Parent University

FACEtime Newsletter, Home Edition 7/1/20

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A Conversation on Race & Racism in America & BCPS

We invite you to watch our virtual event happening on July 8, 2020. Moderated by BCPS Staff, this event will feature discussions with diverse students, teachers, school leaders, and community members. The program will begin at 4:00 pm and will be simulcast over several platforms including BCPS-TV, Microsft Teams, and Facebook Live.


Our Student Member of the Board, Josh Muhumuza, will be hosting an Instagram watch party for students beginning at 3:45 pm on our @TeamBCPS Instagram channel.


Be sure to follow #BCPSRace during the program to join in the conversation!

BCPL Summer Reading Challenge Begins July 1st!

Baltimore County Public Library is happy to announce that the Summer Reading Challenge, "Imagine Your Story," will begin on July 1st and continue through August 15th. There will be 2 ways to play. Check out the BCPL article for more information and to register! And don't forget to snag this year's t-shirt!


Share pictures of your child completing the challenge! #BCPSParents20

Holiday Fun for All!

This weekend may look a little different this year for most of us. It's still a great time to celebrate with our families and find some fun activities to do together. If you are having trouble deciding on what to do, look no further! Common Sense Media has provided 50 Fun Ideas for the Fourth of July Holiday! Here are a few of our favorites below.
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BCPS Summer Learning Hike

As most of us are switching into summer mode, parents are curious about how to continue supporting their students while schools are out. Every year BCPS has offered a summer learning program and this year we have extended that opportunity to every student. With our optional Summer Learning Hike, all students have access to one of 3 adaptive online learning tools to review reading and math during the 2 month break.

Job Opportunities

Looking to train for a new career? Check out the flyer for more information.
Click Here - FREE Virtual Workshops For Families!

**NEW BCPSConnects Wellness Offerings are open now!**

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What is Parent University?

Parent University is offered through the BCPS Office of Family and Community Engagement, which we affectionately call FACE! We provide tools and resources to BPCS families to support learning at home. In the past, before social-distancing, one of the ways we offered these resources was through in-person workshops hosted by community members and schools. We also have a large collection of online resources that are available as we navigate through this incredibly unique time in our lives. We hope you enjoy what we have to share.