South Orangetown Central School District

Family Engagement Center

Upcoming Events and Programs

Online Course: Growth Mindset for Parents
Ongoing | FREE
Log on to learn about growth mindset! To begin this free course for parents, click on the following link:Ā https://www.mindsetkit.org/growth-mindset-parents.

Pre-K Playgroup
Wednesdays: June 5 & 19
9:30AM & 10:30AM
Family Engagement Center
Come meet other South Orangetown families with toddlers and preschoolers! Free and open to all South Orangetown residents with children ages 2-5. Advance registration is encouraged, but not required. Just email FEC Coordinator AJ Walker at [email protected] to let her know if your family plans to attend.

About the FEC

The South Orangetown Family Engagement Center (FEC) promotes active parent involvement to support student success, from pre-K through graduation. All programs and services are offered at no cost and include:

Parent Education

  • Workshops on topics of interest, offered in partnership with our schools
  • 1:1 and small group training sessions on topics requested by parents or schools to help families better access school district tools and resources
  • Online classes about growth mindset, executive function and more
  • Book group discussions focused on education and parenting

Playgroups

  • Monthly playgroups for South Orangetown families with children ages 2-4
  • Hour-long sessions meet at 9:30am and 10:30am on the first Wednesday of each month

Drop-In Resource Center

  • Get referrals to community agencies and information about college, careers and internship opportunities
  • Computer access available for families

The South Orangetown Family Engagement Center (FEC) is part of the Rockland 21C Collaborative for Children and Youth, whose mission is to ensure the optimal development of every child by building a comprehensive support system that links family, school and community.

Contact

Family Engagement Center
South Orangetown Middle School
160 Van Wyck Road, Room 308
Blauvelt, NY 10913

Alexandra (AJ) Walker
Coordinator
(845) 680-1059