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FREE workshops for parents, educators and community members

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  • When FCPS schools are closed, all Parent Resource Center workshops are canceled.
  • When FCPS schools have a delayed opening, Parent Resource Center morning workshops are canceled.
  • When FCPS schools have an early release, Parent Resource Center evening workshops are canceled.

Registration is now open for the Special Education Conference! Register and get all the Conference details on the Special Education Conference page.

Mind in the Making - Focus and Self-Control

This series of workshops addresses the seven essential life skills every child needs. This interactive workshop teaches you the research behind why focus and self-control is one of these skills. Learn strategies for improving this skill, the importance of it in children's lives, and activities to promote this evidence-based executive functioning skill. Join us for any or all the workshops in this series. Registration is now closed.

Thursday, March 1, 2018
10 a.m. - noon

Dunn Loring Center for Parent Services
2334 Gallows Road
Entrance 1 - Room 100
Dunn Loring, VA (map)

FREE Technology Tools to Support Students with Dyslexia and Reading Difficulties

Join us to explore FREE strategies and resources to support students with reading difficulties in the digital classroom and at home. Highlights will include common tools, strategies and features which can be useful to support students of all ages who struggle with reading. Register now!

Friday, March 2, 2018
10 a.m. - noon

Dunn Loring Center for Parent Services
2334 Gallows Road
Entrance 1 - Room 100
Dunn Loring, VA (map)

Trauma 101 - Empowering Parents and Educators

Research suggests that approximately 1 in 4 children will experience a traumatic event by the age of 16. We know that traumatic stress in children and youth contributes to poor school performance and makes it harder to develop strong, healthy relationships with peers and adults. Families and educators, as frontline partners for children, will benefit from the important information presented in this workshop. Register now!

Wednesday, March 7, 2018
7 - 8:30 p.m.

Dunn Loring Center for Parent Services
2334 Gallows Road
Entrance 1 - Room 100
Dunn Loring, VA (map)

Mind in the Making - Perspective Taking

This series of workshops addresses the seven essential life skills every child needs. This interactive workshop teaches you the research behind why perspective taking is one of these skills. Learn strategies for improving this skill, the importance of it in children's lives, and activities to promote this evidence-based executive functioning skill. Join us for any or all the workshops in this series. Registration is now closed.

Thursday, March 8, 2018
10 a.m. - noon

Dunn Loring Center for Parent Services
2334 Gallows Road
Entrance 1 - Room 100
Dunn Loring, VA (map)

Introduction to Special Education

This orientation is for parents NEW to special education. Learn about the special education process, all the resources available and have your questions answered. Register now!

Friday, March 9, 2018
10 a.m. - noon

Dunn Loring Center for Parent Services
2334 Gallows Road
Entrance 1 - Room 100
Dunn Loring, VA (map)

Mind in the Making - Communicating

This series of workshops addresses the seven essential life skills every child needs. This interactive workshop teaches you the research behind why communicating is one of these skills. Learn strategies for improving this skill, the importance of it in children's lives, and activities to promote this evidence-based executive functioning skill. Join us for any or all the workshops in this series. Registration is limited and required. Register now!

Thursday, March 15, 2018
10 a.m. - noon

Dunn Loring Center for Parent Services
2334 Gallows Road
Entrance 1 - Room 100
Dunn Loring, VA (map)

Screamfree Parenting - Keeping Your Cool Means Creating Space

Do your children "test" you? Do you go to "war" over homework, bedtime or curfews? Would you like to do things differently? Screamfree Parenting gives you the tools to stay cool during life's challenging moments. This is the second in our series of four interactive workshops to learn strategies to become the cool, calm, connected parent your child really needs. Join us for any or all the workshops in this series. Registration is limited and required. Register now!

Friday, March 16, 2018
10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Dunn Loring Center for Parent Services
2334 Gallows Road
Entrance 1 - Room 100
Dunn Loring, VA (map)

Mind in the Making - Making Connections

This series of workshops addresses the seven essential life skills every child needs. Join us for this interactive workshop to learn the research behind why making connections is one of these skills. Learn strategies for improving this skill, the importance of it in children's lives, and activities to promote this evidence-based executive functioning skill. Join us for any or all the workshops in this series. Registration is limited and required. Register now!

Thursday, March 22, 2018
10 a.m. - noon

Dunn Loring Center for Parent Services
2334 Gallows Road
Entrance 1 - Room 100
Dunn Loring, VA (map)