Welcome to the the Parenting for Resilience, Confidence & Independence Online Summit 2022

3 days, 21+ speakers, 3 themes




Join 21+ national and international leading parenting & educational experts, with simple, practical tips and ideas that will help you and your child to be resilient, confident and independent!

Dr Justin Coulson

How to Combat Toxic Perfectionism 

Megan Gallagher

Neuroscience & the Art of Parenting 

Stephanie Pinto

Manage Emotions with Emotional Intelligence 

Sarah Kesty

Empowering Your Child to Self-Advocate

Anita Prendergast

Bully-Proof Your Kids 

Lara Dawn

ADHD Specialist

Sean McCormick

Helping the Resistant Child 

Kari Sutton

Raising a Mentally Fit Generation

Michael Ray

Speaker on Gender and Societal Roles

Bernie Landels

Foundations for Resilience - from the feet up!

Jacqlin Richards

From Protection to Empowerment

Claire Orange

The complex world of children's friendships

Laurel Makowem

Raising Financially Smart Children Who Invest

Helen Panos

Building Confidence in Kids

Alma Galvan & Bob Dietrich

Overcome ADHD Challenges Naturally 

Krysten Taprell

Building resilience in the everyday things

Ekua Walker

BE CALM in the Tough Moments

Madhavi Nawana Parker

Raising a resilient child

Carrie Brightwell

The Importance of Nature & Mandalas 

Seth Perler

Helping kids feel seen 

Dr. Ali Lankerani

The Brain-Food Connection

Vanessa McHardy

Building Loving Foundations

Sarah Nykoruk

You Are Not Your Thoughts

Michael Grose

Bringing out the leader in your child

The world is literally changing so fast and so is the face of parenting. Whether you are navigating anxiety, stress and overwhelm, or looking for ideas to be proactive with your child, ways to promote resilience, confidence and independence, we have created an event for you!

The Parenting Online Summit is designed to give you practical, simple to implement ideas and strategies to create better relationships with your child, be proactive rather than reactive and grow your child to be resilient, confident and independent.

The 2022 Parenting Online Summit is hosted by Spectrum Education and Karen Tui Boyes.

Spectrum Education and Karen Tui Boyes has literally changed the lives of thousands of teachers, parents and students across the world by giving people simple ideas that have had a massive impact on their lives both professionally and personally… and now we have packaged it into a 3 day online event… and it’s FREE!

It’s all about giving you the keys to unlock the potential in yourself and your child and give you practical strategies you can implement immediately…

And sometimes we just don't know what we don't know! We have created this event to ensure you have the up to date knowledge and skills, from some of the best educators around the world, to ensure the child can not only survive, they will thrive…

The Summit Consists of Three Strands


  • Having the ability to 'bounce back' from adversity
  • Developing a mindset of 'I can'
  • Understanding that making mistakes is part of the learning and growing process
  • Being able to take responsible risks and give new ideas a go
  • Develop the capacity to live with uncertainty


  • Knowing yourself and your abilities
  • Having the quiet knowing your child has the skills to succeed
  • Developing high self-esteem and self-awareness
  • Having the skills to help others
  • Having the skills to problem solve and look for solutions to challenges


  • Being self managing, self motivated, self monitoring 
  • Building problem solving strategies
  • Able to plan ahead and set goals
  • Able to clearly communicate thoughts and feelings
  • Developing their own uniqueness

It’s all about being able to develop strong foundations so your child can be resilient, confident and independent

Make sure you are doing everything you can to set yourself and your child up for success.

Join the 21+ experts as they reveal their expert insights to help you are your child shine. Sign up below to receive your FREE Ticket for this virtual, online event.

About Karen Tui Boyes

Karen Tui Boyes is a champion for LifeLong Learning. Multi-award-winning speaker & educator, Karen is an expert in effective teaching and learning, study skills, motivation and positive thinking. She is an author of 10 books with her Parenting book, Roots & Wings now available. She is the creator of the Teachers Matter Magazine, Teachers Matter Summit, Study Smart Workshops, Study Smart Board Game and the Habits of Mind Bootcamp. She is also CEO of Spectrum Education, Principal of Spectrum Online Academy and the Affiliate Director of the Institute for the Habits of Mind. She is the wife of one and mother of two.

Watch Karen featured on The Project & The Breakfast Show...

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the Spectrum Parenting for Resilience, Confidence & Independence Online Summit?

It is totally online – watch from the comfort of your home or office. Create watch parties and get together online or in person with friends, family or colleagues to share the aha’s, learnings and your action plan.

When is the Spectrum Parenting for Resilience, Confidence & Independence Online Summit?

Friday 7th, Saturday 8th, Sunday 9th October 2022 

How does it work?

Once you have registered you will receive a confirmation email to confirm your place. A few days before the Summit you will be emailed with the links for the access to the presenters each day.

When does each day start?

Each day your videos will go live at 8am NZT and you will have 24 hours to watch these. Each morning you will be emailed the next link for the next set of videos. Check your Time Zone here

How much does it cost?

The Spectrum Parenting for Resilience, Confidence & Independence Online Summit is totally FREE.

What if I want to watch the videos after the 24 hours?

You can purchase an All-Access Package and watch (as well as download) the videos, audio and bonuses from each speaker. Dates and investments depend on when you purchase. See details below and click here to upgrade.

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