Parent Speaker Series

The Francis Howell Parent Engagement Speaker Series is designed to engage top experts, our parent community and school personnel in topics that will support our parents and schools in preparing our students today, for a successful tomorrow. The series provides a proactive approach in assisting our parents with information that can help them support their children. The Parent Engagement Speaker Series is free to attend, but we ask that you RSVP so we can accommodate all attendees. 

Social Media and Cyberbullying
Date: April 10, 2018
Time: 7:00 – 8:30 pm
Location: Francis Howell Middle School Library, 825 O'Fallon Road in St. Charles
Speaker: Tina Meier, Megan Meier Foundation
Cost: Free

This presentation will provide an overview of the technology that students are using in today’s world, the potential of online and offline dangers, and strategies for parents to use to support their children. Life is much different for students today than it was even four years ago. As parents and community leaders, it is imperative that we continually educate ourselves to become better equipped to help our children. Megan Meier’s story will be shared along with the topics of bullying, bystanders, cyberbullying, and sexting.

Tina Meier a nationally acclaimed cyber safety speaker whose daughter took her own life at age 13 following a severe cyberbullying attack provoked by an adult neighbor. She is the founder and Executive Director of the Megan Meier Foundation, an organization dedicated to educating about bullying, cyberbullying, and suicide.

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This is a districtwide event, open to all FHSD families.

Past Speaker Series Sessions:

Hidden in Plain View
 - An initiative to help parents spot signs of risky behavior

This presentation was held on Oct. 11, 2017. View the handout from the presentation.

Understanding and Supporting Your Anxious Child

This presentation was held on Jan. 17, 2018. View the resources from the presentation.

For more information, please contact Dr. Chris Garland, Director of School Improvement at (636) 851-6497 or

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