The Parent Academy is an opportunity to connect with parents through shared learning experiences, skill-building exercises, and informational presentations. It will empower parents to participate fully in their child’s education by meeting the needs of diverse learners through a culturally responsive lens. Parent Academy will be a two-way conduit for understanding our parents’ needs and supporting their participation in their child’s life.
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Parent Academy Committee
Please follow this link to fill out a survey about your level of interest in and commitment to being a part of PAC.
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Watch Session 2 (September 29th)
Session 2 - Building Resiliency and Utilizing Supports: Featuring Jackie Rhew
Dear parents and guardians,
Please join us for the second meeting of the Schaumburg High School Parent Academy Series.
This meeting will take place on Wednesday, September 29 in the SHS Media Center. We
welcome you to join us for a social gathering and resource fair at 6:30pm. The schedule for the
evening is as follows:
❖ 6:30-7:00pm - Social Hour and Community Resource Fair
➢ Visit with Parent Academy staff, learn about community resources, and get to
know other parents. Food and beverages will be available in a designated eating
❖ 7:00-8:00pm - Featured Speaker - Jackie Rhew, LCPC
➢ Jackie Rhew is an expert in parent education and social-emotional support. She
has worked in the field for more than 20 years and brings a wealth of knowledge
on common conditions like anxiety and depression. Her presentation will include
strategies and tips for building resiliency and supporting teens throughout high
school. Jackie has parented teens, so she speaks from a personal and professional
❖ 8:00-8:30pm - Social-Emotional and Academic Supports at SHS
➢ Parent Academy staff will present on specific supports available to students at
SHS, and tips for navigating those supports from home.
Local Business Partners
★ Green Joe Coffee
★ Dairy Queen
★ Kenneth Young Center
★ Schaumburg Police Social Worker
★ Schaumburg Township Library
★ Trickster Gallery
★ The Barn
Remember, child care is available at all Parent Academy sessions! We look forward to
continuing our partnership with you, your family, and our greater community. Please complete
this google form to let us know you’re coming. Registration is not required, but it will help us
greatly as we plan.
The Parent Academy Team
Welcome Letter in your Native Language
Please access this folder to view our Welcome Letter in your native language.
We invite you to fill our Parent Survey, this information is being collected as part of our continuing effort to understand your experiences with school staff and other parents of SHS. Your responses on this survey will help us t o create better relationships between all stakeholders at SHS. Your responses are voluntary and confidential.