Calendar

All meetings are free and open to the public (except benefits, conferences, etc.).
Check various on-line calendars (School District, The Willson Center, Online Athens, Flagpole, ACC Library, ACC Leisure Services, ACC Visitors Bureau, Athens Parent, UGA, AthensMacaroniKids, et al.) for additional listings.

UPCOMING EVENTS

FC-CIS Sponsored or Co-sponsored Meetings and Events.

The Early Learning Center or ELC (H. T. Edwards Building 2) is 440 Dearing Extension (intersection of West Hancock & Dearing Extension) in Athens

  • Fri Aug 11,9:30 a.m. UGA Extension – many resources for the community, with Jackie Dallas (ACC Extension Family & Consumer Sciences Agent), FC-CIS Interagency & Community meeting, ACC Library
  • Wed Aug 16, 3:00 pm, FLiP (Family Literacy Partners), ACC LibraryThu Aug 17, 3:30 pm, CPAW (underage drinking prevention), Clarke County Health Department
  • Thu Aug 17, 3:30 pm, CPAW (underage drinking prevention), Clarke County Health Dept.
  • Sat Aug 19, Amplify Athens: Shawn Mullins and Claire Campbell in concert at The Foundry to benefit Family Connection-Communities In Schools of Athens, doors open at 6, music starts at 8, tickets at http://bit.ly/19ADc2j, sponsorships available (call the office)
  • Wed Aug 23, 3:30 pm, FC-CIS Health & Wellness Strategic Action Team, Clarke County Health Department
  • Thu Aug 24, 8 a.m., FC-CIS Board of Directors meeting, Piedmont/Athens Regional Medical Center, Oak Room
  • Tue Sep 5 [tentatively], 9:30 a.m., Bethel Stakeholders Group, Bethel Midtown Village community room
  • Thu Sep 7, 8 am, FC-CIS Safety & Community Stability Strategic Action Team, addressing child safety, juvenile system, and related issues, including followup from Awareness to Action SummitClarke County DFCS
  • Thu Sep, 8 am, FC-CIS Safety & Community Stability Strategic Action Team, addressing child safety, juvenile system, and related issues, including followup from Awareness to Action Summit, Clarke County DFCS
  • Fri Sep 8, 9:30 a.m. CCSD Superintendent Demond Means will speak and discuss his vision for our schools and community partnerships at our FC-CIS Interagency & Community meeting, ACC Library
  • Tue Sept 12, 9-3:30, Early Language & Literacy “deep dig” in Athens with state partners in four elementary school zones (coordinated locally by us, in partnership with Get Georgia Reading & the Sandra Dunagan Deal Center for Early Language & Literacy)
  • Wed Sept 13, 3:30 pm, FC-CIS Early Care & Learning Strategic Action Team/E3Z Birth to Eight Team, ELC

Other Partner & Community Events

  • Child Welfare Training Collaborative free trainings on trauma, toxic stress, and brain development (CEUs available) in Athens & elsewhere:  cwtc.gsu.ed (click on calendar, then click on workshop) — AUGUST 10 & 11 SCHEDULED IN ATHENS
  • Wed Aug 9, first day of school (CCSD)
  • Thu Aug 10 9am-12:30pm, Trauma 101: Understanding the Impact of Trauma on Children, free training with CEUs in Athens, register at http://bit.ly/2rMtdVT
  • Thu Aug 10, 1:30pm-5pm, Brain 101 Understanding the Impact of Trauma on Brain Development, free training with CEUs in Athens, register at http://bit.ly/2rMtdVT
  • Thu Aug 10, 6:30 pm, Board of Education business meeting
  • Fri Aug 11, 9:00-3:30, Trauma/Brain 201 Building Resiliency, free training with CEUs in Athens, register: http://bit.ly/2rMtdVT
  • Sat Aug 12 (10 am-6 pm) & Sun Aug 13 (12 noon-4 pm, followed by giveaway to teachers), Books for Keeps book sale, Homewood Village shopping center (space formerly Vision Video) (Sun Aug 13 from 4-5:30, free books to teachers with ID)
  • Sat, Aug 12, 10 am-2 pm, Health Fair at First AME Church
  • Mon Aug 14, 4-6 pm (remarks at 4:45), Superintendent Demond Means Meet & Greet, Athens Community Career Academy Atrium, RSVP at www.clarke.k12.ga.us/MeansRSVP 
  • Tue Aug 15 (and Sep 12, Oct 11, Nov 14, Jan 9, Feb 13), 6-8 pm, Clarke County Mentor Training, Athens Area Chamber of Commerce, 706-549-6800 ext 227, mentor@athensga.com, www.clarkecountymentorprogram.org also Tue, Aug 29, 6-8 pm, UGA Tate Center
  • Wed Aug 16, 11 am, UGA internship fair
  • Thu Aug 17, 8:30 am, Chamber Education Committee, Chamber of Commerce
  • Mon Aug 21, solar eclipse
  • Fri Aug 25, Big Voices for Children Awards, Atlanta
  • Sat Aug 26, 10:30 AM-2 PM, Shifa Clinic Athens (free healthcare for un- & under-insured), 1 Huntington Rd #101
  • Sun Aug 27, 3-6 pm, Spirited Spelling Spectacular adult spelling bee, attendance $10 advance, $15 at door, Holiday Inn, benefiting Athens Literacy Council (to register teams or sponsor, email info@athensliteracy.com)
  • Aug 28-31, Circle of Security Parenting Facilitator Training, OEL, more info from moona@clarke.k12.ga.us
  • Thu Aug 31, Creating an Asthma Friendly School Summit, Ga. Tech Hotel & Conference Center, http://bit.ly/2uu04N8
  • Thu, Aug 31, 12 noon-2:30 pm (lunch provided), Home in 5 (promoting foster homes in the Athens region), Fanning
  • Thu Sep 7, Georgia Child Abuse Conference: From Prevention to Intervention, Atlanta, http://bit.ly/2sHv6DQ
  • Thu Sept 7, 6 pm, Board of Education work session, Career Academy
  • Mondays Sep 11 & 25, Oct 9 & 23, Trust-Based Relational Intervention Learning to Care Workshop, holistic, research-based approach to addressing childhood trauma, free training, http://bit.ly/2us9QTm
  • Sat Sep 30, Athens Recovery Fest, Georgia Square Mall
  • Oct 6-7, Together for Children Ga Association for the Education of Young Children conference, http://conta.cc/2sH43bI
  • Mon Oct 16, Safe & Welcoming Schools conference, Graduate Athens
  • Oct 19-21, ACES Summit, Asheville, http://bit.ly/2d5OQXv