Partnering for Middle School Success (Summer)

Lead by SOS Director, Beth Samuelson

An Interactive & Collaborative Workshop for Parents and Their Rising 6th Graders

Middle school is a big transition for students and parents. Partnering for Middle School Success helps students learn to navigate their new world and gain independence while parents learn how to step back and let students take the lead.
Partnering for Middle School Success Workshop

Collaboration for Academic Success for 6th Graders & Their Families
In Partnering for Middle School Success, Parents and Students Will Learn . . .
  • About the tween brain and how executive function comes into play
  • The new academic expectations that come with middle school
  • How to communicate effectively, especially around schedules, schoolwork, and extracurriculars
  • To establish realistic expectations of responsibilities.
Workshop Led by SOS Director, Beth Samuelson
  • More than 25 years educating and supporting teens, young adults, and parents
  • Masters in Developmental Teacher Education with a focus on cognitive and moral development.
  • Founder and director of SOS4Students
  • Frequent and sought-after presenter, seminar leader, and keynote speaker known for her enthusiasm, energy, humor, insight, and straight talk.

  • Summer 2023
  • In Person – Location to be Determined

  • Summer workshop dates will be available in early 2023. If you’re not already on our mailing list, subscribe now to get news and updates on future offerings.
What People Are Saying

“Thank you for the informative presentation last night. Loved your reality check, humor and presentation style.” (Donna Hays)

“As a parent of a three, I have attended innumerable presentations on communicating with your teenager, engaging your teenager, jumpstarting your teenager, etc. Your sense of humor, straightforward materials, and message of mutual trust and respect really resonated with me.” (Mara McGrath, VP Programming, Bishop O’Dowd Parent’s Association)

With 30-days’ notice. SOS4Students can create a private workshop for small groups of students who are friends/classmates (minimum group size is four). This is ideal if your students can’t attend one of our scheduled workshops on the dates scheduled. Private summer workshops are help Monday through Friday. Contact us at for more information and pricing.
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