Category: Elementary School

Article: Does your child often get upset shortly after getting home from school/daycare? There’s a term for that!

“The after-school restraint collapse meltdown is often about more than just fatigue, thanks to something psychologists call defensive detachment. “Your child really needed you, and you weren’t there,” explains Lapointe. “Now you’re there, but...

Podcast: Fam Jam from South Dakota’s Statewide Family Engagement Center

The Fam Jam is a fun, energetic podcast created by the South Dakota Statewide Family Engagement Center bringing together schools, families, and community members to discuss tricky topics in supporting students. For example, on...

International Children’s Digital Library – Over 4,000 digital books in 59 languages for families to read at home

The International Digital Children’s Library website contains digital books for families to read with their children in their home language. Studies have shown the importance of encouraging families to read in their home language...

New OCALI Webinar Series: InspirEd

This virtual learning series by OCALI and the Ohio Department of Education includes sessions starting in September 2020 about topics like: setting up a learning environment at home, supporting positive behaviors at home and...

Kinship Coalition resource

The Ohio Grandparent Kinship Coalition: Virtual Support Group for Kinship Caregivers

The Ohio Grandparent Kinship Coalition is a statewide organization that provides information and networking for caregivers taking care of children other than their own when their parents are unable to care for them. They...

Ohio Parents and Caregivers -- Click Here to Apply to be on our Advisory Council in 2021 -- Applications Due November 26, 2020

We are now recruiting Ohio parents and caregivers of Ohio children from birth to grade 12 to be members of our advisory council beginning in January 2021!

Click here to apply now or download and share the application with families in your community.

Applications are due by November 26, 2020, and can be emailed as an attachment to OhioSFEC@osu.edu.

To read more about the work of the council, visit our state advisory council web page.

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