The Castro Valley Adult and Career Education Center along with the will be sponsoring its first annual Parent University on April 21 from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Castro Valley.
The title of the conference, "We're in This Together: Raising Healthy, Successful Children in Challenging Times," will involve keynote speaker George Papageorge, a licensed marriage and family therapist, who will talk about the vital needs of childrena nd the pressures and challenges that they encounter.
Two workshops consisting of various topics will follow. From talking about the truth of drug and alcohol abuse among teens to kindergarten readiness, parents who have kids of all ages will find a presentation that fits their needs. The seminars cover topics relating to early childhood, elementary school, middle and high school and special needs.
April 16 is the last day to pre-register for $20. Registration after this date will cost $25 and be processed at the door.
For more information or to register, visit www.cvadult.org/parenting.html
Child care will be available for children 2 through 10 years old at a cost of $15 for one child or $30 per family (two or more children). Please bring a snack or drink for your child.
Child care will be located at 4400 Alam Ave. (adjacent to the Adult School's parking lot off Seven Hills Road. Child care must be pre-registered as space is limited.