Junior High Parenting Conference
Parents of 7th & 8th graders are invited to attend the first ever junior high school parenting conference, featuring the following guest speakers, adapted for middle school-aged children:
Embracing the Beauty of People
Dr. Dicky Barlow, Mountain Brook Schools Superintendent
Relationship Revolution – Relationships in the Digital Playground
Dr. Dale Wisely
What’s My Value? The Highs and Lows of Teenage Life
Cindy WileyLicensed Professional Counselor
Cindy Wiley is a licensed professional counselor (LPC) in private practice in the Birmingham area. Cindy has over 30 years of experience working with adolescents through her positions as a teacher and school counselor. She is also the former Supervisor of Counseling for Shelby County Schools. She holds Master’s degrees from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in French and Counseling and an Education Specialist degree in Counseling from the University of Alabama. Cindy is a founding member of the Alabama Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and directs time speaking to students, parents, and school communities about suicide prevention and risk assessment development.
Dr. Dale Wisely Ph.D. Director of Family Life, Prince of Peace; Consultant, All In Mountain Brook/Mountain Brook Schools; Clinical Psychologist “Relationship Revolution: Promise & Peril in the Digital Playground”Dr. Dale Wisely Ph.D.Director of Family Life, Prince of Peace; Consultant, All In Mountain Brook/Mountain Brook Schools; Clinical Psychologist “Relationship Revolution: Promise & Peril in the Digital Playground”
Dale Wisely Ph.D. is Director of Family Life at Prince of Peace Catholic Church & School in Hoover, Alabama, a suburb of Birmingham. Prior to joining Prince of Peace, he was Director of Student Services and Community Education at Mountain Brook Schools (Alabama) for 12 years, where he continues to serve as a consultant. He has been a child and adolescent clinical psychologist for 37 years and has served on multiple boards of directors of organizations that support the needs of families and youth. He is a co-founder of All In Mountain Brook.
Dr. Dicky BarlowSuperintendent of Mountain Brook Schools
Richard “Dicky” Barlow was appointed superintendent of Mountain Brook Schools in 2009. Mr. Barlow received his B.S. and Certification in Science Education and Masters of Education in Administration and Supervision at Georgia State University. He earned his Ed.S. in Educational Administration at the University of Montevallo and his doctorate at Samford University. Prior to his appointment as superintendent, he served as principal of Mountain Brook High School from 2001 to 2009 and Assistant Principal from 1996 to 2001.