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School Spotlight of the Week – Golightly Career and Technical Center: Looking to build skills in the areas of Graphic Design and Printing, Flight Training and Aviation Technology, or Hospitality and Food Service. Look no further, Golightly Career and Technical Center is the school for you. Students can receive instructional training from instructors who come from the industry and share the necessary skills needed to be leaders in the workforce. Enroll your child today, contact the school office at (313)-882-8820.

Coach Spotlight of the Week- As the 2023 (Michigan High School Athletic Coaches Association (MHSCA) Boys Basketball Coach of the Year, DPSCD would like to congratulate Coach Steven Hall on this outstanding accomplishment. As the head basketball coach at Cass Technical High School, Coach Hall led his team to the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) State Championships with an overall record of 28-1. Thank you, Coach Hall, for your continued commitment to strive for excellence amongst our young men.

Free Parent Academy Sessions- Digital Literacy Basics- Parents and Families, are you interested in understanding how to support your child in digital literacy? Join this week's free Parent Academy session Wednesday September 13, 2023, from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Learn how to uncover the importance of being digitally literate and how to use this resource beyond the classroom. Click here to access the full list of free Parent Academy sessions happening this week. Link:

ESE Parent Advisory Committee (PAC) DPSCD's PAC mission is to empower parents, guardians, and grandparents of students with an active individualized education program (IEP) with knowledge as it relates to their participation in the special education process, delivery of services, and funding for schools. In addition, members will work with key stakeholders to make decisions and recommendations regarding compliance, parent and community involvement, and ongoing issues related to special education. Join us virtually Wednesday, September 13, 2023, at 5:30 - 6:30 PM.


Call in # 313-462-2305

Conference ID:340225618#

Faith Based Partners Back to School Gathering: In partnership with the Office of Family and Community Engagement, Faith Based Partners are hosting a Back to School Gathering Saturday, September 16, 2023, from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Holy Ghost Cathedral Church 1745. E Grand Blvd. Detroit MI 48211. DPSCD families can receive household supplies and mental health resources for your family. We look forward to seeing you there!


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