Tagged: continuing education

Speaker Series: Olympic Gold Medalist Mike O’Brien 10/5 6:30pm

Inaugural talk for the new academic year! Meet a former Olympic gold medalist, and learn: how does discipline lead to success in reaching any goal? Mike O’Brien: Discipline for Success 1984, Olympic Gold Medalist, 1500m freestyle swim Thursday, October 5, 2017, 6.30 – 7.30 pm Multipurpose Room Parents and children welcome....

Speaker Series: STEAM Careers in Architecture 3/10/17 6:30pm

Friday, March 10 is our next Speaker Series event. Susan Lai is a senior designer at Gensler Newport Beach, an integrated architecture, design, planning and consulting firm. She will share her career passions, illustrate the design process, discuss the changing role of technology, and show that design is transformative.  Susan is...

Speaker Series: Mrs. Venable Friday 1/6/17 6:30-7:30pm

First talk for the new year! Mrs. Venable Santiago Hills, 4th grade APAAS teacher will be talking about SMALL BELIEF, BIG INFLUENCE Helping Children Develop a Growth Mindset Friday, January 6.2017, 6.30 – 7.30 p.m. Multipurpose Room. Parents and children welcome Light refreshments will be served In her book Mindset,...

PTA Speaker Series, Wed. Oct.12 at MPR, 6:30 – 7:30pm

Our first speaker of the year! “Fitness for Success” with JERRY PALAZZO, Running Coach Wednesday, October 12, 2016, 6:30p.m. – 7:30p.m. Jerry Palazzo is the head coach for the Equalizers Track Club, a youth running group that trains for and competes in track, cross-country and road racing. A large number of...

Positive Behavior Speaker 2/18 6:30pm MPR

Join us in the MPR on Thursday, Feb. 18th at 6:30pm for our Speaker Series as we talk about Positive Behavior at Santiago Hills. Marie Williams is currently a PBIS (Positive Behavior Interventions & Support) TOSA (Teacher on Special Assignment) and will be speaking about how students can be better prepared in the classroom,...

Speaker Series 2/18 @ 6:30 p.m.

Have you ever wondered what Ready, Respectful, Responsible means and how our school incorporates these values each day? Join us for an exciting speakers series as IUSD rep Marie Williams talks about the Three R’s. Positive Behavior Interventions and Support (PBIS) helps establish the social culture, learning and teaching environment, and...

Speaker Series 12/17 @ 6:30pm

What is 3D printing? How do you set up your own business? Come hear Mr. Brian Arandez, CEO &Founder of Thingify Inc, talk about 3D printing and entrepreneurship. Dec.17.2015, Thursday, 6.30 – 7.30 p.m., Multi Purpose Room Mr.Arandez graduated from the University of the Philippines in 2006 with a degree in computer science. Immediately after graduating he was invited to become a...

Speaker Alex McDonald 11/19 6:30pm

Join us Thursday, November 19th, 2015, 6.30pm – 7.30pm in the MPR for our first Speaker Series of the school year. How do you build a solar powered house that is cost effective? How do you work as a team and complete a big project on time? Come hear Mr. Alex...

Teaching Writing – 5/27 6:30p

Join us Wednesday May 27th from 6.30 – 7.30 p.m. for our final Speaker Series event of the school year. Mr. Eric Manchester, Santiago Hills APAAS teacher will be speaking on the topic of “Writing instruction from a teacher’s and parent’s perspective”. Mr. Manchester has been teaching the 4th grade APAAS class at...

Increasing Focus – Speaker Series

UPDATE 4/22/2015: Dr. Drew de Paz was able to share slides from her presentation with us. If you would like a copy of the slides please contact speakerseries@santiagohillspta.com. Join us Wednesday, April 15th at 6:30pm at one of our last Speaker Series events of the school year. “Mindfulness and mind wandering. ...

Common Core Video

Common Core Video

Learn more about how Common Core Math at Santiago Hills, and see our newly famous staff members! Santiago Hills Common Core Math from Irvine Unified School District on Vimeo.

Healthy Lifestyle Speaker Series 3/18 6:00pm

March 18, 2015 6:30pm MPR Dr. Shrivastava, Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist Dr. Shrivastava will talk about “Bite Into a Healthy Lifestyle” and take charge of your health. Dr. Sangeeta Shrivastava is a Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist and has PhD degree in Nutritional Biochemistry. She works as a nutrition science faculty with...

Math Proficiency Ed: Speaker Series 2/17 6:30p MPR

On February 17, 2015 at 6:30pm, Nigel Nisbet, Vice President of Content Creation at the MIND Research Institute, will talk about Math learning, comprehension, and proficiency. Armed with a degree in mathematics, and early success as a rock musician with several hit songs in Europe and the U.S., Nisbet began his...

Gifted & Talented Ed: Speaker Series 1/21 6:30pm MPR

UPDATE 1/24/15: Thank you for attending our Speaker Series! Mr. Ian Byrd shared links to his presentation, including links to some books about gifted kids. http://www.byrdseed.com/jan21/ Join us Wednesday, January 21, 2015, 6.30 – 7.30 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room for a Speaker Series talk on “Gifted & Talented Education” for...

ACE Classes Winter Session

Please find below the description of SH’s Winter ACE classes that are being offered on Wednesdays immediately after school from January 28 – March 4, 2015.  Registration opens Friday, January 9, and there is limited space in each class!   ANIME, CARTOONING & COMIC CREATION   $115 Cartooning is a great way to learn...

Developing Social Skills: Speaker Series 12/17 6:30pm MPR

Please join us for a talk on “Developing Social Skills” for children, by Mrs.Kelly McKinnon, an expert on behavioral analysis. Mrs. Kelly McKinnon will be speaking as part of our Speaker Series on Wednesday, December 17, 2014, 6.30 – 7.30 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room. Kelly McKinnon, MA, BCBA is...

Speaker Dr. Elizabeth Roberts 11/19 6:30pm MPR

Update 11/21/14: Thanks for coming! The Dr. Roberts talk was well attended. Both parents and children asked a lot of questions to which she gave insightful answers.  She is a wonderful speaker and everyone enjoyed the talk. Questions about Speaker Series? Email speakerseries@santiagohillspta.com. Nov 19 6:30pm-7:30pm Dr. Elizabeth Roberts, Child...

ACE classes almost full – register now!

ACE classes are back this year thanks to our parent volunteer ACE Coordinator Yumi Renshus, and are already filling up quickly. Fall ACE classes PDF – click here Classes run after school from October 1 – November 12.  Registration opened September 16th and the limited spaces in each class are already filling...