Upcoming Family Education Opportunities:

  • The Family and Community Engagement Department offers a variety of virtual/in-person family education classes, workshops and conferences throughout the school year. Parents, step-parents, grandparents, caregivers, guardians and community members are welcome to attend to learn how to support student academic and social-emotional success in school. Below are classes and workshops currently being offered. Please stay tuned for our Fall 2021 family education class offerings, which will be posted below in August.   



     Family Power Hour

    In these interactive Q&A style sessions, families are invited to join the F.A.C.E Department staff and various San Juan USD departments to get assistance with any questions that arise at the start of the school year . 

    There will be four Family Power Hour Sessions hosted on Zoom from 5:30 – 6:30 pm on the following dates:

    • Wednesday, August 18th
    • Wednesday, August 25th
    • Wednesday, September 1st
    • Wednesday, September 8th


    Family Leadership Academy

    Family Leadership Academy is a 6-week series that empowers families to gain a greater understanding of our educational system, current district initiatives, and parent leadership opportunities. Participation for the Winter '21 session of Parent Leadership Academy is now closed. Please stay tuned for additional dates!                                        

    Families Matter Workshops

    Families matter workshops are one to two hour mini-workshops that cover a wide range of topics and are tailored based on common needs in our district. Topics include, but are not limited to, bullying prevention, student success, internet safety, college awareness and preparation, and more! Our department coordinates about 3-4 of these workshops per school year. See below our video archive to see the previous Families Matter workshops we've hosted this year.  

    Families Matter: Signs of Suicide Elementary Workshop
    The Family and Community Engagement Department, in collaboration with the White House Counseling Center and Student Support Services, hosted the Signs of Suicide virtual workshop on Wednesday, March 24th from 6:00-7:30pm via Zoom. This virtual educational covered the following topics: 
    • ACT (Acknowledge, Care, Tell)
    • Building coping skills to support your student
    • Resources for getting help
  • Cuentos Familiares, The Latino Family Literacy Project

    The Latino Family Literacy Project is a class designed for parent and guardians to teach the importance of establishing a family reading routine with their children at a young age. Class participants also learn about building English and Spanish vocabulary skills. This class is taught in Spanish. 
    Cuentos Familiares es una clase interactiva que enseña a familias la importancia de establecer una rutina de lectura en familia y las motiva a conservar el idioma de casa a traves de la cultura. Este taller semanal está diseñado para familias con estudiantes de Kinder a quinto grado y tendrá una duración de seis semanas comenzando el miércoles 21 de abril de 2:00 a 3:30 de la tarde. Las clases serán vía Zoom.
    ***Debido a la capacidad limitada, la registración para esta sesión de Cuentos Familiares ya está cerrada. Para participar en otros talleres, por favor sigue nuestro sitio de www.sanjuan.edu/familiascuentan. Muchísimas gracias por su interés y por favor no dude en llamar a nuestra oficina al 971-7929 si tiene cualquier pregunta o duda.
    Para poner su nombre en una lista de anticipación para la próxima sesión de Cuentos Familiares, por favor mande su nombre, número de teléfono y correo electrónico a luis.cruzsolache@sanjuan.edu.
    Talleres Familiares 
    Los Talleres Familiares son una serie de talleres virtuales para padres de familias, tutores, cuidadores, y miembros de la comunidad en donde pueden recibir y aprender información importante para ayudar con la involucracion y el exito en la educacion de su estudiante. En estos talleres, miembros de el Departamento de Participacion de la Familia y Comunidad y representantes de diferentes departamentos del distrito compartiran información acerca del distrito, recursos para el aprendizaje de su estudiante, recursos de la comunidad, consejos de como apoyar a su estudiante, y mucho mas! Cada sesion de Talleres Familiares contiene contenido y temas diferentes y cubre información para ayudar a estudiantes en todos los grados de Kinder a 12. 
    Familias están invitadas a las siguientes fechas de Talleres Familiares para el ciclo escolar 2021-2022: 
    • 9 de Septiembre, 2021
    • 18 de Noviembre, 2021
    • 13 de Enero, 2022
    • 10 de Marzo, 2022
    • 12 de Mayo, 2022 

    Acompañenos a la primer sesion de Talleres Familiares:

    9 De Septiembre
    6:00 - 7:30 pm 
    Por Zoom, en enlace de la junta de Zoom se activara en esta pagina 20 minutos antes de que empieze el taller. 

  • If you need a disability-related modification or accommodation, including auxiliary aids or services, to participate in any program, service or activity offered to you, contact the school administrator or our Department at least a week before the scheduled event so that we may make every reasonable effort to accommodate you.
    For more information on any of these programs, please contact Family and Community Engagement office at (916) 971-7929.
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