District 65 Parenting Workshops

Supporting Our Families
Join us this fall for a series of free classes and workshops open to all District 65 family members! Classes will be held from the week of September 19, 2016 – December 12, 2016. Class sessions have limited availability.Please register by September 12, 2016.
PARENTS AS EDUCATION PARTNERS (PEP) – Families play a critical role in their child’s success in school! Learn how to better advocate for your child and feel more comfortable participating in their education. Get practical advice and learn skills for navigating your child’s school and district programs and services. Learn how to form a strong partnership with your child’s teacher(s) and develop relationships with families around the district. Two of the sessions will help strengthen parents’ communication skills in English leading to greater school involvement.

UNITED STATES CITIZENSHIP CLASSES – Parents will prepare for the U.S. citizenship exam by reviewing all the questions included in the test, through conversations and written material (printed version of the U.S. citizenship test).

PARENTS AS EDUCATION PARTNERS (PEP) OPTION I*
Mondays from 6-7pm
Oakton Elementary (436 Ridge Avenue)
Instructor: Kathy Graves
OPTION II*
Thursdays from 6-7pm
Family Focus (2010 Dewey Avenue)
Instructor: Kathy Graves
PARENTS AS EDUCATION PARTNERS (PEP)
(ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE FOCUS)
OPTION I
Thursdays from 9:30-10:30am
Washington Elementary (914 Ashland Avenue)
Instructor: Ellen Urquiaga
OPTION II*
Thursdays from 6-7pm
Dawes Elementary (440 Dodge Avenue)
Instructor: Ellen Urquiaga
UNITED STATES CITIZENSHIP CLASSES Wednesdays from 9:30-11:30am
Dewey Elementary (1551 Wesley Avenue)
Instructor: Manuel Aleman
 
Click here to register (en Espanol) or call 847-859-8095.
*Childcare will be available for the evening sessions. District 65 instructors speak both English and Spanish.
Questions? Please contact Izzy Nuñez, Family & Community Engagement Coordinator at nunezi@district65.netor 847-859-8095.
INSTRUCTORS 

Manuel Aleman

Bilingual Parent Liaison

JEH Education Center

alemanj@district65.net

847-859-8108

 Kathy Graves
Child Parent Center Liaison
Walker/Oakton
gravesk@district65.net
847-733-8799
 Ellen Urquiaga
Child Parent Center Liaison
Dawes/Washington
urquiagae@district65.net
847-733-3676

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