4/29/19 – A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held on Monday, April 29, 2019 to celebrate the grand opening of the 112th Street STEAM Academy Parent and Family Center.
112th Street STEAM Academy is located in Watts and is part of the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD). The LAUSD Board approved upgrades to 79 Parent Centers located throughout the District. LAUSD Parent Centers aim to boost parent and family engagement by providing educational opportunities, as well as recruiting parent and family volunteers. They also serve as an adviser/consultant to the school administrator on matters regarding parent involvement and the community. Parent Center staff personnel are usually members of the community.