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29 Nov · admin · No Comments

Unbound Konnect helps Minority Parents of Autistic Children

Parent University is here to promote school success no matter the child’s emotional or economic background by closing the services gap. For the parents of children diagnosed with autism, those issues can feel even more frustrating. Unbound Konnect, started by Parent U Alumni Kiarra Morgan, looks at those problem gaps, helping parents and their children. …

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29 Nov · admin · No Comments

Partnering with Parents to Educate the Family

  We all know being a parent is a wonderful feeling, we also know it can be challenging! Parent University has helped so many families with those challenges here in Omaha for over 5 years. From setting the building blocks of learning to ‘extension activities’ designed to help you and your child grow and learn …

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30 Oct · admin · No Comments

Basic Ingredients for a Healthy Kitchen

The first step to start cooking healthy is to stock your kitchen with a variety of foods that you can throw together for healthy meals in a hurry. Keep these foods on hand for fast meals on busy nights.   In the cupboard Beans: Black, pinto, kidney, chickpeas, lentils, refried Rice: Brown, long-grain rice mixes …

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30 Oct · admin · No Comments

Being Successful with Collaborative Co-Parenting

What is “Collaborative Co-Parenting,” and how does it affect me? If you are raising children with another person, such as your significant other, ex, mother, grandmother, etc., then that’s co-parenting.   At Parent University, our “Collaborative Co-Parenting” course is here to aid you in understanding how to have a healthy and stable relationship where communication …

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23 Jul · admin · No Comments

Know You and Your Child’s Rights in Special Education

The most important thing for a parent is to know their rights concerning their child’s special education. When parents understand what it takes to plan their child’s education, line of communication open for them and their child’s teachers.   The “Advocating for your Child” Course is important for parents to become an effective advocate for …

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20 Jul · admin · No Comments

Daddy’s Home for Parent University

After listening to North Omaha fathers, the Learning Community created a new course just for our dads.   When conducting parent focus groups recently, the Learning Community of Douglas and Sarpy Counties discovered fathers shared a common need. And in May, the Learning Community launches “Daddy’s Home,” a six-week Parent University course with training and …

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19 Jul · admin · No Comments

Prime Time Reading with our Parents

Reading to your child helps them succeed academically and find joy in life everyday. At Parent University  1. Reading to young children sets them up to succeed   The more you read to your children, the more knowledge they absorb, and knowledge is important in all aspects of life. There have many studies that show …

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