SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY's PARENT RESOURCE CENTER

 

 

The county has a wonderful Parent Resource Center (PRC) that services all county families.  Their staff is available to assist families by listening and working through challenges.  This Center also:

  • hosts a resource library,

  • provides information sessions,

  • and provides access to community agencies and organizations.

The resource library contains books and DVDs on subjects of great interest to parents on topics such as:

  • how to properly discipline and motivate your child,

  • effective single parenting techniques,

  • fostering and improving social skills,

  • techniques to assist children with developmental disabilities,

  • study strategies,

  • what to do when your child is being bullied, and

  • educational games to enhance and improve reading and math skills.

 

The PRC is located at:

Center for Family & Preschool Services

7409 Brock Road

Spotsylvania, VA. 22553

540.582.7060 

 

PRC Hours:

Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Additional hours are available by request.  

Please call to schedule your visit 540.582.7060 

http://www.spotsylvania.k12.va.us/domain/288

 

7 Free Programming Languages

That Can Teach Kids How to Code

Possessing strong computer programming skills can lead to high academic achievement and high paying jobs.  Therefore it should be mandatory that parents start directing their children to grow up knowledgeable with these important technical skill.  If you wish to teach your kids early how to program computers, where do you start?  Try a few of the FREE to LEARN kid-friendly programming languages and tools on this list below:

 

https://www.lifewire.com/kids-programming-languages-4125938?utm_campaign=aboutapple&utm_medium=email&utm_source=cn_nl&utm_content=8837926&utm_term=Fluent

County School Board Meetings

 

Your child needs your involvement, so please attend parent teacher meetings and closely monitor your child's educational progress.  

 

Meetings of the Spotsylvania County Public School Board begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Board Meeting Room of the Administrative Services Building, 8020 River Stone Drive, Fredericksburg, Virginia.  Meetings held in the Board Meeting Room may be videotaped and/or telecast live.  The School Board encourages comment from individuals in the community during the time allotted for public comments on the agenda.  Individuals requiring accommodations such as an interpreter or preferential seating during the meeting should contact the School Board Office at 540.834.2500 two business days in advance of the meeting. 

 

School Board Events - generally the third and fifth Mondays Monthly at 6:30 pm

  • Monday

    6:30 PM - 9:00 PM School Board Regular Meeting

To View the School Board Calendar, Click Link Below:

       

                   http://scps.schoolwires.net/Page/574

 

If you cannot attend in person, please watch the Meeting!

Cable:    Comcast Channel 17

Cox Channel 18

Verizon Channel 36

 

Meetings are aired live and rerun on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays at 6:30 p.m. Click the link below to watch the Live Streaming Click this link to view Archived Meetings

 

http://spotsylvania.sb.regionalwebtv.com

 

Meeting Information

All information about School Board meetings--agendas, meeting details, and minutes--can be found here.

http://spotsylvania.sb.regionalwebtv.com

To Help Your Children Understand Finances

This guide will help parents understand how to promote positive  and responsible financial habits

throughout their child’s development

Go to:  http://www.thesimpledollar.com/guide-to-securing-your-childs-credit-future/

 

To Prepare College Students' Credit Future

This guide will help parents guide their college student to promote positive credit awareness and responsible financial habits as undergraduates

Go to: https://www.thesimpledollar.com/guide-to-securing-your-college-students-credit-future/

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The Virginia Family Special Education Connection

http://vafamilysped.org

 

This resource is designed to provide families with critical and practical information regarding special education services in Virginia and serves as a one-stop shop for community, educational, family life, and legislative resources to support families and caregivers, as their children program through school and then transition into adulthood.