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Winter 2020 Parent University

Technology and Parenting: Why Our Kids Are Growing Up Differently

February 4, 2020; 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. 

Lundahl Middle School

560 Nash Rd., Crystal Lake


Join us for our second Parent University event of the 2019-20 school year! Prairie Ridge High School counselor Missy Berg will discuss how technology and parenting strategies are affecting our kids' generation, known as Generation Z or iGen. Parents will learn how to help their children develop healthy peer and adult relationships, improve communication, cope and manage emotions, and increase self-efficacy/confidence. 


This is a free event for ALL District 47 parents. The presentation will be available in both English and Spanish. Childcare/kids’ activities will be provided for kids ages 3 and up by licensed District 47 staff. Children must be toilet-trained. To register, click the following link:


6:00 p.m. - 6:25 p.m. - Childcare drop-off and check-in 

6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. - Presentation and Q&A


About the presenter:

Missy Berg, LCPC, has been a counselor at Prairie Ridge High School for the past 13 years and was a counselor at Mundelein High School before coming to District 155. Prior to being a high school counselor, Mrs. Berg worked in community mental health at a behavioral health hospital and in private practice. She has an undergraduate degree in psychology from Hope College and a master's degree in counseling from Indiana University.