Parent University

Parent University – Fall 2018

Parent-Student University
Family Connect Night
Date: October 17, 2018
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Smithtown High School East
10 School Street, St. James, NY

Choose from 3 Workshops:

"Mindfulness for Families" - Activities for all ages
"Drug/Vaping Awareness and Prevention" - Ages 12+
"School Safety and Security" - Ages 14+

There is no homework on October 17, so bring the whole family!

Fall 2018 Flyer

Parent University – Spring 2018: School Safety Forum

Date: Monday, May 7, 2018
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Smithtown High School West, 100 Central Road, Smithtown

Parents and students are encouraged to attend together!

What questions about school safety do you have for the Smithtown Central School District? Please submit your questions for the Smithtown Central School District's School Safety Forum at this link:

Forum Details: Click here for event details

May 7, 2018 - Smithtown School Safety Forum Presentation


Parent University – Fall 2017

Date:  Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017
Time:  7:00 p.m.
Location:  Smithtown High School West, 100 Central Road, Smithtown

Parents and students are encouraged to attend together!

Choose one of the following workshops: 

1.  Current Drug Trends: What you need to know. Appropriate for parents and students grades 6-12. Topics include social host laws, vaping awareness, and the prevalence and dangers of opioid use.  Offered in partnership with Smithtown Horizons and Youth Bureau and the Suffolk County Police Department. Keynote by Dr. Jeffrey Reynolds.

2.  Personal Health and Protective Factors: Building resilience and wellness for families.  Appropriate for parents and students of all ages (K-12). Workshop stations include Parent/Child Partner Yoga, Eating for Energy, Mindfulness for Communication and Relationships, and Social and Emotional Learning in Smithtown. Offered in partnership with Project Presence.

More details here.



Parent University Resources - Fall 2016

Parent Guide for Screenagers

Sample Parent/Child Smartphone Contract

School and Community Resources - Drug Use Prevention and Counseling

Helpful Materials

Common Core Presentations

Mathematics Common Core Standards

Elementary Mathematics
Grade 2 and 3 Math Presentation
Grade 4 and 5 Math Presentation

Secondary Mathematics
Math Grade 6 Parent Guide
Math Grade 6 Parent Handout
Math Grade 6 Presentation

Math Grade 7 Parent Guide
Math Grade 7 Parent Handout
Math Grade 7 Presentation

Math Grade 8 Helpful Websites
Math Grade 8 Parent Guide
Math Grade 8 Presentation

Algebra Helpful Websites
MS and HS Algebra I Parent Guide
MS Accelerated I Presentation
HS Algebra I Parent Handout
HS Algebra I Presentation


English Language Arts Common Core Standards

Common Core Strategies for the Struggling Learner

Elementary ELA
Grades K-5 Parent Resource
Grades K-5 ELA Common Core Presentation

Secondary ELA
Grades 6-11 ELA Common Core Presentation