Hello families! Our Summer Family Workshop Series is wrapping up July 27, 2017! It’s been a great session and I want to congratulate all our families that made the commitment to the continued development of your children by participating in our 8 week session and look forward to celebrating your success!!

School will be starting soon so please continue to engage your children and be receptive to them! Check out this article for some back to school tips that may, not only help with first day anxiety,  but also provide another way to be your child’s conversational partner.

http://www.pbs.org/parents/education/going-to-school/back-to-school/back-to-school-tips-for-parents/

We’re excited to start our Winter Parent Workshop Sessions for Spread the Word!!

Come out February 16, 2017, 6:00pm-8:00pm for the Kick off at New Horizons Center, 745 Orr Street NW, in Vine City.

Join us and learn about how our workshops can help you understand child development, reading and much more.

We have lots of fun planned with music, storytelling, face painting and dinner will be provided by Chick-Fil-A with a special guest: THE CHICK-FIL-A COW!!!!

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Happy beginning of the 2016-2017 school year! We are so excited to start our annual family workshop series and at a brand new location. Our sessions will be held every Thursday evening from 6 PM until 8 PM at Hollis Innovation Academy in Vine City. As usual, we will provide dinner! We hope that you will “Spread the word” about this event and invite everyone you know! Remember, you must RSVP with me by Wednesday afternoons in order to participate.

Special kudos to our new parent advisory team! These families have been very instrumental in the planning of this years’ events. Thank you, from the entire STW team 🙂

It has been a busy and exciting season for Spread the Word. We have been on quite a few fantastic field trips since the start of the year including visits to the DecaturArtHouse, the newly renovated Children’s Museum of Atlanta and the Atlanta Zoo!

On April 28, 2016 our Spread the Word participants completed their second set of parent workshops, which lasted for 8 weeks! Congratulations to those families!

 

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Spread the Word Friends:

As we embark on year two of our Spread the Word journey, I’d like to thank the Vine City and English Avenue communities for their amazing support! We’ve received such a positive response and have met so many great families. For those who are new to the site, here you will find everything you’ll need to “Spread the Word” including what we’re about, upcoming events, pictures and much more! I look forward to meeting you soon.

Ashia Lee
Spread the Word Coordinator
Children’s Museum of Atlanta