Family Engagement Resources and Opportunities
Have Questions and Need Support?
Family Support Hotline for WWPS: 509.526.6787 (English & Español)
Special Education Support Hotline for WWPS: 509.526.6770
Current District Resources and Opportunities
"Asking is Caring" Community Conversation and Training about Youth Mental Health and Suicide Prevention (Tuesday, May 23; 6:00-8:00 p.m.)
"Strengthening Parenting" Parent Support Sessions (Saturday's, January 21 & 28; 9:00-11:30 a.m.)
Kindergarten and Early Learning Roundup (April 12 at the WW Fairgrounds. Come anytime between 3:30-6:00 pm)
Ready for Kindergarten Parent Workshop Information (Birth-Age 5)
Ready for Kindergarten Registration Portal (In-person and online e-learning options available)
Ready for Kindergarten Play with a Purpose Livestream Parent Forums (Recordings available to watch)
ReadyRosie Family Engagement Learning App (Birth-Kindergarten)
Parenting and Child Development Resources
"Strengthening Parenting" Parent Support Sessions (recordings)
Social Emotional Learning at Home (activities and resources)
Magic of Everyday Moments: Child Development Video Series (Birth-3)
Love & Logic (podcasts/videos)
Podcasts for Parents (variety of parenting topics for all ages)
Kids in the House (9,000 videos covering just about everything on parenting)
Calendar of Events
Educational Resources and Information
Introducing a new resource to help families better understand, appreciate, and engage with their child's education and school. Resources are in both English and Spanish.
Interested in learning more about the National Parent Teacher Association? Check this site out and then connect with your school's local PTA to learn about the great work they are doing.
Find the best bedtimes stories and information on sleep: English
LearnZillion: Math and Reading Resources (English)
LearnZillion provides hundreds of math and reading videos sorted by grade level to provide students and parents with additional learning help. You will need to register for an account.
LearnZillion: Math Resources (Spanish)
Math Advice for Parents
Do you remember how excited your children were about math when they were young? Math has become a performance subject and students of all ages are more likely to tell you that math is all about answering questions correctly. What can parents do to transform math for their children? Here are some steps to take.
The Parent Toolkit App is designed to help you navigate your child’s growth and development from Pre-K through 12th grade in the classroom and beyond. For each grade, the app offers benchmarks to see what your child will be learning in school, and recommendations for diet, sleep and physical activity.
Family and Community Engagement
Parent information provided by the U.S. Department of Education on topics around programs, staying healthy, and succeeding in school and beyond.
National Education Association (NEA)
The NEA is the nation’s largest professional educational organization. They have compiled a list of resources for parents, including printable brochures.
Be a Learning Hero
Be a Learning Hero and Great Schools have created this simple tool to understand your child’s state test scores and learn how you can support them at home.
Let’s Move Active Schools
Let’s Move! Is a comprehensive initiative, launched by First Lady Michelle Obama, dedicated to solving the problem of obesity within a generation. The website gives parents helpful information about creating a healthy start for children, providing healthy food in schools, accessing healthy, affordable foods and increasing physical activity.
Resources for parents, children and caregivers on preventing, coping and handling bullying from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.