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July - Be Informed Workshops

July 28 and August 26 - Financial Aid Marathon

August 3 - UM-Flint Open House

August 6 - International Taste Fest

August 11 - Senior Fun Day

August 15 to 19 - Digital Media Film Production Boot Camp

Westland Mom Follows Daughter Into Nursing Program

National Leadership Perspective Added to WCCCD Strategic Planning Initiatives with 50th Anniversary Blue Ribbon Leadership Task Force

Mom of Quadruplets Makes the Grades in Nursing School

WCCCD 87 Years Old Gets Nursing Degree

Community Forum: Friend of the Court Workshops

June to August - Summer Camp for Kids

 

The Parent Academy

The Mission Statement…
The Wayne County Community College Parent Academy mission is to empower parents, grandparents, and caregivers with valuable resources to enrich the lives of children.   This mission is accomplished through quality programs and workshops designed to help children succeed throughout life.

About the Academy...
The Parent Academy educates parents using two major approaches: 1) The Certificate Program and 2) Workshops/Outreach Programs. The Parent Academy provides a series of classes, workshops, seminars, and programs specifically designed to focus on communication, parenting, student learning, advocacy, arts and culture, safety, and host of other critical areas of child development. With approximately 600,000 single-parent households in Michigan, The Academy offers educational strategies and knowledge to parents and children.

Did You Know!

Male Single Parent Household in Michigan                               185,363
Female Single Parent Household in Michigan                          511,583
Unemployment Rate in Detroit-Livonia-Warren                         15.1%
Children Living in Poverty – Detroit Metro Area                           57%

Source: 2010 Census
Yen, December 2011, Detroit News

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