LISTEN: Brooke Harris and Lashonda Anderson – Education Spotlight

LISTEN: Brooke Harris and Lashonda Anderson – Education Spotlight

September 13th, 2019- Student Services grant manager Brooke Harris, and Parent Leadership Graduate Lashonda Anderson, joined Byers & Co to talk about the second year for the PLTI (Parent Leadership Training Institute) program.

Participants are offered free leadership training that includes:

· A retreat to develop group communication

· 10 weeks of classes on self and perception of leadership

· 10 weeks on practicing democracy skills

· A community impact project based upon the parent’s personal passions

Learning objectives of PLTI:

· Help parents become the leaders they would like to be for children and families

· Expand the capacity of parents as change agents for the community

· Develop communities of parents within our county that will support one another in successful civic action

· Facilitate systems change for parental involvement in policy and process decisions

· Increase parent-child interactions and improve child outcomes

To learn more about the program or apply CLICK HERE