Upcoming Events

Join us for these upcoming events. All events are free or discounted rate for Issaquah PTA/PTSA members. To attend any of these events click on its Register button.  Advanced registration is highly recommended to make sure you get a seat. Some of our events do sell out, so please cancel your registration if you are unable to attend.

BREAKING POINTS - Film Documentary and Discussion

October 29, 2018 7:00 PM
Register

HOMEWORK. COLLEGE ESSAYS. SOCIAL MEDIA.SPORTS. VOLUNTEERING. PART-TIME JOBS. FRIENDS. Teens' lives are jam-packed from the time they wake up until the time they fall sleep; just keeping up can be a daily struggle.  BREAKING POINTS explores the stress and pressures our teens face every day, as well as the unhealthy ways that many of them cope, including abusing prescription stimulants.

The film includes candid perspectives from students, as well as nationally recognized experts, challenging the misperceived “safety” and effectiveness of using stimulants. It serves as a catalyst to inform discussions about what parents and communities can do to support teens struggling to manage stress. 

Intended for PARENTS & STUDENTS AGES 14+.  The film will be followed by Q&A discussion by local mental health experts, Substance Use Disorder Professionals, and students in our community

Issaquah High School Theater, 700 2nd Avenue, SE, Issaquah, WA 98027

Other Events in the Area

UnSelfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-About Me World with Michelle Borba

For parents of children of all ages and students in grades 5-12.

October 23, 2018 7:00 PM
Register

Teens today are 40 percent less empathetic than they were 30 years ago — impacting children’s academic performance and leading to bullying behaviors. The trend also correlates with more cheating and less resilience as well as hampering our children’s ability to collaborate, innovate, and problem-solve.

Hear from an internationally renowned educator about the forces causing the Empathy Crisis and learn strategies to raise empathetic, courageous, caring children with skills to thrive in a 21st century, digital-driven world.

Mercer Island High School, 9100 SE 42nd St, Mercer Island, WA 98040

Youth Suicide Prevention for Parents

November 14, 2018 7:00 PM
Register

Learn evidence-based prevention strategies to help youth in crisis stay safe and get support. Like first aid and CPR, this valuable knowledge supports healthy families and communities.

Mercer Island High School, 9100 SE 42nd St, Mercer Island, WA 98040

Parenting with Identity in Mind with Rosetta Lee

January 23, 2019 11:30 AM
Register

Rosetta Lee, a highly-regarded, local and national expert in diversity, inclusion and equity will discuss parenting with identity in mind.

Learn how to create positive self-identity in our children and teach them to be positive influences on others. The goal is to create inclusive communities which support everyone’s success.

For parents of children of all ages.

Presented in partnership with Friends of the MI Library.

Mercer Island Community and Event Center, 8236 SE 24th Street, Mercer Island, WA 98040
View Past Events

ParentWiser Sponsors