Success stories

Families share about Family Learning

Every parent wants their children to do their best in school. Family Learning classes at the Learning Community Center of South Omaha help parents help their children succeed. These programs are getting great results, but sometimes it’s better to hear from families. Visit often for more stories like these.

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Norma Martinez

She used to dream her kids would attend college. Now, Norma Martinez knows how important it is to build expectations for college while children are young. Norma says the classes at the center make a difference for her family. "I want to learn more so that my children can go to the university.”

Read Norma’s story.

 

Sandra Ramirez

Sandra Ramirez is a happy graduate of our first class. She is thankful for her new skills in speaking English, using a computer and parenting. Sandra wants her children to "be the best in everything.” 

Sandra shares her story.

English for Parents

Instructors focus on the English that's most important to the parent's role in their child's education.

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Navigator Coaching

Educational Navigators follow parents' progress and help them integrate new skills into everyday life.

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Families in Crisis

Family setbacks can interfere with learning. That’s why family liaisons are specially trained to step in and help the whole family.

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Gateway Elementary

This is the first Omaha metro school to work with the Learning Community team to adapt the Family Learning program for a school community. MORE