Online Forum for Parents

The Office of Strategic Partnerships presents Parent-Guardian Connection (PGC), a virtual forum where parents and guardians can all connect.

PGC will provide parents across Pinellas County Schools the opportunity to connect, engage, and share resources.

August 5, 2020 – 5:30 p.m. is the first PGC entitled:  “The Emotional and Mental Wellbeing of our Children”.  The session will be facilitated by Dr. Carleah East, Clinical Psychotherapist.  Dr. East is the Owner of S.M.I.L.E. Psychology and Associates, LLC.Dr.  She will be speak on the following topics:

  1. Parent concerns about the mental and emotional wellbeing of their children.
  2. Children dealing with isolation and depression during COVID 19 .
  3. How to navigate “Hard Conversations” with children.
  4. How to help parents and students with the participatory anxiety of returning to school.

Join us at our first meeting via Zoom  August 5, 2020, 5:30 p.m. 

For more information, go to or contact: Keosha Simmons, Parent Advocate-Pinellas County Schools,