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Funded in part by Title 1 Program of
Empowering Parents to become active partners with public education
The Louisville Urban League is recruiting parents for the 2013 Parent Leadership Academy. The Parent Leadership Academy is a six week training program that will develop skills and knowledge of parents and prepare them to participate and engage in PTA, Site Based Decision Making, and educational advocacy in their child's school. The curriculum includes 12 workshop modules-activities delivered over six consecutive weeks beginning January 26, 2013.
Enrollment is limited and requires parents to apply for acceptance into the Academy.
For more Information call 502.566.3383
EXPECTED OUTCOMES FOR GRADUATING PARENTS INCLUDE:
WHO SHOULD APPLY:
Parents and caregivers of children attending Jefferson County Public Schools which are designated as Title I, and who are eligible to receive free/reduced lunch. Participants must demonstrate sincere commitment and a clear understanding of Parent Leadership Academy expectations. Participants must commit to participation in the full roster of workshops offered as part of Parent Leadership Academy.
THE ACADEMY PROVIDES:
Funding for the Parent Leadership Academy provided by Jefferson County Public Schools Title One Program.
PARENT LEADERSHIP ACADEMY
January 26 - March 2
Saturdays 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Louisville Urban League
1535 West Broadway
Louisville, KY 40203
No cost to parents
Continental breakfast and Lunch provided
Free children’s activities during sessions
I. Relationship Building - January 26th
II. Communications - February 2nd
III. Advocacy - February 9th
IV. Decision Making - February 16th
V. Learning Opportunities - February 23rd
VI. Community Partnerships - March 2nd
Graduation Ceremony - March 9th
Louisville Urban League Mission:As an active partner, leader and catalyst we will assist African Americans, other minority groups and the disadvantaged to attain social and economic equality and stability through direct services and advocacy. The Louisville Urban League is a non-profit 501(c)3 charitable organization serving the Louisville community since 1921. The Louisville Urban League provides workforce development services, housing services, and youth development & education services to about 10,000 annually. For more information about the League and its programs, visit www.lul.org
Louisville Urban League
1535 West Broadway, Louisville, KY 40203
(502) 585-4622 www.lul.org