Parent University

Parent University
What is Parent University?
Parent University offers families a variety of FREE classes and workshops. These classes are designed to add to existing skills, provide opportunities for additional growth and development and positively contribute to children’s academic and social-emotional success.
The Milford School District recognizes the connection between student success and family engagement.  “Parent University” was created to increase parental engagement and to contribute to the academic and social-emotional success of our school children. The goals of Parent University include providing support for families so that they may achieve personal academic and non-academic goals; providing parents and families with the necessary resources to support their children’s emotional growth and development; and increasing the number of parents who feel positively connected to their child’s school.
Check this page for more information regarding upcoming classes!
Mon, Apr 6
6:30pm – 8:30pm
Basic Sign Language *1st of 2 sessions
(Jacques Memorial)
Mon, Apr 13
6:30pm – 8:30pm
Basic Sign Language *2nd of 2 sessions
(Jacques Memorial)
WHAT: Learn ASL Workshop
WHEN: April 6, 2020 and April 13, 2020
WHERE: Jacques Elementary School
TIME: 6:00PM-8:00PM

Space is limited, please call to reserve a spot at 603-673-6709

Learn ASL (American Sign Language)! This two part workshop will provide the basic foundation for communication with Deaf and Hard-of Hearing individuals. The workshop includes receptive and expressive fingerspelling, signing, conversational behaviors, and various aspects of Deaf Culture. Depending on the experience in class, increased rate of fingerspelling will be utilized to assist in improving the receptive abilities.
This workshop will take an in depth look at the history and culture of Deaf and Hard of Hearing people and how this community has progressed since the 1800’s.
Finally, this workshop will provide flexibility in offering an in-depth review of topics of immediate importance and topical interest.