Category Archives: Community Academy

Register Now! October 22, 2016 – Community Academy: Social and Emotional Development

Register for the Council of Elders Community Academy on Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. at Oakland Mills Middle School.  Click here to register

The Howard County Public School System has supports available to support all students at various stages of social and emotional development.  This session will discuss the various aspects of social emotional development that are critical to the success of your students.  Social Emotional health is a critical component of academic success.

Child care and interpretation services are available; however, you must call in advance to make arrangements at 410-313-1598.  Please share our flyer with your neighbors and other community members.

 

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Register for the next TCOE Community Academy – May 7, 2016

TCOE COMMUNITY ACADEMY

For Parents: Supporting Your Child’s Social and Emotional Development and Topic Review/Input for the Summer/Fall 2016

Click here to Register for Parent Session

For Elementary Students:  Healthy Relationships with their peers

For Secondary Students:  Healthy Relationships with their peers, Dating Dangers and Topic Review/Input for the Summer/Fall 2016  

Click here to register for Student Sessions

May 7, 2016, 10:00 am – Noon
Oakland Mills Middle School
9540 Kilimanjaro Road
Columbia, MD 21045

For Parents: Discuss challenges (e.g. depression, bullying, over-achieving) that impact your child’s academic performance. There will be separate sessions for elementary, middle and high school parents.  Representation from the Howard County Police Department (HCPD) will be in attendance to share information.

For Students: Healthy Relationships, Dating Dangers and Topic Review/Input for the Summer/Fall 2016  Discuss signs of healthy and unhealthy relationships with peers for all school levels.  For the middle and high school students, there will be additional discussions about dating dangers which will include individual male/female sessions, followed by a combined session. This session also addresses the use of social media and the consequences of posting personal information about relationships.  Representation from the Howard County Police Department (HCPD) will be in attendance to share appropriate information, for their school level, with the students.

Finding the Right Support for Your Child (including 504/IEP)

academy-504-plansPlease register for the session here:  Online Registration

Does your child struggle academically?  Do you suspect your child needs additional supports in order to be successful?

Please join The Council of Elders of the Black Community of Howard County and representatives of Howard County Public School System’s Office of Special Education and Student Services as they discuss rights and responsibilities for students receiving special education services and 504 Accommodation Plans.

TCOE Community Academy – Finding the Right Support for Your Child (including 504/IEP process)
Saturday, April 9, 2016, 10:00 a.m. – Noon
Oakland Mills Middle School
9540 Kilimanjaro Road, Columbia, MD 21045

 

Participants will come to understand:

1) What are 504 and Individualized Education Plan (IEP) plans and what are the procedures for each.

2) What support is available for your child.

3) What are the responsibilities of the HCPSS, understanding that some support is required, not optional