Parent Committees [BPAC/PAC/Face Cafe]

                                    



Family Engagement



Vision


To empower families with individual opportunities and to maximize student achievement by engaging family/students, school, and the community. Families will be able to participate in the Bilingual Program application to ISBE and be informed of the planning, operation, and evaluation of the programs. Families will be able to provide their suggestions and recommendations to the Bilingual/Dual Program Department during the school year.

Family Engagement believes parent involvement is an ongoing process and that it should increase active participation, communication, and collaboration between parents and schools. It believes that parents, schools, families, and the community working together will create meaningful partnerships that lead to gains in student achievement.



Mission


The goal of Family Involvement is to bridge the gap between parent, school, and community and to improve the relationships between home and school, which empowers families to become proactive in their children's education on a continuous basis. The program does this by providing information, training, and assistance through family/parent education courses, activities, and referral services.




      
Bilingual Parent Advisory Committee (BPAC)         Parent Advisory Committee (PAC)    


      
FaceCafe



"Excellence without Exception"




Parent University

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Zion District 6 Parent University will help families support their children’s success at home by providing parents and students free electronic resources in collaboration with Zion Benton Public Library. District 6 Parent University will be available 24/7 for easy access and convenience for both the "Click" and "Brick" learning pathways. Please click the Parent U logo to enter Parent University!




Parent Committee Communications

SY 2021-2022 - Coordinator of Family & Community Engagement Letter English

SY 2021-2022 - Coordinator of Family & Community Engagement Letter Spanish

SY 2020-2021 - Coordinator of Parent Program Support Letter

Questions/Comments? 
Contact Us 

We need your opinion!

Please fill out our 2020-2021 Program Survey by clicking here!

Interested in becoming a Zion District 6 Parent Committee Member?
Complete the Parent Committee Interest Form.



Introducing FaceCafe, our new virtual gathering place.

A new opportunity for our District 6 families, which is being sponsored by BPAC/PAC! We are excited to share an avenue to bring our community together at a time when schools are closed. Make a reservation to join our upcoming FaceCafe. Reserve your spot now!

Upcoming FaceCafe Meeting Details:

   SPANISH FORUM   

Presenter: Ferney Ramirez Hernandez
Topics: Recconected Families: A New Approach to Authority and Leadership
Back to Normal, New Habits, New Reality  
Time: September 23, 2021, 4:30 PM
Join Zoom Meeting: 
https://zion6-org.zoom.us/j/4095331186

Meeting ID: 409 533 1186
One tap mobile: +13126266799,,4095331186# US (Chicago)

   ENGLISH FORUM   
Presenter: Jheri Bevil
Topics: Recconected Families: A New Approach to Authority and Leadership
Back to Normal, New Habits, New Reality  
Time: October 4, 2021, 4:00 PM
Join Zoom Meeting: https://zion6-org.zoom.us/j/4095331186
Meeting ID: 409 533 1186
One tap mobile: +13126266799,,4095331186# US (Chicago)

Interested in joining? Click here for FaceCafe Reservation



BPAC/PAC Committees:

Elena Lopez, Mercedes Lopez, Karla Alonzo, Elizabeth Paredes, Liliana Saravia, Sonia Fernandez, Jheri Bevil, Jody Randall, Kemi Akanbi, Kenecha Freeman, and Maria Gutierrez.

 

Jessika Pencak, Coordinator of Parent & Community Engagement
  Jessika Pencak
Coordinator of Family & Community Engagement
jpencak@zion6.org

847-379-0072

Contact Jessika with any and
all questions related to 

BPAC-PAC and Face Cafe!


Upcoming FaceCafe Meeting Details:    

    SPANISH FORUM    
Presenter
Ferney Ramirez Hernandez
Topics: Topic 1) Reconnected Families: A New Approach to
Authority and Leadership
Topic 2) Back to Normal, New
Habits, New Reality.

TimeSept 23, 2021 4:30 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

Zoom Information: 
https://zion6-org.zoom.us/j/4095331186
Meeting ID: 409 533 1186
One tap mobile:
+13126266799,,4095331186# US (Chicago)

   ENGLISH FORUM   
Presenter: Jheri Bevil
Topics: Recconected Families: A New Approach to
Authority and Leadership
Back to Normal, New Habits, New Reality  
Time: October 4, 2021, 4:00 PM
Join Zoom Meeting:
https://zion6-org.zoom.us/j/4095331186
Meeting ID: 409 533 1186
One tap mobile: +13126266799,,4095331186# US (Chicago)


2021-2022 Events
English

Hispanic Heritage Event. In-Person Drive-Thru Event. September 30 4:30-6:30 PM. Popcorn | Cotton Candy | Music | Live Mariachi | Dancing | Raffle | History | Culture | And More! Presented by BPAC-PAC. East Elementary School | 2913 Elim Avenue, Zion, ILBPAC Presents face cafe with guest speaker: Mrs. Jheri Bevil. Readjust your crown logo. English Forum. Monday, October 4th 4:00 - 5:00 PM. Join our virtual FaceCafe and learning more about the topics presented by our guest speaker! Join us via Zoom. Topic 1: Reconnected Families: A new focus, authority, and leadership. Topic 2: Returning to a new normality, habits, and reality. For more information: Visit the Parent Committees [BPAC/PAC/FaceCAfe] page. FaceCafe logo. BPAC logo. PAC logo.Zion 6 logo. 27 Oct 2021 | District-wide Drive-thru event. Fun. Goodie bags. Music. And much more! Fall Festival. BPAC-PAC Hosts. 4:30 PM _ 6:30 PM. Located at Elmwood Elementary. Prizes for Best Costume! (Costumes optional at the festival)Zion 6 Back to School Health and Wellness Virtual Forum Poster. August 17, 2021 at 11:30 amFaceCafe Presents: Back to School Intro. Thursday, August 26th. 4:30 - 5:30 pm. We'll give Distrcit 6 intro, go over powerschool, the 2021-2022 school year schedule, how to download the zion 6 app, parent university, family & community engagement programs, and general updates


2021-2022 Events

En 
Español

Zion Elementary School District 6. Face Cafe con presentador invitado: Dr. Ferney Ramirez Hernandez. Foro en inglés y español. Jueves, 23 de septiembre 4:30 PM. ¡Únete a nuestro FaceCafe virtual y aprende sobre los siguientes temas presentados por nuestro orador invitado! Únete a nosotros a través de Zoom: Tema 1: Familias reconectadas: un nuevo enfoque a la autoridad y el liderazgo Tema 2: De vuelta a la normalidad, nuevos hábitos, nueva realidad.Evento mes de la hispanidad. (evento en-persona) Drive-thru. 30 de Septiembre | 4:30-6:30 pm. Palomitas | algodon de azugar | Musica Mariachi en vivo | baile folklorico | Rifa Historia | Cultura | y mas! Presentado por BPAC-PAC. East Elementary | 2913 Elim Avenue, Zion, IL27 Oct de 2021 | Evento drive-thru para todo el distrito. ¡DIVERSIÓN . BOLSITAS CON REGALITOS. MÚSICA . Y MUCHO MÁS! FESTIVFESTIVALAL DE ODE OTOÑOTOÑO. BPAC-PAC Anfitriona. 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM. Localizado en la primaria Elmwood. ¡Premios para el mejor disfraz! (Los difraces son opcional para el festival)FaceCafe Presents: Back to School Intro. Thursday, August 26th. 4:30 - 5:30 pm. We'll give Distrcit 6 intro, go over powerschool, the 2021-2022 school year schedule, how to download the zion 6 app, parent university, family & community engagement programs, and general updatesZion 6 Back to School Health and Wellness Virtual Forum Poster. August 17, 2021 at 11:30 am


Family and Community
Engagement Joins:

Monarch Mania English Flyer (not made by Zion 6)Monarch Mania Spanish Flyer (not made by Zion 6)Zion 6 Family & Community Engagement's Jessika Pencak Guest Appearance on: Union Latina Radio Show. Voices in Education. Saturday Morning. August 14 8:30 am. BPAC logo. Face Cafe Logo. PAC logo.


Listen to the radio broadcast here.

Monarch Mania Booth PhotoJessika Pencak at Monarch ManiaSuperintendent Dr. Keely Roberts and Jessika Pencak at Monarch ManiaGroup Around Monarch PinataPeople at Monarch Mania


2020-2021 

Students of the Year

Beulah StudentEast StudentElmwood StudentLakeview StudentShiloh Park StudentWest StudentZCMS Student


2020-2021 

Parents of the Year

East ParentElmwood ParentLakeview ParentShiloh ParentWest ParentsZCMS Parent
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