School, Family and Community Partnership Leadership Academy Brochure Dear Parent and Community Leaders: We are currently accepting applications for the current session of the School, Family and Community Partnership Leadership Academy. The Leadership Academy is a leadership development program that promotes excellence in education and is sponsored by the Sacramento City Unified School District in partnership with the Parent Teacher Association (PTA). The goals of the program are to raise participant awareness of how the educational system works, enhance communication and collaboration with school and district staff, promote interaction and networking among parent and community and to develop the leadership capacity of participants to lead effectively and strategically. Please forward the attached brochure (application inside brochure), and session outline to parent leaders in your school, your district advisory committees, or to administrators, teachers and/or community organizations and members who you think would benefit from this training. Applications are due by October 20, 2009 at the Office of Parent Engagement and Support Services (see brochure). On October 27, 2009 applicants will be notified if they were accepted into the program. The first training session begins on November 2, 2009 (see enclosed session topics and dates). The program selects 20-25 participants per training cycle. If you have any questions, please call me at (916) 643-7912. Manuel Guillot Director Parent Engagement and Support Services Manuel-Guillot@sac-city.k12.ca.us
The School, Family and Community Partnership Leadership Academy is a leadership development program offered by Sacramento City Unified School District (SCUSD) in partnership with the Parent Teacher Association (PTA). The Leadership Academy is a twelve session seminar designed for parents and community members who want to acquire additional leadership skills for effective school change and improvement. Participants meet every other Monday evening from 5:30-8:00 p.m. at the Serna Center. Child care, translation and food are provided. Who Should Apply? • Current members of advisory committees or parent organizations such as the PTA, School Site Council (SSC), English Learners Advisory Committee (ELAC), etc. Parents, school administrators or community members are also encouraged to apply. Session Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session 5 Session 6 Session 7 Session 8 Session 9 Session 10 Session 11 Session 12 • Goals: • • • • Raise participant awareness of how the educational system works. Develop the leadership capacity of participants to lead effectively and strategically. Enhance communication and collaboration with school and district staff. Promote interaction and networking among parent and community leaders to promote excellence in education. Graduation Curriculum Outline Orientation and Parent’s Rights Practice and Theory of Collaborative Leadership Creating School Cultures that Promote Excellence in Education The Structure and Function of the District and the School Raising Academic Achievement through Parent Engagement What Students Need to Know by Grade Level and How to Interpret Assessment Data The Role of Parent Groups in School Campuses The Culture of Diversity in the Classroom Strategies for Conducting Effective Meetings Getting Your Voice Heard: Making Persuasive Presentations Business and Community Partnerships for Learning Closing the Achievement Gap/Reflections for Leaders Graduation Ceremony and Presentation of Certificates of Completion Increase Your Leadership Effectiveness: • • • • • • Understand how to evaluate assessment data Apply collaborative leadership techniques Use Parent Engagement models to increase student achievement Develop your leadership potential Understand educational policy issues Help create collaborative school cultures Applications are due October 20, 2009. For more information, please contact Manuel Guillot, Director, Parent Engagement and Support Services at (916) 643-7912.
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