Welcome to the Berkmar High School Parent Center!
Parent Center Contact Information
The Parent Center is located in the first hallway to the right, off the Main Lobby. The Parent Center is a place where all Berkmar High School parents are welcomed. Here, parents can receive Title I information, review Title I documents, explore parenting resources, and gain information about ways to become more involved in their child’s education. All Title I documents are located in the Parent Center for review. In addition, the Parent Instructional Coordinator (PIC) works closely with Gwinnett County Public Schools, BHS teachers and administrators to promote parent involvement and ways to communicate better with the school. The Parent Instructional Coordinator/Assistant Principal of Title I, plans workshops and meetings throughout the year to continually support our parents.
Parent Instructional Coordinator
Parent Center, Room 8.238
Email: Mary Berkson
Hours: 6:40 AM to 2:40 PM or by appointment
Title I documents may be accessed on this website or in the Parent Center.
Parents have the right to request information about the degree and qualifications of their child’s teacher(s) and paraprofessional(s), if applicable. Please refer to the GCPS Student-Parent Handbook or contact your school’s principal for more information.
March 27 - April 8, 2020
Attention Parents: Please take this opportunity to review draft documents and provide feedback on the items listed in the Title I Planning Meeting Presentation, March 26, 2020 (below). Please pay special attention in the presentation to: the LSPI Goals, Family and Community Engagement Plan, School-Family Compact and the Parent Wish List. If you accept the documents with no changes, please let me know through email. If you would like changes, you may list your suggestions in the email. My email is Mary.Berkson@gcpsk12.org .
Rising 9th Grade Orientation, May 14, 2020
Rising 9th Grader Online Presentations - Thursday, May 14
If you have a rising 9th grader or know rising 9th graders please pass the word to them. We will be hosting online presentations throughout the day on Thursday, May 14. You will get the link through your middle school.
- English: 1 pm and 5 pm
- Spanish: 2 pm and 6 pm
Title I Planning Meeting, March 26, 2020, 6 PM
Please email me with your input or comments after viewing the presentation.
Thank you for your help!
Title I Planning Meeting, English
Title I Planning Meeting, Spanish
Parent - Teacher Conferences, March 5, 2020, 6 - 8 PM
No appointments are necessary. Please join us!
Talking Points for Parents, January 8, 2020, 10 AM & 6 PM
The Importance of Daily Attendance & PBIS, November 14, 2019, 10-11 AM
Parent-Teacher Conferences, October 3, 2019, 6 - 8 PM
No appointment necessary.
Annual Title I Parent Meeting, September 10, 2019 @ 10 AM or September 12, 2019 @ 6 PM
Please join us for this very important meeting and bring a friend!
Parent Technology Meeting, August 29, 2019
Document Review, April 12-16, 2019
Parents, please review the following documents and provide your suggestions on the Local School Input Form and the District Input Form. Your responses will help guide our planning for the next school year. We appreciate your time and welcome your thoughts and suggestions. You can mail the input forms to Mary Berkson, 405 Pleasant Hill Road, Lilburn, GA 30047 or stop by the Parent Center and drop them off in room 8.238. Thank you.
Title I Planning Meeting, April 11, 2019
Please join us for this meeting on April 11, 2019 at 5 PM in the Parent Center.
Title I Budget, 2019-2020
Local School Plan for Improvement, 2019-2020
GCPS Family and Community Engagement Plan, 2019-2020
BHS School-Family Compact, 2019-2020
The School-Family Compact is a written agreement that outlines how the school, the student, and the family will work together to ensure the student's success.
Please read the School-Family Compact, print the Compact Cover Page, sign and return it to the Berkmar High School Parent Center before October 25, 2019. Thank you!
For your convenience, printed copies of the School-Family Compact and Cover Page are located in the Parent Center. Families may visit the Parent Center to review the Compact and sign the Cover Page any time before October 25, 2019.