Tools for Success

Seminars plus Open House

Saturday, November 4, 2017
8:30 AM - 12:45 PM

Registration opens August 30. Please check back!

These two simultaneous seminars both feature a keynote and multiple breakout sessions on a variety of parenting and academic strategies. You will gain the latest in parenting research and encouragement as well as academic information and advice. Experience why Bear Creek faculty and staff are recognized as thought leaders and experts in the field of education.

Our morning seminars conclude with optional campus tours, a light lunch for prospective families, parent Q & As, and an opportunity to meet the admissions staff.

2016 Seminar Program

See full program with session descriptions and speaker bios.

Preschool - Grade 6 Tools for Success Seminar

Keynote Speaker Denise Peeler
Courageous Character

Session 1 Breakout Topics

Session 2 Breakout Topics

  • Raising an Introvert in an Extroverted World (presentation slides)
  • Building Strong Mathematical Foundations in an Engaging Way
  • Early Learning at Home (presentation slides)
  • Parenting the Powerful Child: Tips for Reducing Complaining, Whining, and Arguing (presentation slides)
  • The Essentials of Speech Development

Session 3 Breakout Topics

Attendees may also head over to the breakout sessions in the Upper School Building (see below).

Campus Tours and Parent Q & A

Grades 5-12 Tools for Success Seminar

Keynote Speaker Robert W. Gomulkiewicz, University of Washington School of Law, Foundation Professor of Law
Data Driven Success

Session 1 Breakout Topics

Session 2 Breakout Topics

  • Sticky Faith: Fueling Desire for God and Making It Last for Teenagers (presentation slides)
  • Why the Humanities? Using Depth and Insight to Inform Your Perspective (presentation slides)
  • The Middle School Brain and How It Works Differently Than Yours (handout)
  • Important Strategies for the Highly-Capable Math Student
  • The Art of Slowing and the Power of Observation (presentation slides)
  • Matching Your Passions and Strengths to Possible Majors and Careers (just for students) (presentation slides)

Session 3 Breakout Topics

Campus Tours and Parent Q & A

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