The Parenting Fair is Saturday, February 21, 2015.
Sturgis, MI 49091
There is NO CHARGE to attend the Parenting Fair!
Featuring Keynote Speaker- Patti Kelley Criswell
Patti has been a clinical social worker for over 20 years. In addition to her clinical practice in Kalamazoo, she teaches in the School of Social Work at Western Michigan University. She writes and speaks nationally on the topics of peer aggression, body image, and parenting.
Patti is the award winning author of several American Girl titles including:
and others. She has also been featured on the Dr. Phil Show.
- A Smart Girl's Guide to Friendship Troubles
- Friends: Making Them and Keeping Them
- Stand Up for Yourself & Your Friends
8:00 Check-in/ Registration / Exhibits
Keynote - Patti Kelley Criswell
10:30 Exhibits and Break
11:00 Mini Sessions (select one)
11:45 Lunch & Exhibits
1:00 Mini Sessions (select one)
2:00 Prizes & Dismissal
*10:45-12 Stand Up For Yourself & Your Friends -Patti Kelley Criswell
(For Students ages 7-14 accompanied by an adult or parent)
Parenting Fair Registration -Save the Date! Registration opens in January.
Mini-Sessions (coming soon)
We have 20 mini-sessions to choose from that deal with all aspects of parenting. Look over the list and choose two (one from each time slot). Go to the Parenting Fair Registration form to register on-line. Click this link for the descriptions of the mini-sessions: Mini-session choices
Exhibits (coming soon)
Not only do we have 1 keynote presentation and 20 mini-sessions to choose from, there will also be many exhibits to browse through in the gym. These exhibits are agencies, businesses, and organizations that deal with parenting concerns and/or children. Please click this link to see a list of exhibitors: Exhibits
Childcare- will be available for up to 100 children. Must be pre-registered.
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