Skip to main content

Single Parent Conference

Saturday, August 8, 2020
Mother with young child

Being a single parent in today’s world can be demanding—and stressful. If you are a single parent, you are busy raising your children, managing your family’s finances, creating life-work balance, and seeking support networks.

Montgomery College wants to connect single-parent families with the resources necessary to thrive. In this one-day online seminar, you can get the help you need to succeed—and talk with other single parents facing the same challenges.

Featured Speakers

Conference Agenda 

The conference took place on Saturday, August 8, 2020. 

9:30 a.m.: Open Zoom Conference
9:45 – 10 a.m.: Welcome and Introductions
10 – 11 a.m.: Plenary Session – Where Are They Now? Triumphs and Challenges
Panelists: Deborah Phelps, Nico Washington, Michael Yehl, and Carolina Avila
11 – 11:10 a.m.: Intermission (Exhibitor commercial/resource links)
Sessions begin promptly at 11:15 am.
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.: Workshop Session #1 – Choice of one workshop below, visit exhibitors, or take a virtual tour of Montgomery College:

  • Proactive Parenting for Single Dads
  • How to Save with Maryland 529
  • Changing Your Life Through Better Money Management
  • Chair Yoga and Guided Relaxation

12:15 – 12:25 p.m.: Intermission (Exhibitor commercial/resource links)
Sessions begin promptly at 12:30 pm.
12:30 – 1:30 p.m.: Workshop Session #2 – Choice of one workshop below, visit exhibitors, or take a virtual tour of Montgomery College:

  • Beginning with the End in Mind: The Lost Legacy & Privilege of Fatherhood
  • Proactive Parenting for Single Dads
  • How to Safely Hire Home Improvement
  • Changing Your Life Through Better Money Management
  • Managing Stress with Mindfulness
  • Yes, You Can Help Your Child Succeed
  • Parenting for Wins
  • Assertive & Emotional Intelligence

Closing Remarks
1:45 p.m.: Program Ends 
1:45 – 2 p.m.: Resource Information Session 

See workshop presenter bios and workshop descriptions.


Conference Sponsors

United Bank logo

 

 

Montgomery County logo
Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services
Montgomery College logo
Bank On Gaithersburg logo
©