Round Rock ISD’s free Parent and Family Seminars provide parents/guardians access to experts with valuable information focused on the academic and wellness needs of students.

Parent and Family Seminar Series is made available by the Round Rock ISD Community Education department. Seminar topics have been identified by frequently requested information from our student’s parents/guardians.

The F.Y.I community health and well-being seminar series was derived through input from a student survey and developed by the District’s counseling services department.

Tuesday, February 25, 6-7 p.m. – What are Apprenticeships?

FREE. To accommodate for space and supplies, registration is required. Register for What are Apprenticeships?

Location: Success High School, 500 Gattis School Rd, Round Rock.

Apprenticeships, job-based learning, for career trades like construction, electrical, HVAC, and plumbing can lead to a successful career without a college degree. Come learn about Austin area apprenticeship possibilities in these fields and more.

Prepared for parents/guardians and their students, grades 11-12.

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Monday, March 9, 6-7 p.m. – Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE)

FREE. No registration required.

Location: Old Hopewell Meeting Room, immediately adjacent to the Round Rock ISD Lillie Delgado Administration Building located at 1311 Round Rock Ave., in Round Rock.

SPEAKER: Jeffrey Yarbrough, Round Rock ISD Executive Director of Safety and Security, is a 24-year police veteran and former Chief of Police.

Yarbrough is a certified Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE) instructor and teaches active shooter strategies built on the Avoid, Deny, Defend principles of personal safety. Yarbrough provides strategies, guidance, and a proven plan for surviving an active shooter event.

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Tuesday, March 10, 6-7 p.m. – College Admissions Panel

FREE. Registration is required to accommodate space and materials. Register for College Admissions Panel.

Location: Deerpark Middle School, 8849 Anderson Mill Rd., in Austin.

Admissions officers from Texas public and private colleges and universities respond to questions about the role of advanced academic coursework in the admissions process; strength of schedule, recommendation letters, and student essays.

For parents/guardians with their student(s), grades 11 – 12.

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Tuesday, March 10, 6-7 p.m. – How to Talk to Our Kids about School Safety

FREE. Registration is required to accommodate space and materials. Register for How to Talk to Our Kids about School Safety.

Location: Deerpark Middle School, 8849 Anderson Mill Rd., in Austin.

With media constantly talking about school safety and the need for students to be secure, parents often struggle with knowing how to talk with their children about the issues. Learn strategies and information on how to talk with students in a way that helps ease anxiety.

For parents/guardians with their student(s), grades 8-12.

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Tuesday, March 31, 6-7 p.m. – From High School to Career: Internships, Apprenticeships

FREE. Registration is required to accommodate space and materials. Register for From High School to Career.

Location: Success High School, 500 Gattis School Rd., in Round Rock.

While four-year institutions present an excellent option for many students, some students may want to consider other educational and career possibilities. Join us as we discuss various opportunities and paths to help students make informed decisions regarding their future.

For parents/guardians with their student(s), grades 11-12.

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