Clearinghouse Resource


Parent Curriculum: Module 1


Cotton, Jessica
Lutheran Social Services of Michigan


Southfield, MI: Lutheran Social Services of Michigan

Source Information (Journal Title, Date, Length)

October 2007, 34 pages

Description of Resource

This manual was created by Lutheran Social Services of Michigan's Senior School Impact Specialist as a part of their Refugee School Impact Program. It was designed for refugee parents to provide them with information they need to prepare their children for school and to be involved in their education. It includes sections on: structure of the American school system, getting involved in your child's education, parent-teacher conferences, getting ready for school, understanding the American culture, federal No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, overview of the youth orientation/support sessions, LSSM ESL classes, and resources used and information available.

This booklet is available in English, Bosnian, and Arabic


English, Arabic, Bosnian - Serbian - Croatian