School isn’t just for the kids.

Trinity School is proud to partner with multiple organizations and individuals to provide well-rounded parent education events for our families.


Final Session in this Series:

Workshop 3 – Open Session for Parents: Facilitated Peer-to Peer Support

When:  Tuesday, January 25, 2022 6:30pm-8:00pm

  • – Join us for a parenting session that will help you uncover a range of practical tools and insights to nurturing the social and emotional well-being of your whole family.
  • – What skills should all parents and caregivers have in their toolkit as they navigate the ups and downs of their children’s social and emotional development? How can we better support our children and ourselves through difficult times? Everyone is welcome.

Led by facilitators from The Institute for Social and Emotional Learning:

Elizabeth McLeod, M.Ed., Director and Co-Founder

Katherine Patterson, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist Associate

Trinity is a proud member of the Common Ground Speaker Series – a parent education consortium on the San Francisco Peninsula. Acclaimed speakers from around the world are invited to discuss topics that are designed to inform, engage and inspire our school communities.

We invite you to join us this season to explore innovative ways to keep our families, schools and communities strong in the 21st century.

Free for member school parents and for educators from member and non-member schools. Registration closes two hours before the start of this event of when maximum registration is reached.


Sessions in the Winter-Spring 2022 Series:

Combating Loneliness Through Connection and Community

When:          Thursday, February 10, 2022 @ 7:00PM PST

Featuring:   Kasley Killam, MPH

Isolation and loneliness have become commonplace during the pandemic. And while we typically consider health in two dimensions: physical health and mental health, public health expert Kasley Killam, founder of Social Health Labs, advocates including a third dimension, social health. In this talk, she will explore the research showing how loneliness affects long-term health and share advice for building supportive relationships and staying connected.


Hunt, Gather, Parent: Raising Kind Humans

When:          Tuesday, February 15, 2022 @7:00PM PST

Featuring:   Michaeleen Doucleff, PHD

What can we learn from other cultures to help us raise kind humans? Dr. Michaeleen Doucleff, author of Hunt, Gather, Parent, researched parenting in Maya, Inuit and Hadzabe families. She observed parent-child relationships vastly different from Western ones —built on cooperation not control, trust not fear, and personalized needs instead of standardized developmental milestones. In this talk she will share practical tips for building calm, confident and conflict-free relationships.


The New Tech Normal

When:          Wednesday, March 9, 2022 @7:00PM PST

Featuring:   Anya Kamenetz

As technology increasingly dominates the lives of children, there is little agreement about best practices for parents. Anya Kamenetz, author of,The Art of Screen Time: How Your Family Can Balance Digital Media and Real Life, helps families decipher appropriate technology use at home. By assembling scientific research, expert advice, and families’ experiences, she will share her findings to help us navigate our complex and conflicted relationship with screens.



One Trusted Adult: Building Mentoring and Caring Relationships

When:          Tuesday, March 29, 2022 @7:00PM PST

Featuring:   Brooklyn Raney

Research shows that just one trusted adult can have a profound effect on a child’s life, influencing a young person toward positive growth, greater engagement in school and community activities, better overall health, and prevention of risky and threatening behaviors. Educator and author Brooklyn Raney will share insights on how child-centered educational cultures reinforce trust and accountability.


To address the ever-changing world of technology and digital citizenship, Trinity School is a proud collaborator with Common Sense Media. Common Sense Media is a San Francisco based non-profit organization that provides education and advocacy to families to promote safe technology and media for children. As members, Trinity teachers implement their EdTech teaching strategies and Trinity families can attend roundtables and presentations with a focus on navigating “best practices” when it comes to technology.

Christine Southgate

The director of Next Step: School Solutions, Christine Southgate, counsels Grade 5 families as they begin the application process for middle school. Christine helps families find the best transition for each student, while being a terrific sounding board, and personalized resource.

“Ben and I are immensely thankful for Trinity School. The nurturing, caring community has given, and continues to give, our children a beautiful education, both academic AND social emotional.”

Tonia & Ben Lutch, current parents
McKenna Barlow, Trinity Alum - Class of 2008

"I love the community at Trinity school. As an alum who has been involved with the school since 2001, I really appreciate the small and tight knit community that still holds and that I will always have people to say hi to and chat with when I return to campus."

McKenna Barlow, Trinity Alum - Class of 2008