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120 South Lincoln Ave
Springfield, IL 62704

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Join FACECamp Meeting Tonight

We are excited that you are attending FACECamp on ZOOM tonight, November 17, 2020!
You can join anytime after 5:50 pm.
See you then!
Carlis Thomas is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Join FACECamp Meeting


Hello Parents,

District 186 F.A.C.E. is hosting an ONLINE F.A.C.E.Camp* “unconference” for students, family, community, and school members! This event is for your school FACE team members and anyone interested in joining your team.

You can register for yourself.

November 17, 2020
6:00-7:15 PM

Click here to Register( SELF) https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdBehA1stj2kUgUV7FWUbFnZc4mTfYqL0Qb52nwMTZfN3Lt2Q/viewform

*Tutorial: How to Join a Zoom Mtg.

See you at FACECamp!

* At F.A.C.E.Camp, the expertise and perspective of everyone in the entire room are valued and needed. Every adult within the session brings an important and unique perspective to contribute to sharing strategies and ideas to benefit student learning, teaching, and parenting.

Carlis Thomas
Dubois Elementary School Parent Educator

Parent Tips For Remote Learning

Parent Tips For Remote Learning

*How can parents help their kids be successful in remote learning?

1.  Help them stay organized
*Create a daily schedule or planner daily

2. Find a workspace
*Find workspace away from their bed

3.  Communication is key
*Talk to your kids every day and  teachers at least once a week

4. Build a Community 
*Create a virtual student study group 
*Create a group text with parents to talk about different things coming up. 

5.  Remember, you are a part of a team. 
*Students, Parents, Teachers, and School Administrators are all now working towards the goal to help the students:) 

Thank you,
Carlis Thomas
Dubois Parent Educator

Family and Community Engagement (F.A.C.E)

The FACE team has staff members focused on parent empowerment at school-based, district, and citywide levels. All team members help to amplify parent voices across the city.

We encourage all parents/guardians to get involved with Springfield public schools. Families are our closest partners in helping our students to thrive. Learn some ways you can connect with your child’s school.

Carlis Thomas

Parent Educator 


Dubois Elementary School needs your voice, energy and time! The F.A.C.E. team meets monthly and provides volunteers, funds, decision-making and more! We come together to learn and set goals for the year to support student achievement.

Our mission as a Family & Community Engagement (F.A.C.E.) Team at Dubois Elementary School is to promote and encourage communication between parents, teachers, administration and the community.

We value your thoughts about your child and our school. Please join our FACE Team and work with us to provide a Safe, Teachable, Accountable and Respectful environment to achieve success. 

F.A.C.E. Team meetings are held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 5:00 p.m. in the school library.

Dubois Parent Five Essential Survey



2020-21 Illinois 5Essentials Survey

Please click the link https://survey.5-essentials.org/Illinois/to participate in the 5 Essentials Survey.  These results will help us know how to serve our Dragon Families together.