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Parent Engage 360 - You’re the Expert: How to Successfully Advocate for your Child

(03/01/2024) Anoka-Hennepin hosted parents/guardians and community members in-person and online Feb. 29 for the second of three events in the Parent Engage 360 series this school year. 

In case you missed it: Beth Lovre, a family peer educator with the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Minnesota, was the keynote speaker on Thursday, Feb. 29 at the Champlin Park High School Auditorium. Lovre provided parents/guardians with information and resources on how to advocate for their children in the doctor’s office, the mental health system and in public education settings.


Learn more about Parent Engage 360: Parent Engage 360 events aim to provide resources to parents and guardians to support their students and others in the community. Anoka-Hennepin Schools realize the importance of parent engagement in maximizing student success. 

What’s next: The final Parent Engage 360 event is set for Monday, April 1 at Andover High School and will feature Claire Weiss, youth programs coordinator with myHealth for Teens and Young Adults and Anoka-Hennepin chemical health prevention specialists Josh VanHeuveln and Abigail Rice for a discussion on tobacco and vaping prevention.

To learn more and register to attend this event, please visit

Tune in for more: For more resources, tune in to the award-winning Parent Engage 360 Podcast which is available on Podbean, Apple Podcasts, Amazon Music/Audible, Spotify, iHeartRadio and Samsung Podcasts.