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      Click on the links below to view the recordings for the GPA virtual family engagement sessions. 

     

    FEBRUARY 2024

    The Role of a School Counselor

    This session will discuss the vital role that school counselors play in supporting students in

     

    their academic and personal growth and their future planning at every grade level.

     

    To watch the recorded session click here 

     

    Schoolmint Session 

    Learn from the GCS Student Assignment Office how to create an account and enroll new students

     In your school zone, apply for choice programs, and request re-assignment on Schoolmint.  

    To watch the recorded session click here

     

    Family Literacy Session 

    Learn about the resources used for teaching students in Middle and High School classrooms

    And how you can support them at home to practice reading and writing.

    To watch the recorded session click here

     

    JANUARY 2024

    GCS Tutoring Session Recording 1-30-24   

    This informational session will teach parents about tutoring opportunities for GCS students through a virtual helpline.

    Families will hear from teachers who serve on the helpline. 

    To watch the recorded session click here

    District Registration: Transition to Middle School   

    This session will give caregivers information and processes from the GCS Counseling Services Department

    along with tips on how to help your student transition from elementary to middle school. 

    To watch the recorded session, Click Here

    District Registration: Transition to High School   

    This informational session will help parents/caregivers learn about the registration process 

    and how to help their student transition from middle to high school.

    To watch the recorded session click here

     

    Understanding Choice Schools and Programs  

    This informational session will help parents/caregivers learn about GCS's 66+ theme-based learning options.

    The Choice Office will guide parents through the criteria and application process. 

    To watch the recorded session click here

     

    DECEMBER 2023

    Study Abroad: Explore Your Options  

    This informational session raises awareness about study abroad programs and scholarships available for GCS students.

    There are more than 35 destinations worldwide to explore a different culture, new languages, new skills, and maybe even college credits!

    To watch the recorded session click here

     Supporting Your Child With the Science Fair   

    This informational session will guide families in learning more about the GCS Science Fair insights into requirements,

    Resources, and support to select a captivating project topic to encourage their student’s curiosity and innovation.

    To watch the recorded session click here

     

    NOVEMBER 2023

    GCS Tutoring

    This informational session will teach parents about tutoring opportunities for GCS students through a virtual helpline.

    Families will hear from teachers who serve on the helpline. 

    To watch the recorded session click here

                    

    Youth Apprenticeship Opportunities  

    This informational session will teach participants the components and benefits of youth apprenticeships, 

    And will guide them on where to find local offers and how to get started.

    To watch the recorded session CLICK HERE

     

        OCTOBER 2023                

    Digital Wellness and Safety 

    This informational session will teach parents/caregivers how to keep their students safe online,

    Recognize the risks they may face, and incorporate good digital habits. 

    To watch the recorded session CLICK HERE

     

    Loving Literacy 

    This informational session will teach parents/caregivers creative ways to help their child become a life-long learner

    at home with strategies, tips, and resources for their elementary school students.  

    To watch the recorded session CLICK HERE 

           

           World Day of Bullying Prevention 

    This informational session will define what bullying is, how you can help your child prevent it, and how we can work together to stop it.

    To watch the recorded session CLICK HERE

     

     SEPTEMBER 2023     

    Power School Help 

    This informational session will guide families on how to open a power school parent account.

    Families will learn how to access their child’s grades, attendance, assignments, and teacher messages. 

    To watch the recorded session CLICK HERE 

     

    AUGUST 2023       

    Transportation Services 

    This informational session will guide families on how to request transportation.

    “Here Comes the Bus” app, who to call for help, and so much more. 

    To watch the recorded session CLICK HERE

     

      APRIL 2023         

    Uncomfortable Conversations

                 Learn tips and strategies to help you talk comfortably about sex and

      relationships with your younger children and teens.

          To watch the recorded session CLICK HERE 

     

        Power School Help   

              Learn how to set up a Parent Portal Power School Account. 

              To watch the recorded session CLICK HERE 

     

       MARCH 2023       

      Explore a Bright Future at GTCC

                  Informational session about education classes and training offered by GTCC. 

       To watch the recorded session CLICK HERE     

     

              Introduction to Special Education

    Children with known or suspected disabilities have unique educational needs that need extra support

    and services through the Individualized Education Program (IEP). Learn more about IEP and how to

               advocate for your child at school. 

              To watch the recorded session CLICK HERE     

     

    Are you Suffering From Parental Burnout? 

    Learn how to manage and cope with stress and get ongoing support from the experts at the Kellin Foundation.  

    To watch the recorded session CLICK HERE     

     

     Let's Talk: Adolescent Substance Use 

    Informational session: Learn how to help and have conversations with your teens about substance use

         and experimentation, including alcohol, prescription medicine, illicit drugs, and vaporizers.  

        To watch the recorded session CLICK HERE     

     

       Start Your Path to Success at GTCC

    Informational session about continuing adult education classes and training offered by GTCC. 

        To watch the recorded session CLICK HERE    

     

          FEBRUARY 2023  

       2023 District Registration: Transition to High School

     Informational session from the Counseling Services Department on the registration process and

             how to help your child transition from middle to high school.

                        To watch the recorded session CLICK HERE

     

       2023 District Registration: Transition to Middle School

     Informational session from the Counseling Services Department on the registration process and

                      how to help your child transition from elementary to middle school.

                                   To watch the recorded session CLICK HERE    

         

      JANUARY 2023

                      Ask Me Anything: School Calendar 

    Have you ever wondered how the school calendar gets created? Or why it looks the way it does? 

                       To watch the recorded session  CLICK HERE  

     

                 Crucial Conversations: Education Forum

                             To watch the recorded session CLICK HERE     

     

           Youth Apprenticeship Opportunities  

                            Learn how to get started with youth apprenticeship opportunities. 

             To watch the recorded session CLICK HERE 

     

            Families in Transition: McKinney-Vento Act  

    Learn more about all the services provided and the dispute resolution process from GCS Homeless Services Department.

     To watch the recorded session  CLICK HERE

     

       Spring Into Literacy

    Learn creative ways to help your child with reading at home with the GCS Literacy Department. 

          To watch the recorded session  CLICK HERE