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Local District Northwest ZOOM Meetings - TUE&Thurs

Creating a Positive Culture

We are here to support YOU!*point


Building community virtually- All are welcome.
Come check in with us, your LDNW S.O.S. Team

Join us Tuesday afternoons and Thursday mornings

Tuesday 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
Zoom Code
935 9066 4090

Thursday 7:45 a.m.-8:45 a.m.
Zoom Code
973 7162 4221

*We are your Local District Northwest team of Systems of Support Advisers (SOS). Our focus is to provide all teachers with continuous support.
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Parent Portal Training - Sept23

Friendly Reminder

Online Training for Parents   


Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at 10:00 AM

Visit:    Click: Join A Meeting    Code: 933 1457 2898     Password: 1234

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African American Parent Empowerment Summit - Sep12


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Local District Northwest - Parents Schoology Group


Local District Northwest is excited to announce their new

LDNW - Parents Schoology Group. 


The group is a wonderful resource for parents.  

Information is available with a click of a mouse -- Parent Portal, Student Activation, Family-Student Handbook, Upcoming Events and so much more!



How to join LDNW Parent Schoology Group 

Step 1:  Go to 

Step 2:  Click on ”Parents” and Log in

Step 3:  Click on ”Groups” 

Step 4:  On right-hand side of page, click on “My Groups” 

Step 5:  Under “Manage Groups,” click on “Join Group” 

Step 6:  Use access code: 5RP7-PH44-Z6VR9 

For any questions, please contact Charisma at


Parent Portal Training - Aug25



Canoga Park/Chatsworth
Community of Schools



Online Training for Parents
Topic: Parent Portal

Parents and Guardians,

Please join our video conference to participate in a workshop on the
Parent Portal. The Parent Portal is a tool for parents that can be used
to stay informed about your child's grades, attendance, test scores ...
and much, much more.

Please visit Click JOIN A MEETING. Use this code to join
the meeting: 961 6001 1509 Password: 038628



The video conference will be held on:

Date Time Language
Tuesday, August 25, 2020 10:00 a.m English/Spanish


If you have any questions, please contact Robert Goldstein, Parent
Educator Coach at
or Layne Wong, COS Assistant at
for more information.


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Summer of Learning - Summer2020


Community Led Summer Program

Offers instruction in ELA and Math using the PathBlazer (K-5/6) program in a blended learning model using the Schoology platform, with support for English Learners. Pre- and Post-program assessments will be included.

  • When:  June 24 through July 22 (Mondays through Thursdays)
    ○ 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
  • Eligibility: Open to all students at LDNW schools. Priority will be given to students in grades K-5/6 with final grade of 2 or 3 in ELA, Reading or Writing or at-risk of not meeting grade level in the fall based on school data.


Integrated Themed Units of Study

Teachers will provide enrichment instruction aligned to the interdisciplinary activities with key district partners. Topics include animation with Illumination Studios, music with Fender, sports medicine with the Los Angeles Chargers, environmental science/STEAM with the Columbia Memorial Science Center, and more.

  • When: June 24 through July 22 (Mondays through Thursdays)
    ○ 1:00 p.m. - 1:50 p.m. or 2:00 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.
  • Eligibility: All students are eligible. Grade levels identified for each offering. Space may be limited.


For more information and to register online, click to visit :

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LAUSD SUMMER PROGRAMS Virtual Conversation - Jun3



A Virtual Conversation for LAUSD Parents and Community

WED, JUNE 3, 2020 AT 4:30PM
Live on

Margaret Kim, Karen Long, Ani Packard

Learn about the offerings available, how to enroll, and have your questions answered.

Submit questions in advance for speakers at

Recording with Spanish translation will be available after the event

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Virtual Parent Workshop - May26

Local District Northwest
Parent and Community Engagement (PACE)
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Virtual Parent Workshop 

How to Support Learning at Home:

A Play Card For Families
Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at 9:00 AM

How to Attend:
Please click the link below to join the webinar or copy it into a web browser

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Meeting ID: 960 1059 4944

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Virtual Townhall Meeting - May21

The District will host another Townhall Meeting.  Beckford is a part of the Chatsworth/Canoga Park Complex.  The webinar will take place May 21, 2020 at 10:00am.

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Red Cross Emergency Preparedness Classes - Tues and Thurs

emergency Prep

Virtual Parent Workshop - May14


Virtual Parent Workshops



Connecting in Quarantine:


Join the Facebook Live Stream!
English - 3 PM
Spanish - 4:30 PM


Workshop #1: Thursday, April 2

Topic - Regulating Emotions at Home

Participants will gain a deeper understanding of emotional regulation, specifically as it relates to parents and caregivers; and learn simple self-regulation strategies within a Psychological First Aid framework.

This virtual workshop will consist of a structured presentation followed by a question & answer period, where parents can ask questions and share their own experiences

Facilitated by School Mental Health's:
Elena Jimenez, LCSW &
Maribel Ceja Zamora, LCSW


With Scott Schmerelson
Board Member | LAUSD District 3




Intro to Restorative Practices
Facilitated by: LAUSD Restorative Justice Advisers


Power of Empathy
Facilitated by: LAUSD Restorative Justice Advisers


Dealing with Difficult Behavior
Facilitated by: LAUSD Restorative Justice Advisers


5 Love Languages of Your Child
Facilitated by: LAUSD Restorative Justice Advisers

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Coronavirus Parent Talk
  Coronavirus : What Parents Need to Know  

You are invited to attend an informational presentation on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) at Beckford Charter for Enriched Studies




Friday , March 13th, 2020


8:15AM - 9:15AM


Beckford Science Lab (Room 25)

Presented by:

Daniel Field, RN, CIC
Director, Infection Control & Employee Health
Mission Community Hospital

Please reserve a spot by Thursday March 12th. You can sign up here or
email Charisma at

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Coffee with the LDNW Superintendent

coffeeDate:   Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Time:  9:00 AM - 11:00 PM

Location:  Valley Academy of Arts and Sciences - 10445 Balboa Blvd.

This event is open to the community.  All parents are welcome. Please ensure that your representative(s) RSVP to this event by clicking here


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FREE Community Resources at Mid-Valley Family YMCA

You do not need to be a member to participate

  1. Early Learning Readiness (ELR) Program
    Orientation Thurs February 27th, 3-5pm
    Starts Tuesday, March 3 (runs Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM 3/5 thru 6/5, 2020)

    It's a preschool-like program open to children 0-5 and their caregivers. "Graduation" is first week of June
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  2. Abriendo Puertas-Opening Doors Parent Leadership Series
    Wednesday,  March 18, 2020 (runs for 10 weeks, every Wed 10am-12pm).
    Topics vary from child development and health/well-being to kindergarten readiness and advocacy.

For questions or concerns re YMCA Programs, please contact Lia Evans, LCSW, Family Resource Director at  213-351-2273.



Family Financial Literacy Day

financialliteracyFamily Financial Literacy Day

Date:  Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Time:  5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Location: Reseda Charter High School

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For more information, contact Joshua Mitton at

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Date:  Saturday, February 8, 2020

Time:  9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Location:  Canoga Park High School

Topics:  Educational pathways from kinder through high school

The African American Education & Parent Summit


The African American Education & Parent Summit

Date:  Saturday, February 8, 2020

Time:  9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Location:  Taft Charter HS - 5461 Winnetka Avenue, Woodland Hills, CA

Topics:  PreK-College Workshops, resources for parents, educators, students, and community members, student performances, black student forum.

Special Keynote Speaker:  Shawn Stockman from Boyz II MenTo register,

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Disaster Preparedness Workshop


Disaster Preparedness Education for Individuals


Date: Tuesday, November 5th, 2019
Location: Beckford Science Lab (Room 25)
Time: 8:15am-9:15am

RSVP for this free presentation by November 4th

The Red Cross is here to make sure you are as prepared as you possibly can be for potential disasters and other emergencies. These events can strike suddenly, at anytime and anywhere. There are three actions everyone can take that can help make a difference.

For more information contact, Charisma at

For more information about emergency preparedness, visit

Red Cross Volunteer Event

redcrossalarmJust one day of your life can change someone else’s forever

Help us install free smoke alarms in Reseda and educate families about fire and earthquake safety.

No experience needed and onsite training is provided. Volunteer receive breakfast, lunch and tshirt.


Join us to Sound the Alarm and Save Lives in Reseda!

Saturday, October 26, 2019

8:00am to 4:00pm

19040 Vanowen Street
Reseda CA 91335

Sign up to volunteer at

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Speaker Presentation


Stand Strong Against
Bullying & Cyberbullying Presentation

Tuesday, October 22nd

Please join us for a free presentation on bullying and cyberbullying prevention that teaches parents  the necessary hands on and practical skills to create a Cybersafe Environment.


Where: Beckford Charter for Enriched Studies (Science Lab- Room 25)

             **You will need to sign in at the  school office and wear a  visitor's sticker.**             

When: Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019 (8:15am-9:15am)

Speaker:  Janise Escobar, Human Relations, Diversity & Equity Counselor at LAUSD


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click button above or here to RSVP by October 21st


Hope to see you there!  For any questions,  please email Charisma at


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Dyslexia Workshop

kidsLocal District Northwest & Local District Northeast are
partnering to bring our Valley Families this great workshop.


Families, please join us for this workshop designed to increase awareness of neurodiversity, the idea that our brains work and learn differently. That’s something to celebrate!!!

Participants in this session will explore the identification, strengths and challenges of learners who have the superpower of Dyslexia .neurodiversity

Monday, October 14, 2019

9:00 am- 12:00 pm

Local District Northwest (Conference Room South)
6621 Balboa Blvd.
Van Nuys, CA 91406

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