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Wake Public Schools Offers New Workshops for Parents

September 11, 2012 9:20 am
Written by: Odile Fredericks

Is your child headed into kindergarten? Do you have questions about the new Common Core curriculum or Wake County schools? This month, Wake County Public School System rolls out "Parent Academy" workshops designed to help parents answer these questions—and others—so as to help kids succeed in school.

The free sessions—offered in English and Spanish—kick off Sept. 11 at local high schools and will be offered through November. You can register and find a schedule of workshops through November on WCPSS' site or by calling (919) 431-7411. Childcare is available for children 4 to 13 years old during the workshops.

Here's a look at schedule for September

How to Support Your Kindergarten Student in School

  • Millbrook Magnet High, Sept. 11, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
  • Reedy Creek Middle, Sept. 12, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
  • Knightdale High, Sept. 13, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

How to Understand Common Core and Essential Standards

  • Millbrook Magnet High, Sept. 18, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
  • Reedy Creek Middle, Sept. 19, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
  • Knightdale High, Sept. 20, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Navigating the WCPSS System

  • Millbrook Magnet High, Sept. 25, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
  • Reedy Creek Middle, Sept. 26, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
  • Knightdale High, Sept. 27, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

:See the WCPSS website for additional workshops in October and November which focus on supporting literacy and math at home, understanding special education and understanding the U.S. school system.

Want to learn more about the Common Core curriculum? Visit CarolinaParent.com's Back-to-School Guide for details on what Common Core standards mean in three Triangle school districts and explore a guide to the Math course names.



Is your child headed into kindergarten? Do you have questions about the new Common Core curriculum or Wake County schools? This month, Wake County Public School System rolls out "Parent Academy" workshops designed to help parents answer these questions—and others—so as to help kids succeed in school.

The free sessions—offered in English and Spanish—kick off Sept. 11 at local high schools and will be offered through November. You can register and find a schedule of workshops through November on WCPSS' site or by calling (919) 431-7411. Childcare is available for children 4 to 13 years old during the workshops.

Here's a look at schedule for September

How to Support Your Kindergarten Student in School

  • Millbrook Magnet High, Sept. 11, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
  • Reedy Creek Middle, Sept. 12, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
  • Knightdale High, Sept. 13, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

How to Understand Common Core and Essential Standards

  • Millbrook Magnet High, Sept. 18, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
  • Reedy Creek Middle, Sept. 19, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
  • Knightdale High, Sept. 20, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Navigating the WCPSS System

  • Millbrook Magnet High, Sept. 25, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
  • Reedy Creek Middle, Sept. 26, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
  • Knightdale High, Sept. 27, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

:See the WCPSS website for additional workshops in October and November which focus on supporting literacy and math at home, understanding special education and understanding the U.S. school system.

Want to learn more about the Common Core curriculum? Visit CarolinaParent.com's Back-to-School Guide for details on what Common Core standards mean in three Triangle school districts and explore a guide to the Math course names.


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