WHAT: Lynwood Unified will host nearly 100 families for workshop sessions that will empower them to become academic partners with their children while celebrating their community engagement at the District’s fifth annual Parent University event.

Dr. Maria Covarrubias, an educational leadership coach and Harvard alumnus, will join Monica Garcia, an advisor for the John Hopkins Center for Talented (CTY), along with LUSD staff and parents in presenting workshops that help families guide their children to success.

Workshops will be provided in both English and Spanish. Topics will include getting an edge in English and math; the difference between diagnosis and eligibility in special education; and college and career pathways.

WHEN: Saturday, March 30
8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Marshall Elementary School
3593 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

MORE: Breakfast, lunch, childcare and interpretation services will be provided.

The event will also feature a resource fair, where families can get more information on Lynwood City Park programs, the L.A. County Library’s Positive Parenting program, and other health and educational topics.