Mineral Point Elementary is excited to embark on its third year of FAST, which stands for Families & Schools Together.
FAST helps children thrive by building strong, supportive relationships at home.
Built on evidence-based practices and rigorously tested, FAST consistently produces statistically significant improvements in children’s behavior, emotional well-being, and academic performance while building social capital among families, schools, and communities.
What does FAST offer?
Free weekly meal
Fun family time
Meet other parents
Special parent-child playtime
Effects reported by parents:
89% of FAST parents say they have a better relationship with their FAST child
Family conflict declines by nearly 22%
78% of FAST parents feel their family is more cohesive
Overall impact of children’s behavior difficulties declines by 60%
89% of parents report improvement in community relationships
57% of parents say they’re more involved in their children’s education
FAST is open to any families of students in grades Kindergarten through 5th. Sessions are held in the evenings and are two and a half hours long, once a week for eight weeks.
FAST is open to any families of students in grades Kindergarten through 5th grade. Sessions are held in the evenings from 5-7:30 pm, once a week for eight weeks.
The program will begin Tuesday, October 29th and run through December 17th.
For more information on FAST, check out: https://www.familiesandschools.org/
If interested, contact:
Carla Rand, FAST Coordinator
Paula Schuette, Parent Partner