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,
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
Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Additional hours are available by request.
Please call to schedule your visit 540.582.7060
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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
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM School Board Regular Meeting
To View the School Board Calendar, Click Link Below:
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
All information about School Board meetings--agendas, meeting details, and minutes--can be found here.
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The Virginia Family Special Education Connection
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.