Season 2, Episode 5:
Families and Caregivers as the Fifth Puzzle Piece
We conclude our series with Leslie Zoroya by spotlighting the crucial role of families and caregivers in establishing an effective literacy system. When it comes to at-home learning, the right support can serve as a powerful tool to maintain your students' momentum. Discover how your school can encourage families and caregivers to maintain the flow of literacy knowledge beyond the classroom.
Discover more ways you can support families with at-home learning by reading our blog.
ABOUT LESLIE ZOROYA
Leslie Zoroya is a project director III for reading/languagearts in the Division of Curriculum and Instructional Services for the Los Angeles County Office of Education. She provides professional literacy development and technical assistance to the 81 school districts in Los Angeles County, both online and in-person.
ABOUT DR. CHERYL LUNDY SWIFT
Cheryl holds a doctorate degree in Educational Leadership, distinguished educational leader, and has been recognized with multiple awards for her achievements. She served as the lead curriculum developer for Learning Without Tears’ Get Set for School’s Language and Literacy curriculum, which received an AEP Distinguished Achievement award. In 2017, Cheryl was awarded the Investor Bank’s Educator of the Year Award.