Greater Waco Community
Education Alliance

4901 Bosque Blvd. Suite 290
Waco, Texas 76710
Phone: 254-741-0081
alliance@wacofoundation.org

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Developing an understanding that the entire community
shares responsibility for educating every citizen.

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2013 Education Summit

Embracing Our Challenge

Prepared-Engaged Parents

Josette Ayres, Parents for Public Schools, has planned these breakout sessions to consider the powerful impact parents have on their children's education.

Summit Breakout Sessons: Nov. 14
Current Reality:
9:50 to 11:10 a.m.

Scouting Report: The Need is Great

We will take a deeper look at some of the facts and figures that demonstrate the need for parent engagement at all levels of schooling.

Promising Practices: 1 to 2:30 p.m.
Strength & Conditioning: Current programs & schools

Doing it right
This session will highlight some successful programs and schools both locally and nationally that have been successful in building parent engagement.

Feedback Session: 2:50 to 4 p.m.
Game Plan: Getting Parents in the Game

This session will be utilized as a time to discuss different ways to get parents engaged in the schools and to put together an action plan with the goal to give parents the opportunity to have meaningful engagement in their children's schools.
Champions for Children