Local District West

  • Parent and Community Engagement
    Dr. Traci L. Calhoun, Administrator

      tlc4182@lausd.net --- (310) 914-2124



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    ** For assistance with PIN, Student ID, or questions regarding Parent Portal, contact your school office or our team members:

    Jill O'Brien, Parent Educator Coach: jao8869@lausd.net 

    Anthony L. Williams, Parent Educator Coach: alw0892@lausd.net

    Lorena Ayala, Parent Educator Coach: lorena.ayalasanchez@lausd.net

    Pamela Shepard Garcia, Translator/Interpreter: pamela.garcia@lausd.net

Title 1 Conference - January 30, 2021

Community Resources

  • The Local District West Parent and Community Engagement Unit in collaboration with Parent and Family Center Directors have compiled the following resources that are available in your community. This site will be updated periodically with information for food banks, materials and product giveaways, financial assistance and employment opportunities, and other community resources.

    La Unidad de Participación de los Padres y la Comunidad del Distrito Local Oeste en colaboración con los Directores del Centro de Padres y Familias han compilado los siguientes recursos que están disponibles en su comunidad. Este sitio se actualizará periódicamente con información sobre bancos de comida, regalos de materiales y productos, asistencia financiera y oportunidades de empleo y otros recursos comunitarios.

    LD West Community Resources


    Recursos en la comunidad del Distrito local oeste 


    Community Resources

Parents of African American Students Study Group (PAASSG)

  • The study group will support families in navigating educational and support systems to improve their student’s readiness to learn and work closely as partners to engage, develop, and empower African American students to reach their full potential. Participants review data and research related to the African American population as a way for providing feedback on current practices aimed at increasing student achievement for African American students. 

    Join virtually by using the following ZOOM link: https://lausd.zoom.us/j/81414942637 

    Meeting ID: 814 1494 2637 One tap mobile: 12133388477 (Los Angeles)

    December 11, 2020 @3:00 p.m.

    Click on the flyer below to find out more! 


Discovery Education

  • Discovery Education   Discovery Education

    Discovery Education Experience is a one-stop-shop in which families can discover dynamic educational content to engage and support their children. From themed “grab-and-go” daily activities to captivating Virtual Field Trips and immersive student challenges, Experience offers families secure, reliable resources to help students continue learning outside of the traditional school day.

    Students can log into Discovery Education two ways:

    1. They can go directly to  https://lausd.discoveryeducation.com and sign in with their district email and password.

    2. They can also go to Schoology, select the waffle  Icon

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    Watch the introduction video on DiscoveryEducation.com/Learn/LAUSD


    Discovery Education Information     Discovery Education Information

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School Site Council (SSC) Training 2020

  • To view the recordings of the SSC Training, click on the images below. 

    School Site Council Training -  General Session Video

    SSC General Session in Spanish with English Subtitles       SSC General Session in Korean

    School Site Council Training -  Budget

    SSC Budget in English      SSC Training on Budget in Korean     SSC Training on Budget in Spanish

    School Site Council Training -  Parliamentary Procedures

    SSC Training Parliamentary Procedures in English      SSC Parliamentary Procedures Spanish.png

    School Site Council Training -  School Plan for Student Achivement 

    SSC SPSA in English      SSC SPSA in Spanish

    Click on the link to access the Presentation Slides: https://bit.ly/ssctraining2020 

    SSC Training Materials


Parent Workshops - Fall 2020

  •  Parent Workshops/ Talleres para Padres


    Upcoming Parent Workshops
     English Learners/LTELs
    November 18, 2020 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Zoom Meeting ID: 273 236 0934
    Universal Design for Learning for Parents
    December 8, 2020 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Zoom Meeting ID: 273 236 0934

    Dyslexia Parent PD - English: https://youtu.be/AVZcA292GK4

    Dyslexia Parent PD - Spanish: https://youtu.be/kykbCnJsQW4


Local District West - Unified Enrollment Fair

LCAP Study Group 2020-2021

  • The LCAP Study Group allows parents to participate in evaluating the programs currently in use in LAUSD as well as the funding of each program. Participants also provide feedback that is presented to the District’s Superintendent for consideration for change in the students’ educational program. In addition, parents are given the opportunity to serve on the District-level Parent Advisory Committee (PAC). To learn how to participate click on the flyers below. 


          LCAP Study Group        LCAP


      Register by clicking: https://bit.ly/2IqYoj9


    Join virtually using the following ZOOM link: https://lausd.zoom.us/j/86032958510

    One-tap mobile: +1 213 338 8477 US (Los Angeles) ID: 86032958510#

ELAC Study Group 2020 - 2021

  • The ELAC Study Group is an opportunity for parents to gain a deeper understanding and advocate for English learner students by reviewing matters pertinent to and about EL programs. Participants are trained on the purpose of the school site ELAC committee. Parents of this study group are also provided the opportunity to collaborate in the District English Learner Advisory Committee (DELAC) to reflect the input of Local District parents. To learn how to participate click on the flyers below. 

                                                                              ELAC Study Group Flyer      Grupo de estudio Aprendices de inglés


Parent Portal

  • Parent Portal Registration Instructions and Features       Registro en el portal para padres   Local District West Parent Portal Webinar

                                                                                                                                           Haga CLIC aquí para mirar (español) 

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    LAUSD Parent Portal provides student data to parents/guardians in a user-friendly format.  

    If you want to register or login, please click the above logo.


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    Visit the Parent Involvement Library to find a vast selection of parent-centered materials that can be downloaded, printed, and shared by clicking on the button above.

    Available topics include:

    Developing Social Skills

    Problem Solving Skills

    Q & A About Standardized Testing

    Critical Thinking

    Conquering Homework

    Ways Parents Can Motivate Children

    Many More!



  • LD West Parent and Community Engagement Slideshow of photos: