Parent University

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Welcome to Geary County Schools’ Parent University! This is a parent engagement program designed to promote successful partnerships among parents, schools, and communities. The program provides free activities, courses, workshops, and resources for parents to enhance their own and their children’s well-being.

Here we publish videos, newsletters, and podcasts aimed at providing parents sound resources to help their children succeed in school, academically and socially.

Click the following links for directions to auto-translate videos to your desired language.
Directions in English: http://www.usd475.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/Turning-on-Subtitles-and-Changing-Subtitle-language.pdf
Directions in Spanish: http://www.usd475.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/Turning-on-Subtitles_Spanish.pdf

Parent Engagement: Attendance Matters (December 12, 2022)

Why does school attendance matter? What do “truancy” and “chronic absenteeism” mean and how do they negatively impact students and classrooms? Geary County Schools USD 475 Director of Student Support Services Alicia Scofield explains and gives strategies for helping your child and family show up regularly and on time.

Parent Engagement Webinar: Kindergarten Enrollment

March 2022 Zoom Meeting: Fort Riley Celebrating April, Month of the Military Child

February 2022 Zoom Meeting: Safety & Security

Parent University: A Conversation with Scott Clark

Parent University: A Conversation with Stephanie Waterman

Parent University: A Conversation with MaryCay Stauffer

Podcast

Family Resources

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Parent Engagement Newsletters

February 2022

January 2022

November 2021

Downloadable Links

November 2021 Parent Newsletter

January 2022 Parent Newsletter

February 2022 Parent Newsletter