Family-Community Resource Centers

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Anderson Elementary

Anderson FCRC

Marissa Valencia-Mendez360-313-1515
FCRC coordinator

Fruit Valley Learning Center

Fruit Valley FCRC

Staci Boehlke360-313-1904
FCRC coordinator

Harney Elementary

Hilda Lail360-313-2018
FCRC coordinator

Hazel Dell Elementary

Shanna Baird360-313-3080
FCRC coordinator

Hough Elementary

Sandra Zavala-Ortega360-313-2107
FCRC coordinator

King Elementary

Angel Fleureme360-313-2210
FCRC coordinator

Lincoln Elementary

Judit Torrents360-313-2314
FCRC coordinator

Marshall Elementary

Brenda Andrade360-313-2380
FCRC coordinator

Minnehaha Elementary

Minnehaha FCRC

Aiko Chappell360-313-2513
FCRC coordinator

Ogden Elementary

Lori Weedman360-313-2546
FCRC coordinator

Roosevelt Elementary

Elizabeth Tiegs360-313-2623
FCRC coordinator

Truman Elementary

Michelle Ames360-313-2904
FCRC coordinator

Walnut Grove Elementary

Lindsey Mayer360-313-2964
FCRC coordinator

Washington Elementary

Elizabeth Owen360-313-3074
FCRC coordinator

Discovery Middle School

Amalia Franco360-313-3322
FCRC coordinator

McLoughlin Middle School

Marisol Garcia360-313-3642
FCRC coordinator

Fort Vancouver High School

Cindy Cooper360-313-4179
FCRC coordinator

Hudson’s Bay High School

Chelsea Unger360-313-4571
FCRC coordinator

Don’t see your school listed? Contact our FCRC mobile units!

360-313-4724

FCRC mobile van

Brenda Starr
360-721-8464 (cell/txt msg)

Serving: Sacajawea, Salmon Creek, Chinook, Felida, Lake Shore, Alki, Jefferson, Skyview, Flex and VSAA

Tina Cruz
360-223-6478 (cell/txt msg)

Serving: Eisenhower, Franklin, Jason Lee, Gaiser, Fir Grove, Columbia River, Lieser and iTech

Community Outreach and Engagement

Carla Feltz360-313-4718
Community outreach and engagement coordinator

Family-Community Resource CentersLearning can be difficult when students’ basic needs aren’t met. The goal of Family-Community Resource Centers is to help all children succeed, and we do that by removing barriers and connecting families with available community resources.

Help can come in many forms: anything from student homework help and school supplies to health services and dental care, clothing, food, emergency housing, job assistance, early childhood education, assistance with GED preparation and more.

Help is easy to find by contacting or visiting any of our FCRC locations, located in several schools throughout the district, or our mobile FCRC.

Tamara Shoup360-313-1285
Executive Director of School Support
Jan Redding360-313-4722
Director of public engagement
Catherine MacCallum-Ceballos360-313-4721
Coordinator, FCRC training and technical assistance
Carla Feltz360-313-4718
Coordinator, community outreach and family engagement
Julie Wright360-313-4719
Program assistant
Sam Pike360-313-4733
FCRC Partnership Coordinator
C-Tran Youth Opportunity Pass release form

Free bus and community center passes for middle and high school students

All VPS middle and high school students can get a free C-TRAN bus pass and free access to Firstenburg and Marshall Community Centers!

Passes are valid from September 1, 2019 – August 31, 2020. Download the guardian consent form or find them at your middle school or high school.

C-Tran Youth Opportunity Pass release form

Latest FCRC news

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Community schools news archives

Mobile FCRC, 2017 Magna Award Grand Prize, National School Boards Association

Superintendent awarded for community schools, Community Schools Superintendent Leadership Award, 2016

Go Ready! Back-to-School Readiness Festival, 2015 Magna Award, NSBA

Vancouver Public Schools, 2015 Magna Award, American School Boards Journal

Vancouver Public Schools: Family-Community Resource Centers, Districts of Distinction November 2014, District Administration

Vancouver Public Schools honored for Family-Community Resource Centers, Oregonian, 2011

Vancouver Public Schools, 2011 Magna Award, American School Boards Journal

Weiss, Elaine, and S. Paul Reville. Broader, Bolder, Better: How Schools and Communities Help Students Overcome the Disadvantages of Poverty. Harvard Education Press, 2019.

Welcoming partners into schools to reduce barriers to learning, Digital Promise League of Innovative Schools: Innovation Portfolios, April 2019

Partner Build Grow, March 2016

A Broader, Bolder Approach to Education, February 2016

Housing and Education Partnerships: A Case Study of Vancouver, Washington, Urban Institute, April 2015

Our partners

Our entire community benefits when everyone is invested in helping children succeed. Thank you to our generous partners who help our program grow!