Community Connection

  • Families invited to attend Glenbard Parent Series Workshops.

  • Through a continued partnership with Glenbard High School District 87, Lake Park families are invited and welcome to attend The Glenbard Parent Series (GPS): Navigating Healthy Families workshops. Programs are offered free of charge and open to the public; no registration is required. View the 2022-23 calendar of programs and speakers.

    The Glenbard Parent Series is an educational consortium dedicated to presenting distinguished high-profile authors, clinicians, and educators who share their research-based knowledge and experiences.
     
    The mission is to enhance students' social and emotional learning, encourage responsible decision-making, foster positive growth, and development, and promote respectful relationships as we encourage conversation around the opportunities and issues facing families today.
     
    GPS is a resource for parents, educators, students, and community members to foster real-world skills and traits to help students be better prepared for college, the workforce, and life.

Parent University Resources

  • "Mental Health Lessons Learned from our Journey with COVID" (October 2022)
    Dr. Doug Bolton
    Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Director of School Consultation for Formative Psychological Services. He spent over 20 years as a psychologist and principal at North Shore Academy, a K-12 therapeutic school in Highland Park. Dr. Bolton provides consultation, supervision, and professional development to parents, educators, and clinicians throughout northern Illinois to create communities that help foster student and staff resilience.

    "Building Resilience in our Children" (January 2022)
    Dr. Melissa Sadin
    Expert on developmental trauma, will explain the impact of the pandemic, social distancing and social isolation had on students, parents, and teachers.


    "Executive Functioning Skills: Key Tips to Support Your Teen" (February 2021)
    Slide Presentation
    Angela Malloy
    Executive Functioning Coach for Beyond Book Smart, which provides customized and comprehensive support for improving executive functioning skills.


    "Purposeful Parenting Tips During a Pandemic" (November 2020)
    Jackie Rhew
    Author, Keynote Speaker, Clinical Consultant & Liaison for Amita Health, Co-founder Center for Emotional Wellness, Cofounder Successful Parenting.


    "Returning to School Tips Durning COVID-19"
     (August 2020)
    Jackie Rhew 
    Author, Keynote Speaker, Clinical Consultant & Liaison for Amita Health, Co-founder Center for Emotional Wellness, Cofounder Successful Parenting.


    "Social Media Precautions for Teens" (February 2020)
    Officer Ryan Forrest is a 7-year member of the Roselle Police Department. He has spent 3.5 of those years serving as Lake Park's East Campus SRO. Prior to his tenure with the RPD, he spent three years working at the Will County Juvenile Detention Center.

    Officer Chris Schwytzer has served the Roselle Police Department for 11 years. He is currently in his sixth school year as Lake Park's West Campus SRO.


    "Signs and Symptoms of Substance Abuse(November 2019)
    Matthew Quinn 
    Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) and Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) in Illinois.


    Raising Respectful and Compassionate Teens Who Thrive
     (October 2018)
    Jackie Rhew 
    Author, Keynote Speaker, Clinical Consultant & Liaison for Amita Health, Co-founder Center for Emotional Wellness, Cofounder Successful Parenting.