News and Updates
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Community Support-Virtual and Parent Pop-ups
We are excited to offer friends, families, and staff of NPS ESL students opportunities to partner with us through the Virtual and in person 2020-2021 English Learner (EL) Family Academy sessions. Please share your interests for attendance at future or current events by pre-registering here. Thank you!
Learn more or register:
We are here to listen!
Grab your favorite brunch & beverage, settle in, and join us to decompress, connect, and share for a few moments in a family setting.
Interpretation assistance available. Please grant us 24 hours advance notice if you require another language besides English or Spanish, so that we may ensure we have the best connection possible.
August 29: Ready, Set, Remote Learning!
10:30 am -11:30 am
How To: Navigating assignments, grades and attendance online
Real Talk Town Hall
11:30 am-12:00 pm
Be heard. Share input.
September 9: The Day After
Virtual Check-Ins: How was the first day?
6:00 pm -7:00 pm
September 12: Communicating & Connecting-It's Not Just Academics
How To: Reach teachers, your school, & take care of your family.
10:30 am -11:30 am
Virtual Learning Workshops Friday, August 14, 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
Community Chat: Family Engagement; It’s a Process, Not an Event
- (3) 15-minute interactive, hands-on Zoom Meeting sessions with Spanish interpretation-Space is limited.
- Social Emotional Learning and Wellness Resources
- Distance learning platform assistance for Zoom, Google Classroom, Class Dojo, and ParentVue with on-site interpretation in Spanish available, including real-time platform navigation and printed reference guides
- NPS website resource navigation assistance
Fridays, 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm!
Please register in advance EL Family Academy Zoom Registration
EL Family Academy Zoom Inscripción en español so we may prepare the best experience for you and your family
Special Announcement: Webinars for Families in Multiple Languages
Virginia Department of Education sent this bulletin at 08/11/2020 09:57 AM EDT
Special Announcement August 10, 2020
Webinar Series for Families of English Learners
Supporting School at Home for English Learners
The Virginia Department of Education's (VDOE) English Learner Instruction Program will offer a new series of webinars geared to support families as they prepare for the upcoming school year, specifically supporting learning at home.
The links below are for the respective Zoom sessions:
No registration is required; families join live.
Darlene J. Waters
Project Manager, Family & Community Engagement for ELs
7000 West Tanners Creek Drive
Norfolk, VA | 23513
Phone (757) 852-4630, extension 3514
Fax (757) 852-4677
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
*Due to Covid-19, on site office hours may vay, but we are here to assist you virtually! Please reach out via Email firstname.lastname@example.org .