Dearborn Public Schools

April, 2017

New Families – District Parent Meeting

We had another successful district parent meeting for new families in Dearborn Public Schools.  Representatives from Member Focus shared the different credit services they provide.  The next session on “Know Your Rights” was led by two local attorneys and was the group’s most meaningful session.  Syrian American Rescue Network (SARN) followed with more information to … Read more

ELD Specialists did it again!

ELD Specialists lead round table demonstrations where they shared English Language Development strategies to use when working with English Learners.  The strategies focused on 1) Oral Language Development, 2) Phonics and Word Work, 3) Guided Reading and 4) Structured Writing.  A big thank you to everyone who shared their expertise.

Embracing All Students

Title I staff participated in a workshop on culturally responsive instruction.  The session included 1) an overview on developing cultural proficiency, 2) what teachers should know about economically disadvantaged students and 3) an examination between home and school cultures.  Many participants expressed their gratitude for the “eye-opening” workshop.                    … Read more

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