Strengthening Executive Functioning Skills Focus of next Homer 33C Parent Academy workshop

News Release

Homer CCSD 33C

Goodings Grove   Luther J. Schilling   William E. Young   William J. Butler

Hadley Middle   Homer Jr. High


Contact: Charla Brautigam, Communications/Public Relations Manager | 708-226-7628


For Immediate Release:

Nov. 21, 2016


Strengthening Executive Functioning Skills

Focus of next Homer Parent Academy workshop


   Come out and learn how you can help your child strengthen his or her executive functioning skills during a special workshop Dec. 15 at Hadley Middle School.


Organized by the Homer School District 33C Special Services Department, the workshop will offer tips and strategies parents can try with their children at home.


Dr. Gwen Grant, the district’s Behavioral Support Specialist, will lead the program, which begins at 6:30 p.m. in Hadley’s Multi-Purpose Room. It is open to all Homer 33C families.


“It is my vision as the Director of Special Services to cultivate a collaborative environment between school, parents and community agencies,” said Becky Cortesi-Caruso, the district’s Director of Special Services.


Future workshops include:

  • Autism Awareness — 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26 at Young School Library
  • Strategies to Support Your Child with Anxiety — 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 16, Young School Library
  • 1-2-3 Magic — 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 11, Young School Library


For more information, call the district’s Special Services Department at 708-226-7649.


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