Register TODAY! The Strengthening Families Program: for Parents and Youth 10-14 is a free program designed to enhance parenting skills, build life skills in youth, strengthen family bonds and communication and have fun together. Plus, the program offers a free family meal, childcare and prizes.
During the 15 years of offering the Strengthening Families Program, 817 WVW families have graduated this wonderful program!
If your child is in 5th or 6th grade at the Wyoming Valley West School District and you would like to register, contact Melissa Tomascik, the PROSPER Team Leader at (570) 825-1701/ firstname.lastname@example.org or Debbie Kester, the 6th grade guidance counselor at (570) 287-2131. The program begins February 21 and 23, 2017.
Click here for a Strengthening Families Program registration.
Luzerne County Head Start, Inc. is a free preschool education and home visiting program dedicated to enriching the physical, social, emotional, and intellectual development of children from birth to age five. The program offers comprehensive health, nutritional, and other support services to eligible pregnant women, children and families. Luzerne County Head Start, Inc. is a private non-profit organization that provides services in Luzerne and Wyoming Counties. We are dedicated to helping children attain school readiness and build a strong educational foundation.
Contact us today! (570) 829-6231
To learn more about the services we offer, visit our website: http://lchs.hsweb.org
To contact our Recruitment Office in order to apply for the program, visit our website and select the recruitment image at the top of the page.
The Wyoming Valley West School District Cafeteria is serviced with a student account system. This system is a pre-paid program that allows students to deposit their meal money into their meal accounts to be used to purchase meals, snacks, and beverages. Please read the following policy on making deposits, charging to your students’ accounts, and payments returned due to insufficient funds.
Guest Teacher Program
The Luzerne Intermediate Unit #18 Guest Teacher Program is a service offered to our local school districts, Career and Technical Institutes and the Intermediate Unit programs in Luzerne and Wyoming counties. The purpose of the program is to train individuals with a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in a variety of fields interested in serving as substitute teachers. The program provides substitute teacher training to people who have a bachelor’s degree but do not have a Pennsylvania teaching certificate. The blended training sessions, conducted by Luzerne Intermediate Unit professionals, will provide instruction in Planning and Preparation, Classroom Environment, Instruction, and Professionalism. This will be done in two parts. There is an online training and one ˝ day training onsite from 8:00 am – 1:00 pm. Guest teachers leave the program with an emergency permit issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) and the basic knowledge to be an effective day-to-day substitute teacher in the consortium school districts and/or Luzerne Intermediate Unit classrooms. The opportunities are rewarding and gratifying.
Below are the important dates for the spring 2016 Guest Teacher Program
February 26, 2016: Deadline to return completed application
March 3 and 7, 2016: Interviews
March 8, 2016: ˝ Day Professional Development Session
March 30, 2016: Meet and Greet Session
Click the link for Program, Required Applications, Forms and Paperwork
Clicking this link will direct you away from the WVWSD webpage to the liu18.org