Parental engagement is an excellent benefit in the education of children. When children know that education is a priority to their parents, it makes a difference in the child’s attitude toward school. Multiple studies prove that students whose parents are actively engaged in their schooling, typically shows the following: higher grades, higher test scores, greater social skill, better reported behavior, easier adaptation to school, and greater likelihood of continuing into post-graduation.
The Family Center would like to encourage all parents, guardians, and participants to do the following listed below:
•Attend Parent-Teacher Conferences
•Visit the schools and its website
•Support homework expectations
•Send your child to school ready to learn
•Teach organizational skills
•Teach study skills
•Know the Disciplinary Polices
•Take attendance seriously
•Make time to talk about school with your child(s)
•let your child(s) see that you have a good parent/teacher relationship
•Demonstrate a positive attitude about education to your child
•Teach your child Responsibility and Accountability
The services provided by the LMSD Family Center are designed to assist parents, participants, guardians, and teachers in helping students. No fees are involved, and we strive to maximize positive effects of families and schools working together to improve student achievement and family involvement. Our focus is on lifelong success for our students; and that can only be accomplished when we work together. Stop by and visit the Family Center for your child’s educational needs during the hours of operation form 8:00AM-4:00PM, Monday through Friday, located at 177 North Columbus Avenue. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call our LMSD Parent Liaison, Dr. Katesia Esters @662-773-4018.