Family Academy: Courses and Training (FACT)

Welcome to FACT! Family Academy: Courses & Training offers FREE in-person and virtual workshops for families and other members of the School District of Philadelphia community. Our workshops support personal growth, student success, and greater connections within our schools, communities, and city. Partnering with academic institutions, community organizations, School District departments, and other providers allows FACT to bring you expert-led content that you can use to support yourself and your family. Whether you want to update your resume or learn about the school selection process, FACT is here to help!

FACT Live Workshop Calendar

Workshop TitleWorkshop Date10 AM Session Info6 PM Session InfoWorkshop Description
Get What's Yours: Free Help Filing
Taxes and Finding Public Benefits
Thursday, March 30, 2023Click here to join
ID: 811 5960 7244
Passcode: 053277
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ID: 861 0785 1049
Passcode: 649012
Need help filing taxes and applying for government benefits? Join our workshop and learn where you can get free help with your taxes and some tax credits you might be able to claim; we'll also talk about applying for public benefits and more! Don't leave money that's yours on the table; join us and learn where you can get help with that refund and more.
Keeping Your Family Safe Online and on Social MediaThursday, April 13, 2023Click here to join
ID: 834 0004 1456
Passcode: 700093
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ID: 851 8265 0748
Passcode: 973333
Learn about healthy habits you can teach to your family members so they can stay safe online – it’s called “digital literacy”! We’ll talk about spotting scams, staying safe on social media, and more. Don’t let technology pass you by; come to our workshop and learn how you can stay safe and be smart while online.

You can join as many workshops as you would like! Registration isn’t required unless otherwise noted.

You can join Zoom sessions on your computer, mobile app, or telephone. CLICK HERE to learn how.

To learn more about workshop language support and request interpretation, please visit THIS SITE.

FACT YouTube Channel/Video Library


Grandfamily and Kinship Caregiver Rights
Pathways to Graduation
Utility Bill Assistance and Relief
Supporting LGBTQIA+ Students

To view other previously recorded workshops or training videos, please visit the FACE YouTube page HERE.

Are there topics you would like to see covered in FACT? Let us know at!

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English  |  Albanian (Shqip)(عربي) Arabic  |  Chinese (汉语)   |   French (Français)  |  Khmer (ខ្មែរ)  |   Portuguese (Português)  |  Russian (Русский)  |  Spanish (Español)  |  Vietnamese (Việt)

Questions?   |   215-400-4180, Option #5