Beyond School Supplies: Preparing Your Child Physically, Mentally, and Emotionally for Back To School
Family involvement in school is crucial to our children's success, but for many busy parents, making time to support academic success can be a challenge. It can be easy to assume that your child's education is the sole responsibility of schools, but remember that education is most effective when families and schools work together. By practicing a few simple steps for preparing your kids for school, and doing what you can to encourage learning outside of school, you’ll be helping your child succeed in school—and in life!
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About the Expert
Flora Sánchez is a wife, mother of two, and grandmother of three. A retired school counselor and teacher, Sánchez currently serves as a consultant, presenter, trainer, and facilitator with extensive knowledge and experience in Search Institute's Developmental Assets model and research. Other expertise lies in the areas of community mobilization, youth development, healthy communities and healthy youth initiatives, conflict resolution and mediation, and cultural diversity.
Sánchez is owner and president of FMS & Associates where she serves as senior trainer and consultant, and is involved in group facilitation, conflict resolution, negotiation, mediation, and multiparty disputes. Over the span of her career, she has been elected member, three-term president of the New Mexico State Board of Education, Consultant to U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services and Education, Director, Student Assistance Program, Albuquerque Public Schools, and counselor and teacher in the Albuquerque Public School system.
Sánchez earned her B.S. in education and music at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque and her Master's in guidance and counseling at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque. She resides in Albuquerque with her husband, children, and grandchildren.
Contracted by Search Institute since 1995, Sánchez has provided over 500 presentations, keynotes, and trainings in 48 states, Canada, Brazil, Bermuda, South Korea, China, Albania, Armenia, and Qatar.