En Pocas Palabras FCPS Podcast

By Office of ESOL Services and the Office of Professional Learning and Family Engagement
March 02, 2021

Bienvenidos a En Pocas Palabras FCPS, un Podcast en español e inglés, donde podrá encontrar las últimas noticias de las escuelas públicas del condado de Fairfax. En FCPS todas las familias son importantes. Producido por la Oficina de Servicios de Inglés como Segundo Idioma (ESOL) y la Oficina de Aprendizaje Profesional y Participación Familiar, este Podcast tiene como meta ayudar a las familias a tener acceso a recursos claves y apoyarlas en la educación de sus hijos. Somos una comunidad y juntos somos más fuertes.

Welcome to En Pocas Palabras FCPS Podcast from Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS). Listen in Spanish and English to hear timely, important information related to school news. The goal of every podcast is to help families access key resources and understand how to best support their children’s education. The podcast is produced by the Office of ESOL Services and the Office of Professional Learning and Family Engagement.

Episodio/Episode 4

March 2, 2021 (15 minutes)

Estratégias para el bienestar familiar

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Escuche a Siliva Stone, una psicóloga escolar de FCPS, compartir estratégias que padres de familia pueden usar para su bienestar y el de sus hijos, la importancia de tomarse el tiempo para uno mismo, como reconocer las señales de estrés en los niños y a quién acudir en las escuelas por ayuda. Además, usted encontrará información sobre el procedimiento de cancelación de clases y actividades por condiciones meteorológicas.

Strategies for Enhancing Parents’ Well-Being

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Listen to Silvia Stone, an FCPS school psychologist, share strategies that parents can use to manage their and their children's stress, the importance of self-care and how to recognize signs of stress in their children, and the resources available in the schools that can help. In this episode, we also remind families of the FCPS Weather Cancellation Procedures.

Episodio/Episode 3

February 16, 2021 (11 minutes)

Programas de Educación para Padres de Familia

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Infórmese sobre los distintos programas de educación para padres de FCPS y del condado de Fairfax. Estos programas están diseñados con el fin de fortalecer los vínculos entre padres y sus hijos. Los programas de FCPS son HIPPY, Early Literacy Program y el Family Literacy ESOL Program.

Parenting Education Programs for Families

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Learn about free virtual Parenting Education Programs that provide families with the tools and skill sets to develop healthy relationships with their children. The FCPS Programs are Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY), Early Literacy and Family Literacy ESOL Program.

Episodio/Episode 1

February 2, 2021 (8 minutes)

Introducción del Podcast & Servicio de Comidas para Llevar

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Las presentadoras de este Podcast compartirán las últimas noticias y recursos de FCPS y lugares de distribución de comida para los niños.

Introduction and Grab & Go Meals

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In this Podcast, the hosts share with families the latest news and Grab and Go Meal resources from FCPS.

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Suggestions or Questions

Want to suggest a podcast topic? Have a question you'd like answered? We'd love to hear from you! Contact us. (Link is EnPocasPalabrasFCPS@fcps.edu)

Podcast Hosts and Guests

En Pocas Palabras FCPS podcast is a service to families and an opportunity for families to hear timely, important information related to school news and resources from FCPS family engagement advocates and school leaders.

Guests

Guests on the podcast serve FCPS families across the school division of over 189,000 students. En Pocas Palabras’ guests will include school parent liaisons, school registrars, teachers, parents, school guidance counselors, social workers, school psychologists, administrators, and community members. Guests will discuss realistic situations that families are facing and offer ways to address the situations.

Hosts

Host Micheline Lavalle is an FCPS Family Literacy Specialist in the Office for ESOL Services and works directly with families and coordinates family educational programs. She is a proud parent of five FCPS graduates. Linda Ferguson is a recent FCPS principal and passionate advocate for all families. She’s currently an administrator in the Office of Professional Learning and Family Engagement.

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