Teaching Our Youth

"Stronger Teams Meeting Students' Needs"
Karen Wagnon’s background and insight will give an individual, whether you are a parent or an educator, resources and strategies to improve relationships with your children as well as coach and encourage them to be their best. The goal and purpose of this book is to reduce conflict and enjoy the parenting journey by understanding how your children are wired and adapting you parenting style to meet their emotional needs.

Parent Enrichment

 We will share insights and strategies to parents that have challenges with their relationships or looking to improve and encourage their students.

  • "Solving the People Puzzle - Parenting by Design"
  • "Parenting with Love and Logic"
  • "Roots of Under Achievement"  
  • "Parenting the Styles"

"The only place
where success
before work
is in the

Donald Kendall

 "Solving the People Puzzle"
Parenting by Design
1.5 Hours

This introduction to "Parenting by Design" is a fun, informative, humorous look at our everyday human behaviors. Understanding keys to the "People Puzzle" allows us to understand ourselves and our children in order to create better relationships, build self esteem, and increase academic achievement while reducing stress in the home.

Parents will be able to:

  • Learn about different personality types based on "pace" and "priority".
  • Identify parent's traits and expectations.
  • Identify child's personality/behavior traits.
  • Learn basic needs and motivational factors that influence behavior, decision making and communication styles.
  • Discover tips on how to adapt your parenting to meet needs in advance and reduce stress and conflict.

"Parenting with Love and Logic"
1.5 hours


Love means giving our children opportunities to be responsible and empower them to make their own decisions. Logic means allowing them to live with the natural consequences of their mistakes and showing empathy for the pain, disappointment and frustration they will experience. Based on the program developed by Jim Fay and Dr. Charles Fay, Ph.D.

Parents will be able to:

  • Avoid power struggles while setting limits with challenging kids.
  • Help end arguing and back talk.
  • Teach Character and Responsibility through the application of logical consequences instead of punishment.
  • Guide kids to solve their own problems.
  • Develop healthy ways to guide your child without resorting to anger, threats and power struggles. 
  • Help children grow from childhood through independent adolescence.

"Roots of Under-Achievement"
Causes and Lasting Solutions
1.5 hours

How can we motivate apathetic, under achieving students? In this session we will take a look at the causes and strategies to repair the thought process in the under achieving student to move them on to believing that they have what it takes to succeed.

Parents will be able to:

  • Understanding beliefs that shape achieving and under achieving behavior.
  • Four Steps to creating healthy beliefs about achievement.
  • Solutions and interventions to solve the under achievement problem.
  • Empower your students self esteem to believe they can succeed.

Parent Academy:

"Parenting the Styles"

 3 Hours

When we recognize the different personalities of our students, we can identify the "Strengths, Struggles and Strategies" of parenting the styles. Learn how to communicate, affirm and discipline in a way that will encourage our children to be their best. This practical session will assist in meeting the motivational needs of the different styles to raise productivity and reduce stress in the home.
Parents will be able to:
  • Recognize personality styles of the child.
  • Identify Strengths, Struggles and Strategies of parenting different styles.
  • Differentiate between potential ADD/ADHD behavior and personality/behavior traits.
  • Discover keys to your parenting success.
  • Increase learning potential by partnering with teachers to bridge the gap ensuring a successful educational experience.
Better Relationships
Click on the above "Better Relationships" Sessions. This no cost, confidential series will give you insight into understanding you needs and the needs of others as you communicate them more effectively.