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Parent Programs

Hoover City Schools is committed to providing a series of programs throughout the year, focused on relevant topics. Our goal is to engage and empower parents with valuable information regarding youth well-being.

We are pleased to host the recordings of these programs on our website and hope you will find them useful as pertinent to today’s issues.

March Parent Seminar: Vaping and Current Drug Trends

March Seminar Flyer

Click here to view the video of the March seminar.

Click here to view the Google slides presentation for the March seminar

Two virtual parent seminars were held in May.

The first: Vaping in Vogue: A Growing Trend in Youth

The second: Sexting: What are the Legal and Mental Health Implications?

Other Resources:

Information from Internet Crimes Against Children

Helping Families Prevent Child Sexual Exploitation

Helping Schools and Communities Prevent Child Sexual Exploitation

Human Trafficking Information from the Blue Campaign

Internet Safety Resources from SharedHope International

Click here to view March's Program: Human Trafficking: Protecting Your Children From On-Line Predators, Exploitation, and 'Sugaring'

To view the presentation from the program, click here.

If you are having trouble viewing the document, you may download the document. If you are having trouble viewing the document, you may download the document.

Here, you will also find access to Hoover City Schools' Podcast: Roots and Wings.

This podcast is a resource for parents/households in our district who are tasked with raising resilient and courageous children in a world with great uncertainty. It is simply a monthly conversation focusing on relevant issues facing parents and guardians. Moderators/panelists include mental health professionals and administrators across Hoover City Schools.

Anchor.fm https://anchor.fm/kandace-vanwanderham 

Breaker: https://www.breaker.audio/roots-and-wings-podcast

Google: https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8zZDlhZDUzNC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw== Pocket Casts: https://pca.st/jf1cmh02

Radio Public: https://radiopublic.com/roots-and-wings-podcast-WDEbPA

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/1hPKeO4h4onYaut7MiFkzO