PSUSD Family Center News

2021 - 2022

Virtual K-5 (Online School for PSUSD Students)

PSUSD's Virtual K-5 program provides a full online program that is rigorous, relevant and innovative. Students are provided with learning opportunities that promote college and career readiness, are flexible and meet their individual needs. Contact: virtual@psusd.us for more information.



Program Highlights:


  • Integrated STEM Focus K-5
  • CTE & Pathway Readiness
  • Personalized Learning
  • Universal Design Learning
  • Extended Learning Day Opportunities including STEM & CTE electives


Online Flyer: Here

Positive Parenting Choices - JFK Parent Course

The Family Center invites you to attend the Positive Parenting Choices workshops presented by Angela Muñoz, Director of the Home Visitation Programs for the John F. Kennedy Memorial Foundation. Join us to talk about coping with stress, parent & child relationships and child safety. New Fall Dates Coming Soon

Rental & Utility Assistance Event at PSUSD Family Engagement Center

Receive *FREE* rent for three months, plus 12 months of unpaid rent!


Palm Springs Center- 333 S. Farrell Drive, Palm Springs CA 92262 Wednesday, June 8th, 2022 @ 1:00pm - 6:00pm

DHS Center- 11625 West Dr., Desert Hot Springs CA 92240 Thursday, June 9th, 2022 @ 1:00pm - 6:00pm

Please call 760-779-3108 or email azalia@lifttorise.org to make an appointment before June 7th to reserve your spot.

ParentVue Tutorial

Want to learn about how to sign up and utilize ParentVue?


ParentVue is an amazing resource! ParentVue allows you to view your child's attendance and grades. Join us to learn more!

Join us for in person classes in June & July 2022.


PS Family Center June 17, 2022

PS Family Center June 30, 2022

PS Family Center July 20, 2022

DHS Family Center July 21, 2022


Register online: bit.ly/parentvuetutorial

The 7 Habits Successful Families

Have you wondered about this course and want to know what it will be about? Come for a quick overview session! This engaging course will leave you with ideas and the confidence to engage your family in healthy lifelong habits. To register visit: bit.ly/fam7habits

PS Family Center 7/26/22

DHS Family Center 7/28/22

English 9:00 am Spanish 10:00 am

English as a Second Language

Summer Sessions Open June & July:

To register, call: 760) 416-1374

Palm Springs Family Center

Tues. & Thurs. 9:00 - 11:00 am (in person)

Beginning Level

Safe Routes for All

RUHS Public Health's Safe Routes for All program is seeking parent input on student walking and biking to school and other public places. See attached flyers for QR flyer code.

Ten Things Every Parent Should Know Zoom Session

This workshop will cover an essential list of things that every PSUSD parent should know. It will either answer questions you have or provide a starting point for you to learn about services, resources and information that will benefit your family.

Join an in person session on August 18, 2022 to learn more.

Family Fun Wednesdays!

Join us every Wednesday at 1:30 PM for a fun filled afternoon. Activities will be held in person at the Palm Springs Family Center during the 22/23 school year. All materials are provided.

Geeky Game Nights for the Whole Family

Join us for a fun night of learning with a mix of traditional and STEM games. You and your whole family are invited! Please register in advance using this link: bit.ly/geekygames


September 14, 2022

October 12, 2022

February 8, 2023

March 8, 2023

PSUSD Speaker Series

Join us each month to ask questions and learn about our PSUSD departments and services.


August 31, 2022

January 18, 2023

May 3, 2023


Please register for these workshops by using this link: bit.ly/psusdss

Super Dads!

Father figures can make a big impact on children! Join us for a Super Dad's "Workout Edition."

Join us for in person sessions.

Fridays 5:30 - 6:30


October 7, 2022 - Site TBD

May 12, 2023 - Site TBD

Parent EdTech Technology

Join us in person to discuss to learn about essential technology tools to support your child's learning.


Sessions will be held on Thursdays at the Palm Springs Family Center from September 1st - September 29th from 5:00-6:30 PM.

Educational Technology: Internet Safety

Join us virtually to discuss Internet Safety and digital citizenship skills.


Sessions will be held on Thursdays at the Palm Springs Family Center from October 6th - October 27th from 5:00-6:30 PM.

District Updates regarding COVID 19

COVID Newsletter

Stay up to date regarding all district policies, community resources, meal schedules, distance learning information, and family center activities.

PTA General Association Meetings

Join us for PTA Council's General Association meetings. Tips and training regarding budget, membership, audits, elections and so much more will be provided. You can register online at: bit.ly/psusdpta

Latino Parent Advisory Council

Join the newly formed LPAC! The first meeting will be held on May 26, 2022 via zoom.

Native American Culture Advisory Council (NACAC)

Join us for a newly formed Native American Culture Advisory Council. Culture, History and School District experiences will be shared and discussed.

Meeting Dates: February 1, 2022, March 1, 2022, May 3, 2022

African American Parent Advisory Meetings (AAPAC)

AAPAC works to address the needs of African American students and families in PSUSD. Become a member by completing this form here: bit.ly/AAPACPSUSDMEMBER and join us for virtual monthly meetings. Register to receive zoom information using the google form here: bit.ly/AAPACPSUSD21-22

Junior Black Achievers

Junior Black Achievers are students who are given the opportunity to connect with their black peers, black parents and black community members in order to develop a rich understanding of their culture and history as well as improve their college and career readiness. To become a Junior Black Achiever, register using this link: bit.ly/JBA21-22. For more information, email: jba@psusd.us

Special Education Parent Advisory Council (SEPAC)

The Special Education Parent Advisory Council (SEPAC) works to address the needs of families with students that have an IEP or 504. Join us for virtual workshops to discuss needs with PSUSD's Special Education Department staff and to learn more. You can register online: bit.ly/sped21-22

LGBTQ Parent Advisory Council

Join the LGBTQ Parent Advisory Council to learn about your child's rights, meet other families and learn about available community resources. You can register to participate here: bit.ly/lgbtqpsusd

District English Learner Advisory Committee (DELAC)

English Learner Parent Information Sessions are held to provide parents an opportunity to get information about being involved in ELAC, DELAC, SSC. If you are interested in attending a DELAC meeting, please email carandamacias@psusd.us to get zoom access. You can also visit http://www.ellsuccess.org/ to get information about supporting English Learners.

Community Advisory Committee

Are you interested in providing insight to our strategic direction?


Do you want to participate in evaluating PSUSD's goals, and budget based on the needs of the community?


Join our PSUSD Community Advisory Committee! To Register: bit.ly/lcapca

Champions from the Start - Virtual Summer Summit

Thank you the PSUSD Parents and Staff who provided parent tips for other parents of incoming TK and Kindergarten students. You can watch the video here: bit.ly/k21-22

PSUSD COVID 19 Health & Safety

Learn about COVID 19 Health and Safety from PSUSD's District Supervising Nurse. View the presentation here.

Career Technical Education

Learn all about the exciting CTE programs offered in PSUSD

https://sway.office.com/G9j1PklERRFXLQfq?ref=Link

Technology Support

Family and Community Engagement Specialist

Family and Community Engagement (FACE) Specialists serve to connect families, school and the community. A FACE Specialist develops a strong partnership between families and schools by building parent capacity, fostering trusting relationships and ensuring two-way communication. Specialists are responsible for coordinating and conducting various family and community outreach programs. Specialists conduct informational meetings and provide guidance to families on how to assist students with reaching their academic and social goals. Specialists will also convey information regarding school and/or district activities and procedures and refer families to other agencies. Please email familycenter@psusd.us for more information.

PSUSD Family Center

Family Center staff is available to help with your questions and concerns! Contact the Family Center ph: 760) 416-1374 e: familycenter@psusd.us.

View our upcoming events and calendar on our website at familycenter.psusd.us.

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PSUSD Family Center

Dear Parents,

We are happy to say that the Family Center is now offering in person programs. We are working hard to accommodate families by offering limited capacity in person opportunities as well virtual options. We look forward to serving you this year and hope that you will stay connected. - Ruby Rivera, Family Engagement Coordinator for PSUSD.