News Release, St. Mary’s County Public Schools

LEONARDTOWN, MD – Parents, grandparents, and child care providers of children are invited to several FREE parent workshops. Conscious Discipline focuses on Social-Emotional Learning and is part of the research-based Conscious Discipline program developed by Dr. Becky Bailey. Child care will be available and light refreshments will be provided with advanced registration.

  • On Monday, February 10, 2020, from 5:00-7:30 p.m. at the Dr. James A. Forrest Career & Technology Center, Master Conscious Discipline Instructor Amy Speidel presents “Raising Caring Children in a Complex World”. 
  • On Wednesday, February 19, 2020, from 5:00-7:30 p.m. at the Lexington Park Library, Amy Speidel will present “Leaving the House Without Losing Your Mind”.
  • St. Mary’s County Public Schools is also pleased to offer Conscious Discipline parent workshops in Spanish by Master Conscious Discipline Instructor Lety Valero.
  • On Tuesday, February 18, 2020, from 12:30-3:30 p.m. at the Lexington Park Library, Lety Valero will present “From Chaos to Calm”. Child care will be provided for this session.
  • On Tuesday, February 18, 2020, from 5:00-7:30 p.m. at George Washington Carver Elementary School, Lety Valero will present “From Chaos to Calm”. Child care and refreshments are provided with advanced registration.

For more information, please contact Tammy Parsons attlparsons@smcps.orgor register athttps://forms.gle/boVtJJZuMzcByeZU7.

In the event school or evening, activities are canceled due to inclement weather, alternate dates for these events have been established.


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