ParentEd. Talks

Partnering with Parents in Raising Phenomenal Kids

Raising kids of great character who are academically prepared with a solid biblical foundation takes intentionality and focus. As an important part of our school mission, Mount Paran Christian School partners with home and church in the total education of your children. Our purpose is to help you guide your children in their Christian faith and moral foundation. MPCS is committed to providing families with great parenting resources and tips to help overcome obstacles as children grow through different stages. We also explore many trends and topics that are influencing young children and teens in today's culture.

We are pleased to announce the dates for this year’s ParentEd. seminars and "Ted"-style talks listed below. Please mark your calendars for any or all seminars that you might find beneficial. All MPCS parents, neighbors, and friends in the community are invited to attend!



ParentEd redshirt"Redshirting: Do They Need That Extra Year?"

Parents of toddlers, preschoolers, or kindergarten students won't want to miss this informative ParentEd. talk by our Transitional K teacher, Susan Laton. On March 25 at 7:00 p.m., she will discuss "Redshirting: Do They Need That Extra Year?" This hot topic covers educational readiness and the pros and cons of the recent trend to give them an additional year of learning and maturity before starting kindergarten or first grade. The event will be held in the MPCS Sewell Cottage preschool building at 7:00 p.m. Feel free to bring friends and neighbors who would benefit from this expertise. 


PLEASE RSVP using the form on the right. 



2018-2019 ParentEd. EVENTS: 


"Connect" by Kirk Cameron Movie Screening - Q&A following in the Grand Lobby
OCTOBER 4  |  6:30 p.m.  |  MPCS Murray Arts Center, Kristi Lynn Theatre
BLOG RECAP: ParentEd.: Connect With Kids' Tech Use

"Let's Talk: The Scoop on Speech Therapy" - by Neysa Jordan, M.Ed. CCC-SLP and Speech Pathologist at MPCS
NOVEMBER 12  |  7:00 p.m.  |  MPCS Sewell Cottage preschool building
BLOG RECAP: ParentEd.: Let's Talk - The Scoop on Speech Therapy"

Dr. Tim Elmore "Parenting a Generation of Paradox" - Special Guest Speaker, Founder and President of Growing Leaders
JANUARY 28  |  7:00 p.m.  |  MPCS Murray Arts Center, Kristi Lynn Theatre

"Screenagers" Movie ScreeningQ&A following in the Grand Lobby
FEBRUARY 11  |  6:30 p.m.  |  MPCS Murray Arts Center, 1st Floor Choral Rehearsal Room 
ENCORE screening of "Screenagers" | February 26 at 8:15 a.m. in the MPCS Myrick Media Center


"Redshirting: Do They Need That Extra Year?" by Susan Laton, Advanced PreK/Transitional K Teacher at MPCS
MARCH 25  |  7:00 p.m.  | MPCS Sewell Cottage preschool building



Get to Know MPCS

Mount Paran Christian School is a preschool age three through grade 12 private Christian, non-denominational, college-preparatory school. MPCS is committed to excellence in academics, award-winning arts, and championship athletics all within a Christian environment and small class sizes. Founded in 1976, MPCS is fully accredited (SAIS/AdvancED) and located near Kennesaw Mountain on a 68-acre collegiate-like campus.

MPCS is proud to offer the ParentEd. series to our families and our community. Events are sponsored by our Guidance Counseling and College Counseling departments in preschool through high school. 


We also invite you to tour our campus at a Weekly Wednesday Tour at 10:00 a.m. each week. Click here to RSVP to visit.


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Please let us know you'll attend!

All ParentEd. seminars are free and open to the community. Please let us know if you plan to attend.

Seminar Locations:

Mount Paran Christian School
1275 Stanley Road, Kennesaw, GA 30152

MPCS Murray Arts Center
Kristi Lynn Theatre (2nd floor)
Choral Rehearsal Room (1st floor)
Enter main gate off Stanley Road and take an immediate right for parking at the 3-story arts building.


MPCS Weber Collaboratory
Mulkey Building
Enter main gate and turn to the left. Park and enter main building near flag pole and front office. Follow through doors and up one flight of steps. Walk straight ahead and Weber Collaboratory is on the right.

MPCS Preschool
Sewell Cottage
Enter main gate and turn to the left. Park in the left hand parking lot and enter the preschool building between the playgrounds.


MPCS Murray Arts Center, Choral Rehearsal Room
Enter main gate and follow straight. Turn right and curve around to the right to the back of the Murray Arts Center building. Park and enter through the bottom floor rear entrance. The Choral Rehearsal Room is located inside and to the left.