Town Hall Meetings with Superintendent Brabrand

By Office of Communication and Community Relations
September 03, 2020

Town Hall Meetings

Join Superintendent Brabrand for a series of weekly town hall meetings as he shares information to help students, parents, and staff prepare for the start of the school year. 

Watch the town hall meetings live here: https://www.fcps.edu/tv/ch99.

Send your questions in advance to returntoschool@fcps.edu or call into the town hall live at 1-800-231-6359

September 2 -- Watch Video

Learn about the resources in place for parents, guardians, and families for the upcoming 2020-21 school year during conversations with the director of equity and family engagement and director of information technology support services.


September 1 (Spanish) - Watch Video

In this Spanish language town hall, Dr. Brabrand was joined by two FCPS principals, Cecilia Vanderhye from Belvedere Elementary School and Karim Daugherty from Beech Tree Elementary School, along with Director of Equity and Family Engagement, Leona Smith-Vance. Topics covered included laptop and internet access, virtual learning expectations on engagement and attendance, and the variety of ways to get support and help for parents and students. 


August 26 - Watch Video

This week’s town hall includes a spotlight on FCPS special education staff. Staff members will explain what they do to support students with disabilities in Fairfax County and will talk about student engagement in the virtual environment, family partnerships, student support, and specialized instruction. They’ll share how they—and will continue to—engage students successfully. 


August 19 - Watch Video

Listen as two staff members from FCPS' social work and clinical teams talk about the emotions many families are experiencing during the pandemic. Learn how to cope and how to recognize potential issues of concern.


August 12 - Watch Video

Learn from two amazing school-based technology specialists who provide tips to prepare families for the virtual start to the school year on September 8.

 

 

Return to School

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Frequently Asked Questions for Families

Find answers to questions about the 2020-21 school year.
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