Western Oakland County Parenting Education Fair 2017

The 2017 Western Oakland County Parenting Education Fair will be Saturday, November 4, 2017, at Walled Lake Northern High School (6000 Bogie Lake Road, Commerce, MI). The event will feature Keynote Speaker, Dr. Michele Borba.

The partnership with the PTAs and staff from Farmington Schools, the Oakland County Youth Assistance, Oakland Schools, Walled Lake Schools and West Bloomfield Schools is planning an expanded parenting education experience.

This event is made possible in collaboration with:


Sponsorship Information:

Interested in being a sponsor? 

Credit Card Sponsorship: Thank you for completing the online credit card process.

External LinkWOCPEF Online Credit Card Sponsorship Admission Form

Check Sponsorship: Thank you for completing the Sponsorship Admission Form and returning your payment and form via U.S. mail.

PDF DocumentWOCPEF Check Sponsorship Admission Form

Please contact Judy Evola at JudyEvola@wlcsd.org or 248.956.2017, if you have any sponsorship questions.

Thank you for your interest in continuing the tradition in providing parents and caregivers information and resources to educate, inform and keep them up-to-date on all issues for and about children and teens.


Break-out Session Information:

Interested in leading a break-out session?

The Western Oakland County Parenting Education Fair is looking for relevant, high interest, break-out session speakers for the 2017 Fair. This event will be on Saturday, November 4, 2017 (7:30 am  - 3:30 pm) at Walled Lake Northern High School.  Our keynote will be Dr. Michele Borba.  We will offer  three break-out sessions (rounds) for participants and we will have two different "tracks": one designed for parents of pre-school through 5th grade and the second is for parents of 6th - 12th graders.

Google FormsWOCPEF Break-out Session Application 2017

Dr. Michele Borba, 2017 Keynote Speaker

Internationally Recognized Educator, Speaker and Best Selling Author

Character and Social-Emotional Development, Bullying Prevention and Parenting

Dr. Michele Borba is an internationally recognized expert and author on children, teens, parenting, bullying and moral development. Her work aims to help strengthen children’s character and resilience, build strong families, create compassionate and just school cultures, and reduce peer cruelty. Her practical, research-based advice is culled from a career of working with over one million parents and educators worldwide.

Michele Borba Profile Photo

Dr. Borba is the award-winning author of 22 parenting and educational books translated into 14 languages. Titles include: Don’t Give Me That Attitude!, Parents Do Make A Difference, The Big Book of Parenting Solutions: 101 Answers to Your Everyday Challenges and Wildest Worries, and Nobody Likes Me, Everybody Hates Me!, No More Misbehavin’, Building Moral Intelligence (cited by Publishers’ Weekly as “Among the most noteworthy of 2001”), and Esteem Builders used by 1.5 million students worldwide. She writes as the parenting expert for Dr. Oz’s website, powered by Sharecare as well a daily column for her blog, Dr. Borba’s Reality Check.

External LinkTo learn more about Dr. Borba, visit her website.

During a recent interview with E! News,  Academy Award winning actress, Halley Berry was asked about what books she is currently reading. She responded:

"Child care. My daughter is now nine and I'm reading books by Michelle Borba," she shared. "Every book Michelle Borba writes, I'm reading it."