Benefits of Parent Leadership Training


BENEFITS OF PARENT LEADERSHIP TRAINING FOR PARENTS:

  • Parents will be better informed about education, in general
  • Parents will have clearer understanding of education terms/jargon which facilitates more effective conversations between parents, teachers and students
  • Parents will have clearer understanding of what children are expected to learn and be able to do
  • Parents will place higher value on education for their child and for themselves
  • Parents will help schools better communicate with all parents

BENEFITS OF PARENT LEADERSHIP TRAINING FOR SCHOOLS:

  • Schools will have parents who are better informed about the challenges schools face
  • Schools will have parents who are more supportive of schools and school staff
  • Schools will have parents who are better prepared to serve as effective members of school committees, councils, etc.
  • Schools will have parents who understand the need to be involved in their child’s education
  • Schools will have parents who can bring skills and resources to schools

BENEFITS OF PARENT LEADERSHIP TRAINING FOR STUDENTS:

  • Students will have parents who better understand the child’s strengths and challenges at school
  • Students will know their parents are interested in their education
  • Students will know their parents value education
  • Students will have parents who are stronger advocates, decision-makers and teachers
  • Students will have greater likelihood of achieving at higher levels and of continuing education after high school