D34 ParentConnect

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D34 ParentConnect is the parent education initiative designed to provide ongoing opportunities for parents to learn and connect throughout the year. It's a partnership between District 34 and the Family Service Center (FSC).

Digital World Dilemmas

Watch the latest ParentConnect virtual presentation to hear from Family Service Center professional counselors about practical strategies to address social media, screens and ways to help your kids manage life in the digital world. Learn how you can enhance your relationship with your kids, and support your family’s efforts to maximize the benefits and minimize the dilemmas of technology today.

Watch the Webinar
Passcode: D34#DigitalDilemmas
Presentation Slides
Resource: Tips for Parenting in a Digital Era

Upcoming Program

First page of the PDF file: Family Connect Night Flyer

Testimonial from a Parent

"Excellent data, relevant information, went away with strategies to improve relationships with our kids."

Recording: Kids & Tech: Strategies to Stop Cyberbullying

Want to watch or rewatch Dr. Justin Patchin's program? Complete the form below and we'll send you the recording.


The topics of these parent education sessions will be chosen based on the results of the latests parent survey. The District-wide events will offer information and tangible takeaways that every parent can use. There will be time for Q&A and an opportunity to connect with other parents. 

Parent Survival Podcast

The information from the presenters and the research validating what we are experiencing in our own community. The questions that others asked and the take-home tools of how to implement the strategies into our family routine.

Testimonial from a D34 Parent

Meet the D34 ParentConnect Council

The D34 ParentConnect Council works together to develop a parent education program that meets the needs of our community. The members are your resource if you have questions, want to connect through informative and meaningful conversations, or want to find a friend to go to a discussion group with. 

Family Service Center
Renee Z. Dominguez, PhD, Executive Director
Robin Lake, MA, LCSW, Therapist & Outreach Educator

District 34
Kristin Caceres, Director of Student Services
Megan Chin, Assistant Principal, Pleasant Ridge School
Dr. Dane Delli, Superintendent
Chantal Diaz, Psychologist, Henking School
Maria Feitlich, Communications Specialist
Sarah Gebhardt, Student Services Instructional Coach
Mary Geraghty, Assistant Superintendent of Student Services
Sylvia Gorski Duarte, Title 1 Parent Resource Teacher
Karen Hitzeman, Parent & Community Facilitator
Cathy Kedjidjian, Director of Communications & Strategic Planning
Keeley Lawriw, School Social Worker, Attea Middle School
Melanie Neuman, Communications Assistant

Parent Liaisons 
Kate Ahmed