The San Joaquin County Office of Education’s migrant-education department is about to begin a program aimed at assisting McKinley Elementary parents who are struggling with the behavioral issues of their children. The program ultimately may expand to additional Stockton Unified campuses.
McKinley parents interested in the program can get more information by calling the school at (209) 933-7245.
There are numerous other programs at Stockton Unified schools that offer assistance to parents. Here are some of them, as provided by the school district:
Charterhouse Center for Families: Providing parent leadership training at several Stockton Unified schools. Charterhouse also provides “Mommy Care” classes at Fremont Elementary. (209 933-7385)
Community Partnership for Families: The organization is assisting families at Roosevelt and Taylor elementary schools with obtaining the social services they need. Roosevelt (209 933-7275). Taylor (209 933-7290).
El Concilio: Offering family services and English lessons to district parents at Fremont Elementary (209 933-7385). Fremont also provides parents with assistance in getting government cash aid, as well as help with immigration and health-care advocacy. Fremont soon will begin “Health Net Fit Family For Life” classes.
ESL classes: Hazelton Elementary (209 933-7210) is among the schools offering classes to parents for whom English is not their primary language. Hazelton also offers parents a nutrition class.
GED test in Spanish: The Stockton School for Adults, through the San Joaquin County Office of Education migrant education program, provides access to parents and adults wishing to take the GED test in Spanish. (209 933-7455)
IB Parents: Primary Years Academy, the district’s K-5 International Baccalaureate program, holds monthly classes to teach parents details of the instruction their children are receiving. (209 933-7355).
Parent Café: Put on by the Child Abuse Prevention Council, the program helps parents build relationships with their children. Fremont Elementary and Henry Elementary are among the schools offering the program. Fremont Elementary (209 933-7385). Henry Elementary (209 933-7490).
Parenting Partners: Hazelton and Taft elementary are among the schools offering this program, which assists parents in developing their leadership and parenting skills. Monroe and Van Buren are about to add Parenting Partners programs through Community Partnership for Families. Next school year, the program also is slated to begin at Hamilton, Marshall and Montezuma elementary schools. Hazelton: (209 933-7210). Taft (209 933-7285). Monroe (209 933-7250). Van Buren (209 933-7305). Hamilton (209 933-7395). Marshall (209 933-7405). Montezuma (209 933-7255).
Stockton Unified school officials and representatives of organizations wishing to add to this list are welcome to email information about their parent programs to email@example.com.