Transition to College Facilitator Training Fall 2016

Powered by Eventbrite Event Details Transition to College Facilitator Trainings are a compliant use of Tittle I funds, allocated for professional development and parental involvement, and other state and federal funds reserved for school improvement and/or parental involvement. Transition to High School This two day training (October 6th & 7th, 8:30am – 4:30pm) is open […]

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Alliance 2015 – LCFF, English Learners, Foster Youth & More

There are many questions that come up for parents and community members when discussing education’s most pressing issues: How have schools leveraged parent engagement to support students academically? What are districts doing to support English Learners and their parents understand the reclassification process? What conversations are happening around early education – attendance, summer learning loss, […]

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Alliance 2015 Summit – Parent Leadership & Advocacy

Did you know Alliance 2015 is an opportunity for parent leaders from across the state to learn from experts and each other about how to be stronger advocates for their children? Every year this summit aims to build a common advocacy agenda that supports student success and elevates the voices of parents. Alliance 2015 aims […]

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Seven Years of Perfect Attendance

A few weeks ago we asked parents to submit their tips and/or concerns regarding perfect attendance. We will be sharing what families sent to us throughout the next month. The first testimonial we would like to share with you comes from Maria Hernandez, a mother of three, who helped her daughter accomplish a perfect attendance […]

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Siete años de asistencia perfecta

La semana pasada les preguntamos a las familias que nos enviaran sus consejos y/o sus preocupaciones sobre la asistencia de clases. Nosotros, estaremos compartiendo lo que las familias enviaron en el próximo mes. La siguiente declaración viene de Maria Hernandez, una madre de tres hijos, y como ella ayudo a su hija a que asistiera […]

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Alliance 2015 – Keynote Announcement

Dear Supporters, Every year, distinguished advocacy and education leaders illuminate the Alliance summit panels and stage. We are thrilled to announce two exemplary figures delivering keynote messages at Alliance 2015. Monica García, Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Board Member, was elected to the Board of Education in June 2006, becoming the third Latina to […]

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Looking Into the Future, Today!

10th grade high school students from the North Hollywood area visit California State University Los Angeles to hear, and learn first-hand, from professionals in various career fields. Contributing Writer: Felix I. Hernandez/SYNERGi In partnership with Project STEPS, Families In Schools (FIS) geared up to offer hundreds of high school students and their parents, vivid insights […]

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Families In Schools Welcomes Its New Emeritus Board

Families In Schools (FIS) celebrates the installation of an Emeritus Board to commemorate past board member support and contributions. Participating FIS parent and student are highlighted for their five years of parent involvement and student academic success. Contributing Writer: Felix I. Hernandez May 31, 2015 (Santa Monica, CA) – Adjacent to the Pacific Ocean, the […]

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Authentic Parent Engagement: Drawing a Line in the Sand

On May 7, parents will be “drawing a line in the sand” and asking the California State Board of Education to hold all schools accountable for authentic parent engagement practices. In partnership with organizations across the state, Families In Schools will be coordinating a bus trip of more than 50 parents/caregivers who will be traveling […]

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