Free Workshops for Parents, Guardians, Caregivers, Agency Providers and Block Captains

Posted by School District of Philadelphia on November 2, 2015

“School District of Philadelphia and Somerset Academy hosts Free Workshops for Parents, Guardians, Caregivers, Agency Providers and Block Captains”

An Education Day scheduled for Thursday, November 5, 2015 will officially inaugurate a series of workshops to teach, educate and encourage Adults about how to better themselves and support the needs of their children. Invitations have been specifically sent and made available to Parents, Guardians, Caregivers, Agency Providers and Block Captains who want to become active participants as change makers in their home, school and communities.

On Thursday, November 5th from 11am – 2pm there will a workshop held in the Parent Resource Center at the School District, 440 N. Broad Street. Free and Open to the Public, the workshop title is “Where and How Parents and Adults Can Get a Job or Earn Extra Income to Financially Support their child Educational Needs (trips, school supplies and uniforms, etc).” Participants should come prepared to email their resume to potential employers and fill out on-line applications. The latest job openings will be provided and attendees will engage in job preparedness, interviewing skills, dress codes, resume building, workforce etiquette, computer literacy, career development and other skill potentiality that can be transferred as provisions for intergeneration learning. More information is available by contacting Lee Johnson in the Resource Center at 215-400-4000 and or Mr. Henderson at 267-505-1756.

Later on during the evening of Thursday, November 5th from 6pm – 7:30pm will be a special workshop hosted by and at Somerset Academy, 1209 Vine Street, 3rd floor in the downtown area of Philly. The workshop is entitled “Employment Opportunities for Adults and Scholarships for Students from pre-k to 12th grade” and is Open to the Public with Free Admission and Free Food and Childcare. Presenters include Millennium3Management, which will discuss upcoming employment opportunities with local casinos and Sky Community Partners, which will engage attendees about student scholarships and educational resources. For more information contact 267-639-9664 or or check out

The Thursday afternoon workshop series will return to the School District, 440 N. Broad Street on November 12th from 11am-2pm with a presentation on “What Male Fathers, Guardians and Care Providers Need to Know to Successfully Raise and Educate A Child or Children in the Home, School and Community.” Participants will be guided in furthering the development of their skills, talents and abilities as they pertain to child nurturing – socially, emotionally and educationally. Ideation will be provided for structuring and supporting age appropriate and developmentally appropriate learning and social behavior modification.

The series will be held once again at the School District of Philadelphia, 440 N. Broad Street from 11am – 2pm on Thursday, November 19th with a presentation on “How Parents, Guardians and Caregivers Can Get Free or Cheap Stuff like Supplies, Clothes, Equipment and Educational Resources that Can Assist in the Development of their Child in Home, School or Community.”Participants will be instructed in how to obtain some of the basic items that a child or children will need to successfully learn and grow.

Free stuff will be provided as a demonstration of all the things that well spent time and energy can get you, most likely free of change.

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