Parents of English language learners have a chance to learn about a local program and available resources.
Prince William County Public Schools (PWCS) is hosting its inaugural English Learner (EL) Parent Conference at Fitzgerald Elementary School on Saturday.
Between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., Dale City parents will learn about the Office of EL Programs and Services.
“The parents are going to learn more about the role of our office, how we provide translations, support for parent engagement and instructional practices and — also — Central Office registration,” Director Lynmara Colón said.
Parents, Minnieville Elementary School Principal Nathaniel Provencio explained, our the child’s first teachers.
“So, it’s very, very important that we — as a school and as a school division and community — do everything we can to empower our parents, to give them a heightened sense of advocacy and the resources they need to become the best teachers and advocates for their schools,” Provencio said.
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