Single Parent Conference
Saturday, August 10, 2019
8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Rockville Campus, Science Center West
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 seminar, you can get the help you need to succeed—and talk with other single parents facing the same challenges.
The 2019 conference themes are:
- Empowering Our Families
- Communication within Family Dynamics
- Building and Maintaining Positive Relationships
- Empowering Our Finances
- Empowering the Youth of Our Future
The conference will take place Saturday, August 10, 2019, on the Rockville Campus in Science Center West. Please enter campus through the main entrance at 51 Mannakee Street and turn left at South Campus Drive. Park in parking lot 10, which faces the lake and the Science Center (see campus map).
Attendees will participate in workshops, visit with exhibitors, and connect with other parents. The conference and parking are free. Lunch is included and limited free childcare will be available for children ages 4 to 13. A private nursing station will be available for breastfeeding mothers.
See the schedule for the conference.
8:30 - 9:30 a.m.: Registration: Attendees check in, drop off children at respite child care, and visit exhibitors
9:45 - 10:00 a.m.: Welcome and Introductions
10:00 - 10:45 a.m.: Plenary Session
10:45 - 11:00 a.m.: Break
11:00 - 12:00 p.m.: Workshop I. See workshop descriptions. During the registration process, you will be able to indicate a workshop preference for each session.
12:00 - 12:15 p.m.: Break
12:15 - 1:15 p.m.: Workshop II. See workshop descriptions. During the registration process, you will be able to indicate a workshop preference for each session.
1:15 - 2:00 p.m.: Lunch/Tour/Exhibitors
2:00 p.m.: Program Ends