Christina Rizzo and Madeline Swing, Teacher Specialists for NPS will present this workshop that will help parents and students reduce stress during the return to school virtually.
Register using Eventbrite with this link: https://www.eventbrite.com/o/norfolk-public-schools-parent-resource-center-25460469395
Upon registering, you will receive the Zoom link and password.
Resources For Military Families
Resources for Military Families
The Military Family Life Counselors (MFLC) have been approved to temporarily provide telehealth to the military families at their current assigned schools. These services include telephonic and video non-medical counseling in areas where face-to-face support is restricted due to COVID-19.
Support for Adults: Telephonic and video non-medical counseling
Support for Children and Youth: Individual video non-medical counseling sessions for minors age 13 to 17 (parent or guardian must be available at the start of each video session to give parental consent and provide line of sight requirements)
Family video non-medical counseling for minors 6 to 12 years of age (parent or guardian must attend each session). Below are the schools that are supported by MFLCs as well as the MFLCs' contact information. Please contact your MFLC directly to set up sessions. Should you need further assistance or have additional questions, please contact 757-270-4035.
Events by Community Partners
PEATC in collaboration with VDOE - Capacity Building for IEP Teams Training
The IEP process can be daunting for everyone including educators. Everyone comes to the IEP table with
thoughts of their personal responsibilities, backgrounds, perspectives, and individual concerns, and must
navigate all of those while following procedures and regulations. This workshop is designed to help IEP
teams build capacity around participating in IEP meetings and collaboration. Discussion will include a
view from ‘both’ sides of the table, as well as information on the seven elements of highly effective IEP
teams. A certificate of completion will be provided for all who complete the training.
STARTING SUNDAY, JUNE 7TH
The Parent Educational Advocacy Training Center (PEATC) is offering Transition University this summer. Transition University is a 5-session self-paced online series to help parents/guardians navigate the transition process for their school age child and prepare for the adult world. To register, CLICK HERE.
"REYES is a new virtual program of STEM classes, guest lectures, activities, and opportunities for social engagement. Some of the topics covered in this program will include astronomy, artificial intelligence, solving crimes through entomology, engineering, Python coding for physics, and more. Old Dominion faculty and researchers at NASA and Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (Jefferson Lab) are donating their time and talent so we can offer this program at NO COST to you." The program will run from June 22 - August 13 and is OPEN TO PEOPLE OF ALL AGES. To register CLICK HEREREGISTER FOR AUTISM 101 USING THIS LINK
Autism Care Today is providing grants to families with a loved one with Autism impacted by Covid19. Please see the link here: https://www.act-today.org/apply-for-grant/
Resources for Parents and Families
Rethink Ed Parent/Caregiver Resources - Rethink Ed continues to be committed to a healthy and positive culture of learning for schools, students, and families. We provide a variety of resources for caregivers to use that support their children's well-being as well as their own. These resources include help with managing behavior and building independence, providing structure and routine, and keeping learning interesting and fun in the home environment.
Virginia Navigator - In Virginia, there are thousands of programs and organizations that serve older adults, people with disabilities, veterans, caregivers and their families. You can find them all right here on VirginiaNavigator! We’re a statewide nonprofit that helps Virginians access the information and services they need, close to home.
TTAC at ODU provides professional development and resources to improve outcomes for students with disabilities
Project HOPE - Resources for Families in Crisis - Williams and Mary School of Education Resource
COVID-19: A Parent Guide for School-Aged Children - A resource guide for families from the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE)
Resources For Students/Children
The Hampton Roads Workforce Council wants you to know that NextGen Pathways, their youth program, has created a series of engaging workshops to assist youth between 14 to 24. The workshops will focus on three specific areas, career development, financial literacy, and job search assistance. Workshops will be held at 11:00 am and 2:00 pm every Tuesday and Friday for the duration of the social distancing period. Each of these workshops will allow youth to interact with our staff virtually and learn helpful tips in the aforementioned topics.
They also offer weekly tutoring sessions twice a week on Wednesdays from 2:00 to 4:00 pm and Thursdays from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. Tutoring spaces are limited and on a first-come-first-serve basis. You can sign up for the workshops or tutor sessions directly using the Eventbrite Link listed below. If you have any questions, please contact Chelta Wray at 757-510-0481 or Christina Brooks at 757-373-8732.
Control Alt Achieve: Chrome Extensions for Struggling Students - Technology can be a powerful tool to assist students with special needs or any sort of learning challenge. Read about Chrome Web Extensions for Text to Speech, Readability, Reading Comprehension, Focus, and Navigation
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