Utility Assistance Information
Struggling to pay your utilities bills? Eversource has some options to help you pay your electric or heating bill. Check it out!
Resources for Families & Students
The Connecticut State Department of Education just put out an updated resource list. Check it out!
Guide to School Partnership for APPI Parents
ASIAN AMERICAN & PACIFIC ISLANDER
AFFINITY GROUP: SPEAKING UP FOR SUCCESS
When: WEDNESDAY, 1/05/22
Time: 6:30-8:00 PM Sessions 3 & 4 in 2022: 3/2, 6/1
Where: Zoom. Register Here
This affinity group is to connect, support and empower parents, caregivers, and guardians who identify as Asian and Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) in the context of education and school partnerships to support our children. This session will explore how our identities as Asian and AAPI parents may impact our interactions with educators and schools.
For content questions, please contact Nitza Diaz, SERC Consultant, firstname.lastname@example.org
For registration questions, please contact Emma Velasquez, SERC Project Specialist, at email@example.com
Parent Teacher Home Visit Training
The research is clear, families are essential to student success. Parent Teacher Home Visits Training (PTHV) focuses on building the capacity of educators and school staff to build meaningful relationships with the families. The PTHV Training, a high impact family engagement program, prepares educators to conduct in-person home visits and virtual visits, giving schools and educators tools to build and deepen relationships of trust with their students’ families.
The training will prepare teachers and family engagement specialists to:
- Understand the PTHV model and why it is effective.
- Be prepared to do both in-person home visits and virtual bridge visits.
- Develop action steps that include dates and plans to launch.
- Participants will have the opportunity to participate in two (2) follow-up community of practice sessions to network and support the work.
Date: January 20, 2022
Time: 2 – 5:30 p.m.
Location: This is a virtual training. Register Here
Who should attend?
Parents, teachers, school administrators, family engagement liaisons, Title 1 Directors, and family engagement teams
For additional information please visit the CT Family School Partnerships website: www.ct-fsp.org Contact: Betsy LeBorious at firstname.lastname@example.org or Mary Lou Molloy at email@example.com This training is funded by the USDE Statewide Family Engagement Center Grant. There is no fee to attend this training. Priority will be given to Alliance School Districts and to National Network of Partnership Schools in CT.
Danbury Schools’ New Promise Program September 9,2022
Back-to-School Checklist for Parents September 7,2022
Summer Enrichment Opportunities July 8,2022
Connecticut Summer at the Museum 2022 July 5,2022
Utility Assistance Information January 30,2022
Advisory Council ambassadors Black Lives Matter caregivers communication community Connecticut COVID-19 CSDE CT Families development Diversity early childhood education Educators Equity Families families in Connecticut family engagement family resources Friday cafe Holidays identity IEP Inclusion Latino learning mental health Office of Early Childhood Parent Advisory parent leaders Parent Leadership Parents Parent Teacher parent voices PPT professional development PTHV School secondary education self image SERC Special Education State Department of Education teachers