Valley High SchoolParent and Community CenterMeliza Lozano-ScottContact Info: (714) 241-6526Located: Room 2-1
What is the Parent and Community Center for:
It is a place where parents can come and feel welcomed. Parent at Valley will have a sense of belonging and be reassured that their ideas, concerns, and opinions are valued and will be addressed in a timely manner. Staffed with a Community and Parent Liaison, the center provides a safe and caring environment for growing, learning and connecting. Throughout the school year the center will offer a variety of workshops and training designed to increase your capacity as parents as well as maximize the learning experiences of your children.
Our Mission:The Parent and Community Center is dedicated to building a strong, informed, and productive partnership between the school, parents and our community to increase student motivation, improve parent and community involvement at Valley High School, and ensure academic success for all students.· To assist families in understanding adolescent development and in setting home conditions that support children as students at each grade level· To communicate with families about school programs and student progress through effective school-to-home and home-to-school communications.· To improve recruitment, training, and schedules to involve families as volunteers and audiences at the school and in other locations to support students and school programs.· To involve families with their children in learning at home, including homework, other curriculum-related activities, and individual course and program decisions.· To include families as participants in school decisions, governance, and advocacy through the PTSA, school councils, committees, action teams, and other parent organizations.
· To coordinate community resources and services for students, families, and the school with businesses, agencies, and other groups, and provide services to the community.