September 2017
Parent Engagement in Region 20
Dear Parents and Families,

The school year is in full swing. Whether you are looking for college prep help for your student or looking for upcoming activities, we have compiled some helpful information in our September newsletter. Please share this information with other families and let us know what ideas you have for future topics.

 UTSA Ready Program Begins October 21st
What's Happening at the Library?

The Central Library and branches offer programs to serve the needs and interests of the community, including programs for all ages that support early childhood literacy, education, culture, economic development and more. Click below to find out what programs and events are taking place near you.
Schools Play Key Role as David’s Law Takes Effect

As of Sept. 1, Texas schools have expanded resources and jurisdiction to confront cyberbullying through legislation known as David’s Law.
Sign Up Your High School Juniors & Seniors for UTSA Ready

UTSA Ready is an early college awareness and academic preparation bridging program for high school juniors and seniors. Program participants are introduced to a number of topics meant to encourage, inspire and prepare them for college.
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Benefits of Sports
Playing sports can help children make friends, boost their confidence, and add to their skills. Sports can even help children do better in school.
Receiving Financial Aid

You've filled out the FAFSA, now what? Learn the next steps of the financial aid process and when you can expect to receive financial assistance.
Read Aloud Webinar Workshop (PreK-3rd)-September 20
9 am-12 p.m.
The Read-Aloud Workshop is geared for families of preK-3rd grade and teaches parents how to establish an effective and fun at-home reading routine with their child. Developed by The Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk at UT Austin, the read-aloud routine focuses on asking questions and introducing age-appropriate vocabulary. Every parent participant is provided a read-aloud routine card to guide their session, a nonfiction reader, and an accompanying vocabulary handout. Call 210-370-5466