Faculty and staff with Camp Lejeune District Schools are providing parents a possibility for a classroom-based informational session beginning in January.
Moms and dad University, a brand-new program for moms and dads offered by schools aboard Camp Lejeune, will begin its inaugural course on Jan. 22. According to the program leaflet, courses are developed to help parents offer help to their children in numerous study-related locations with the mission of educating, engaging and empowering students.
Dr. Harriet Hunter-Boykin, assistant superintendent for Camp Lejeune District Schools, stated the program was developed in response to demand.
“There were needs from moms and dads that were expressed in regards to desiring to comprehend our programs, processes and procedures,” Hunter-Boykin said. “We chose we can do it like a university so that moms and dads can see it as something distinguished.”
Parents will be eligible for gaining continuing education credits through the classes, she stated. The program is free.
Hunter-Boykin stated she isn’t really awareknowledgeable about other military school systems that have a program like this in place.
“The time is excellentbenefits us to see how it goes, and we will certainly be a model for the Department of Defense stateside schools,” she stated.
Each class session will be 3 hours long and will certainly cover different subjects including strategies and details needed for instructional success, innovation awareness, student profession planning and health and well-being. A question-and-answer session will certainly be held at the end of each class.
The very first course, “What is the future emphasis and direction of DoDEA Schools?”, will certainly include an introduction of the unique education process, monetary aidfinancial assistance for college, ideas for being an effective student and teaching parents ways of accessing Gradespeed, Camp Lejeune school’s grading portal, according to the program flier.
“Info is power,” Hunter-Boykin said. “Info provides a system to comprehend. So it will certainly benefit moms and dads because, when their kids are receiving their grades through Gradespeed, then they will understand how to go into Gradespeed and gain access to those records.”
Other course themes include preparing children for standardized tests, assisting children through bumpy rides, lowering tension levels during COMPUTER steps and assisting kids through Science, innovation, engineering and medical or STEM professions, the flier states.
Throughout the STEM class, Hunter-Boykin said course facilitators will offer parents the possibility to participate in comparable tactics their youngsters participate in while at school.
“This is another opportunity that we can offer information to moms and dads who might not be awareknow all the experience and tactics that their children have been exposed to,” she stated.
Hunter-Boykin stated moms and dads living aboard Camp Lejeune are urged to attend.
“Our topics address all levels of moms and dads,” she said. “We hope we get a good representation from elementary and secondary.”
Hunter-Boykin stated Moms and dad University will certainly be another method for Camp Lejeune District Schools to have a working relationship with moms and dads.
“I believe we do an excellent task with interaction however we can always do better,” she stated.
Pre-registration for the program is required. Parents thinking about attending must the first course pre-register by today. Open-enrollment will certainly be provided throughout the course of the program. Registration can be done by visiting goo.gl/ forms/UTqG8TSFRw.
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