May 18: SFLC Family Engagement Leadership Seminar
Wednesday, 6:00 - 8:30pm, Argenziano School (290 Washington St.)
School-based leadership teams will meet to share best practices, learn, and plan for family engagement workin Somerville Schools. Keynote: Patricia Spradley, Chief Parent and Community Engagement Officer, Springfield Public Schools.
May 21: Porchfest
Saturday, noon - 6:00pm, City-wide
Take a walk in Somerville and enjoy musicians and bands playing on porches throughout the City. For more information about this popular annual event, visit www.somervilleartscouncil.org/porchfest.
May 25: Help Me Grow
Wednesday, 10:00am - 12:00pm, Cummings School (42 Prescott St.)
Help Me Grow Somerville offers resources and strategies for families on how to be their child's first teacher, and referral to supportive services for children who may need extra help.
May 26: Welcome to Kindergarten - Parent Information Night
Thursday, 6:00pm - 7:30pm, Capuano Early Childhood Center (150 Glen St.)
For parents/guardians of incoming Kindergarten students. Learn tips to prepare your child for kindergarten, including what to expect the first day of school. Meet teachers and other parents/guardians of incoming K students.
June 1: Accepting the Challenge
Wednesday, 6:30 - 8:30pm, Kennedy School (5 Cherry St.)
Join the Somerville Special Education Parent Advisory Council (SSEPAC) in learning about "Accepting the Challenge: Effective Strategies for Students with Anxiety-Related Behaviors," presented by Jessica Minihan, M.Ed, BCBA and author of The Behavior Code: A Practical Guide to Understanding and Teaching the Most Challenging Students. Workshop will be followed by a book signing.