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 attendees.

This program is supported by:

Columbus Blue Jackets Foundation
Adam Stuart Linhart Memorial Fund

Worthington Industries

2019–2020 Free Community Parent Seminars

Seminars will take place at Marburn Academy – 9555 Johnstown Rd. New Albany, OH 43054

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED – PLEASE CALL 614-396-4869 or fill out the form below.


March 10, 2020 - ADHD: Helping Your Child Navigate Stress and Frustration

Time: 7:00 pm
Speaker: Cheryl Chase, Ph.D.
Location: Marburn Academy, 9555 Johnstown Rd. New Albany, OH 43054
Description: Cheryl Chase, Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist in private practice in Independence, a suburb of Cleveland, Ohio. She specializes in the assessment and treatment of various conditions impacting children, adolescents, and young adults including ADHD, Learning Disorders, and emotional concerns. In addition to her clinical practice, Dr. Chase is also an accomplished speaker at the local and national levels, leading workshops on such timely topics as executive functioning, working memory, and ways in which our emotions impact learning and performance. Finally, Dr. Chase serves as an adjunct instructor at several colleges in the Cleveland area. She is an active member of the International Dyslexia Association, the American Psychological Association, and Learning Disabilities Association of America. For more information, please visit ChasingYourPotential.com or her Linkedin page.

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May 6, 2020 - Prioritizing, Organizing and Goal-Setting, Oh My!

Time: 4:30 pm
Speaker: TBD
Location: Marburn Academy, 9555 Johnstown Rd. New Albany, OH 43054
Description: In collaboration with COSI Science Festival, a community-wide event to engage, inspire, and transform lives through science, technology, and industry learning, Marburn Academy is exploring the brain as it relates to executive functions. The skills of prioritizing, organizing and goal-setting are all executive function skills that are essential for school success. A local neurologist will share what we know about the brain and executive functions, such as where and what is happening, when developmental milestones occur, and how parents can support executive functions at home.   We will also engage in an interactive simulation of executive function challenges, hands-on activities, and help you start a plan to support your child’s executive functions.This event is geared for caregivers, parents, and their school-aged children.

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