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Superintendent’s Parent Connection



Jill A. Baker, Ed. D.

Superintendent of Schools

Department Address 
1515 Hughes Way
Long Beach, CA 90810

Department Phone 
(562) 997-8242

Parent Connection is a new parent engagement group - an exciting collaboration between Parent University and LBUSD  Superintendent, Dr. Jill Baker Ed.D! Dr. Baker will engage with parents and members of our community, and lead a dialogue of current District issues, with a focus on the Learning Acceleration & Support Plan and Communications.  In addition, each monthly meeting will feature an informational parent education workshop. 

Upcoming Meetings


Thursday, May 25, 2023
Thursday, March 16, 2023
Thursday, December 15, 2022
English / Spanish

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The Superintendent Parent Connection: Purpose

  • Create opportunities for human connection between parents/caregivers, superintendent and district staff.
  • Provide districtwide information for parents/caregivers to enhance access and connection to schools and district resources.
  • Engage in two-way communication with parents/caregivers to inform continuous improvement efforts.

What will we focus on this year in the Parent Connection?

  • Learning Acceleration & Support Plan
  • Accessing Resources in Schools & Across LBUSD
  • Communication & Community Engagement

The Superintendent Parent Connection: Assumptions

  • Parents/caregivers are their child’s first teachers.
  • Each parent/caregiver wants their child to have a school experience characterized by high expectations and care.
  • Students’ lives are enhanced when parents/caregivers are involved.
  • A home - school connection fostered by teachers and school staff positively contributes to student success.