Louisville Parents Participate in Governor’s Institute

September 25, 2013  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                  For More Information Contact: Cindy Baumert, Director Governor’s Commonwealth Institute for Parent Leadership 859-233-9849 x227 cbaumert@prichardcommittee.org Louisville Parents Participate in Governor’s Institute  LEXINGTON, KY – Thirty-six parents and advocates for students in Jefferson County Public Schools, with an emphasis on the Priority schools as identified by the Kentucky Department […]

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Eastern KY Parents Participate in Governor’s Institute

          September 25, 2013  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                  For More Information Contact: Cindy Baumert, Director Governor’s Commonwealth Institute for Parent Leadership 859-233-9849 x227 cbaumert@prichardcommittee.org Eastern KY Parents Participate in Governor’s Institute LEXINGTON, KY – Twenty-eight parents from the 32 county service area of Morehead State University and University of Pikeville in eastern […]

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GCIPL Featured in About KY Video by Gov. Beshear

Great explanation of the Governor’s Commonwealth Institute for Parent Leadership (GCIPL) from the Kentucky governor himself!

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Business Leaders for a Strong Start

  Building a better workforce starts early. Business Leaders for a Strong Start, representing employers across Kentucky, have come together to advocate for high-quality early childhood policies and programs that provide the right foundation for progress.

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ReadyKentucky cited in Ounce of Prevention Report, “Early Learning at the Turbulent Dusk of the Pangloss Era”

“Preparing for the Changeover: Communication is Key” In the Ounce of Prevention’s April edition of it’s Policy Conversation, ReadyKentucky was credited with helping Kentucky prepare for the change by engaging policy and business leaders in extensive outreach to help the public understand why the upcoming changes were important and what they meant (page 3).

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Education advocate named head of Governor’s Parent Leadership Institute

Cindy Baumert, a leading education advocate, has been named director of the Governor’s Commonwealth Institute for Parent Leadership, a program of the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence. Baumert is a 2000 graduate of the program, which helps parents become knowledgeable and effective partners in efforts to improve local schools. She also has been a member […]

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NEWS Coverage: Leadership institute for parents held in Prestonsburg

PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (WYMT) –   Folks gathered in Prestonsburg on Friday as part of the Governor’s Commonwealth Institute for Parent Leadership The institute is a collaboration between the Prichard Committee, University of Pikeville, and Morehead State University. (See the news clip.)

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July 2013 Clip Packet

“Developing an Evaluation System for Teachers-Lessons Learned,” Education Week blog, July 2 “An Epidemic of Cheating,” American School Board Journal, July/August 2013 “Raising Kentucky’s Dropout Age/Mary Gwen Wheeler: Increasing age is cause for celebration,” The Courier-Journal, July 23 “Core standards will unlock better future for kids, state,” Lexington Herald-Leader, July 30 ‘Leveraging Partnerships to Improve […]

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Universities, Prichard Committee collaborating on inaugural class of Governor’s Institute

August 8, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For More Information Contact: Cindy Baumert, Director cbaumert@prichardcommittee.org 502-741-1297 Parent leadership institute set for east Kentucky Universities, Prichard Committee collaborating on inaugural class of Governor’s Institute Parents in eastern Kentucky will have an opportunity to participate in an award-winning education leadership-training program under a collaboration involving the Governor’s Commonwealth […]

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Check out the Herald Leader story recently published about Bev Raimondo’s Retirement

Below is an excerpt from the Herald-Leader article written by Cheryl Truman about Bev Raimondo’s retirement and her advice about parent involvement. “Raimondo, who just retired, said she thinks parents need to take on the responsibility of being involved in their children’s educations. She said parents should begin by figuring out who the main players […]

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