Detroit Public Schools’ Parent Resource Centers are open for business during the school break with fun and engaging workshops for parents.
The Parent Resource Centers open at 9:00 a.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Workshops and activities will be held from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. The centers close at 3:00 p.m. The Centers are stocked with information on the DPS Applications Schools process, currently ongoing through March 15, and have copies of the applications available. Go to The DPS Enrollment Page for information.
The workshops this week center on Black History Month. Topics:
- Celebrating the achievements of African- American men and women through literacy
- Did you know? Learn about great inventions of African -Americans
- A closer look at African American entertainers
Central High School, (313) 852-6995, 2425 Tuxedo
Osborn High School, (313) 245-3356, 11600 E 7 Mile Rd
Marcus Garvey Academy, (313) 245-3935, 2301 Van Dyke
Priest, (313) 216-5675, 7840 Wagner
Cody, (313) 866-9497, 18445 Cathedral
DSA West- Langston Hughes Campus, (313) 494-7674, 19501 Berg
Phoenix Elementary, (313) 554-8237, 7735 Lane Street
About the DPS Parent Resource Centers:
The centers are comfortable community gathering spaces equipped with multiple computers as well as phones, sofas, small libraries, play areas for children and more. They offer expert-led workshops, child care, GED support, job training, support groups, MEAP assistance, book clubs, sessions on Title I programs, college information, coffee talks on parent engagement and more. The Centers are part of DPS’ Parent and Community Engagement plan to increase parent involvement through school-based Parent Resource Centers, ongoing training camps that focus on parenting, workshops and other offerings. This Title I initiative was developed with input from parents and guardians, community leaders and the Detroit Parent Network. It is funded, in part, with a three-year $1.2 million grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.
For more information, go to The Parent and Community Engagement Page