Family & Community Involvement

Family Events & Community-Building

At Preschool we view the family as the child's first teacher. We believe that ALL family members are a vital part of the success of children's education.  If you are an enrolled family, you will be able to participate in family events and workshops. Families will receive monthly resources focusing on monthly learning targets.


Family Events 2022-2023

Our family events are opportunities for families to get to know each other, learn about programming, receive resources, and educational activities. Please look at parent square invitations for detailed information. 

Back to School Family Festival - Open House  - Date: Thursday, August 18th, 2022  - Time: 3:00-6:00pm

STEAM Night - November - Date & Time TBD

Kindergarten Transition Night -  February - Date & Time TBD

ECE Art Show - April - Date & Time TBD

Field Day - May - Date & Time TBD

Spring Fling / End of the Year Celebration - May - Date & Time TBD


Family Advocacy in Englewood Schools 

Families have the opportunity to be on the Advisory board use our family services liasons as well as our multidisciplinary special services team. Councils and teams work together to discuss a range of issues and provides resources and opportunities that promote successful families.

Questions? Please contact principal Leigh Pytlinski Phone: 303-806-2521 or Email: leigh_pytlinski@engschools.net


Here are ways to be involved

CPP/State Advisory Council for Parent Involvement in Education (SACPIE)

What is SACPIE?

SACPIE was established in 2009 and is the State Advisory Council for Parent Involvement in Education. The Colorado General Assembly found that it was in:

"...the best interests of the state to create a state advisory council for parent involvement in education that will review best practices and recommend to policy makers and educators strategies to increase parent involvement in public education, thereby helping improve the quality of public education and raise the level of students’ academic achievement throughout the state." (C.R.S. § 22-7-301(2), 2012)

Family, School, and Community Partnership Definition: Families, early childhood programs, schools, and communities actively partnering to develop, implement, and evaluate effective and equitable practices to improve educational outcomes for children and youth.

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Volunteering 

Our Preschool is thankful for your time and service to our students and staff. We do rely on the support of volunteers to help fulfill our mission of enriching the lives of our students. As a volunteer, there are many ways you can perform a meaningful role in providing quality-learning experiences: 

Please reach out to one of our Family Services Liaisons for ways to be involved

Michele Hughes 303-806-2494 

Lupe Claveria 303-806-2526

Kristen Keller 303-806-2494

 

Symphony Spotlight 

 

BEE Keeper Volunteers

ELA (Englewood Leadership Academy) Volunteers

 

 

Book Fair Volunteers

 

Lion's Club Volunteers - Vision Screening

 

Dental Presentations provided by Dentistry for Children, Littleton

 

Fire Safety provided by Englewood Fire Department

Vision Program provided by Lion's Club

A Father's Program - "The Bee Keepers" 

Please reach out to our Family Services Liaisons for ways to be involved

Michele Hughes 303-806-2494

Lupe Claveria 303-806-2526

Kristen Keller 303 - 806-2494

Grandparents Support Group

Please reach out to our Family Services Liaisons for ways to be involved

Michele Hughes 303-806-2494 or Lupe Claveria 303-806-2526

 

Multilingual Families in Englewood Schools

We always look forward to collaborating with our multilingual families.

Please contact your school's CLDE teacher with questions or if you would like to discuss how you want to be involved in your Child's learning.

 

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The CLDE: English Language Development program supports Englewood Schools’ mission and strategic plan, by providing English Language Development services to multilingual learners, so that they are able to equitably participate in the K-12 educational system. The CLDE: English Language Development program is committed to providing multilingual learners with a culturally-responsive education that promotes English language acquisition, and academic success in the general education classroom.

 

Multilingual Family Calendar 2022-2023 TBD

CLDE: English Language Development Staff & Teachers

John Mcgough - EMS

Kristen McGrath - EHS

Courtney Hudgins - Cherrelyn

Natalie Sheiko - Clayton

Sarah Merchant-  Clayton 

Rachel Richards - Bishop

Lindsay Marino - CLDE TOSA Coordinator and Coach

Jessica Andersson Barbour - ECE Maddox

Amber Waderich - Spanish Translator

Clarice Fortunato - Family Liaison

 

District English Language Development (ELD) Plan Committee Members

Clarice Fortunato - Family Liaison

Alma Olaechea Teacher -EMS

Connor Bilkos Teacher -EMS

Emily Pote Speech Language -Charles Hay

Jamie Adams Teacher -Bishop

Alan Escobar -Parent

Miriam Dozeman -Parent

 

Additional Information 

CLDE: English Language Development Mission and Vision.     (Español)

CLDE: English Language Development Program Model.     (Español)

Identification, Entry, Monitoring, Redesignation and Exit.     (Español)

2020 CLDE District English Language Development Plan Guidebook (Español)

ELD Welcome Packet (English) (Español)

 

Do you have any questions and need information? Please contact school district coordinator or teachers