Family Liaison

Stratford Landing's Family Liaison

Our Stratford Landing family liaison, Inge Gatti, serves as a link between our families and our schools. She facilitates family-school communication, which empowers families to become more active partners in their children’s education.

Mrs. Gatti works in our school and community to help families get the information and assistance they need to support their children at home and ensure their academic success. She represents a variety of cultures, languages, and races and is one component in our school’s effort to enhance family involvement.

Mrs. Gatti is available Tuesday and Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. and Thursday from 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. and can be reached at 703-619-3690 or [email protected]. To assist with families who speak other languages, Mrs. Gatti speaks Portugese.

Care & Share and Family Resource Center at Stratford Landing

Care & Share Logo

Our PTA-sponsored Care & Share program aims to ensure all children thrive in school, regardless of their family income. Care & Share can provide students and their families with school supplies and basic essentials.

We welcome donations directly to our school throughout the year. Red collection bins are located outside the main front office.

All donations are housed in Stratford Landing’s Family Resource Center (FRC), located in Mrs. Gatti’s office, Room B152. The Stratford Landing Family Resource Center (FRC) is open and accessible to all SLES students and their families.

Family Resource Room

Resources Available:

- New or gently used children’s clothing and shoes in a variety of sizes (4T – XXL)

- School supplies (school kits, pencils, notebooks, crayons, backpacks, lunch bags)

- Non-perishable food 

- Toiletries (toilet paper, laundry pods, paper towels, toothbrushes/toothpaste, shampoo/conditioner, disinfecting wipes, deodorant) 

- Deployment Kits/Bags for students with a parent currently deployed, about to deploy, or living apart due to work

If your family is in need and would like to schedule a pick-up, please get in touch with our family liaison, Inge Gatti, at 703-619-3690 or [email protected]. All information shared will remain confidential.

If you are interested in donating and contributing to the Care & Share program, please fill out this form or reach out to our PTA Care & Share Coordinator, Hillary Riedemann, at @email. You may also drop off donations in the red collection bins located outside the main front office. Donations may include but are not limited to educational games, books, non-perishable food, kid’s clothing, shoes, toiletries, and school supplies. We welcome contributions throughout the year.

Family Resource Center


Upcoming Parent Resource Center Webinars

The FCPS Parent Resource Center offers several free parent and educator webinars to provide the latest information to help your child succeed. More information about Parent Resource Center webinars is available online.

Additional Family Engagement Resources

Family Needs Assessment: We Need Your Input!
The Wellness Team at Stratford Landing Elementary aims to support the students and their families throughout the school year. We are seeking parent/guardian input to help us identify, understand, and support specific family needs. Our goal is to use the information to encourage family engagement and connect families with the appropriate school and community resources. As parents/guardians, your involvement and input are vital to the school’s improvement process. Please complete this form at your earliest opportunity. Thank you for your continued support and collaboration! 

Evaluación de Necesidades Familiares: ¡Necesitamos Su Opinión!
El Equipo de Bienestar de la Escuela Primaria Stratford Landing tiene como objetivo apoyar a los estudiantes y sus familias durante todo el año escolar. Estamos buscando la opinión de los padres/tutores para ayudarnos a identificar, comprender y apoyar las necesidades específicas de la familia. Nuestro objetivo es utilizar la información para fomentar la participación familiar y conectar a las familias con los recursos escolares y comunitarios apropiados.

Como padres/tutores, su participación y aportación son vitales para el proceso de mejora de la escuela. Por favor complete este formulario lo antes posible.

Haga clic aquí para completar la encuesta:

¡Gracias por su continuo apoyo y colaboración