Personal Growth and Development

Personal Growth and Development Courses


The Personal Growth and Development strand examines support for parents and caregivers on their journey to grow personally and professionally, in order to become the most effective advocate for their scholars.

Session I: Family Leadership Institute

Session Description:
Family Leadership Institute is a 10 week program for Latino-Hispanic Parents in the Battle Creek Area. Parents discuss identity, raising children in a bi-cultural society, budgeting, the American Education system, and create a Family Action Plan .

Available:
Thursdays 5:00-7:00 pm

Session Dates

FALL SCHEDULE SPRING
September 13, 2018 SCHEDULE
September 20, 2018 January 31, 2019
September 27, 2018 February 7, 2019
October 4, 2018 February 14, 2019
October11, 2018 February 21, 2019
October 18, 2018 February 28, 2019
October 25, 2018 March 7, 2019
November 1, 2018 March 14, 2019
November 8, 2018
March 21, 2019
November 15, 2018 March 28, 2019
NO CLASS ON NOVEMBER 22 - THANKSGIVING BREAK NO CLASS ON APRIL 4, 2019 - SPRING BREAK
November 29, 2018 April 11, 2019
Graduation: December 6, 2018 GRADUATION: April 18, 2019



Language: Spanish
Location: Post-Franklin
Target Audience: ELL Parents/Students
Facilitator: External Candidates: VOCES

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Session II: Community Organizing and Family Issues (COFI)

Session Description: The goal of family focused organizing is to help parents have a stronger voice in decisions made in local communities (and schools) that impact their families.  By strenthening parent leadership we believe parents can help make their communities better places for children and families. Dinner will be served at 5:45 PM. Child care is also available.

Available: Tuesdays 6:00-8:00 PM
March 12, 2019 Leadership and Self-Assessment
April 9, 2019 Goal Setting and Personal Support
May 14, 2019 From Goal to Plan of Action
June 11, 2019 Family Goal Setting/ Family Change
August 13, 2019 Graduation-Where do we go from here?
September 2019 Team Meeting-Moving to Action

Language: English, Translation services available with advanced notice
Location: Parkway Manor, 380 Truth Drive
Target Audience: BCPS families & Families living in the Washington Heights Area
Facilitator(s): External Candidates; Denise Rucker and Angie Layne of BC Pulse

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