Welcome to the IWCS Parent Resource Center
PRC Location - Georgie D. Tyler Middle School (Room B-135)
23320 N. Court Street, Windsor, VA. 23487 (757)242-3229
For the 2023-2024 School Year, the PRC is open on Tuesdays 8:00am - 3:30pm and Thursdays 1:00pm - 3:30pm. and will follow the school calendar. My name is Deborah Brown and I am a retired Special Education Teacher with IWCS. I can be available at other days/times, by appointment, just email me. There will be times that the PRC will be closed due to unforeseen circumstances (illness, conferences, etc.). Please email me or call the school number before coming. My e-mail is: firstname.lastname@example.org
The PRC helps families:
-Develop skills to become an effective member of their child's educational team
-Understand how to begin planning for their child's future (Transition)
-Borrow materials for home use. We have a lending library of games/materials for PK through 5th/6th grade, in Reading and Math primarily, as well as games/activities for Social-Emotional development.
-Become informed about community resources and parent events.
-Learn about information on workshops and training sessions provided for parents by the PRC or other community agencies.
-Become familiar with the special education process in Isle of Wight County Schools
-Learn about their rights and responsibilities according to the Individual with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
Wondering how you can check-out materials to use at home? It is easy! The PRC is scheduled to be in your child's school each month starting the first week of January 2024! Come out and see some of what we have available for your use. You can check out learning games, activites and more right there! If you can't make it on the date and time scheduled for your child's school, you can come to the PRC which is located at Georgie Tyler Middle School. The days and hours are Tuesdays from 8:00am to 3:30pm and Thursdays from 1:00pm to 3:30pm.
January's Calendar for PRC in schools
January 4 - Carrsville Elementary
January 11 - Windsor Elementary
January 18 - Westside Elementary
January 25 - Carrollton Elementary
January 30 - Hardy Elementary
*Online Resources To Explore*
See the page of online-resources which are excellent options for Parents (and Teachers) for information related to current educational, social-emotional, sensory, attention and behavioral concerns. Registration is EASY and all resources are FREE! Webinars are conducted through ZOOM. Online Workshops are also archived and available for you to watch if you miss the presentation date. Most provide PRACTICAL and FUNCTIONAL information that you can download and use -- please, check them out!
*In-Person Resources To Explore*
PEATC (Parent Educational Advocacy Training Center) opened a new, in-person, office in Suffolk, VA!! 1510 Breezeport Way #300 (Bennett's Creek/Harborview area)
They are extremely friendly and helpful.