Parent Academy

Introducing the Kinnelon Parent Academy

The Kinnelon Parent Academy is an innovative approach to extending the district's collaboration with parents. In the first of what will be several Academy Nights, parents will be introduced to current research and trends that impact our students academically, physically, emotionally, technologically, and socially. Parent Academy sessions, designed to be relevant, timely, research-based and informative, will be led by our district's outstanding administration, faculty and staff, as well as acclaimed speakers from outside organizations.

March 26, 2019, 6:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. at Kinnelon High School

Our first Kinnelon Parent Academy Night will be held on March 26, 2019 at Kinnelon High School. Sessions are designed for Kinnelon resident parents. Childcare is not available. Snow date is April 2, 2019.

There will be two one-hour sessions for you to attend. The first session will be from 6:30pm to 7: 30pm and the second will be from 7:45pm to 8:45pm. Both sessions will repeat.

See below for descriptions and registration. Registration is necessary to ensure sessions will run with enough room to accommodate the audience.

For questions, concerns, or comments, please contact Mrs. Tina LaTorre, Administrative Assistant, 973-838-1418 x5003.

Session 1: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Reading Strategies for the K-5 Student

Mrs. Alicia Luick, Lead Staff Developer, Teacher's College Reading and Writing Project, Columbia University

Location: Old Cafe

Please join Alicia Luick, Lead Staff Developer from Teacher's College Reading and Writing Project of Columbia University, for an introduction to supporting reading practices from home. Parents will gain insights and understandings around reading development as well as walk away with tips and ideas for growing readers.

Session 1: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Understanding the Stages of Learning Mathematics

Mrs. Nancy Schultz, Owner Conquer Mathematics

Location: New Cafe

Join us for a hands-on session that will allow participants to learn about and understand the three stages of learning mathematics. This session will also provide participants with an opportunity to learn about the importance of multiple representations of mathematical concepts. We will also explore the vertical articulation and concept development that lives within the NJ Student Learning Standards for Math.

Session 2: 7:45 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.

Sessions are repeated. Attend the opposite session from session 1.

Session Registration

To register for a session or sessions, click here. Please help us to schedule effectively by registering. Email addresses are collected during registration only for use as a primary means of communication in case of a change to a session or to the event.