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Single Parent Conference

A Virtual Event Saturday, August 14, 2021
Mother with young child
The conference is virtual and free.
9:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

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 Itinerary

The conference will take place virtually via Zoom. Register for the morning sessionnew window, the afternoon sessionnew window, or both.

9:30 a.m.: Open Zoom Conference

9:45 - 10 a.m.: Welcome and Introductions

10 - 10:45 a.m.: Featured Speaker Lisette Engel

10:45 - 11 a.m.: Intermission

11 a.m. - noon.: Workshop Session 1. Choice of one workshop below or visit exhibitors. Sessions will begin promptly at 11 a.m. See workshop descriptions

  • How to Save with Maryland 59
  • Society and Single Dads
  • Your Spending and Savings Plan
  • The Basics, Montgomery County Maryland Overview
  • El balance emocional y mental en nuestras vidas
  • Grow Your Money with New Tax Credits!
  • Gardening 101: Gardening for Your Well-Being in Every Space
  • Financial Assistance for College as a Single Parent
  • Montgomery County Office of Eligibility and Support Services (OESS) – Information Session
  • Managing Your Credit
  • Expungement (exhibitor)
  • Maryland Hunger Solutions – SNAP (exhibitor)
Register for the Morning Session


Noon. - 12:15 p.m.: Intermission

12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.: Workshop Session 2. Choice of one workshop below or visit exhibitors. Sessions will begin promptly at 12:15 p.m. See workshop descriptions

  • Society and Single Dads
  • How to Safely Hire Home Improvement Contractors
  • Your Spending and Savings Plan
  • Launch Project Parenting: 3 Key Long-Term Strategies to Avoid Kid Launch Failure
  • The Digital Revolution & Your Family’s Mental Health
  • The Basics, Montgomery County Maryland Overview
  • Controlling Time and Finances
  • El balance emocional y mental en nuestras vidas
  • Grow Your Money with New Tax Credits!
  • Montgomery County Office of Eligibility and Support Services (OESS) – Information Session
  • Financial Assistance for College as a Single Parent
  • Expungement (exhibitor)
  • Maryland Hunger Solutions – SNAP (exhibitor)

1:15 - 1:45 p.m.: Remarks from Beverly Coleman and Inspiring Power Send-Off from Nicole Lewis; Gift card giveaway

1:45 - 2 p.m.: Resource Information Session

Register for the Afternoon Session

Conference Sponsors

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

 

 

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