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FAMILY WORKSHOPS


Each workshop is designed to provide tools to LEEP Academy families to support students at home, to work in partnership with the teachers and the school, and achieve academic success.

Currently, our workshops are held via Zoom and the link is shared via Facebook, ClassTag, and text message.

Upcoming Workshops

May 21, 2022
June 24, 2022

Most Recent Workshops

How to be prepare for NYS Exams (March 29, 2022)
The LEEP team offered a guide for parents and representatives to help them prepare their children–and themselves–for the New York State exams. In addition, two guest institutions, the Academy for Medical Services and Public Health Services (AMPHS) and the Center for Family Life in Sunset Park, presented their free services, primarily aimed at providing care and support to migrants.


Tips for Creating a Structured Environment at Home (January 29, 2022)
Our staff provides you with appropriate tools to create an environment at home that helps your children be better students. As a result, they will also learn self-discipline, understand limits, and interact appropriately with the world around them.    


Learning in Two Languages: The Dual Language Program at LEEP Academy (December 4, 2021)
LEEP Dual Language Academy offers a unique approach to dual language education. The purpose of this workshop is to share with parents how our dual language program works, what to expect for their children once they have enrolled with us, and how parents could have an active role in the whole process too.    



Homework, Strategies & Resources to support students at home (November 13, 2021)
Family Workshop dedicated to parents aiming to identify strategies and resources to support their child's learning at home and understand the expectations and the purpose of homework at LEEP Academy.    


Welcome Back To LEEP Academy Kindergarten
Welcome to a virtual workshop for parents and representatives of kindergarten students who begin the school year at LEEP Dual Language Academy. During the meeting, the teachers explain the expectations for the students, class schedules, the educational curriculum, and the principles that govern bilingual education at LEEP, among other important topics at the beginning of the 2021 school year.    


Welcome Back To LEEP Academy 2nd Grade
Workshop with all the second-grade teachers introducing themselves to parents and representatives. In this meeting, they also set expectations for the students, the class schedules, the educational curriculum, and the principles that guide bilingual education in LEEP, among other essential topics.    


Welcome Back To LEEP Academy 1st Grade
Informative meeting in which all the four first-grade teachers introduce themselves to the parents and representatives. And where they also set expectations for the students, the class schedules, the educational curriculum, and the principles that guide bilingual education in LEEP, among other essential topics.      


School Bus Orientation
Workshop to instruct parents and representatives on best practices for school bus use, emphasizing safety, common problems that could arise during usage, peaceful school bus program, and measures to prevent, alert or report indiscipline during the trip.    

ParentSquare and Homework Routines
Video oriented to shared practical and functional routines useful for parents who want to help their children with their daily school homework and teach how to use ParentSquare App.   

Family Orientation - Back To School 2021-2022
This webinar aims to ease the adaptation of families with children entering the 2021-2022 Academic year in LEEP Dual Language Academy. 


Academic guidelines overview 2021
Webinar dedicated to new families with children entering for the 2021-2022. The Academic Team conducted the Family Workshop.

Orientation for New Families entering LEEP
Webinar designed to guide parents and guardians with children starting a new academic year at LEEP Dual Language Academy. It includes rules and current policies about uniforms, school supplies, school schedule, attendance, school lunch, birthdays, and summer events.

Summer Camp & Summer School 2021
This is a Family Workshop held on May 8, 2021, for explaining to our community about the upcoming Summer Camp 2021 and the Summer School Program 2021.

Keep us Safe, Keep us Open:  Safety Guidelines and Information on the COVID-19 vaccine
You are welcome to know all measures taken to prevent Covid-19 among the LEEP Dual Language Academy community of students, workers, and families following guidelines dictated by the National Government, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and New York State government. Also, how we help and encourage each other to get vaccinated to keep us all safe.


Mindfulness & The Toolbox
You will be introduced to the concept of "Mindfulness," a school program for LEEP Academy students in which each child gains techniques to help reduce stress and anxiety, and review the socio-emotional learning program “Toolbox” used schoolwide. You will learn about the benefits, and we will share some tips and techniques that parents can use at home for themselves and/or with their children.


Academic Support for Parents

Family support is essential for the development of students' abilities, skills, and knowledge. We made these three videos alongside our teachers describing some techniques, exercises, and games to practice: Mathematics; Phonics; Spanish Language Arts and Phonics; and English and Spanish Language Arts at home.



Academic Support at Home
In this virtual workshop, we talk about tips for parents on how to prepare for a productive Parent-Teacher Conference and recommendations for families on how to provide academic support their students at home.

The love of reading begins at home.
Join our Dean of Instruction, Dorsa Fahami, and LEEP Academy teachers for a session for parents and family members on the importance of your involvement in fostering a love of reading in your home and how to achieve it. We will also cover in detail the reading goals for each grade and how parents can help their children achieve those goals.

How to enter and use the digital platforms used in LEEP Academy.
Virtual workshop on how to use the different platforms and digital resources utilized at LEEP Academy during remote classes: ClassTag, SeeSaw, IXL, Raz Kids.


In-Person Learning Program.
On Friday, August 28, we held a webinar for In-Person Learning families, in English and Spanish. Please view the recording below.