• Cherry Creek Parents' Council

PIN - Parent Information Network Schedule for 2020-2021

Sept 1st am and 8th pm - Craig Knippenberg, LCSW, M.Div.

Wired and Connected: How Gaming and Social Media affect the Brain

Oct 6th am and 13th pm - Andrea Pittman, Exec Director of The Nectar Group Putting ADHD into Focus

Nov 3rd am and 10th pm - Wendy Gossett, M.Ed.

Parenting by Temperament: Discovering What Makes Your Kid Tick

Dec 1st am and 8th pm - Jacaranda Palmateer, Psyc. D., Director of Counseling Services, DU

Mental Health: topic to address loneliness, anxiety, etc.

January 12th am and pm - Rachel Kodanaz

Embracing Life's Challenges, One Day at a Time

Feb 2nd am and 9th pm - Lara Baker, ptnr Foster Graham Milstein & Calisher, LLP

Sex, Drugs and Social Media: Legal Pitfalls for Kids 10+

March 2nd am and 9th pm - Beverly Jacobson

Manage IT Mindfully: Helping teens build the attention and awareness skills needed to thrive in the digital age

April 6th am and 13th pm - Ann Kaplan

Effective Parenting Strategies: Get Your Kids to Listen and Succeed

May 4th am and pm - Michael Gurian


PIN meetings are planned to run from 9:15 to 11:15am, with a PSA (public service announcement) at the beginning. Each speaker is slated to begin between 9:35-9:45. Evening presentations will be a recording of the morning presentation, at 6:30pm to 8:15pm. There will be a live Q and A with participants to the speaker from 8:15 to 8:30pm.

All fall presentations, and potentially spring as well, will be virtual. Please refer to the PIN website at for the link to the presentations.