Summit Center: Helping every child reach new heights
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Upcoming Events
Oct. 22-25: Dr. Dan   Peters will speak on "The Gifted Child: Misunderstood, Mislabeled, Misdiagnosed,"  at the American Academy  of Pediatrics national conference in  San Francisco. Learn More

Nov. 3-6:  Annual National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) Conference, Walt Disney World Resort, Orlando, FL. Summit Center profession- als will present on a variety of topics. Learn More
New Online Parenting Program for Busy People
Introducing Parent Footprint, Dr. Dan Peters' new web-based, interactive training program for parents.

Parent Footprint is based on the fact that the most important predictor of how we parent is how we were parented as a child. The training can be taken on your computer, tablet, or smart-phone in short 5-10 minute bursts.

Dr. Peters is offering everyone an introductory launch special at half price. Learn More and Watch the Trailer
" For those of us on this parenting journey, we know that love is unfortunately not enough. "

- Dr. Dan Peters
Summit Center Update
October 2016

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The Art of Parenting
Dr. Dan Peters
Dr. Dan Peters, Executive Director
Summit Center
By Dr. Dan Peters
There is no job more important than being a parent.

There is also no job that is more difficult.
We go to school to learn to read, do math, science, and history. We go to college or training programs to gain knowledge and skills in an area of future employment. We receive job training or attend training programs once we are hired for a job. Yet, most of us enter the job of parenthood with no formal training and little preparation. However, we come to the parenting journey with years of personal experiences. These experiences are primarily given to us by our parents, family, and caregivers.
Whether having a child was planned or not, the reality is that most of us think and hope that love will be enough to parent our child. For those of us on this parenting journey, we know that love is unfortunately not enough. Our children come into this world as their own unique beings, with unique personalities and temperaments. They often do as they want to do rather than what we want them to do...
Learn from Top Parenting Experts and Authors in New Online Podcast Series
The Parent Footprint Podcast with Dr. Dan Peters is a new online talk show and interactive online community. In the podcast series, Dr. Peters teaches parents, families, and caregivers how to leave their best footprint for the next generation by talking to the top parenting experts, doctors, therapists, authors, and educators.
Listeners will gain information about how to parent with increased awareness and how to be purposeful about leaving a healthy footprint on your children. New episodes air twice each month. Podcasts are also available on iTunes, Stitcher, and Google Play.
Current episodes include:
Learn More and Listen