Why Parental Engagement is Important to Support Our Children:
2013 PLI participant Chandra Brown speaks about why it is important to support our children.
The research is out:
“Parent involvement increases student achievement!”
So, Parents for Public Schools of Greater Cincinnati trains parents through the Parent Engagement Programs-Leadership (PEP-Leadership). PEP-Leadership will encourage and train parents to become informed partners, to be more effective advocates for Ohio’s children and to work with other parents in schools and communities.
PEP – Leadership offers strategic training to parent groups over a two to three month period. Skills learned are essential for successful partnerships in schools and are transferable to the workplace. This training includes:
- Key communication skills and learning styles to successfully partner with schools.
- How to analyze, understand, and use district data to impact student achievement. How to be an action oriented, problem-solving network of parent partners and leader.
- How to design and implement school based projects addressing student achievement needs.