Round Rock ISD’s parent and family seminars provide valuable information focused on the academic and wellness needs of students. Parents/guardians will gain access to experts offering insight into topics affecting today’s high school students.

Seminar topics have been identified by frequently requested information from our student’s parents/guardians.

February 2019

Counseling Services, FYI Seminar Series - Stress, Anxiety, and Depression Monday, February 25

6 – 7 p.m. 

An informative session that offers tips and strategies to help students manage and cope with developing stress and anxiety. Renee Cameron will discuss self-care, active listening, stress management and coping skills for processing anxiety effectively. No registration required.

Location Updated 2/4: Old Hopewell building, 1311 Round Rock Ave. Round Rock (white building off Round Rock Ave. across from Sonic) 

Audience: Students and Parents/Guardians of students grades 6 – 12.

Speaker: Renee Cameron, M.A., LPC, LMFT, STARRY training coordinator

March 2019

Counseling Services, FYI Seminar Series – LGBTQIA: The Basics Monday, March 11

6 – 7 p.m.

Attendees will be informed about the related vocabulary and how to navigate language used in the LGBTQIA communities. Participants will learn how to debunk myths about bisexuality, gender identity and expression, and the issues facing the transgender and gender non-binary communities. No registration required.

Location: Round Rock High School, 300 N. Lake Creek Dr., Round Rock, TX 78681 in the 700 building cafeteria (old cafe.).

Audience: Students and Parents/Guardians of students grades 6 – 12.

Speaker: Shane Whalley of Daring Dialogues

Future Readiness - More Than Sad: A look at teen depression: Wednesday, March 13, 2019, 6 - 8 p.m.
6 – 8 p.m.

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s presentation More Than Sad was designed to offer parents a look into teen depression. The story of four teens will be shared and how each of them experienced depression. Participants will gain a better understanding of depression, suicide, and the resources available.

For parents/guardians with their student(s) grades 8-10. Due to the sensitive nature of this information, parents/guardians should use their discretion as to bringing their student to this seminar. Location: Round Rock High School, 300 N Lake Creek Dr, Round Rock, TX 78681 in the Tool Box (old 200 bldg.). Seminar seats are limited. Room capacity and/or materials REQUIRE participants to register. Registration is required: SIGN UP for More Than Sad: A look at teen depression

Location: Round Rock High School, 300 N. Lake Creek Dr., Round Rock, TX 78681 in the Tool Box (old 200 bldg.).

Audience: Parents/Guardians with their student(s) – grades 9 – 12. Due to the sensitive nature of this information, parents/guardians should use their discretion as to bringing their student to this seminar.

Presenter: Dr. Amy Grosso, Round Rock ISD Future Readiness

Future Readiness - RROCK Ready: How to get your child “future ready.” Wednesday, March 27
6 – 8 p.m.

RROCK Ready is a Round Rock ISD and community partnership fostering early literacy development before students enter school. As Bill Gates once said, “The first five years have so much to do with how the next 80 years turn out.” Research proves the first five years are critical to a child’s development. Join us as we discuss strategies and tips to assist you in preparing your child for success in school. Seminar seats are limited. Room capacity and/or materials REQUIRE participants to register. SIGN UP for RROCK Ready: How to get your child “future ready.”

Location: Round Rock High School, 300 N. Lake Creek Dr., Round Rock, TX 78681 in the 700 building cafeteria (old cafe).

Audience: Parents/Guardians of students ages 5 and under who have not entered school yet.

Presenter: Margo Vogelpohl, Round Rock ISD Title I and Pre-Kindergarten

April 2019

Future Readiness - Effective Communication Wednesday, April 10
6 – 8 p.m.

This presentation will take a look back at the different topics discussed and focus on how parents can effectively communicate topics often avoided with their children. Time will be given to practice and gain practical guidance on strategies easily implemented at home. Seminar seats are limited. Room capacity and/or materials REQUIRE participants to register. SIGN UP for Effective Communication

Location: Round Rock High School, 300 N. Lake Creek Dr., Round Rock, TX 78681 in the Tool Box (old 200 bldg.).

Audience: Parents/Guardians with their student(s) – grades 8-12.

Presenter(s): Dr. Amy Grosso, Round Rock ISD Future Readiness; Rachelle Fink, Round Rock ISD Social and Emotional Learning

Future Readiness - College not for you? What’s Your Plan? Wednesday, April 10
6 – 8 p.m.

You are about to graduate – what is your plan? While four-year institutions present an excellent option for many students, other students may want to consider other educational and career possibilities. Join us as we discuss various opportunities and paths to help you make informed decisions regarding your future. Seminar seats are limited. Room capacity and/or materials REQUIRE participants to register. SIGN UP for College not for you? What’s Your Plan?

Location: Round Rock High School, 300 N. Lake Creek Dr., Round Rock, TX 78681 in the 700 building cafeteria (old cafe).

Audience: Students and Parents/Guardians with their student(s).

Presenter: Lisa Greinert, Round Rock ISD Community Education

The Future Readiness Parent Seminars are made available by the Round Rock ISD Community Education department. SIGN UP FOR FUTURE READINESS SEMINARS.

The F.Y.I Seminar Series was developed by the Round Rock ISD Counseling Services department.