Hello, . Welcome to the Transition Services webpage.
"Welcome Center for the International Students"
Almon C. Hill Education Center
136 Elm Street
Cumming, GA 30040
June 11th thruJuly 22nd
Office will be closed
Office will reopen on Tuesday, July23, 2013
8:00- 12:00 pm
(Closed 12:00-1:00 Daily)
Monday through Friday
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM and closed daily 12:00 - 1:00 PM
Welcome to the Forsyth County Schools System's Transition Services. The Transition Services Office has been established to serve non-English speaking students and their parents. The Cumming/Forsyth Changing Demographics Task Force identified the need for a central location to serve students and their families that would support and embrace the challenges of diversity within the community.
Welcome Packet (English)
Welcome Packet (Spanish)
Kindergarten Registration for EL Students for 2013-2014 School Year
Home Language Evaluation Reminder (English)
Home Language Evaluation Reminder (Spanish)
Enrollment through the Transition Services will provide appropriate assessment and placement of students within the Forsyth County School System and provide critical information to parents that will allow them to better understand and support their child's academic achievement.
To help make this transition a smooth one for both students and their families, it is important that you are informed of the requirements for new students entering the Forsyth County School System.
They are as follows:
Materials are available for teachers working with EL (English Learners) students and parents. The following materials provide a sample of resources that may be checked out through the Transition Service Center:
Academic Resource Guide for Kindergarten Parents (English)
Academic Resource Guide for Kindergarten Parents (Spanish)
Student Resources: Mustang Room 4 Kids at Midway Elementary http://www.forsythcountyschools.org/its/kadkins/mustang/kids.htm?1303Nav=|&NodeID=2564
Additional items are also available for Title I schools through the Transition Services Office.
Ninth District Opportunity Head Start/Pre K in partnership with the Forsyth County Schools currently operates an 80 student 3 and 4-year old preschool program at the Almon C. Hill Education Center with a focus on non-English speaking students. Students eligible for Head Start must meet income eligibility requirements. English language instruction and school readiness are components of the Head Start/Pre K program. Four lead teachers, teacher assistants, a resource coordinator and a family partner provide support to parents with children enrolled in the Head Start/Pre K program.
Workshop Flyer for Pre-K/Head Start (English)
Workshop Flyer for Pre-K/Head Start (Spanish)
We encourage you to be an active partner with your child's teacher. It is very important that you become involved in your child's education. How can you do this? You may be involved by:
Community Support (Partnerships)
Transition Services - Administrative Support
Last Modified on June 10, 2013