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FAMILY ENGAGEMENT NIGHT: Dr. Devorah Heitner

Supporting and mentoring kids in the digital age is a community effort. St. Vrain Valley Schools is pleased to partner with Dr. Devorah Heitner in hosting a family engagement night this spring for parents.

An expert on young people’s relationship with digital media and technology, Dr. Devorah Heitner is the  author of Screenwise: Helping Kids Thrive (and Survive) in Their Digital World  and founder of Raising Digital Natives. Her mission is to cultivate a culture of empathy and social/emotional literacy. Dr. Heitner’s work has appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal,  TIME magazine and Education Week. She has a Ph.D. in Media/Technology & Society from Northwestern University and has taught at DePaul and Northwestern. She is delighted to be raising her own digital native.

Join us Tuesday March 12th at 6:00 pm at Trail Ridge Middle School as we engage in meaningful conversations, learn from one another, and better understand both the challenges and opportunities facing our students, parents, and educators around technology use.

If you are interested in attending, please RSVP through this form. The first 50 families who respond will receive a copy of Dr. Heitner’s book, Screenwise: Helping Kids Thrive (and Survive) in Their Digital World.

Or, if you would like to borrow a copy, the PTO has purchased several to loan out to parents prior to the book study. Please email PTOEagleCrest@gmail.com to get on the list.

Earlier Event: March 11
Incoming Kinder Info Night
Later Event: March 18
Class + Graduation Pictures