• November 2021, Nonviolent Communication (NVC). A “language of life” that helps us transform old patterns of defensiveness to improve the quality of all of our relationships. View recorded workshop here.


Family Support Newsletter

Read our Family Support Newsletter each month for important and helpful resources for your family!

Roadmap Newsletter

Read our Roadmap Newsletter each month for updates on parent workshops and family activities.


Fillable Forms

Families can fill out these forms online, and send saved form via email to your school site office manager, contact information here. Families will also receive these forms via mail, and can fill out paper forms and bring to your student's school site.

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Additional Supports and Services

Family Support Services

Alex Mejia-Holdsworth

Alex Mejia-Holdsworth, District Emergent Bilingual and Family Support Coordinator


And welcome to our Family Support Service site. I have worked in the Ojai Unified School District for over 20 years as a teacher and administrator, and am bilingual in Spanish and English. I serve the families in our district with the following supports and am available to discuss additional needs you or your students might be experiencing.

Family Outreach and Community Engagement

Academic Support

  • Ask parents what they need to help their children succeed.

  • Provide activities and strategies that enhance educational programs.

  • Provide family literacy training.

  • Provide workshops for families.

  • Educate our community concerning families who may be experiencing housing- and food-insecurity or other needs.

  • Provide additional support for our emergent bilingual students.

  • Work with school district personnel in identifying students and supporting their educational stability

    • Attendance

    • Tutoring and intervention

    • College and career exploration

  • Track and improve students' performance.

Our new Family Resource Center and my office is located at the District Office near Chaparral High School in Room 4. I can be contacted directly at or 805-640-4300, ext. 1009

Please feel free to reach out. I am looking forward to working with you and meeting you soon.

Alexandra Mejia-Holdsworth

 District Emergent Bilingual and Family Support Coordinator