Family Center

Lobby wall at Teachers' Memorial with the three values/mission/vision banners

Welcome to the Global Studies Family Engagement Page! Our goal is to keep you informed on "the scoop" at Global Studies and to offer you a small sample of what this community resource is for you. Whether you're new to us or an old friend, our hope is to continue to help make our communities strong by bringing you helpful information and ideas.

What does the Family Community Connection Coordinator do?

  • Welcome families to Global Studies and try to make them feel at home.
  • Build a sense of community among students, parents, teachers, and administrators.
  • Advocate for Global Studies families to ensure that their needs are met.
  • Give tours of Global Studies to prospective families.
  • Member of the Global Studies PTO.
  • Help organize yearly school events such as open houses, parent/teacher conferences, and curriculum nights.
  • Provide opportunities for parents to participate in workshops, such as classes on learning a second language.

Resources for you:


Job assistance, family advocacy, mentoring, childcare, health services, CT agencies and services, counseling resources, food & clothing resources, and crisis helplines

Community Resources (PDF)


Bring in your gently used uniforms to trade-in or simply donate! Located in the Parent Resource Center.




Yelitza Brooks

Yelitza Brooks

Coordinator - Family-engagement & Attendance

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