Jed Smith’s Parent University Engages Families

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Jedediah Smith Elementary School held a second session of its new Parent University program on Thursday, April 26.

Ten parent leaders, seven staff members and two community members attended and learned about the school’s Social and Emotional Learning initiatives.  A brainstorming session was facilitated to address and plan bullying prevention efforts (the focus set by the group during its first session).  Jed Smith’s staff plans to expand the program next year to serve 20 parents.  Thanks to the Office of Family and Community Engagement, the Parent/Teacher Home Visit Project and Boys and Girls Club of Sacramento for supporting this initiative.