Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

February 22, 2013

CISD hosting Bilingual Family Conference Saturday

From Staff Reports
Corsicana Daily Sun

Corsicana — Bilingual families who have students in the Corsicana Independent School District (CISD) are invited to attend a Family Conference to learn about opportunities in education utilizing Spanish translation services. This annual program will be held at Corsicana High School from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23.

Several conference topics include: Understanding High School, Instilling College Awareness in Elementary Years, Successful Features of the Dual Language Program, Understanding Parent Portal Online, and many more. Representatives from Navarro College and Texas A&M will be in attendance to discuss college education.  

The program will begin at 10 a.m. and will conclude at 2 p.m. at Corsicana High School. Childcare will be available for children ages three and up. Lunch will be provided. For more information, please contact Kathi Perez at the CISD Bilingual Office at kperez@cisd.org.    

“Understanding education can be complicated, especially if more than one language is spoken in a household,” said Perez, Director of Bilingual Education and Deaf Ed at CISD. “We want to use this event to provide Spanish translation services necessary for the family to be aware of services available.”