Parents as Partners in Schools Graduation
The Department of School, Family and Community Partnerships hosted the Parents as Partners in Schools graduation at Burbank High School on Tuesday, May 29. The following elementary schools participated in the Parents as Partners in Schools workshop series: Oak Ridge, Maple, Golden Empire, Sutterville, James Marshall, CP Huntington, Joseph Bonnheim, Mark Hopkins. Rosa Parks and Will C Wood middle schools also participated.
Parents Stephanie Rush (James Marshall) and David Quintero (Rosa Parks) shared their experiences with the audience. All graduating parents received a certificate from the school district for their accomplishment and commitment to the program. The crowd of happy graduates and families agreed that the education and empowerment offered by the workshops was valuable and would be put to good use at school sites.