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Parent Academy


Parent Academy

Please plan on attending our next Parent Academy, “Achieving Success with At-Risk Learners”, on Thursday, February 8, 2018. This Parent Academy will be held at Shepard HS, 13049 S. Ridgeland Ave, Palos Heights. Dist. 218 staff will present valuable information about the resources available for At-Risk Learners and all students in the district.





February 8, 2018

Achieving Success With at Risk Learners

(Program and Resources Available)

·         English Language Learners – ELL  

·         Multi Tiered Systems of Support-MTSS  

·         504 Plans 

·         Special Education  

ü  Accommodations vs Modifications

ü  Support Staff Roles

ü  Case Manager Roles

ü  Eligibility

ü  Parental Roles

Shepard High School

13049 S. Ridgeland Ave

Palos Heights, IL


March 6,_2018


Post High School Opportunities

Panel of Experienced Parents,

Students & Professionals

·         Know your Options

·         Choose your Career Path

·         How to Achieve Success

·         Financial Aid, FAFSA & Scholarships

(get your questions answered)


Eisenhower High School

12700 S. Sacramento Ave

Blue Island, IL

April 18, 2018__


Achieving the Most out of Life by Minimizing Stress

Healthy Techniques and Options

·         Relieving Test Anxiety

·         Time Management

·         Stress Management

·         Relaxation Techniques

·         Summer Options -

Adult and Child


Richards High School

10600 S. Central Ave

Oak Lawn, IL


                                                For more information or to register contact your parent liaison


                                                                          Your Parent Liaison

                                                       Sara Bages                               Or               Sharon Renken                      

                                                       Sara.Bages@chsd218.org                         Sharon.Renken@chsd218.org

                                                          708-499-2550 X 5782                               708-499-2550 X 5776 





October Parent Academy Recap

Thank you to all the families from Richards, Eisenhower and Shepard who attended our Parent Academy on October 17th.  We hope you found the topics interesting and the information useful in navigating your students’ next steps in high school and in the future.  If you would like to revisit some of the information presented, please click on the following links