“The first thing I do is check in with the parent to address their basic needs,” said Nicole Loran-Graham, coordinator of the mobile FCRC. “‘How are you doing? Have you eaten? How are you staying warm? Have you slept?’"
We know that life tragedies can and do happen. Things that can irrevocably alter one’s circumstances. Especially if no support is available.
Meet the staff members who were selected by a committee of their peers to receive Employee Excellence Awards in February 2017.
Taking outreach services on the road has earned Vancouver Public Schools a Magna Awards 2017 Grand Prize, given by the National School Boards Association.
A Broader, Bolder Approach to Education today released a case study about Vancouver Public Schools. Developed over the past year, the case study highlights the district's Family-Community Resource Centers, known as FCRCs, and work with local partners to remove poverty-created barriers to learning among more than half of VPS' 23,500 students.
Beginning this summer, Vancouver Public Schools will have a new mode of transportation: a mobile Family-Community Resource Center. Instead of students though, the Dodge Ram ProMaster will transport a coordinator, resources and supplies for families [...]