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High School Re-Entry Program for Parents

  • Friday, August 11, 2017
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Oakwood Falls Church, Board Room
  • 16

Registration


FSYF invites parents of repatriating high school students to join us for a workshop designed to help them become familiar with American high school life and local teen social culture.  Parents will be exposed to the latest research and literature regarding reverse culture shock and have an opportunity to speak with a panel of parents and educators about re-entry issues.

Moderator:
Kim DeBlauw, FSO and FSYF Board Member
 
Description:    
The goal of this program is to expose parents to the latest research and literature addressing topics related to Third Culture Kids (TCKs) and the reverse culture shock they will experience to varying degrees as they transition into high school.  Parents will have an opportunity to discuss strategies to support their teen(s), network with other Foreign Service parents, and  receive support from parents and educational professionals.  A light dinner will be served.  This program is intended only for parents whose teens are enrolled in the High School Re-entry Program.  

 

Parent Panelists:
Our parent panelists are FSYF Board members whose children attended high school in the DC area.

 

Location:

Oakwood Falls Church, 501 Roosevelt Blvd, Falls Church VA, 22044 - Board Room


Fees and Payment:

This program is free to parents who have enrolled their children in the High School Re-Entry Program.  There are only 16 spaces available, so please sign up as soon as possible.




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