“Community School Summit” Offers Valuable Tips for Parents and Students
- Feb 19, 07
Baton Rouge, LA- The YWCA Center for Family Empowerment, the East Baton rouge Parish School System and Career Builders of Louisiana will join forces to present a community workshop for parents and students. “Community School Summit” will be held on Saturday, February 24, 2007, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The workshop will be held at Istrouma High School at 3730 Winbourne Avenue, Baton Rouge, LA 70805.
The “dream team” of presenters from the YWCA, East Baton Rouge Parish School System, Career Builders and other local community organizations will offer breakout sessions. Some of the topics include parental involvement and student success, details about the autonomous school network, scholarship opportunities and preparing for LEAP, iLEAP and the Graduate Exit Exam. The keynote speaker will be Dr. Maria Pitre, Assistant Superintendent of Middle Schools for the EBR School System. In addition to the informative break-out sessions, we are encouraging participation in a “Poetry Slam for Students”.
This community workshop offers free transportation, free childcare, a complimentary lunch and door prizes. Vendor space is available for a nominal fee of $10.00 per booth.
For more information or to register your attendance, please contact Marlon Cousin at (225) 922-5593, firstname.lastname@example.org or Stephen Precciely at (225) 338-0028, Preccielys@ywca-br.org.
Baton Rouge Parent University is a program designed to empower families to break the cycle of poverty and under education by weaving family literacy and school/community engagement into a seamless stream. We aim to provide a series of high quality classes and seminars designed to empower parents and families to help support learning for children at home, at school, and in life. This initiative is a partnership of the YWCA Center for Family Empowerment, the East Baton Rouge Parish School System and Career Builders of Louisiana. FONT>
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