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Families of K-5 students invited to virtual Elementary AKS Spotlight Family Night

September 26, 2023

     Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) Division of Teaching and Learning invites all families in grades K-5 to attend a virtual Elementary Academic Knowledge and Skills (AKS) Spotlight Family Night on Thursday, September 28, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. During this session, families will receive information about the curriculum taught in the classroom and learn strategies and activities to support their children at home. Registration is now open.  

     GCPS’ family engagement initiative seeks to support the growth, development, and success of each and every student. The Engage, Equip, and Empower series hosted by the Office of Family Engagement provides opportunities for families to participate in instructional sessions, workshops, events, and activities to engage with Gwinnett County Public Schools.  The series will provide opportunities for families to learn how to support their children at home in the core academic content areas, be active participants in their children’s education, and learn about resources, programs, and wraparound services to support their children.

     Topics covered during the September 28 session:

  • ELA: What is the science of reading and how to support students at home
  • Math: First semester activities to support the new AKS at home
  • Science: Birth – 5 grade fair support
  • Social Studies: K- 5 Personal Finance

Interpretation will be provided in Spanish, Vietnamese, Korean, and Chinese.