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Empowering Parents: How to Support Your Student and Your School Conference

September 18, 2019

Empowering Parents: How to Support Your Student and Your School Conference

WHO:
Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) staff and community members including parents, educators, caregivers and nonprofit organizations

WHAT:
The BCPS Parent/Community Involvement Task Force, Office of Parent Engagement and the ESOL/Bilingual Department host the Empowering Parents: How to Support Your Student and Your School Conference

WHEN:
Saturday, September 21, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

· Registration: 8:30 – 9 a.m.
· Farmer’s Market: 8:30 – 9:15 a.m.
· Opening Session: 9:15 a.m.
· Breakout Sessions: 10:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Guidance Counselors will be available to answer individual questions from 12:30 to 1 p.m.

WHERE:
Plantation High School
6901 NW 16th Street,
Plantation, FL 33313 

WHY:
The Empowering Parents: How to Support Your Student and Your School Conference is a free event supporting student and family success. The conference includes a general forum where families can share opinions and ask questions during an interactive panel discussion. The conference features breakout sessions presented in English, Spanish, Haitian Creole and Portuguese, and covers best practices for engaging parents and the community. Workshop topics include: How My Involvement Changed My Life, The Many Ways You Can Support Your Student, How You Can Support Your School, and Strategies for Implementing Successful Change. In addition, author, educator and youth advocate, Robens Chery will be the conference keynote speaker.

The conference is free and open to the public. Click the following link to register or call the Office of Parent Engagement at 754-321-1599, www.tinyurl.com/BCPSEmpoweringParents.

 

MEDIA ARE INVITED TO COVER THIS EVENT.

 

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