A Forum on Our Future:
The State of Public Education in 2010
Join Citizen Hope, San Francisco Women's Political Committee
and the New Leaders Council for a Forum on Public Education
Monday, March 1, 2010
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Tenderloin Community School
627 Turk Street
San Francisco, CA
HAPPY NEW YEAR!
It's the year of the Tiger ...
Child/Parent Drop-In Specials Available through March:
- Purchase a 5-day card ($15) - and get one day FREE
- Purchase a 10-day card ($30) - and get two days FREE
- Rainy Day cards are available for $5 -- for 5 rainy days ($1/day!)
Contact: Lupe Alvarez, Admissions Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org
or 415-715-6746 extension 160
Digital Nation: Life on the Virtual Frontier
""Playing To Learn"
Within a single generation, digital media and the World Wide Web have
transformed virtually every aspect of modern culture, from the way we
learn and work to the ways in which we socialize and even conduct war.
But is the technology moving faster than we can adapt to it? And is our 24/7
wired world causing us to lose as much as we've gained? ..."
See how your children are being impacted by technology as presented by Frontline's
In Digital Nation:Life on the Virtual Frontier
A great Op-Ed piece by Susan Engel that appeared in the New York Times on
February 1, 2010. Family Connections also believes strongly in this approach to
child development and we use this model to work with parents in helping them
to understand the value of play in their child(ren)'s education.
_____________________________________________Things to keep your eye out for:Excelsior Family Connections
is proud to unveil Next Steps at the Ocean
Avenue site! This is a new addition to their programming. Modeled after Portola
Family Connections popular Preschool readiness program, Next Steps at EFC
will be in the afternoons and will begin this month! We are so proud of this
achievement, as it shows the continuous growth and hard work of the staff at
Excelsior and Portola Family Connections!Summer Program
registration will take place in MARCH. Stay tuned for dates.
Our annual Little Red Wagon Fundraiser
will be in April.
Check back for dates, location and honorees.
In spite of the looming budget cuts on the lcoal and state level, Family Connections
continues to thrive and to serve our families in the Portola and Excelsior communities.We thank you for your support in 2009, and look forward to 2010!