Office of Family and Community Engagement

  • Family and Community Engagement (F.A.C.E.) is committed to strengthening the relationship between our parents, stakeholders, and many others who are integral in helping DPSCD position children to be successful. Our programs and initiatives are based on local and national best-practice models. We believe parents are partners in the educational process and the larger community constitutes the village for which we have many platforms designed for your engagement. We strive to provide the best services to our stakeholders, tell us how we're doing: https://bit.ly/css-face. 

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    Facebook: @DPSCDFACE

    Twitter: @DPSCDFACE 


    This Week in Parent Academy

    Parents are Heroes Engagement Conference: April 16, 2024: https://bit.ly/PAHC2024

     

    Our virtual Parent Academy Winter 2024: https://adwater-media.dcatalog.com/v/Winter-2024/?page=10

    Click here for translations: https://www.detroitk12.org/face

     

    Your high school students can earn $25 for up to three Student Leadership workshops!! 

    View the student leadership catalog here: https://adwater-media.dcatalog.com/v/2023-2024/?page=8

     

    This Weeks Highlights Include:  CYBERBULLYING, TRAUMA INFORMED PARENTING, TRAP YOGA

     

    Monday, April 15, 2024

    TRAUMA INFORMED PARENTING

    8:15 AM

    PRESENTED BY: HEALING NOT HURTING

    Join this transformative workshop on the incredible power of forgiveness, where parents will learn how to embrace forgiveness as a tool for growth while students discover the impact forgiveness can have on their lives.

    LOCATION: Maybury Elementary School, 4410 Porter St, Detroit, MI 48209

     

    Tuesday, April 16, 2024

    TRAUMA INFORMED PARENTING

    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    PRESENTED BY: HEALING NOT HURTING

    Join this transformative workshop on the incredible power of forgiveness, where parents will learn how to embrace forgiveness as a tool for growth while students discover the impact forgiveness can have on their lives.

    LOCATION: Pasteur Elementary School

    19811 Stoepel St, Detroit, MI 48221

     

    Wednesday, April 17, 2024

    HUMAN TRAFFICKING AWARENESS

    8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

    PRESENTED BY: DHS/HOMELAND SECURITY INVESTIGATIONS

    Learn how human traffickers often target and recruit youth and who to

    turn to for help in potentially dangerous situations.

    LOCATION: Carver STEM Academy, 18701 Paul St, Detroit, MI 48228

     

    VISION BOARD

    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    PRESENTED BY: SONNIE DAY

    Turn your life visions into realities in this extra special vision board party! This class will help you create a plan to reach your goals and dreams while still maintaining your daily life!

    LOCATION: Nolan Elementary-Middle School

    1150 E Lantz St, Detroit, MI 48203

     

    TRAUMA INFORMED PARENTING

    4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

    PRESENTED BY: HEALING NOT HURTING

    Join this transformative workshop on the incredible power of forgiveness, where parents will learn how to embrace forgiveness as a tool for growth while students discover the impact forgiveness can have on their lives.

    LOCATION: Garvey Academy, 2301 Van Dyke St, Detroit, MI 48214

     

    PICKING A COLLEGE

    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    PRESENTED BY: BLUCAR

    Students will learn effective strategies on how to find the perfect fit for their child’s educational goals. Parents will receive industry leading tools that will assist them through their journey of finding the right college.

    LINK: https://bit.ly/FACEBluCar

     

    Thursday, April 18, 2024

    PAINTING WITH A PURPOSE

    9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    PRESENTED BY: SONNIE DAY

    This course will teach you how to use art and painting therapy as way to cope, manage stress, and your mental health.

    LOCATION: Ellington Conservatory of Music & Art

    9860 Park Dr, Detroit, MI 48213

     

    TRAP YOGA

    3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

    PRESENTED BY: TRAP YOGA STUDIO

    Join us as we learn beginning yoga techniques, stretching, and meditation, paired with a mix of R&B and Hip Hop music to stay motivated.

    LOCATION: Golightly Education Center

    5536 St Antoine, Detroit, MI 48202

     

    CYBERBULLYING

    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    PRESENTED BY: INSTRUCTIONAL SOLUTIONS

    This session informs families on the cyberbullying topic and covers methods for preventing and discussing with your students. During the session, families will gain a better understanding of how to engage now, extend at school and empower at home using the skill sets related to cyberbullying awareness and prevention. Throughout this course families will receive information, resources and activities to use and implement about cyberbullying as a family.

    LINK: https://bit.ly/3MbPgNr

     

    PAINTING WITH A PURPOSE

    4:00 PM

    PRESENTED BY: DELMARSHAE WILSON-LLOYD

    This course will teach you how to use art and painting as way to cope and manage stress and other mental health challenges life can trigger.

    LOCATION: Bagley Elementary School, 8100 Curtis St, Detroit, MI 48221

     

    TRAP YOGA

    4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

    PRESENTED BY: TRAP YOGA STUDIO

    Join us as we learn beginning yoga techniques, stretching, and meditation, paired with a mix of R&B and Hip Hop music to stay motivated.

    LOCATION: Palmer Park Preparatory Academy

    3901 Margareta Ave, Detroit, MI 48221

     

    EXAM HIGH SCHOOL ADMISSIONS: THE A-B-C’S OF SUBMITTING ACADEMIC RECORDS

    5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    PRESENTED BY: OFFICE OF ENROLLMENT

    Submission of academic records is an important part of the application process for exam high schools. This session is geared toward families whose students do not currently attend DPSCD schools. They will get an overview of the acceptable forms of academic records.

    LINK: https://bit.ly/EHS_GPA_webinar

     

    HUSTLE AND FLOW

    5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    PRESENTED BY: RODNEY DEJOHNETTE

    Join FACE while we learn one of this cities most creative ways to decompress, connect with others, and have fun! Participants will learn the latest hustles and line dances from around the city and country!

    LOCATION: FLICS School, 6501 Outer Dr W, Detroit, MI 48235

     

    Friday, April 19, 2024

    HUMAN TRAFFICKING AWARENESS

    9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

    PRESENTED BY: DHS/HOMELAND SECURITY INVESTIGATIONS

    Learn how human traffickers often target and recruit youth and who to turn to for help in potentially dangerous situations.

    LOCATION: Carstens Elementary/Middle School

    13000 Essex Ave, Detroit, MI 48215

     

    HUSTLE AND FLOW

    2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

    PRESENTED BY: RODNEY DEJOHNETTE

    Join FACE while we learn one of this cities most creative ways to decompress, connect with others, and have fun! Participants will learn the latest hustles and line dances from around the city and country!

    LOCATION: Hamilton Elementary-Middle School

    14223 Southampton St, Detroit, MI 48213

     

    EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS

    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    PRESENTED BY: RECRUITMENT AND TALENT

    Employability skills are the essential skills, personal qualities and values that enable you to thrive in any workplace.

    LINK: https://bit.ly/3OAb4mP

     

    DINNER CLUB

    4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    PRESENTED BY: FAMILY AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

    Enjoy a family style dinner teaching etiquette while you learn about the programs in our district and connect with your school community.

    LOCATION: Dossin Elementary-Middle School

    16650 Glendale St, Detroit, MI 48227

     

    Saturday, April 19, 2024

    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    SUICIDE PREVENTION

    PRESENTED BY: BLUCAR

    Learn from trained professionals on the best ways to support feelings of suicide. You will learn the most common signs and best practices to help with prevention.

    LOCATION: Christian Family Services, 6025 Woodrow, Detroit MI 48210


     

    Parents are Heroes

    Parent Engagement Conference - April 16, 2024

    Pre-register for Parents are Heroes Engagement Conference

    April 16, 2024: https://bit.ly/PAHC2024

    Click here to view last year's highlights: Watch on Facebook

     

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