Forsyth Family Voices Learning Network (FFVLN)
 September 2017- June 2018

Session #9: Abriendo Puertas: "Better Safe than Sorry," "Each Mind is a Universe onto Itself," & "If you don't look forward, you stay behind" & Great Expectations and FFVLN Next Steps (Today's Agenda)

August 21, 2018

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1. What are some of the individual and professional experiences gained from this learning network?
2. What are some of the organizational result/impacts?
3. What are some agency challenges to focus on parent engagement in the future?

Simon Sinek: Start With Why

Session #8: Panel Presentation and Q&A Discussion: Child Development Advocacy and Public Policy

May 15, 2018

Panelists:
Paula Wolf, Political Consultant, Owner of Paulatics, LLC
Wendy Poteat-Spicer, Executive Director of The Forsyth Promise
Marni Eisner, Program Director at MDC 

Session #7: Abriendo Puertas: "What begins well, ends well," "You never forget what you learn well," & "Knowledge is Power" (Today's Agenda)

March 20, 2018

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Session #6: Abriendo Puertas: I am My Child's First Teacher & Reaching Family Success (Today's Agenda)

February 20, 2018

Resources Used and Shared:

Rokeach Values

Adventures in Parenting

“Always do your best. Your best will change from time to time; and it will make a difference whether you are healthy or ill. Whatever the circumstances, simply do you best. That way you will avoid judging yourself and beating yourself up and having regrets.”

– Don Miguel Angel Ruiz

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Session #4: Parent Engagement Research and Best Practices

December 19, 2017

Session #5: Paper Planes Inc. Simulation

January  16, 2018

PowerPoint Presentation Used

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Session #3: Introduction to Abriendo Puertas and Mindfulness in Education

November 21, 2017

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Mindfulness

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Session #2: Change & Influence Leadership, Future State of Parent Engagement (Today's Agenda)

October 17, 2017

PowerPoint Presentation Used

Book, Articles and Resources Mentioned...

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Session #1: Our Learning Network, Purpose & Expectations (Today's Agenda)

September 19, 2017

PowerPoint Presentation Used

National Parent Involvement Day

(November 16, 2017)

¡Acepto la Promesa!

 

COMO PADRE, ABUELO O ADOLESCENTE, por la presente doy mi compromiso de ayudar a los niños de nuestra comunidad a lograr un futuro verdaderamente independiente. Mi declaración de responsabilidad y compromiso con mi escuela pública se expresa en estas cinco verdades evidentes que se hacen eco de las palabras del presidente Woodrow Wilson:

  • Como estadounidenses, somos los dueños del sistema de escuelas públicas.

  • Como propietarios, tenemos la responsabilidad de participar en el sistema.

  • La responsabilidad de nuestras escuelas públicas, su seguridad, sus empleados y su financiamiento recae en nosotros y en el resto de los dueños del sistema.

  • El futuro de nuestros hijos depende del mejoramiento de las escuelas públicas.

  • Y este mejoramiento depende de nuestra participación.

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