Henrico Schools’ Fall/Winter Family Learning Series offers workshops for parents, teachers

Henrico Schools’ Fall/Winter Family Learning Series offers workshops for parents, teachers

The school division’s fall/winter edition includes topics such as dealing with holiday stress, homework strategies and staying aware of your child’s digital world.

Families face challenges; Henrico Schools’ Family Learning Series aims to help. The school division’s fall/winter edition includes topics such as dealing with holiday stress, homework strategies and staying aware of your child’s digital world. The series is presented by Henrico Schools’ Department of Family and Community Engagement. Workshops are held at public libraries and school facilities across Henrico County.

You can register for workshops by emailing Terry Talbott at [email protected] or by calling 804-652-3787. Parents, guardians, and Henrico County Public Schools staff members are welcome to register. Recertification points will be awarded to teachers who attend. For details on the sessions, go to henricoschools.us and look under “Hot Topics” or go to https://henricoschools.us/family-learning-series-fall-winter-sessions/.

Family Learning Series schedule

  • “What Does my Student Need to Graduate from High School? Understanding the Virginia Graduation Requirements” (presented in Spanish): Oct. 24, noon to 1:30 p.m.
  • “What Does my Student Need to Graduate from High School? Understanding the Virginia Graduation Requirements” (presented in Spanish): Oct. 30, 6-7:30 p.m.
  • “Keeping Up with the Rapidly Changing Digital World in Which Our Children Live and Learn”: Oct. 31, noon to 1:30 p.m.
  • “Monitoring Behavior at Home”: Nov. 7, noon to 1:30 p.m.
  • “Anxiety and Stress in Elementary Students: Building ‘Worry Warriors’”: Nov. 13, 6-7:30 p.m.
  • “Making Great Critical Thinkers through STEAM”: Nov. 14, noon to 1:30 p.m.
  • “Virginia’s Individual and Family Support Program (IFSP)”: Nov. 27, 6-7:30 p.m.
  • “Preparing for Life Beyond High School”: Nov. 28, noon to 1:30 p.m.
  • “Managing Holiday Stress”: Dec. 4, 6-7:30 p.m.
  • “Managing Holiday Stress”: Dec. 5, noon to 1:30 p.m.
  • “Getting a Tax Refund – Now What Do You Do?” Dec. 11, 6-7:30 p.m.
  • “The Break You Need”: Dec. 12, noon to 1:30 p.m.
  • “Are You Smarter than Your Child’s Smart Phone? Social Media Tips, Tricks and Secrets”: Jan. 8, 6-7:30 p.m.
  • “Homework and Study Strategies”: Jan. 9, noon to 1:30 p.m.
  • “Dyslexia Presentation and Simulation”: Jan. 15, 6-7:30 p.m.
  • “Trauma-Informed Care for Students, Families and School Staff”: Jan. 16, noon to 1:30 p.m.
  • “Positive Behavior Support Strategies to Use at Home”: Jan. 22, 6-7:30 p.m.

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