Community Family and Student Engagement Department

Overview

The Community, Family, and Student Engagement department supports families, students, and schools with a myriad of programs and services that expand and deepen high-quality partnerships in service of student success. Services include connecting with community resources, educational stability, proactive initiatives that aid school readiness, parent partnerships, family economic success, and more. The department also deploys liaisons to help foster effective home-school partnerships.

Contact us at 978-975-5900

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Attendance Office

  • Attendance Law Compliance
  • CRA Filings
  • Habitual Offender 
  • Truancy Initiative

For more information, please contact:

Roberto Rios - Attendance Officer 

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P: 978-975-5900 Ext. 25728

Alfonso Garcia - Attendance Facilitator 

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P: 978-975-5900 Ext. 25723

Education Stability Services

Does your family live under any of the following conditions? 

A Shelter | A motel | A Camping Ground | A Car or Bus | A Train Station | A Park | An Abandoned Building | Doubling up with other people due to loss o housing or economic hardship 

For more information, please contact:

Arlin Santiago -  Education Stability Coordinator 

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P: 978-975-5900 Ext. 25742


Engagement Tool Box

Information Currently Pending


Family and Student Supports

  • Family Engagement Liaisons
  • Services for Homeless Students & Foster Care

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Family Engagement Fellowship

Lawrence Public Schools Family Engagement Fellowship is a 30-hour learning and development experience, spread across eight months, whereby school-based administrators, educators, and other relevant staff commit to building capacity for high-quality family engagement within their school communities in order to fully utilize the power of authentic partnerships with families to help achieve student success.

 

For more information please contact:

Nelson Butten 

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P: 978-975-5900 Ext. 25724


Family Engagement Partnership Council

Information Currently Pending


FIFSS LogoLawrence Family Institute for Student Success (LFISS)

The Lawrence Family Institute for Student Success (LFISS) is a parent education program that aims to empower families as engaged and supportive stakeholders in their child's educational career. When parents have informed participants in their child's education students develop the necessary skills to graduate high school, understand the college process, and compete in a globalized world. LFISS is based on the Parent Institute for Quality Education (PIQE); the curriculum includes information about the developmental stages of adolescence, the public school system, and college requirements. 

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P: 978-975-5900 Ext. 25710


Lawrence Learnslawrence learns logo

Lawrence Learns is a collective effort between LPS and community agencies to support and celebrate successful transitions into Lawrence Public Schools' preschool and kindergarten programs.    

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Lawrence Learns LogoLawrence Working Families Initiative

The Lawrence Working Families Initiative is a groundbreaking effort to link the families of Lawrence Public Schools students with resources to access employment and advance economically. 

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P: 978-975-5900 Ext. 25705
 
 
 

 

LPS Click

"LPS Click" is the one-stop resource for students and the community for jobs, internships, programs, camps, and fun. Click above to find the Summer program right for you!

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P: 978-975-5900 Ext. 25722


Student Registration

For  School Variances please contact: 

 

Liz Young - Enrollment Manager 

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P: 978-975-5900 Ext. 25735

 

Maria Ortiz -Senior Enrollment Specialist 

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P: 978-975-5900 Ext. 25726

 

For more information on student registration please click here.
 
 

Tutoring Services

  • Homebound Tutoring Services
  • Hospital Tutoring

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Tu Voz Council (Your Voice Council)

Previously known as Presidents’ Council

Mission:

Tu Voz Council is a collaborative network of parents, students, principals, educators, and district leadership partnering to share information, learn with - and from - each other, advocate, problem-solve, and bring a collective voice to equitable solutions that improve outcomes for our students, families and our Lawrence Public Schools community. 

Meeting Schedule:
  • October 1, 2020 
  • November 19, 2020 
  • January 21, 2021 
  • March  18, 2021
  • May 20, 2021

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Community Resources

The form(s) and document(s) below are related to family and student engagement.