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Ralston Parent Ed Night - Mark Your Calendars!

Join us for an informative evening with guest speaker, Mary Hofstedt, from Challenge Success!


Mary will be delivering the "Well-Balanced Student" presentation to Ralston parents on Monday, March 25, 2019 from 6:30pm – 8pm in the MUR. This event is open to all members of our BRSSD parent community.




Summary of presentation:

When we are too focused on grades and performance, we deny our children time and energy they need to tackle the demanding work of growing up. In this presentation, you'll learn how you can establish a healthier home environment, reduce academic stress without sacrificing achievement and increase your children's resilience, creativity, and well being. The presentation will also offer a brief discussion of "how and why fit matters” in regards to the college experience.  


The presentation may not be recorded without prior written approval from Challenge Success.


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Mary Hofstedt, Ed.M., is the Community Education Director for Challenge Success, a not-for-profit organization affiliated with the Stanford University Graduate School of Education that partners with schools, families, and communities to promote a broad definition of success and to implement research-based strategies so that all kids are healthy and engaged with learning. She has an extensive background in curriculum and program design, positive youth development, facilitation of community-wide initiatives to benefit youth, and social science research. She is the parent of a recent high school graduate and is passionate about working with others to ensure our young people thrive.

Posted by: Jessica Ross Published:2/7/19
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