Community of Peace Academy provides two Home/School Cultural Liaisons:
Teresa Vazquez de Nilsson, Latino Home/School Cultural Liaison
Maikao Lee, Hmong Home/School Cultural Liaison
Our liaisons offer the following services:
- Interpretation in Hmong or Spanish, at events, conferences, home visits, special education meetings and meetings requested by parents.
- Translation of school materials into Hmong or Spanish.
- Phone calls on behalf of teachers and school personnel to parents in their native language, or to promote cross cultural understanding.
- Bridging the cultural gap by offering parent/student meetings, support groups, and other services that improve understanding and strengthen relationships between cultures and between the home and school.