Moms-and dads-to-be at West Virginia University can learn about the best daycares, how to address leave and benefits for parents at an upcoming workshop that will provide information on all things parenthood at WVU.

The WVU Council for Women’s Concerns will host “What to Expect When You’re Expecting…at West Virginia University” on March 15, 2016 from 1 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. in the Greenbrier Room of the Mountainlair. The workshop is available to WVU and WVU Research Corporation employees.

Attendees are encouraged to stop by any or all of the sessions available:

• 1 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. WVU HR: Medical Management
Marsha Payton & Deanna Watts explain FMLA, taking time off, and submitting appropriate documentation. (WVU employees)

• 1:30 p.m. – 2 p.m. WVU ADVANCE Center
Melissa Latimer discusses Policy 51 and Parental Work Assignment Procedures. (WVU employees)

• 2:30 p.m. – 3 p.m. Student Family Resources
Leslie Haning discusses resources for students who are also parents. (WVU employees & students)

• 3 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Local Childcare Resources
Alexis McMillen, CCRC & Morgantown Parent Zone, explains childcare resources. (WVU & WVURC employees)

• 3:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Ask a Parent
Panelists from WVU & WVURC discuss their firsthand experiences of being a parent at WVU. (WVU & WVURC employees)

• 3:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. WVURC HR
Amber Conaway explains FMLA, taking time off, submitting appropriate documentation. (WVURC employees)

Registration for the event is encouraged at Free snacks and drinks will be available. For more information, visit



CONTACT: Candace Nelson, WVU Council for Women’s Concerns

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