it very challenging (and often frustrating) supporting their children as they progress through their mathematics education. This overview can answer many of your questions about understanding and supporting your child in mathematics. Dr. Riccomini will discuss the challenges important considerations for supporting your child’s learning of mathematics. To register for this seminar, please click here.
November 6, 2018 – Dyslexia: What Works for Developing Readers
April 16, 2019 – Parenting a Child with ADHD
Time: 7:00 pm
Speaker: Jamie Williamson, Head of School, Marburn Academy
Location: Marburn Academy - 9555 Johnstown Road, New Albany
Description: Jamie Williamson will lead a seminar on the joys and challenges of raising a child with ADHD. Specific topics will include ways to cultivate a child’s strengths, help build resilience, and how to keep a long-term perspective when frustrated with the day-to-day. Strategies on how to engage your child to work toward short and long-term goals through an executive function framework will also be addressed.