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Roundtables for Diverse Families: COVID-19 Supports

May 21, 2020 -- Families Learning from Families Virtual Roundtables are dynamic, online learning experiences aimed at providing an opportunity for parents/ caregivers with different backgrounds (i.e. families of Color, families with varied religious backgrounds, families with children with disabilities, families from disinvested communities, non-traditional families) to talk with and ask questions of an expert in family and community supports, and in home and school partnership, around COVID-19 resources and supports.
Balancing Caregiver & “Teacher” Roles at Home
June 6, 2020
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Wondering how other parents and caregivers are balancing the roles of “teacher” and “caregiver” during the COVID-19 pandemic? This Families Learning from Families Virtual Roundtable event, facilitated by scholar-mother Dr. Jada Phelps-Moultrie, Assistant Professor at Michigan State University, provides a great opportunity for parents and caregivers from different backgrounds to share their concerns, offer ideas, and learn about strategies related to balancing family roles with their new roles as educators at home in the age of COVID-19. Join this online event where families can connect, share, and learn!

Supporting Emotional Wellness: Coping with Anxiety and Fear During the COVID-19 Pandemic
June 13, 2020
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

News about the COVID-19 pandemic can be overwhelming. In this Families Learning from Families Virtual Roundtable event, families from different backgrounds come together to discuss their anxieties and fears related to the pandemic and learn self and community care strategies for promoting emotional wellness in the age of COVID-19.
This virtual roundtable is facilitated by Tracy Pruitt, M.Ed., a trained school counselor specializing in parent support around trauma, grief and loss, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and behavioral and anger management.

5 Essential e-Tools & Family Activities for Summer Enrichment
June 27, 2020
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

June is the summer season for parents, caregivers, and families to be entertaining their children out of school. But with pandemic closures of many public and educational spaces, how does one keep them entertained and engaged throughout the summer?  With so many different online options available, how do you know what to use to best support your school-aged children this summer?

This Families Learning from Families Virtual Roundtable event is an interactive showcase of e-tools and resource websites for parents, caregivers, and families with varying experience and exposure to internet-based resources. During this showcase, Dr. Rosiline Floyd, Assistant Director of Technical Assistance from the Midwest and Plains Equity Assistance Center, will overview 5 online activities to support summer learning and enrichment for families. 

Join other families and learn from each other how to engage students at home this summer during the COVID-19 pandemic, preparing them for successful re-entry into school buildings in the Fall.

These are parent/caregiver ONLY events.
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