Families at an SFLC event

Welcome Somerville Families!

Does your student need a winter coat?

Want to talk to other parents about parenting?

Want to join a playgroup with your child?

Having a baby?

 

Calendar of Events

 

January 7

SEEPAC BUSINESS MEETING AND OFFICER ELECTIONS 
Join the Somerville Special Education Parent Advisory Council (SSEPAC) for a business meeting and new officer elections. The SSEPAC exists to support families, to advise the school district, to support a network of parents of children who have special needs, and to provide a forum to share information. Find out more by contacting SSEPAC by email at somervilleparentstogether@gmail.com or the Somerville Public Schools Special Education Office at 617-625-6600 ext. 6851.
Tuesday, 6:00 - 8:00pm, Visiting Nurses Association, Community Room, 259 Lowell Street

January 8-30

SFLC JANUARY DROP-IN PLAYGROUPS 
Drop-in Discover & Learn playgroups for families with children, birth - 5 years old: • Wednesdays: January 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th, 9:00 - 10:30 am • Thursdays: January 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th, 3:00 - 4:30 pm Session 2 playgroup registration begins January 7th and 8th and is ongoing until all groups are full. Register online at www.somerville.k12.ma.us/playgroups or call 617-625-6600 ext. 6990. 
Wednesdays 9:00 - 10:30 am and Thursdays 3:00 - 4:30pm, SFLC Center, 42 Prescott Street
 
January 16
 
SERVE AND INSPIRE VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION 
New to volunteering with the Somerville Public Schools? Attend an orientation to learn about district schools and how SPS volunteers serve, inspire and support student learning. For more information, please contact your school-based Volunteer Coordinator or Jen Capuano at jcapuano@k12.somerville.ma.us or 617-629-5475.
Thursday 6:00 - 8:00pm, Room 12, SFLC Center, 42 Prescott Street

January 20

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. COMMUNITY CELEBRATION 
Celebrate with the community at Somerville’s annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration. The event will feature musical performances, readings by winners of the Somerville student essay contest, and more.
Monday 10:00am - 12:00pm, East Somerville Community School, 50 Cross Street

January 30

COURSE PLANNING NIGHT FOR 8TH GRADE FAMILIES 
All 8th grade families are invited to Somerville High School to learn about the high school course selection process and to meet their students’ future high school counselors. Interpretation will be provided. Please visit https://somerville.k12.ma.us/ schools/somerville-high-school/welcome-somerville-high-school for more information about the grade 8 transition to high school timeline and for answers to some of your Somerville High School questions.
Thursday 6:00 - 7:00pm, Somerville High School Auditorium, 81 Highland Avenue

Ongoing

SLFC PARENT / GUARDIAN ENGLISH CLASS REGISTRATION
Parents/Guardians of Somerville students can practice and strengthen their English language skills while learning about and becoming more involved with their child’s education. The SFLC works in collaboration with The Welcome Project to provide classes held in the morning and evening. The spring session runs from January 28 to May 14, 2020. Parents/guardians can register by contacting Jennifer Ochoa, the SFLC/East Somerville Community School’s Family and Community Liaison at jochoa@k12.somerville.ma.us or 617-625-6600 ext. 3706.
 
 

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Somerville Family Learning Collaborative

what we do

1. Prenatal-Early Childhood Services and Supports: Somerbaby Welcome Baby BagsHome Visiting ProgramPlaygroups for Birth to 5 years, Developmental Screenings for Children 1 month to 5 years, 

2. Student Enrollment and Registration: Student RegistrationSchool Open HousesSchool Tours

3. Family Engagement and Empowerment Linked to Learning: Parent / Guardian English ClassesSchool-Based Family and Community LiaisonsParent Support Groups

4. Community Partnerships and Wraparound Services: Clothing Closet for urgent needsReferrals and Resources, SPS Volunteers

About Us

The Somerville Family Learning Collaborative (SFLC) is the department of family and community engagement of the Somerville Public Schools. As a Coordinated Family and Community Engagement (CFCE) grant recipient, the Somerville Public Schools partners with the Department of Early Education and Care to provide a variety of resources, support services, and programs to help meet the needs of Somerville families in supporting their children's learning and well-being, birth to adulthood. SFLC By the Numbers. Take a look at this snapshot of the families and people we reached in 2018-2019 through SFLC programming! Read an overview of our work: SFLC Overview or watch video overview of the SFLC and its services: https://vimeo.com/266775329

Email, Call or Visit us

Director of the Somerville Family Learning Collaborative: Nomi Davidson. (617) 625-6600 x6966.
42 Prescott Street, Somerville, MA 02143. Enter through the Red Door. 
 
Supported in part by the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care. Coordinated Family and Community Engagement (CFCE) grant recipient.