Parent Resource Centers

  • Parent Resource Center funded by Title 1 

    Bonnie Maki, Parent Relations Facilitator
    (757) 934-6202
    Hours of Operation: 8:00am-5:00pm Monday-Friday (or by appointment)

    The Parent Resource Center, funded by Title I, Part A under the provisions of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, recognizes the importance of family involvement in education. Its primary objective is to increase parental involvement in children’s learning and empower parents to join the educational system.

    This department collaborates with school personnel and families to develop partnerships that connect families, schools, and the community through parent training workshops, resource materials, and helpful information. The program supports home instruction and tutorials. Qualified staff is available to offer support strategies to parents on homework help, test-taking tips, discipline and coping skills.

    The following resource materials are available in the Parent Resource Center and other information is available by request: Parenting Books, Pamphlets, Video/Audio Tapes, Technology Literacy, and Parent Workshops.

    Volunteer ... If you can do any of these things, you can be a volunteer … Tell stories to children? Make bulletin boards? Prepare learning materials? Help with special events? Share a craft or an interest?If you are interested in becoming a volunteer or have any parent involvement ideas, please stop by the Parent Resource Center or call Bonnie Maki, parent relations facilitator, at (757)925-6759. Together, we can help all students achieve success.

    Parent Resource Center funded by Special Education

    Gertrude Ridley, Parent Resource Center Coordinator
    (757) 925-5785(757) 925-5596 - Fax
    Office Hours: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM / Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday
    Appointments upon request

    The Parent Resource Center funded by Special Education is committed to providing assistance to parents, educators, students, grandparents, relatives and community members. Together, we help our children and youth develop and live full, productive, happy, independent lives to the maximum extent possible.

    Services:
    Parent Resource Videos, Parent Resource Books, Information and Supportive Services, Educational Opportunities and Training, Distribute Monthly Newsletters/Flyers, Lend an Understanding Ear, Individual Consultation With Families, and  Promote Cooperative Relationships Between School, Home and the Community

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