PSUSD Family Center Services

Fall 2020

District Updates regarding COVID 19 & School Closure

COVID Newsletter

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

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 fall calendar here: bit.ly/FamCenterCalendarFall2020 or on our website at familycenter.psusd.us.

Bookmark and share this flyer with others: bit.ly/psusdfamilynews

Technology Support

Distance Learning Parent Tips from PSUSD Parents

Thank you to all of the parents who are sharing their best distancing learning tips. You are working so hard to make things work and we appreciate your creative and thoughtful suggestions. If you have a great tip to share, please contact the family center. View tips here: bit.ly/psusdpt.

4th Annual STEM Conference for Families

STEMCon focuses on hand-ons learning in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Families are invited to register and choose from a variety of fun and interactive lessons on Friday November 13th from 5-7 pm. More details to come soon.


ZOOM Workshops & Classes

Upcoming Parent Classes include: Nurturing Parenting, Strengthening Families Course, The 7 Habits of Successful Families, Ten Things Every Parent Should Know,

English as a Second Language Courses, Positive Action Parenting, and Mental Health.

View the Family Center Calendar here: bit.ly/FamCenterCalendarFall2020

Distance Learning 101 for Parents

Learn about accessing ParentVue, Clever, Google Classroom and Zoom Sessions.

A recording of this presentation can be found online at bit.ly/familycenteryoutube or by using the images linked below.

Internet Safety - 4 Week Virtual Course

It is more important than ever that we communicate with our children about their online activity. Join us to discuss Internet Safety. Flyer here. Register here: BIT.LY/ISPSUSD

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. View the flyer here: bit.ly/PSUSD10thingsflyer and register here: bit.ly/PSUSD10things

Courage to Speak - Substance Abuse Prevention

Join us for a 4 week session to learn about substance abuse and prevention offered in partnership with the organization Courage to Speak.

Spanish sessions are held in August and English sessions are held on October. Please see the flyer here and use this link to register: bit.ly/CouragetoSpeakFall2020

Nurturing Parenting Course

bit.ly/nurturingparentingflyer2020

Nurturing Parenting is an interactive 10-week course that will help you better understand your

role as a parent. Help in strengthening your relationship and bond with your child. Learn new

strategies and skills to improve your child’s concerning behavior. Develop self-care, empathy,

and, self-awareness.

Strengthening Families

Strengthening Families is a free family program for those with children between 6-11 years old. Free meals are provided to families before each class. To register, please call: Latino Commission (760) 398-8800. Classes will be held on Thursdays from 6:30-8:00 pm and begin on September 10th.

Positive Action Parenting

This 7-week course teaches parenting through a positive action philosophy, covering the physical, intellectual, and social- emotional areas of the whole self. All families will be provided with materials and curriculum. Call Irasema Diaz (760) 416-1360 or email ERMHS@psusd.us to register for the class. Flyer Here.

The 7 Habits of Successful Families

View Flyer Here.

The 7 Habits of Successful Families workshop is based on Stephen R. Covey’s #1 best seller The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. This engaging family-strengthening program has proven successful with all kinds of families because it uses a self-discovery and adult-learner approach. Prizes, books, goodie bags and materials will be provided to registered families. To register visit: bit.ly/Virtual7habits.

English as a Second Language

Beginning: Mon. & Wed. 9:00 - 11:00 am
Beginning: Tues. & Thurs. 9:00 - 11:00 am
Beginning: Tues. & Thurs. 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Intensive: Monday - Thurs.5:30 - 7:30 pm
Advanced: Monday - Fri. 8:30 - 11:30 am
Advanced: Monday - Thurs. 6:00 - 8:30 pm

English Registration Form: bit.ly/ESLenrollmentfall2020eng

Spanish Registration Form: bit.ly/ESLinscripciónotoño2020

Friday Family Fun!

Join us every Friday for a fun family event.
Materials will be provided for the first 50 people who register. Call the Family Center sign up or use this registration form: bit.ly/VirtualFamFun! Space is limited.

Parent Support Circles

During these very uncertain times, many parents are feeling frustrated, confused, or overwhelmed. Palm Springs’s Unified School District’s Mental Health Department would like to invite you to join an open, support group for parents. Group sessions are held by zoom and are led by a confidential, licensed therapist. Register: MentalHealthDepartment@psusd.us

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. View flyer with dates here: bit.ly/PTA2020-2021 and register to receive the zoom session links here: bit.ly/2020PTACOUNCIL

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. To pre-register for the meetings please use the link here: bit.ly/AAPACPSUSD20-21

Special Education Parent Advisory Council (SEPAC)

SEPAC works to address the needs of families with students that have an IEP. Join us for virtual monthly meetings. To pre-register for the meetings please use the link here: bit.ly/PSUSD-SEPAC.

LGBTQ Family Forum

Join the LGBTQ Family Forum to learn about your child's rights, meet other families and learn about available community resources. Register using this link here: bit.ly/famforum.

PSUSD Speaker Series

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

Student Services

Registration: bit.ly/9-23-20

Flyer: bit.ly/9-23flyer

Special Education

Registration: bit.ly/10-21-20

Flyer: bit.ly/10-21-2020

Mental Health

Registration: bit.ly/11-18-20

Flyer: bit.ly/11-18flyer

Stay Organized - Free calendars

These calendars can help your students stay organized and include helpful Distance Learning tips as well as a copy of the school district calendar for 20-21.

English Calendar

Spanish Calendar

PSUSD COVID 19 Health & Safety

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

Census 2020 is so important!

We need all families to complete the census. One big reason is because it will help to fund our schools. Please look over materials and then visit https://2020census.gov/en.html to complete your survey.

Flyer Information - English

Flyer Information - Spanish

PSUSD Family Center

Dear Parents,

We know that every family has different needs at this time and the Family Center wants to know what we can do to help. Despite the distance, we are here for you and want to continue providing support and resources. We care about you and your family and look forward to the days when we can see you in person. Until then, let's stay connected virtually! - Ruby Rivera, Family Engagement Coordinator for PSUSD.