Group Connections in Today’s World: A Panel Discussion

Register now for the Family Support live, online learning session hosted by the Center for Schools and Communities with support from the Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL).


Group Connections in Today’s World: A Panel Discussion


Wednesday, January 13, 2021
10:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. EST


Presenters: Jasmine Purkey, Family Development Specialist/Children’s Trust Fund Liaison, Allegheny Intermediate Unit, Steel Valley Family Center; Rhonda Van Wyk, Parents as Teachers Supervisor , Oxford Circle, Christian Community Development Association ; Mary Ann Stefko, Early Intervention/Outreach Instructor, The Scranton School for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children; Jennifer Conaway, Parents as Teachers Manager, Tuscarora Intermediate Unit, Juniata County Early Childhood Services


Description: This panel discussion will focus on ways to provide effective group connections and will include successful ways to engage families. Safety measures, challenges and tips will be also discussed.




Click here to register for the webinar entitled, Group Connections in Today’s World: A Panel Discussion.


There is no cost to participate.


All registrants will receive an email confirmation regarding the status of their participation and instructions on how to access the meeting room in order to participate in the event.


ADA Accommodations: Participation by all individuals is encouraged. A recording of this webinar with closed captioning and a transcript will be available at typically within seven (7) days of the live event. Will you require hearing impaired live captioning services? If so, please respond in the registration form no later than 5 business days prior to the webinar. If you would like to contact us directly, please email Kimberly Taylor Carmo at the Center for Schools and Communities at


Certificates: If you are participating as part of a group, make sure that the full names and email addresses of all attendees are typed in the chat box. To receive a certificate, you must attend the training from beginning to the end.


Family Support at Center for Schools and Communities (PA PAT State Office, Children’s Trust Fund, and Strengthening Families Protective Factors and Leadership Team) will be hosting more live, online sessions designed to address topics of relevance to Family Support program sites.


If you have any questions about this online presentation, please contact Kimberly Taylor Carmo at the Center for Schools and Communities at