Early Literacy Program for Spanish Speaking Families

The Early Literacy Program is a free, interactive parent and child program. Parents learn school-readiness strategies to prepare their child for future school success.

All parent programming will be virtual for the 2020-21 school year.

Parents are able to help their children develop essential early literacy skills at home and gain confidence in their own ability to become active partners in their children's education. The program provides information and resources on how parents can establish a positive home-school connection by:

  • Understanding the important role parents play as their child's first teachers.
  • Recognizing behavioral and academic expectations of Fairfax County Public Schools.
  • Becoming familiar with school programs and services such as: interpreters, parent liaisons, health and nutrition services, library services, enrichment programs and before and after school care.
  • Parents receive a certificate of participation upon completion of the program, as well as books and other materials.

For more information please contact Andrea Antezana (703-204-4345)

Registration Information

Registration begins September 8, 2020

Class Information

Classes begin October 2020

Fill out the interest form and a Program Leader will get back to you.

  • This program is for Fairfax County residents only. Proof of residency will be verified on the first day of class.
  • When registering one child, a child has to be at least two years of age by September 30th, 2020.
  • The Hispanic Early Literacy Program will be virtual for the 2020-2021 school year
  • The program offers flexible schedules 
     

Locations and Information

Dates might change due to inclement weather or by school request.

Site Days and Times

Baileys ES

Contact:
Lily Polanco
703-853-5975

Tues/Thurs at 2:50 p.m. or 4 p.m.

Starts October 6, 2020

Braddock ES

Contact:
Maria Delgadillo
703-914-7300

Wed/Fri at 3:30 p.m.

Starts October 7, 2020

Brookfield ES

Contact:
Raquel Francese
703-814-8809

Wed/Fri at 3 p.m.

Starts October 7, 2020

Forestdale ES

Contact:

Rosario Carrasco
703-313-4325

Tues/Thurs at 1:30 p.m.

Starts October 6, 2020

Graham Road Community Center

Contact:

Mayra Barraza
703-204-4326

Tues/Thurs at 10:30 a.m. or 4 p.m.

Starts October 6, 2020

Groveton ES

Contact:

Esperanza Ruiz
703-718-8023

Wed/Fri at 11 a.m.

Starts October 7, 2020

Hybla Valley ES

Contact:

Mayra Barraza
703-204-4326

Tues/Thurs at 11 a.m.

Starts October 6, 2020

John Marshall Library

Contact:

Mayra Barraza
703-204-4326

Tues/Thurs at 4 p.m.

Starts October 6, 2020

Lorton Station ES

Contact:

Tania Muskett
571-642-6094

Tues/Thurs at 10:30 a.m.

Starts October 6, 2020

Lynbrook ES

Contact:

Martha Abreu 
703-866-2948

Maggie Perez Rives
703-866-2954

Wed/Fri at 11 a.m.

Starts October 6, 2020

Wedgewood Community Center

Contact:

Mayra Barraza
703-204-4326

Tues/Thurs at 3:30 p.m.

Starts October 6, 2020

Westlawn ES

Contact:

Maggie Perez Rives
703-866-2954

Wed/Fri at 3:45 p.m.

Starts October 7, 2020

Weyanoke ES

Contact:

Sandra Roldan
703-813-5400

Wed/Fri at 2 p.m.

Starts October 7, 2020

Program Information

  • This program is for Fairfax County residents only. Proof of residency will be verified on the first day of class.
  • When registering one child, a child has to be at least two years of age by September 30th, 2020.
  • Base schools can be looked up in the Boundary Locator

How to Apply

Applications can be faxed to 703-204-4311 or mailed to:

Andrea Antezana
Family and School Partnerships
2334 Gallows Road
Dunn Loring, VA 22027

Application Form for the Early Literacy Program

Questions and More Information

Contact Andrea Antezana

Call 703-204-4345