• Crowley ISD Parent University

    Saturday, February 29 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | North Crowley High School
    In conjuction with the Black History Bowl

    Crowley ISD Parent University
    Join us Saturday, February 29 for Parent University sessions at the 2020 Black History Bowl. We will offer a variety of courses taught by CISD staff and industry leaders.

    Session Schedule - Course Descriptions
    10-10:30 a.m.
    • Being a Diligent Parent: Six Ways to Build Your Teens Identity
    • Understanding the Parent in Me
    • Helping Parents Understand the STAAR Test
    • 
    Lectura en casa sin estres
    • Playtime and Your Child’s Growth
    • Exposition of Dyslexia
    • Special Education: Encouraging Speech and Language Development for Children with Disabilities
    • All Pro Dad Mini Camp

    10:45-11:15 a.m.
    • Being a Diligent Parent: Six Ways to Build Your Teens Identity
    • Understanding the Parent in Me
    • Helping Parents Understand the STAAR Test
    • Lectura en casa sin estres
    • Playtime and Your Child’s Growth
    • Exposition of Dyslexia
    • Special Education: Supporting Challenging Behavior
    • All Pro Dad Mini Camp

    11:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
    • Being a Diligent Parent: Six Ways to Build Your Teens Identity
    • Understanding the Parent in Me
    • Helping Parents Understand the STAAR Test
    • Lectura en casa sin estres
    • Playtime and Your Child’s Growth
    • Exposition of Dyslexia
    • Special Education: Understanding the ARD Process
    • All Pro Dad Mini Camp


    Pathway To Success Career Panel
    10-11 a.m.  //  Guests will respond to questions from the moderator and audience.

    Bobbie Edmonds
    Bobbie Edmonds Attorney and Associate Judge for the city of Forest Hill, TX and author of “The Legal Navigator”

    Edmonds earned a degree in Interior Design at Southern University and A&M College in Baton Rouge, LA. and a Law degree at Southern University School of Law. She practiced law more than 31 years and is licensed in the State of Texas. Her private practice concentrates in the areas of family, school, criminal, civil and probate law. Her experiences include serving as an adjunct professor at McNeese University in Lake Charles, Louisiana and Texas Wesleyan University in Ft. Worth, TX, radio legal analyst on the Rickey Smiley Morning Show on Heaven 97 AM and KKDA Soul 73, legal commentator on The Quad Review, host of “Legal Peek,” her own 30-minute television show and writer for The Black Voice-LaVida News newspaper. Edmonds has also served as a member of the Tarrant County Civil Service Commission and currently holds memberships in the National Bar Association, Tarrant County Bar Association and the L. Clifford Davis Legal Association. 

    Rickett Layne
    Rickett Layne Project Manager in the Global Business Services division at Raytheon


    Layne graduated from Crowley High School in 1997 and went on to earn a Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems (MIS) from the University of Texas at Arlington, followed by a Master of Business Administration, with a concentration in Information Systems, from Dallas Baptist University. He now works at Raytheon, a domestic and international defense contractor in McKinney, TX. Layne's role as the corporate functional lead for the Raytheon Enterprise Financial Planning tool (SAP-GUI) is to sustain and enhance its functionality. He works with leads from Raytheon’s four business segments to educate them on the tool’s application functionality, processes, procedures and software defects (breaks/fixes). He also manages the tool’s application software enhancement requests driven by compliances, management requirements, efficiency improvements and/or software updates. 

    Gilbert Perez
    Gilbert Perez Investment Adviser at Cetera Investors

    Perez helps individuals and families build financial plans for all stages of life from college savings to retirement and beyond. He is a graduate of Southwestern Adventist University with degrees in Computer Information Systems and Business Management.