How to join the meeting
The programs take place using Microsoft Teams. No registration is required, participation is free and you can take part without creating a Teams account.
- If you are accessing the sessions from a mobile device, you may be prompted to download the Microsoft Teams app, but you can participate using the “desktop version” of a mobile browser instead.
- If you are participating using a Mac or PC, you can download the Teams app or join using a browser.
For details and more information about how to join the discussions, view instructions for joining a meeting with Microsoft Teams. Only the first 350 virtual attendees will be able to participate and comment during the discussion. The session will also be recorded and posted online for additional viewing.
July 2020 Sessions
Quality Time with Yoga Joy
Presented by Joy Rush, Yoga Joy Kids Studio.
Have you made time for mindfulness during this changing and challenging time? Join Yoga Joy as she walks us through a yoga session to help center ourselves and enjoy time with one another. All ages are welcome to join.
Community Conversations: Student Voices
Moderated by Adrienne Cole Johnson, director, HCPS Department of Family and Community Engagement.
Student panelists from across Henrico County will discuss their perspectives on racial equity and their experiences in Henrico County Public Schools. They will also talk about social change in their schools and in their community.
Supporting English Learners
Presented by Nancy Staples and Sarah Modrak, HCPS Welcome Center.
The HCPS Welcome center is a resource for Henrico families who are navigating Henrico schools while learning the English language. Join us to learn about the resources, support and education provided by the Welcome Center!
HCPS Exceptional Education Updates and Resources
Presented by Erin Wells and Tara Pallis, HCPS Exceptional Education Department.
With so many changes it can be hard to keep up. This session will give you a breakdown of announcements, changes and updates to the Exceptional Education Department.
Community Conversations: A Call to Action
On June 8 the HCPS Family and Educator Resource Center hosted “Community Conversations: A Call To Action” to hear from students, staff members and families about the experiences of Black students and staff and what is being done to support them.
Understanding the Difference between an IEP and 504
Presented by Maggie Walsh and Pamela Martin.
This session is for parents who would like to learn more about Individual Education Programs and 504 plans and how you can be an active participant in the process. For more information about the HCPS Family and Educator Resource Center, visit our webpage.
Parents and Guardians: Teens and Vaping Prevention
Presented by the American Heart Association, Henrico Too Smart 2 Start and the Virginia Department of Health.
This workshop is designed to provide parents and guardians information about vaping, including teen use and prevention. For more information about the HPCS Family and Educator Resource Center, visit our webpage.
Prioritizing, Planning and Practicing Self-Care
Presented by the HCPS school-based mental health team.
This workshop is designed to walk parents and guardians through understanding self care, evaluating your current practices and incorporating guilt-free self-care practices into your week. For more information about the HCPS Family and Educator Resource Center, visit our webpage.
Positively HOME! Supporting Behavior and Strengthening Relationships
Presented by Donna Crocker, HCPS PBIS Coordinator.
This workshop is designed to help families create a supportive environment that strengthens family relationships. Discover strategies for responding to challenging behaviors and celebrating the positivity each day brings. For more information about the HCPS Family and Educator Resource Center, visit our webpage.