School, Family and Community Partnership Leadership Academy Brochure by coopmike48


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									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


•	 •	 •	 •	 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.


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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