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Keep Your Child Learning and Engaged into the Summer Months!

Keep Your Child Learning and Engaged into the Summer Months!

Parents and students have been adapting to these new at-home learning circumstances over the past couple of months. In the blink of an eye, summer is now right around the corner. Learning doesn’t have to stop at the end of the school year. Here are some helpful tips and resources that can help family members...
Simple Tips to Ease At-Home Learning for Families

Simple Tips to Ease At-Home Learning for Families

In the past several weeks, learning for students has vastly changed as the typical classroom setting has shifted to an at-home environment. Parents, family members, students, and educators have all been adjusting to these changes and creating new norms for at-home learning. For parents and family members: here is a list of tips that can...
Check out the Free Library of Philadelphia's Online Programming During School Closures

Check out the Free Library of Philadelphia’s Online Programming During School Closures

Like so many parents and teachers, the staff at your local Free Library of Philadelphia location have had to make monumental adjustments to how we do business, in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis and the stay-at-home orders. As much of what we usually do relies on face-to-face interactions and being physically present in our...
YOU’RE INVITED! Annual Community Meeting on Policy 138: English Language Development and Bilingual Education Program

YOU’RE INVITED! Annual Community Meeting on Policy 138: English Language Development and Bilingual Education Program

Join the Office of Multilingual Curriculum and Programs as we share updates on Policy 138: English Language Development and Bilingual Education. Attendees will learn about and have opportunities to provide feedback on our programs. Educators, administrators, parents, students, community organizations, school district leaders and staff, and all other stakeholders are encouraged to attend. Meetings will...
Establish a Great Relationship with Your Child's Teacher this School Year

Establish a Great Relationship with Your Child’s Teacher this School Year

Families feel the start-of-school-year jitters just as much as their children do sometimes. Will my child get along with their peers? What will they learn this year? What school materials do I need to buy? How are they feeling? On top of a slew of other questions, parents wonder what kind of teacher their child...
THANK YOU to All Who Participated in the 2019 End-of-Year Family Celebration!

THANK YOU to All Who Participated in the 2019 End-of-Year Family Celebration!

The FACE Office would like to say a huge THANK YOU to families, staff, community members, vendors, and workshop presenters who participated in the End-of-Year Family Celebration on May 24, 2019! It was an awesome and fun night celebrating this school year and blasting off into the summer! The event featured over 20 community resource...
Congratulations to the 2019 SAC & Volunteer Award Winners!

Congratulations to the 2019 SAC & Volunteer Award Winners!

After receiving dozens of applications from families, community members, and staff from across the District, the FACE Office is proud to announce this year’s SAC and Volunteer Award Winners! Check out the Award Winners and read snippets from their nomination essays below. Thank you for all you do for our schools! 2019 Volunteer of the...

Tips for Teachers: Building Relationships with Families

In honor of Family Engagement month, we wanted to not only focus on families who are engaged in their schools, but the teachers whom they support! Engaging families can be difficult for teachers, who already work very hard to ensure that our young people are getting the quality education they deserve, so we have assembled...

Family Members Get Inspired during July’s SPAC Conference

School District of Philadelphia families attended the State Parent Advisory Conference (SPAC) in Seven Springs, Pennsylvania from July 10-12, 2017. Adults were engaged in various workshops while the children were in age appropriate camps. Parent Tosha Brunson of Gideon School said that she learned pertinent information that she can share with the families of her...