Education Resources

There are a variety of helpful resources available for parents through the CRS PTA, CRs, FCPS, and the National PTA.


Parent Education and Networking

Parent Education and Networking

The CRS PTA promotes opportunities for CRS parents to come together to explore how to better understand and support children in elementary school.

 

School counselors, teachers, or other relevant speakers lead discussions related to school and parenting at Parent Education and Networking events. Topics will address common academic, social and behavioral issues. 


CRS Resources

Churchill Road Elementary SchoolCRS maintains a variety of helpful resources and links for students (for example, sites/apps for learning math, language arts, typing, and more). You can also find library resources such as research databases, Hour of Code, and the Virginia Readers' Choice List.

Technology Access

  • Blackboard: Also known as FCPS 24-7 Learning. Log in to Blackboard with your parent account. 

  • Horizon: To access you must log in to your child's Blackboard (FCPS 24-7 Learning) account, then click on "eCART" in the top navigation (look at the blue bar at the top of the page). On the next page, click on "Horizon".

  • G Suite: Students can access their G Suite (Google) via logging in at fcpsschools.net.

Before/After School Care

Other CRS Links


FCPS Resources

Fairfax County Public SchoolsFCPS has many resources available for parents through the FCPS Parent Resource Center (PRC). The PRC offers free workshops, confidential consultations, and over 6,000 lending library materials.

Helpful FCPS Links


State of Virginia ResourcesVirginia Department of Education


national PTA resources

National Parent Teacher Association

The National PTA offers a variety of resources for families.

  • Parents' Guide to Student Success: Developed by teachers, parents and education experts in response to the Common Core State Standards, the guides provide clearconsistent expectations for what students should be learning at each grade.

  • Family Guides: Developed in partnership with the National Education Association, these guides can help parents and caretakers find valuable tips for helping their child succeed in key learning areas.

  • Health: Find tips and resources to help kids and our community be healthier.

  • Safety: Learn how you can help support safe environments for kids to learn.

  • Our Children Magazine and Newsletter: Get access to ideas and tips that will help your kids—and the whole family—throughout the year!

  • PTA Member Discounts: Special discounts available through the National PTA for PTA members.

  • The Smart Talk: Learn about digital safety and how to help kids be responsible with technology. 

  • Be A Learning Hero: Get tips and suggested actions to help your child reach his or her goals.

Other Helpful Resources

  • Common Sense Media: A partner of the National PTA, Common Sense Media has guides on how to choose educational apps/games/websites, how parents can help kids learn at home and more.

  • Parent Toolkit: Produced by NBC News Education Nation. Parent Toolkit includes information about almost every aspect of your child's development.