Parent University is designed for Lily Lake Grade School Parents / Guardians to learn from a variety of topics to support their student(s) at home. Some of these conversations include: academics, social/emotional learning, organization, etc. This is a great opportunity for families to build relationships with the school as well as incorporate various strategies and information to use at home.

2023-2024 Parent University Presentations



Social Anxiety and Its Effect on School (May 2018) – Dr. Eric Nolan, child and adolescent psychiatrist, discusses anxiety in students and how it impacts their learning, including school refusal. Click here to view the powerpoint from this presentation.

Social Media Awareness (May 2018) – Phil Morris of the Kane County Regional Office of Education and Rebecca Jurs, Principal in District 301, share insight and information to help parents keep their students safe when using social media.

Navigating District Systems Session (October 2018) – District 301 staff share information about the resources used in the district, including the district website, mobile app, Canvas, Naviance, and Skyward. Click Navigating District Systems PPT Presentation to view the powerpoint from this presentation.

Social Emotional Learning (November 2019) – SEL Coordinator Kate Vincent explains what social-emotional learning is, how we support SEL in District 301, and offers tips for parents and guardians. Click here to view the powerpoint presentation.

Vaping: What Parents Need to Know (November 2019) – The Renz Center shares valuable information about vaping use in teens.