Parent Perusals

November 28, 2019

TEA Parent Listening Tour

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) is going on a listening tour and wants to hear from parents and other stakeholders to share their opinions and concerns about career and technical training, work-based learning, and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math).

This is a great opportunity for you to have the chance to let TEA Career and Technical Education Services know what you want and dream for your children as they plan for success!

Date: Tuesday, December 4th

Time: 6:30 p.m.--7:30 p.m.

Location: Education Service Center, Region 20 (1314 Hines Ave) in the ZAVALA Room

Click HERE to register.

If you do not have a Connect20 account, you will be prompted to create one. Workshop# 57131

The Parental & Family Engagement CONNECTION

The November edition of the newsletter, The Parental & Family Engagement CONNECTION, includes articles about Helping Your Child Manage Test Anxiety, Teen suicide, Get into the Spirit of Giving, Safety Tips, Coping with Holiday Depression, and Raising Happy “Successful” Children.






Remaining Parent/Family Trainings & Webinars in 2018!

Thursday, November 29, 9:00 a.m.—3:00 p.m.

Parenting the Love & Logic Way

Love and Logic is an approach to raising children that provides loving support from parents while at the same time expecting children to be respectful and responsible. Love allows children to grow through their mistakes. Logic allows them to live with the consequences of their choices. Love and Logic is easy to use, raises responsible children, and changes lives. By attending this training, you will learn to use humor, hope, and empathy to build up your adult-child relationship, provide real limits in a loving way, and learn how to teach consequences and healthy decision-making.

Session ID: 53092

Tuesday, December 4, 2018, 9:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m.

Rights of Parents of Children with Disabilities & Knowledge of Procedural Safeguards

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) provides procedural safeguards that are designed to protect the rights of a parent and their child with a disability and at the same time, give families and school systems several mechanisms by which to resolve disputes. This training will build a common understanding of these rights inclusive of parent access to student educational records, parent rights to participate in groups and meetings where decisions are made about their child’s education, as well as parent notification requirements and situation specific safeguards.

Session ID: 53093 Webinar ID: 53180

Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 9:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m.

Writing Activities that Promote Learning

Having trouble figuring out how to get your child interested in writing? Not sure where to look? This training will focus on strategies and activities your child can use to help promote successful writing. Parents will gain an understanding of the processes involved in writing through a make and take session with hands-on activities. Parents will walk away with a resource of strategies and an understanding on how to implement these activities at home to help their child grow in their writing development. Come and discover the many different ways to teach writing at home and make it fun!

Session ID: 53094

Steps to Register for Parent Training or Webinar

Click HERE if you need the steps to register for an ESC-20 Parent Training or Webinar

Saturday, February 16, 2019

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Attend an information session to learn how 8th graders can apply to attend an Early College High School with a focus on Cyber Security. Beginning in the fall of 2019, 9th graders will be able to work towards earning more than a high school diploma. Graduates of the Cyber P-TECH USA program will have earned a tuition-free associate degree (while in high school) and will have experienced work-based trainings through local employers.

Download the flyer below.

City of San Antonio Immigration Services RESOURCES

The City of San Antonio is committed to strengthening coordination and connection to services for San Antonio’s immigrant community.

Open to ALL Community Members!

Parents, are you overwhelmed with all the information that is out there regarding children’s mental health? Are you curious as to what your child may be facing and how to help?

With the San Antonio ISD Special Education Department, One in Five Minds is hosting Strong Minds and Happy Hearts- A Conversation on Children's Mental Wellness. We want to give parents and caregivers the information they need regarding children's mental health. Join us to learn more about the warning signs of mental illness and more!

Attendees will have the opportunity to visit with community organizations and learn about great resources, participate in table conversations and hear from experts during breakout sessions.

In addition to this important information, this event includes:

- Free registration; open to all community members
- Free child care
- A light breakfast
- Spanish interpretation for those needing it

One in five children experiences a mental, emotional or behavioral problem. They are not just "trying to get attention." It could seriously affect their ability to learn and to be successful. Join us for Strong Minds and Happy Hearts and learn important information about helping your child.

Date: Saturday, December 8, 2018

Time: 8:30 AM--11:00 AM

Location: Sidney Lanier High School Band Hall (1514 W. Cesar Chavez Blvd. SATX 78207)


UTSA P-20 November Newsletter

The month of November provides a special time to reflect on what we are thankful for. One thing that we can be thankful for is that our community has many opportunities for enrichment for our families.

The Institute for P-20 Initiatives is pleased to be able to share some of those opportunities with you here.

The UTSA Pre Engineering Program (PREP) is gearing up for its 40th year as an outstanding summer program. If you have children in the 6th grade, read more about applying for Year 1 of the PREP program below.

If you haven't heard of BiblioTech, learn more about this free, all-digital public library and the many activities that they offer for your family. There is much more to learn about in this month's newsletter.

Click HERE to read the newsletter!

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