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Parent Involvement Coordinator- Melinda Howell

The Parent Involvement Coordinator’s primary focus is to advocate for the parents of Len Lastinger Primary by offering a variety of informative workshops, link parents to resources in the community, and assist parents with navigating the school system so their children can obtain the resources required to help them achieve their maximum academic potential. Teamwork is key to the success of each child at Len Lastinger Primary. Parents, teachers, and students are members of this team. The Parent Involvement Coordinator helps foster teamwork with all stakeholders. The members of the team must be engaged and committed to support this endeavor to guarantee success for the student.

Len Lastinger Primary has a resource room that has a wide variety of educational materials that parents can use to assist in their child’s learning at home. There are books available on their child’s reading level. The resource room is open each Wednesday, 8:30-3:30. You may contact Melinda Howell at 229-387-2420 or mhowell@tiftschools.com.

I have retired from teaching for 32 years. I taught 3rd grade for 2 years, 1st grade for 17 years, and Reading Recovery for 13 years. I have my bachelor degree (Early Childhood Education), master’s degree (Reading Education), and Specialist degree (Educational Leadership). This is my 2nd year serving as the Parent Coordinator.

Please visit the resource room, Room 413 each Wednesday. If you have questions, I am here to help you find answers.