Parent Advocacy Leaders (PALs) Training Program
Purpose: “To help parents become empowered by having a clear understanding of the current education reform environment. The PAL leadership program will expand the parenting network among other parents in the community to provide mutual support in skills development and child-focused parental actions. By doing this; we hope to increase parental involvement and influence in policy decisions to sustain and create quality options for parents.”
Process for PAL Training is an intensive series of 5 training process that includes participation designed to build skills, advocacy tools, organizing, mobility and learning how to facilitate a democratic environment. The end of the trainings are complete with a graduation and community event that is led and organized by PALs.