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    Family Connectors University


    Fall quarter begins October 2, 2018.

    The Family Connectors University program is a 10 week series of classes for adults to inform families about:

    • how to navigate the school system,
    • how to create a higher education culture at home
    • how to support a child’s academic success.

    This program is also geared towards strengthening family and community engagement at each school so that every child and family feels welcomed, respected, and valued.

    We are able to provide the program through our partnership with North Seattle College.

    • Language: English and various languages
    • Frequency: Fall, Winter & Spring quarter options
    • Credit: 2 college credits
    • Cost: $37.25 per quarter
      • scholarships are available for families facing financial hardship, or who qualify for the Free & Reduced Lunch program.

    Classes will discuss the following topics:

    1. Setting the Foundation: Family Engagement Best Practices
    2. Navigating the School System
    3. Becoming an Effective Advocate
    4. Effective Culturally Responsive Communication
    5. Navigating Systems that Impact Families
    6. Understanding & Interpreting Data
    7. College & Career Readiness
    8. Education Policy & Politics
    9. Leadership Skills & Assets
    10. Community Connections & Organizing

    Thank you for your interest in Family Connectors University! We hope to see you in one of our classes.

    LOCATIONS & TIMES

    Graham Hill Elementary School
    5149 S Graham St, Seattle, WA 98118​
    (Classes en Español & English)

    • Day: Wednesdays, 6-8pm
    • Dates: Oct 3 - Dec 12, 2018 (no class Nov 21)
    • Sign up by contacting:
    • Deborah Alonso 206-743-3567
    Northgate Elementary School 11725 1st Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98125
    • Day: Tuesdays, 3-5pm
    • Dates: Oct 2 - Dec 11, 2018
    • Sign up by contacting:
    • Rebecca Brito  206-252-4180

    Spanish and other languages available.


    POTENTIAL FUTURE SITES:

    1. South Seattle College – New Holly Campus
    7058 32nd Ave South, Seattle, WA 98118 

    2. South Shore PreK-8 
    4800 S Henderson, Seattle, WA 98118


    Sign Up + More Information Contact:

    Asosa Sailiai
    Family Partnerships Program Coordinator
    Email: amsailiai@seattleschools.org
    Phone: 206-252-0758

    Anita Koyier-Mwamba
    Family Partnership Manager
    Email:
    FamilyPartnerships@seattleschools.org
    Phone: 206-252-0716