Seating still available for two workshops centered on supporting grandchildren’s academic progress

Free continental breakfast provided

What: Grandparents have two opportunities this week to join Baltimore County Public Schools staff for a lively conversation about the joys and challenges of supporting grandchildren’s academic progress. Spaces remain at workshops designed for grandparents, especially those who are raising their grandchildren or provide before- or after-school care or are deeply involved in their grandchildren’s lives. A free continental breakfast, sponsored by Oak Contracting, will be provided at each event.

When and Where: Tuesday, September 9, 2014, from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Loch Raven Branch of the Baltimore County Public Library, 1046 Taylor Avenue, Towson, MD 21286

Wednesday, September 10, 2014, from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Essex Branch of the Baltimore County Public Library, 1110 Eastern Boulevard, Essex, MD 21221

Background: These workshops are offered by the BCPS Parent University in honor of national Grandparents Day on September 7 and as part of the BCPS Back to School Involves You, Too! campaign. The BCPS Parent University offers a variety of in-person workshops throughout the community as well as online resources and videos to meet the unique needs of all families. Parent University is to provide centralized access to resources that support parents in guiding their children to academic success and enhancing personal growth and family wellness. For more information, visit the Parent University website at: or call 410-887-0365.