Parent Liaison Newsletter January

By Tania Muskett
Parent Liaison Newsletters
January 10, 2019

Tania Muskett

  • I speak:  English and Spanish
  • My phone number is:  703-541-3625
  • Days in the Office:  Tuesday & Thursday
  • My email address is:  @email

Parent Liaison Message

As your Parent Liaison I’m here to help get you the information and assistance you need to support your child at home and ensure your child’s success in school. I look forward to working with you! 

Como su Enlace Familiar les puedo ayudar a obtener la información y asistiencia que necesitan para apoyar a su hijo en casa y asegurar el buen desempeño de su hijo en la escuela. ¡Sera un placer trabajar juntos!

Para información en Español llamen a Tania Muskett

 

Upcoming Parent Resource Center Workshops and Other Classes

The African Heritage Early Literacy Program

Early Literacy Program is an eight week program designed to promote parent education and engagement in a child’s life.  Parents with children ages 2 to 5 years old, and have not started kindergarten are eligible for this program which focuses on the richness and use of African Heritage children's literature

  • Fridays beginning March 8, 2019
  • 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Lorton Station Elementary (SACC Room)
  • Contact is Tania Musket tmmuskett@fcps.edu  571-642-6094 

 

Mind in the Making: The Seven Essential Life Skills Every Child Needs – Communicating

Learn strategies for improving this skill, its importance in children's lives and activities to promote communicating. Part three of seven in the Mind in the Making series. Participants may register for one or all of the workshops and do not need to attend the previous class. Registration is limited, please register early. Adults only.

  • Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
  • For more information or to register:  703-204-3941 or @email

 

Introduction to Special Education

This workshop is provided for parents NEW to special education. Topics covered: what is special education, early intervention resources and services, the special education process, 504 plans, and Individual Education Plans (IEP). 

  • Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
  • For more information or to register:  703-204-3941 or @email

 

Mind in the Making: The Seven Essential Life Skills Every Child Needs – Making Connections

Learn strategies for improving this skill, its importance in children's lives and activities to promote making connections. Part four of seven in the Mind in the Making series. Adults only.

  • Tuesday, January 29, 2019, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
  • For more information or to register:  703-204-3941 or @email

 

Family Reunification and Parent Project Classes

  • Family Reunification: Classes for parents who are in the process of reunifying with their children after being separated for many years. (3 sessions)
  • Parent Project:  Parents of teens learn and practice specific prevention and intervention strategies to avoid negative behaviors (10-sessions)

For more information:  Ligia Diaz at 703-204-4342Ligia.diaz@fcps.edu

 

Dept. of Family Services Parenting Education Program

The Parenting Education Program teaches positive and effective ways parents can interact with their children at every age and stage of development.  The focus is on the family – where children learn the values and beliefs that shape their futures. The entire family attends classes. Classes are FREE and include an evening meal and child care. Current class schedule.  

 

Share a meal and conversation

Share a meal and conversation at the Kinship Cafe about the experiences, joys, and challenges of raising children for relatives or friends. Attend one or both!

Located at the Mott Community Center, 12111 Braddock Rd, Fairfax. 

FREE dinner provided for the entire family. Separate activities and games for children of all ages.

  • Register at least one week in advance. To register: @email or call 703-246-4653
  • Wednesday, Feb. 13
  • Wednesday, Mar. 13
  • 6 - 8 p.m.

 

For help in emergency situations (food, clothing, furniture, utility payments, transportation to medical appointments, housing and foreclosure info, etc.) call 703-222-0880

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