Temple Jeremiah

Jeremiah Parent Network

The Jeremiah Parent Network was established to create a place for parents to become involved in Temple Jeremiah’s Center for Learning. The three pillars are: Social Engagement, Education/Hot Topics, and School Involvement/Support. 

  1. Social Engagement: for the social engagement of parents with children in the Temple Jeremiah school.
  2. Education/Hot Topics: for the educational engagement of parents with children in the Temple Jeremiah school. 
  3. School Involvement/Support: will support the Center for Learning with assistance when needed, feedback, idea generation and parent and adult learning and activities.


Sessions are facilitated by experts in their field, both from the Response Center and Jewish Child and Family Services

Session One workshops begin at 9:00 a.m. with coffee, ending before 10:45 a.m.

Session Two workshops begin at 11:15 a.m. with coffee, ending before 1:00 p.m.

Location: Will be noted on our information board and described in our weekly e-news, prior to the specific date.




February 3, 2019

9:00 a.m. – Parenting Digital Natives: When Social Media and Devices Play Too Large a Role in Our Children’s Lives (For parents of 3rd-6th graders)
Do you struggle to get your children to “leave” their x-box, or turn off their games on iPads or phones? Do you feel that it’s all becoming a serious addiction, even for our younger children? Parents of 3rd – 6th graders, please join us for this crucial conversation as we explore ways of productively dealing with this concerning issue.

11:15 a.m. – Real Concerns for Our Middle School Age Children: How Parents Can Help Guide Them When Solid Decision Making is Crucial for Their Safety and Well-Being
Our middle school children are being exposed to unhealthy behaviors early in their lives. Why and how do they go from cute kid to eye-rolling teen in the blink of an eye? What is the developmental job of a teenager, and how does a parent support the work the teen needs to do? Please join us, and together we can help our children.


March 10, 2019

9:00 a.m. Parenting with a Plan: We Can Discipline Without Screaming and Help Siblings Get Along (For parents of K – 6th graders)
Are you sometimes at the end of your patience, yelling when you truly want to talk, frustrated and feeling unpowered as a parent? Parents of Kindergarten – 6th graders, please join us for this interactive workshop, and let us learn together to be the parents we want to be.

11:15 a.m. – Suicide Risk and Intervention: Helping our Teens Deal with Stress (For parents of 7th – 12th graders)
Parents of 7th – 12th graders, please join us for this very important workshop as we tackle the worries that concern us all. Life can be a true challenge for our teens today, more so than just 5 years ago. Gain much needed wisdom from experts in this field.


April 7, 2019

9:00 a.m. – Bullying: Does Your Child Experience the Repetitive Negative Behaviors of Other Children That Continue to Impact Self Esteem and a Sense of Self-Worth? (For parents of K-6th graders)
Is it possible that your own child is the perpetrator of bullying behavior? Parents of Kindergarten through 6th graders, please join us for this very important workshop as we are guided by an expert in this field.

11:15 a.m.Risky Business for Parents of High Schoolers: Why Are Drinking, Drugs and Now, Vaping, So Often Part of the High School Life Stage and What Can Parents Do To Keep Their Teens Safe?
How does a parent support their teens at times of crisis? How do we communicate without lecturing? Please join us and let us gain wisdom together. You are not alone in this area of concern.

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