Expectant Parent Workshop

A Free Workshop to Assist You with Taking an Extended Absence due to a New Child

The Office of Benefit Services will offer a workshop providing information on how to prepare and plan for pregnancy and maternity/paternity/adoption-related leaves. Participants will learn about FCPS leave benefits and receive information about other available resources.

The Expecting Parent Workshop is open to all employees. To register for the workshop, log into MyPLT. Use the search term "maternity" to find the course.

Please note: We are in the process of making the workshop virtual. We will be publishing future dates/times shortly. Thank you for your patience!

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Upcoming Workshops

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Have a question now? Don’t wait for the next workshop. Ask and receive an answer now! Send your question to HRConnection@fcps.edu or call us at 571-423-3200, option 1.

Additionally, Fairfax County Public Schools Adult and Community Education (FCPS ACE) offers a variety of courses for new and expectant parents. From CPR and First Aid training to Newborn and Postpartum Care, be prepared to care for your baby. For more information on their course offerings, click here.


Course Materials

Lactation Time Request Form

  • Lactation Time Request Form

    Complete and submit the request to your manager 30 days prior to your return from maternity leave to request lactation time.

HR Connection

Question for Human Resources? Submit it through the HR Connection portal or call 571-423-3000 or 1-800-831-4331.