PTA program will provide guidelines for children's technology use

The Cleveland Heights-University Heights PTA Council will host the last program in its 2017–18 Social & Emotional Speaker Series, "Guidelines for Managing Children's Use of Media & Technology," on Monday, April 23, at 6:30 p.m. in the Heights High mini-auditorium.

The program will feature child therapist Karen Farley, who has worked for 30 years as a mental health worker with children ages 5–18. and as an adjunct faculty member at Cuyahoga Community College and Kent State University. She is an associate therapist at Jay Berk, Ph.D. and Associates.

CH-UH PTA Council initiated this speaker series as a means to support parents and caregivers in their role as their child's first teacher.

This event is free and open to the community. Child care will be provided at the event for those who RSVP to with the number and ages of children in need of care. For more information, contact

Joan Spoerl

Joan Spoerl is vice president of CH-UH PTA Council. She is also Literacy Cooperative's program coordinator of the Dolly Parton Imagination Library program, and a proud resident of Cleveland Heights.

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Volume 11, Issue 4, Posted 10:35 AM, 03.29.2018