Topeka's Online Parent Resource Center

Please join us for our last Virtual Parent Workshop of the year. Friday, May 29th @ 10:00am . Grab a cup of coffee and Join the Zoom Meeting

Last updated 05-25-2020

Welcome to Topeka's Online Parent Resource Center

Topeka is committed to partnering with parents and families to support every child.  We invite you to join in the effort to create innovative, creative thinkers, to build intellectual curiosity, academic excellence and good citizenship among our students  When schools and families work together to support learning, students become more motiviated to succeed in school and life.  We encourage parents to get Engaged! and Stay Informed!  

The Online Parent Resource Center is here for you.  We hope to develop and foster community engagement, provide referrals to community based services, and give you resources to parent workshops, handouts and community events.  We encourage you to explore the educational system to become better advocates for your children and we will do our best to provide support to help our students and families achieve success.

Make an Impact! Any active parent participation, will make each day a positive experience for our students at Topeka.

Parents please check back regularly for parent resources in and around our community and monthly for the Dignity Health School Wellness Initiative Monthly Newsletter (see the link to the PDF)

 

 

 

 

EVENT UPDATES 

Newsletter   

https://topekadrive.com/sites/default/files/pages/files/2020/May%20Parent%20Center%20Update.pdf

Workshops

LA City’s Resources - Topeka Parent Workshop with the LA City Attorney’s Office

Friday, May 29th @ 10:00am

Join Zoom Meeting:   
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85420214623?pwd=ZkdSOTUvaHJsYjdjenlETzZxYVpaZz09

Meeting ID: 854 2021 4623
Password: 4DjzGVT

Link to flyer: Click here Parent Workshop

 

Local District Northwest - Virtual Parent Workshop

Parent and Community Engagement (PACE)  

How to Support Learning at Home: Click link for flyer Supporting Families at Home

A Play Card For Families 

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at 9:00 AM

How to Attend:

Please click the link below to join the webinar or copy it into a web browser

https://lausd.zoom.us/j/96010594944

Meeting ID: 960 1059 4944

 

Resources - offered to families througout the community              

Dodgers​-LA Reads Challenge: 

The program involves Dodger players, coaches, executives and alumni reading to children and rewards students that participate in the “Dodgers Reading Champions” challenge, which provides incentives for 1st-8th graders who read 30 minutes or more per day. ​

We encourage you to participate at www.Dodgers.com/LAReads​. 

Los Angeles Pierce College K-12 Reading Program has opened early, reduced rates, and converted all classes to a live online format, to help parents and schools maintain student education during these unusual times.

A live, teacher-led online classes are available now and throughout the summer, for Pre-K through 12th grade students. 

The curriculum is high caliber and has been taught in a live, online format for 5 years already with over 50,000 school-age students.  The classes are led by highly-trained teachers with many years’ experience teaching effectively in online classrooms.  Skills taught include:

  • Early Elementary: letter recognition, phonemic awareness, sight words, phonics
  • Mid-to-Late Elementary: fluency, phonics, long-word decoding, comprehension, textbook reading, writing
  • Middle and High School: doubling reading speed, comprehension, writing, notetaking, test preparation, textbook strategies

Visit the website at https://piercecollege.readingclasses.org/.

Link to flyer and more info:  click here LA Pierce College Reading Programs

 

CSUN Covid-19 Resources - click here CSUN COVID-19 RESOURCES

  1. Food
  2. Food Banks (SFV and Santa Clarity Valley
  3. Medical/Healthcare
  4. Court Resources
  5. Victim Services
  6. Mental Health

Resource Directory - click here Resource Directory

  1. Self-Care
  2. Educational Support
  3. Food
  4. Mental Health
  5. General Information

Food Bank - click here Food Bank - North Hills

New Healthy Start Program -  click here Healthy Start Flyer

 

Links to previous Parent Wellness Workshops from Board District 3

·       Workshop #1 “Regulating Emotions at Home”

For English - https://drive.google.com/drive/u/1/folders/1aX_kRcOistKryxC86-RBtzTgUFih5XKk

For Spanish - https://drive.google.com/drive/u/1/folders/1aX_kRcOistKryxC86-RBtzTgUFih5XKk

·       Workshop #2 “Restorative Practices”

For English – https://drive.google.com/drive/u/1/folders/10PJVEAFKabPunkvgEc6l9hzc9IJb1C5W

For Spanish - https://drive.google.com/drive/u/1/folders/10PJVEAFKabPunkvgEc6l9hzc9IJb1C5W

·       Workshop #3 “Power of Empathy”

For English – https://drive.google.com/drive/u/1/folders/1l6fimxE_GYpKWUxhWda46HLzrM-6HLyg

For Spanish - https://drive.google.com/drive/u/1/folders/1l6fimxE_GYpKWUxhWda46HLzrM-6HLyg

·       Workshop #4 “Dealing with Difficult Behavior”

For English – https://drive.google.com/drive/u/1/folders/1hB5nBIkxX1UfwHK5uZ3PKBRlhP9xOnMo

For Spanish – https://drive.google.com/drive/u/1/folders/1hB5nBIkxX1UfwHK5uZ3PKBRlhP9xOnMo

 

Red Cross Ready:  FREE  Virtual Emergency Preparedness Classes

English:  Tuesdays and Thursdays

Spanish:  Wednesdays

Register at redcross.org/la-virtual

Dignity Health May 2020 SPECIAL EDITION Newsletter - Dignity Health Newsletter

Please find the Dignity Health Newsletter PDF in the Resources section.  

In this newsletter you will find great information on some of the following as well as other community resources:

Community Resources for Covid-19

  • Free Virtual Care Visits for Mild Covid-19 Symptoms
  • Changes at the LA County Department of Public Social Services To apply for CalFresh, General Relief, or Medi-Cal you can use the DPSS website (see the newsletter for website)
  • Chat Line for Seniors to Combat Social Isolation

Staying Well at Home

  • Cooking with Canned Vegetables- Vegetable Soup
  • Stretching Head to Toe

LAUSD Meal Centers

We hope you take the time to browse the newsletter and we thank you for everything you do to make our VIRTUAL schools healthy environments for students to learn and grow!

 

 

 

 

 


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