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Parent Education Events

The Parent Education Network ("PEN") coordinates opportunities for parent education on a wide range of topics, including academic, social/emotional, and health/wellness areas of child development. Keep scrolling for more information and to register for PEN's exciting lineup of events throughout the year!

An Evening With Ana Homayoun

Thursday, November 30 / Reception 6 p.m. / Speaker 6:30 p.m.

Join us for an engaging evening with Ms. Homayoun, a popular speaker, academic advisor, and the author of four books, who will discuss the pitfalls of perfectionism, navigating overwhelm, and solutions to promote purposeful learning and encourage better executive functioning skills. Her book titled, "Erasing the Finish Line: The New Blueprint for Student Success Beyond Grades and College Admissions," is an invaluable resource for any Graland parent. To learn more about her work, please visit www.anahomayoun.com.

Josh's Book Club

Wednesday, January 24 / 6 p.m. / Book Title TBA

Details coming soon!

An Evening With Dr. Aliza

Monday, March 11 / Reception 6 p.m. / Speaker 6:30 p.m.

Join us for a lively discussion with Dr. Aliza, the well-known host of the popular podcast "Raising Good Humans" and the co-founder and director of The Mount Sinai Parenting Center. She is a leading parenting expert who brings the latest child development research directly to parents, empowering them to parent with skill and confidence. Dr. Aliza's first book, "The Parenting That Matters: Your Essential Guide to Raising Good Humans," will be published in January 2024. For more info, visit https://draliza.com/.

Graland Alumni Panel Discussion

Tuesday, April 16 / Reception 6 p.m. / Panel Discussion 6:30 p.m.

The 2023-24 PEN series will conclude with a panel discussion featuring distinguished Graland alumni moderated by Josh Cobb. This thought-provoking event will focus on excellence vs. perfection, what authentic success looks like for every child, and how we can help our children achieve it.

Graland Country Day School

Graland Country Day School is a private school in Denver, Colorado, serving students in preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school. Founded in Denver in 1927, Graland incorporates a rich, experiential learning approach in a traditional classroom setting, emphasizing the development of globally and socially conscious leaders who excel academically.